Meet the Dean Suliman S. Olayan School of Business

DeanHarvey.pngWelcome to the Suliman S. Olayan School of Business (OSB) at the American University of Beirut! Our institution is among the world's strongest and it is celebrating 150 years of offering quality higher education in Beirut.

OSB has long been recognized as a leader in business education in Lebanon and throughout the MENA region. We take great pride in facilitating the development of students as experts, leaders, and citizens ready to shoulder important responsibilities in society. We accomplish this by tirelessly working toward our vision of transforming business thinking in the MENA region through academic research, teaching excellence, and business impact.

We have an outstanding contingent of highly trained and experienced faculty who are constantly developing and growing our educational programs with a balance of rigorous theory and professional practice. Whether you are in our regular or executive programs, as a student you will be part of a diverse and highly motivated body of learners, all eager to take on contemporary challenges facing business in the Middle East and globally. Our award worthy, world-class facility is designed to enable this learning in ways that I hope you will come to experience first hand.

I encourage you to explore our website and social media platforms, visit our beautiful campus, and listen to the many successful graduates of our programs. You will soon realize that studying at OSB can get you places like no other, and that you will be joining an illustrious group of graduates that have brought change to the world over the last 150 years!


Steve Harvey, PhD
Dean