UOWD6446 - Adjunct Tutors - Faculty of Business

Business Unit: Academic
Job Family: Faculty
Department: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Contract Type: Casual
Location: Dubai
Position Profile:

UOWD is currently seeking to recruit Adjunct Tutors to teach undergraduate Students during the Autumn Semester 2018.

This position is available to candidates who have a Masters degree from a recognized international University. Applicants must have some teaching experience in the relevant area. The position is only available to UAE residents that can provide a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from their sponsor in UAE.

Available Subject with description listed below:

ACCY111 - Accounting Fundamentals in Society
This subject introduces the role of accounting information in society including its social and ethical aspects relating to both the individual and the organisation. The subject introduces basic accounting language, concepts and techniques to identify, classify, process, record and present accounting and financial information. The subject also considers accounting information that can be used for making decisions about past and future economic events in a variety of business and social settings.


COMM331 – Integrative Business Capstone

Integrative Business Capstone enables students to apply the principles of ethical, socially responsible, and sustainable commerce in a web based designed simulated business environment. The subject is based on a series of lectures and an action based learning project. In the action learning project students will form multidisciplinary teams and run a simulated business (which may include private, public and not for profit organisations) twenty-four hours a day for a period of several weeks. Students will be required to make multidisciplinary interactive decisions based on sound ethical, socially responsible and sustainable practice.


ECON100 - Economic Essentials for Business
This subject introduces students to essential macroeconomic and microeconomic ideas, models and reasoning. This economic knowledge is used to explore important questions such as, is economics a value free science?, do individuals behave rationally?, how and why do market structures vary across different industries and why is this knowledge important?, do markets ever fail, and if so, why?, what are some causes and implications of inflation and unemployment?, how do monetary and financial systems operate?, and how do governments typically respond to domestic macroeconomic volatility? While these questions will not be fully answered in this introductory subject, policy challenges and case studies will be used to demonstrate the importance of basic economic reasoning if sensible answers to economic and social challenges are to be found, and to stimulate greater awareness of economic approaches to the analysis of contemporary social issues.


FIN222 - Corporate Finance

The objective of this subject is to provide an introduction to the fundamental quantitative techniques and underlying concepts and theories in investment, financing and working capital management decisions facing corporations. For students to successfully complete this subject, students are required to be able to compute, interpret and apply a range of quantitative measures in order to assist in making optimal financial decisions as well as understand the fundamental concepts and theories in finance. The main topics covered in this subject include financial mathematics, valuation of financial and productive assets, risk and return, cost of capital, working capital management, capital structure and dividend policy.


FIN324 - Financial Statement Analysis 

This subject introduces the language, concepts and principles of corporate financial information analysis, and critically evaluates financial statements as data sources for business analysis and valuation. A four step business evaluation framework guides extraction of decision useful information from publicly available accounting information sources within the context of business strategies. Analytical principles and techniques are applied to four commonly met areas of business decisions about corporate financial performance and evaluation.


MGNT102 - Business Communications
This subject introduces the theory and practice of communication in business and in workplaces. It offers knowledge and information on how students can become more effective, culturally sensitive and humane communicators personally and professionally. It examines and discusses the cultural, organisational and personal contexts and processes of communication in groups, meetings, interviews, public speaking, presentations and writing. Other issues discussed include interpersonal skills, understanding non-verbal messages, listening and building relationships in business and workplaces.


MGNT110 - Introduction to Management 
Wherever organisations exist, a manager’s role emerges. Organisations rely on managers and the management function for the efficient and effective running of their operations. This subject will introduce students to the various functions involved in managing, as well as the context of management: the organisation. Students will learn key management theories and concepts including organisational culture, social responsibility and ethics, managing groups, motivating employees, planning, managing human resources and employment relations, strategic management, decision-making, supply chain and operations management, leadership and foundations of management control. Students will learn how the different interests between organisational stakeholders affect various management processes, and the implications of managerial decisions on the internal and external environments.


MGNT311 - Management of Change 
This subject deals with management of change in organisations. Topics include: sources of change, resistance to change, coping with change, organisational values, creation of organisational visions and missions, leading organisational change, models of organisational change, creation and change of organisational cultures. Emphasis is placed on the application of theory to case study examples.


OPS216 - Operations Management 
The purpose of this subject is to provide the student with a broad understanding of the key issues in modern operations management in both manufacturing and service organisations, and to allow the student to develop some basic skills in the methodologies of operations management. It is an introductory subject designed for undergraduate students with no previous study in operations management. The subject content and assessment components reflect quantitative procedures associated with operations management and also qualitatively explore the relevant strategic, managerial and ethical issues associated with operations management.

To Apply:

All interested applicants are requested to apply before the closing date. Review of applications will start after the closing date and continue until the position is filled.

Closing Date: 23 August 2018

Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV