Emirates College for Management & Information Technology
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WHY CHOOSE “Emirates College for Management & Information Technology”
The Emirates College for Management & Information Technology (ECMIT) is a 4 year business of higher training which was originally established and licensed by the UAE Ministry of Education in 1998 as Emirates Center for Management and Information Technology. In 2004, the Center was renamed as Emirates College for Management and Information Technology, and a set of five mission driven goals was leading which was to shape the future training of the College. In 2003, the College proposed to the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHESR) of the UAE its own 2-year AS level courses in inter disciplinary sciences with majors in business and IT which were given initial accreditation in 2004.
ECMIT’s first 5-Year Strategic Plan for 2006-2011 was leading in 2006. Termed as “Planning for Excellence at ECMIT”, the plan identified seven strategies for development. The Plan served as a foundation upon which the complete planning, assessment, and evaluation cycles of the college were built over the years. In 2010, the College leading a 2-semester Foundation Program consisting of structural coaching in English, Mathematics, IT, Arabic and Study Skills to prepare academically weak attendees who could not satisfy the admission criteria set by the MOHESR for higher studies in the UAE. The Program was approved by the MOHESR in the same year.
In the academic year 2011-12, ECMIT leading its second strategic plan with a set of expanded strategies and objectives that included the launching of graduate and undergraduate programs, expansion of training resources and re-composition of the faculty with terminal level holders. In the same year, the institutional mission and goals were revised to align them with the revised strategies.
During the academic year 2012-13, the college successfully revised and upgraded all its associate level programs, and significantly enhanced its library and IT resources. During the same period, the business underwent a series of evaluations by the CAA that led to the complete accreditation of all its associate academic courses and initial accreditation of the 124 credit BBA program.
The college has come a long way since its business in 1998. It has leading a western style administrative structure in which the college is led by a president with all-inclusive knowledge in the North American higher training coaching and by a dean of academic affairs who possesses all-inclusive ability in higher training systems overseas. It has rebuilt its faculty with 90% terminal level holders. Around 84% of its 17 faculty members now job complete time. Consequently, enrollment witnessed significant progress from 137 (lowest) in the fall of 2012 to 263 in spring 2014.
The college’s Academic Affairs is organized in five academic divisions: Foundation and Remedial, General Education and English Studies, Business, Information Technology and Continuing Education Divisions. These divisions are supported by a well-organized network of auxiliary units such as, Advising and Registration, Computer and IT Services, Library, Admissions and Marketing, and Student Affairs. The courses are delivered in English in a gender-unified environment that allows male and female attendees to study together. Furthermore, the college has established a well-functioning Institutional Planning and Effectiveness Unit which coordinates and supports ECMIT’s efforts to ensure in all aspects of its operation. The unit conducts opinion and satisfaction surveys, collects, generates and analyzes information for institutional research and compliance.
Over a period of 15 years, the college has graduated over 20 classes totaling over 2000 students. Today these attendees occupy strategic positions in government, business, public and private sectors making significant contributions to the national economy. Over the years, ECMIT has followed the ideal of practical independent thinking by teaching attendees the ability to perform and intelligence they need to be successful in life. Though they come from diverse backgrounds, attendees share a commitment to achieving their individual career aspirations. The college has nurtured this commitment in an academic environment responsive to the changing needs of the workplace and by providing strong career arranging service and attention to the needs of each student. The constant emphasis at ECMIT has been to build a community network through its connections with capabilities employers and delivering a supportive environment in which attendees can Attain their goals.