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King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) - College of Industrial Management (CIM)

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) - College of Industrial Management (CIM)

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) - College of Industrial Management (CIM)


Established in 1975, the College of Industrial Management (CIM) offers undergraduate degree programs in Accounting, Finance, Management, Management Information Systems, and Marketing. In addition, the college offers three graduate degrees: Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA), Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Accountancy. All graduate programs are periodically reviewed and benchmarked against leading business programs in the United States and revised to remain topical and current with evolving business trends. The graduate programs at CIM are coordinated by the Assistant Dean of the college. An outstanding faculty committed in its efforts toward continuous improvement, through the adoption of new technologies, emphasis on global perspectives and attention to ethical issues, places the CIM business curricula at par with the leading business programs around the world. All aspects of the program are designed to conform to the AACSB standards

The vision and mission of CIM serve as a pivotal focus for the college and provide direction in its pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, and service.

The Vision

To be among the top five business schools in Asia

The Mission

We graduate students with relevant knowledge, skills, and leadership potential that make them the most sought after by employers in the region. We produce high-quality research that is highly regarded by business scholars. We engage the community in valuable and enriching services.

Strategic Goals

  1. Build an outstanding faculty body with proper representation of Saudis
  2. Provide innovative and integrative learning experience to produce globally competitive graduates
  3. Improve significantly the research output and quality
  4. Provide value-adding services to the community
  5. Align structure and ensure responsive management systems
  6. Enhance competitiveness through image and brand building

CIM will continue to lead the way for business education in the Kingdom, ensure that the curriculum remains relevant and current to the needs of stakeholders, incorporate ethics based on the tenets of Islam, forge links with the business community, and foster intellectual development of its faculty.


  • Dhahran

    University Blvd, 31261, Dhahran