Impact Plus launches three exciting entrepreneurial development programs to fill region’s leadership deficit

Dr. Salman Al-Thubaiti, Deputy Chairman, Impact Plus

Ana Montejah™, CPG™ &CPM™ designed to build successful business leaders & entrepreneurs in response to labour market needs. Impact Plus, a leading Dubai-based ‘Business Knowledge’ facilitator offering accredited training programs in the Middle East and Africa, has launched three interactive and practical entrepreneurial development initiatives with an aim to reduce leadership deficit. The new US-accredited development programs — Ana Montejah™, ...

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Investors’ summit on future cities to be held in the UAE at the beginning of 2016

An attractive vision for the future city: how to improve the quality of life for citizens. Meik Wiking, director of the Happiness Research Institute in Denmark will address the topic, ‘Creating an attractive vision for the future city – a Danish case study,’ during the two-day Investors’ Summit – Future Cities planned for 4th-5th May 2016 in Dubai. Meik Wiking ...

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Climate data project seeks to prepare poorer nations

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By – Puneet Kollipara – SciDev.Net A global initiative to help developing nations prepare for the impacts of climate change will be piloted in Bangladesh, Colombia and Ethiopia, following its launch in the United States last week. The Climate Services for Resilient Development partnership has more than US$34 million worth of funding and goods to use to pool scientific data ...

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KAMCO supports INJAZ Kuwait’s national education programs


KAMCO Investment Company – a leading investment company with one of the largest AUMs in the region, and a winner of the prestigious Kuwait Asset Manager of the Year Award 2015 – has partnered with INJAZ Kuwait to support national youth educational programs. The program includes training, educating and preparing students for their future professions. Ms. Danah F. Al Jasem, ...

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70% of Arab Satellite TV channels have online sites


During April and May 2015, the Arab Advisors Group examined 724 fully operational FTA satellite TV channels targeting the Arab World to research their online presence. Of the analyzed stations, 70% (505 channels) have an online presence. Spurred by the increasing uptake of the Internet service in the Arab World, many channels in the Arab TV industry have established an ...

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ADIB launches Tamkeen Women in Leadership Program


Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) a top tier financial services institution has today announced the launch of the Tamkeen Women in Leadership Program, a leadership training program dedicated to female bankers. The aim of the program is to encourage more women to progress to senior leadership roles within the bank by further developing the skills needed for senior management levels. ...

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Mobile Technology Creating a “Desk- Independent” Workforce in the Middle East, say Industry Experts

Nitin Sood, Managing Director, Fly MEA

Almost 50% of Survey Respondents Would Choose Flexible Hours Over Salary Increase; Aruba Networks. Increased mobile technology usage at work is revolutionizing the Middle East workforce, creating a generation of more efficient ‘Desk-Independent’ employees, according to industry experts. Figures from the latest International Data Corporation (IDC) study on the growing mobile workforce across Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) show ...

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DEWA launches its smart app on Apple watches

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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority ( DEWA ) has launched its mobile app on Apple smart watches, offering its customers a new experience that helps them access its services easily. The move supports the vision of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the smartest ...

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du customers can now charge games and applications from Google Play direct to their phone bill


Buy online through Google Play without using a credit card. Dubai – Starting today, du ‘s customers can charge purchases from Google Play™ direct to their du bill without having to use their bank cards online. The process known as direct operator billing, brings greater convenience for consumers making online purchases on their mobile devices. Jawad Shaikh, Executive Vice President, ...

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Dubai Chamber strengthens its leadership in IT

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Awarded ISO 20000 from Bureau Veritas for delivering smart services. Demonstrating its commitment to offering a reliable IT service and infrastructure to employees and customers, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has been awarded ISO/IEC 20000 -1:2011 certification from French classification organisation Bureau Veritas this month. After a successful completion of a certification audit, Dubai Chamber has been awarded ...

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