Think Differently.
Lead Masterfully.

Springboard Your Career, in just 12 Months,
with the MBA in Transformational Leadership.

Let’s Get You On-Board

5,000+ graduates, over 30+ years. You can be next!

MDCI and CMC bring The Next Generation MBA to the Arabian Gulf, and online audiences worldwide.


You can join the Class of 2020; start this August and graduate with your MBA in hand next summer!


Your MBA is awarded by the UK’s York St John University. You also gain a professional certificate from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) in the UK.


No degree? Tell us about your career achievements, gain the professional certification in six months and earn your MBA in 12 months.


The Next Generation MBA is affordable at just USD12,000, plus you can reduce direct costs by joining our live classrooms online.

Sign Up today, Graduate Next Summer.

Life will never be the same again. Tomorrow’s leaders are preparing for success in a post-pandemic world, will you be among them? The Next Generation MBA starts in August 2020. Learning takes place in the Gulf and/or online, with live classes led by internationally acclaimed faculty. Let’s have a conversation and get you signed up.

Study Once, Celebrate Twice.

Start to finish, in just 12 months. With CMC’s carefully designed curriculum, The Next Generation MBA delivers a professional Chartered Institute of Management UK (CMI) certification at the half-way point, followed by your MBA from UK’s York St John University next summer!

Your Steps to Success.

Step 1

six months August 2020

Successfully complete CMC’s Certificate in Transformational Leadership and gain a Level 7 professional certificate from the UK’s Chartered Management Institute.

Step 2

six months February 2021

Move into the six-month specifically designed
MBA programme working with acclaimed faculty as you place focus on your dissertation.

Step 3

one day Summer 2021

Graduate as a Master of Business Administration from the UK’s York St John University.

Connect and Collaborate.

Could your next business partner or colleague be part of the August 2020 cohort?

MDCI has been providing career professionals in the Gulf with life-enriching education experiences for over thirty years. Our creative, carefully selected curricula and internationally acclaimed faculty have helped over 5,000 students to actively connect, collaborate and co-create. Will you be next?

Here’s what our Alumni have to say.

If you would like to speak to a past cohort member, just ask.

I would never have got to where I am today, without my MBA. The programme not only enabled me to hone my general management skills but challenged me to become a better leader.

Fahad Al Furaih,

VP Human Resources
Schneider Electric

Without a doubt the programme was a major factor in developing my career. Now I am more confident, I have found that my efficiency at work has greatly improved and I have also learnt to better manage my own time.

Hassan Al Mannai,


The MBA gave me the opportunity to study areas of business that I may not have had the chance to discover at my workplace. I found every aspect very effective in helping me confidently tackle business challenges.

Khalid Al Bakry,

VP Logistics

Hull University, the MDCI faculty, and my cohort proved such a powerful mix. I left every module equipped with new models that I swiftly integrated into client solutions, as well as my own business. An awesome experience.

Susan Furness,

Advisory Board


Fast-track your career in just 12 months with MDCI’s Next Generation MBA, curated by CMC’s Dr. Lester Massingham, awarded by UK’s York St John University, and designed to help you thrive in a post-pandemic world.


Since 1993, British firm MDCI has continued to coordinate international management development and degree programmes supporting career professionals in the Arabian Gulf, acknowledged for excellence by the Queen’s Award for Export in Education.


From its regional hub in Bahrain and HQ in the UK, MDCI provides a smooth, focused study experience that generates a vibrant cohort community and alumni. Accessibility and support are prioritised – every student receives automatic access to Microsoft Teams for Education, as well as Office 365, and a direct line of communication with the faculty and team.


The MBA in Transformational Leadership has been conceived to support tomorrow’s leaders as they adapt to meet the challenges of leadership in a post-pandemic world. The carefully curated, creative curricula are delivered by leading UK academics reviewed and updated to meet the changing world


MDCI will always be a proudly British organisation with a love of Arabia and a focus on supporting career professionals in the Gulf, and worldwide. The Next Generation MBA is designed and delivered by leading UK faculty, awarded by York St John University.

Our Continued Eye on What Works.

Future-sensing yet born from more than three decades of experience.

Received the Queen’s Award for Export in Education.

The Next Generation MBA Available in the Gulf and/or Live Online from July.

The newly-structured curriculum has been carefully crafted by CMC ‘s acclaimed academic and multi-time author, Dr. Lester Massingham. From July, it will be available in the Gulf and/or live online, delivered by Britain’s finest faculty to experienced career professionals in Arabia and around the globe. If you are ready to commit to the 12-month fast-track programme and the investment of just USD 12,000, give us a call, and tell us about your vision for your future.

Four Steps

And you could be starting your 12-month MBA study in August



Following an introductory conversation, a conditional offer is made, alongside a USD 250 deposit from you. Then, together we take the steps to check your full compatibility with the entry criteria.



Once the entry criteria are aligned, we must submit your identity documents for checking in accordance with the university guidelines, as well as verify your professional experience and qualifications.



You will receive our formal confirmation that you have been accepted onto the CTL programme, as well as the study calendar so you can begin to plan the exciting year ahead!



At least seven days before your first module, you will receive a welcome pack from your personal programme coordinator, with a study calendar, an invitation to join Microsoft Teams for Education, and more.