Du seminar highlights cultural intelligence
Dubai, July 21, 2010
Du, a leading telecom services provider in the UAE, recently organised a seminar which discussed the importance of emotional and cultural intelligence in the workplace.
The event, designed and executed by graduate trainees from du’s Masar programme, provided hands-on, practical advice and demonstrations that spurred discussion and debate among the participants.
“These seminars aim to give Emirati fresh graduates who are enrolled in the course, and those who have already graduated from our Masar programme and are currently working in du, the opportunity to meet pioneering Emiratis across various sectors in the UAE, have an open dialogue with them and benefit from their experience,” said Fahad Al Hassawi, chief human resources and shared services officer, du.
The seminar provided day-to-day examples and practical advice for young professionals on how to become successful individuals.
The motivational Emirati training expert, Wael Al-Sayegh also delivered a presentation, during the event, on Emotional Intelligence and Inter Culture Intelligence and the importance of this skill set, in achieving in today’s competitive business environment.
In addition, the seminar also featured an inspirational discourse by Ismail Mohammed, du’s vice president of first line operations and customer support, who shared his career experiences on the importance of cultural intelligence.
He touched upon what young Emiratis could face after graduation, in order to help them choose the right job and succeed professionally.
Du’s Masar graduate training programme, now in its fourth year, is part of du’s ongoing Emiritisation strategy. – TradeArabia News Service
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