AUS to train DP World executives
Dubai, January 25, 2011
DP World UAE Region signed an agreement with American University of Sharjah (AUS), under which AUS will provide advanced training in leadership to management executives of the premier port operator.
The partnership provides for a group of 45 Emirati executives to be given intensive training in advanced management as part of the port operator’s leadership development programme, which is aimed at preparing them for potential corporate leadership roles in the future.
The 15-course programme, which will run through February and March, is tailored to provide the participants with a greater breadth and depth of knowledge about DP World’s core business and equip them with holistic management skills.
Mohammed Al Muallem, senior vice president and managing director, DP World UAE Region, said: “At DP World we have always stressed on the importance of investing in human resources. We have a firm belief that our employees are the most important assets of the company. American University of Sharjah offers the finest management training skills to help cultivate the right leadership qualities in our future corporate leaders.”
Dr Peter Heath, chancellor, American University of Sharjah, said: “We thank DP World for placing their trust in American University of Sharjah and our capabilities. We are confident that this partnership will be fruitful and mutually beneficial. AUS has proven credentials in business management training and we hope our participation in DP World’s leadership development programme will help serve its strategic development needs.” – TradeArabia News Service