Dubai Chamber Concludes First Phase Of Leadership Skills Training

Dubai: As part of efforts to develop employee skills and professionalism, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry concluded its first phase of Leadership Development Programme launched recently in collaboration with UK’s Cranfield School of Management. The training programme was held at the Cove Rotana Resort – Ras Al Khaimah.

This ambitious first phase of the 12-month training programme focused on aligning Dubai Chamber’s vision and strategic objectives with the organisation’s future plans and included ways to develop an operating plan and how to implement initiatives and strategies, leading and dealing with change and its effectiveness, handling inbound and outbound delegations and missions as well as brainstorming to enhance thinking power and teamwork to execute practical plans.

Essa Ali Al Zaabi, Senior Vice-President, Institutional Support Sector, Dubai Chamber, stated that the successful conclusion of the first phase of the leadership development training programme for the management team reflects the organisation’s commitment to investing in its human resources.

Our employees are the real strengths in implementing the Chamber’s strategy of stimulating the emirate’s economic growth while also enhancing the competitiveness of our business community locally, regionally and globally, he said.

Al Zaabi further added that Dubai Chamber has over 200 multinational employees serving over 153,000 members thus honing their skills and enhancing their competencies serve the Chamber’s objective of offering value-added services to its clients and stakeholders.

The custom-made executive education programme will be delivered through two parallel streams with one focusing on developing the organisation’s executive leadership team and the other on developing its young future leaders. It involves a blend of practical real-life experience, business insights, academic theories and personalised coaching to boost team work and team spirit among the staff and develop their abilities to communicate and collaborate effectively and to innovate proactively.