ENOC Group Emirati employees complete leadership programme at Scotland Summer School

Published: 10 March 2020 - 6 a.m.
By: Martin Menachery
Five Emirati females from ENOC Group completed a four-week multicultural leadership academic programme at the Scotland Summer School in Dundee, accredited by the Scottish Qualifications Authority.

Fatima Saleh Alichla, Hind Al Shamsi, Marwa Abdulla, Amna Banihashem and Naaima Al Falasi were part of the fourth batch of Emirati employees to participate in the programme which concluded on the 21 February.

The employees attended an academic training programme to learn about diverse subjects including civilizational dialogue, Scottish history and culture, leadership, management and Scottish politics.

The initiative also aims to challenge and expand the intellectual skills and approaches of Emirati women working within ENOC, enabling pro-active engagement with students of other cultures designed to empower students with the knowledge and skills required for active multicultural links.

Saif Humaid Al Falasi, Group CEO, ENOC, said: “On behalf of ENOC Group, we would like to thank His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and Industry for his forward-thinking vision towards Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education for giving this opportunity to our employees.

At ENOC Group, we believe in building a future-ready workforce that can create innovative solutions to overcome problems. Our young Emirati talents are the business leaders of tomorrow and we remain committed to provide the necessary tools, trainings and opportunities to further enhance their skills.” Added Al Falasi.

The programme allows students to immerse themselves in an exciting cultural exchange with course topics including Multiculturalism, Globalisation and Muslims; Leadership and Management; Civilisational Dialogue and Ethics; Diversity and Entrepreneurship. ENOC Group has sponsored fourteen students to attend the programme to date.

As a national oil company, ENOC Group invests in initiatives to support the Emirati talent in the energy sector, including partnerships with universities, as well as introducing training and development modules to elevate local talent.

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