Under the patronage of H. E. Zaki Anwar Nusseibeh – Cultural Advisor to H. H. the President of the UAE and Chancellor of the United Arab Emirates University, the College of Business and Economics has inaugurated “Executive Education Programs” 2021, from Abu Dhabi, in the presence of H. E. Mohammed Al Fahim – Chairman of the College Advisory Council – Al Fahim Group. In addition to a number of senior executives in industry and government. Prof. Ahmed Murad – Acting Associate Provost for Research, Prof. Rehab Khalifa – Acting Dean of the College of Business and Economics, Mr. Johan Berger – Director of Business Development at the College of Business and Economics “Executive Program”, and the presence of a number of the university officials and academics, at the St. Regis Abu Dhabi.
In the speech of H. E. Zaki Anwar Nusseibeh – Chancellor of the UAEU delivered on his behalf by Prof. Ahmed Murad – Acting Associate Provost for Research, he said, The inauguration of a new Executive Education Program at UAEU is an occasion to be celebrated for its significance in three domains:
The importance of lifelong learning and professional development to the career readiness of leaders in the professions, in government, and in industry, business and commerce. The importance to the professions, government, and industry, business, and commerce of having leaders with future-ready skills and knowledge.
The challenges of that future, given the intensity and speed of changes to business and industry that are brought by scientific invention, technological innovation, and the global interconnectedness of all levels of society and economy.
The Chancellor indicated in his speech the role of the wise leadership of the UAE and its keenness on related matters that would guide development in the United Arab Emirates over the next 50 years, as part of its Centennial Vision 2071, by preserving the future direction and smart management. Working to advance human capabilities, productive work, and achieving economic sustainability through diversity and investment. In addition to enhancing social cohesion and social well-being. He emphasized that these challenges require the development of leadership skills at all levels and in all sectors.
Mr. Johan Berger -Business Development Manager for Executive Education at the College explained that the scientific approach to executive education and its various requirements and paths are capable of promoting and developing business leaders in the UAE and preparing a group of talented managers in all administrative disciplines.
The College of Business and Economics at the United Arab Emirates University adopted at the institutional level the reinvention and simplification of lifelong learning as a primary priority in its strategy, and therefore inaugurating the executive education program in the college is an integral part of the university’s strategy.