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HR management

An organisation cannot build a good team of working professionals without good Human Resources. The key functions of the Human Resources Management team include recruiting people, training them,…

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Identifying and evaluating market opportunities

This workshop offers a comprehensive toolkit for identifying and evaluating new business opportunities. Using practical learning and real business cases, it helps participants to apply the same…

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Implementing CAMS

The Competency Assurance Management System is a full-proof mechanism to ensure the effective career progression of fresh graduates in the ADNOC group of companies. The aim of this one-day…

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Influencing and negotiating

In order to lead others in today’s business, a leader requires the ability to influence others and to easily and naturally win their hearts as well as their minds. While organisational or technical…

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Innovation

Steve Jobs stated that it is innovation that distinguishes leaders and followers. Innovation is not just about being creative yourself, it involves all the stakeholders, getting feedback, exploring…

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Inter-cultural awareness

Many specialists use the iceberg model to explain the culture. In everyday interactions we see only the surface level of culture. But there are fundamentals such as attitudes, beliefs, assumptions,…

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Interdepartmental communication

Two out of every three employees believes that the flow of communication between departments within their organisation is poor. Inevitably, this results in a reduction in the quality of the products…

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Interpersonal skills

Good interpersonal skills are a prerequisite for many positions in an organisation. These are skills used to effectively interact with others; socially and in the business domain. Interpersonal…

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Interviewing skills for interviewers

According to research, 41% of companies say that poor recruitment costs them at least $25,000 per year. Recruitment can be risky, given that so much of business success is dependent on getting the…

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Introduction to balanced scorecard

Expert Paul Niven describes the balanced scorecard as, “a carefully selected set of quantifiable measures derived from an organization’s strategy.” It is a tool that helps employees to…

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Introduction to NLP

In this introductory course, delegates learn about the history of NLP, what it is all about and how it can come to help them in various areas of their lives. The course is designed as an introduction…

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Introduction to oil and gas

We do not always understand the nature of the industry that we work in. Many people are employed in the oil and gas sector without having had any exposure to the more technical elements of the…

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Introduction to project management

This introduction to project management is a good starting point for anyone new to project management or considering a career as a project manager. This course will cover the fundamentals of project…

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Leadership insights

Peter Drucker famously stated that "management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things." Leadership is a process of social influence, which maximises the efforts of others,…

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Leading effective meetings

As a manager, it is likely that you spend between 35% and 50% of your time in meetings. If these meetings are not productive, the financial and non-financial cost is huge. This workshop will show…

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  • Embrace change

    08 02 2015 Sunday UAE

    The long-held received wisdom is that people don’t like change. As Niccolo Machiavelli said in The Prince, “There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the…

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  • Happiness Means Good Business

    08 08 2016 Monday UAE

    Research proves that happiness leads to better business outcomes and a healthier bottom line. Companies can easily implement initiatives that reap the benefits of workplace happiness.

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  • Women in leadership can boost profits by up to 15%

    23 10 2016 Sunday UAE

    Research of 22,000 companies proves that promoting women into senior leadership drives bottom line results. Taking steps to develop women has proven benefits for company leadership.

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  • Expatriates staying ahead

    13 04 2015 Monday UAE

    Expatriates are often skilled at making things happen. More often than not they are recruited because of competences (attitudes, skills and knowledge) that are not readily available locally. They arrive and get straight on with the job. At the same time, they…

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  • Mentoring for talent development

    10 06 2015 Wednesday UAE

    With population and unemployment figures on the increase, attracting and retaining talent would be should be getting easier. However, some startling statistics suggest otherwise.

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  • Motivation myths

    03 08 2015 Monday UAE

    What makes people behave the way they do? Why do some people seem to be motivated to do well in their work, while others do not? The study of motivation is endlessly fascinating as it concerns the driving force within individuals by which they attempt to…

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  • Selection matters

    29 09 2015 Tuesday

    Mark is the CEO of an SME in the engineering industry. He has just recruited a key member of staff, John, and is beginning to regret it. Instead of getting on with the job the new recruit seems to be needing an awful lot of Mark’s time – time that is…

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  • Targeted training brings many benefits

    19 11 2015 Thursday

    It is sadly common for some companies to look at the cost of training and not see the numerous benefits stemming from it. Some take a short-term view and see training purely as a cost. Others see training as an investment in the future that derives many…

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  • Does leadership philosophy matter?

    01 02 2016 Monday UAE

    The Global Financial Crisis was the worst market correction since The Great Depression. So devastating was its impact, after seven years it is still an event from which many economies are still struggling to recover. It’s common knowledge that the…

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  • The Leadership Challenge: Interview with Jim Kouzes

    06 03 2016 Sunday UAE

    Jim Kouzes, co-author of The Leadership Challenge, sat down with Focus' David Brennan to discuss leadership in the 21st Century, the Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership, what it takes to be a truly great leader and if leadership is different in the rest of…

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  • Keeping the team on track in challenging times: grief and change management

    21 03 2016 Monday UAE

    Challenging markets can often mean cost optimisation of which staff reductions may be required. Whilst the process of realigning the staff profile is relatively clear, moving the remaining team forward is less so. Dealing with the grief of losing colleagues…

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