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Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Albatayneh

Our Mission:

To create, interpret, and share knowledge, to prepare our students to lead productive, responsible, and creative lives, and to promote the application of relevant knowledge to benefit the society as a whole.

Our Vision:

To be a model of an outstanding regional department within a national and international reputation for quality.

Our Core Values (REFIT):

Background:

The Department of financial Busiuese Economics Department was established in 1994 to provide the finance and banking industry with high quality graduates who are competitive in leadership and research at the national and regional levels, and to graduate professionals who can support the Jordanian economic developments.

Currently, the total number of full-time students at the Department is about 2.25 students, undergraduate program .

Economic students at the undergraduate level are required to successfully pass 132 credit hours in order to earn their bachelor degrees n business economics. In addition to principles in macro-and microeconomics, students are subject to study a variety of courses in the filed such as: Macroeconomic theory, microeconomic theory, monetary theory, financial economics, international economics, econometrics, managerial economics, labor economics, economics of development, Islamic economics, history of economic thought, and others. male and female, students that come from different parts of Jordan and the Arab world.

Academic Staff:

The Department is administrated and run by 5 academic staff, who obtained their degrees from different distinguished universities, that recognized locally, regionally, and internationally aspects, and the processes is under taken to hire more academic staff.

The ultimate objective of the academic staff is to secure superior achievement that exceeds the expectations of students, professionals, and academicians themselves.

The academic staff of the Department try to cater for the needs of the local community by providing services and realize values, and through interaction with the national and international organizations.

Teaching and training of students in the Department is designed for a wide range of careers in economics such as Maeve economic theory, Microeconomic theory, microeconomic theory more bar , theory financial economics international economics, economics of development, managerial economics.

Consequently, students are motivated to acquire a comprehensive range of analytical, problem-solving, and professional skills that are increasingly valued in industry, commerce, education, government, and non-profit marketing organizations public finance.

Academic Programs:

The departments already grant Bachelor .

Computer Labs:

Electronic teaching/ learning is currently an expanding feature of provision. Staff are provided with training workshops in integrating electronic teaching/ learning into their classes. The use of IT resources is made available in all students? induction.

Students also have access to internet networking and additional access to the individual staff PCs dedicated resources at the faculty. Computer technical advice and support are available to both staff and students.

The faculty is equipped with three computer labs which are used for teaching and research by faculty members and students:

Furthermore, we are looking forward to increase the numbers and capacity of computer labs, and computerized more courses and training programs.

Distinguishing features of the program:

The Department programs is distinguished by two characteristics; the first one is the exposure of students to the community of professional financial officers and bankers and innovative uses of technology in teaching. Every course in the third and fourth years of the program has at least a guest lecture from a practicing finance officer or banker.

Guests are encouraged to present practical issues relevant to the course topic, and they are requested to reserve time at the end of their presentations for questions from the students. Guest lecturers are encouraged to include information about the hiring criteria and hiring procedures of the company or bank they represent and to describe the typical work tasks performed by new hires.

While the second characteristic is a systematic program that is going to be set in place to assist teaching staff members in innovative uses of technology in their teaching. Professional development funds are available to support teaching staff members in the development of their own skills in technology-based financial analysis and decision making. Also individual efforts of the Department staff are setting every year to generate technology-based learning experiences for use in the department courses.