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Arab Spring impact on executive education in Egypt

Dina Wafa (GAPP Executive Education, The American University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt)

International Journal of Educational Management

ISSN: 0951-354X

Article publication date: 8 June 2015




The purpose of this paper is to study the impact of the Arab Spring on public administration programs in Egypt, with a special focus on executive education programs.


The study draws on stakeholder analysis, and uses both primary and secondary data.


The author describes the impact of the Arab Spring on executive education in Egypt and methods of dealing with the crises.

Research limitations/implications

Egypt is still in a phase of transition, which implies further changes are likely to occur in the current situation, which may be worthy of further study.


This study provides an overview of the challenges to executive education in Egypt during its transitional period with an overview of the underlying opportunities.



Wafa, D. (2015), "Arab Spring impact on executive education in Egypt", International Journal of Educational Management, Vol. 29 No. 5, pp. 596-608.



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