Monday 24 October 2016

UAE entrepreneurs team set for US field trip

The UAE Ministry of Economy is organizing the visit of a delegation of Emirati entrepreneurs to the US to give them the opportunity to learn about the latest policies and approaches related to entrepreneurship in the US. The trip, arranged in collaboration with the US Embassy in


Teamwork ‘plays major role in job satisfaction’

Teams form a very important part of job satisfaction for nine in every 10 employees across the Mena region, according to a new report. Teams work effectively together, according to the majority of respondents (88.2 per cent) in the new poll entitled ‘Teams in the Mena Workp


Bahrain best Arab country for youth, says UK survey

Bahrain has been ranked the best country in the Arab world that offers good prospects for young people in a global youth development index compiled by the UK Commonwealth Secretariat. The wide-ranging survey studied the prospects of young people in opportunities offered in employ


MBS launches creativity and innovation course

Manchester Business School (MBS) has launched its first executive education short programme in the Middle East. The Creativity & Innovation Essentials course is based on MBS original research in the GCC and designed to show participants from government, large companies and st


Du, University of Dubai to collaborate on 5G, IoT

UAE telecom company du and University of Dubai (UD) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to further collaborate on 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT) development in line with the UAE 5G Innovation Gate (U5GIG) programme. Du is taking the lead to build a UAE 5G Innovat


Registration opens for Expo 2020 Dubai's YouthConnect

Registration is now open for young people from all over the GCC to take part in YouthConnect 2016, Expo 2020’s flagship youth engagement event taking place on November 19. The second edition of YouthConnect will take place at Meydan, Dubai. Expo plans to welcome more than 1


Dubai's free zone to offer part-time jobs for students

Dubai Creative Clusters Authority (DCCA) has launched a pioneering regulation that will enable over 4,500 businesses to offer part-time employment to 26,000 university students across the emirate’s nine free zone creative clusters. Dubai Creative Clusters Authority (DCCA),


UMS launches Oman Digital Academy

Oman’s UMS Group (UMS), a top marketing organisation, along with Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) and National Training Institute (NTI), has established Ishraaq – Oman Digital Academy to develop skilled human resources for the digital age. The Academy was formally lau


BIBF, Mastercard in tie-up to offer skills boost

The Bahrain Institute of Banking &Finance and Mastercard have announced a new collaboration in Bahrain aiming to helping professionals in the payments industry to enhance their skill sets and stay up-to-date on industry trends. The BIBF is the training arm of the Central Bank


Dammam university named first Red Hat Academy in Saudi

Red Hat, a leading provider of open source solutions, has announced that the University of Dammam has been signed as the first Red Hat Academy in Saudi Arabia. The university will offer Red Hat courses and exams to up to 200 students per year, who will receive hands-on instructio

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