The Leadership Program at AU
Saturday, May 05, 2018
Great leaders can leave a legacy and be a source of positive change and inspiration in this world. This can only be fulfilled through The Leadership Program. Ajman University organized a Leadership Program that caters for young undergraduate students, who have the desire and enthusiasm to learn new skills, and gear up for real world challenges, through a combination of trainings and lectures.
The program comprised of six weekly interactive sessions and were conducted on weekends. Through the intensive program, the experienced facilitators and consultants were able to guide participants through a self-discovery process that helped leverage their natural skills, and improve their abilities in critical areas that enables them to address current and future challenges with confidence, energy, and know how.
The AU Leadership Program was enriched by the academic wealth of distinguished faculty and the professional expertise of legendary gurus in different business fields. Dr. Abdullah Ismail: Assistant Professor of Management at Ajman University; Mr. Abdulqader Obaid: Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Smartworld and Chairman of the Internal Auditors Association UAE –IAA; Mr. Ali Al Muwaijei: Senior Vice President of Corporate Support in Dubai South/Dubai World Central, and part of UAE Government Leaders Program Dr. Joseph Lutta: Assistant Professor, College Of Business Administration, Ajman University; Dr. Mervyn Misajon: Assistant Professor at the Department of Management, College of Business Administration, Ajman University; Dr. Muhammad Siddiqui: Head of Marketing Department, College of Business Administration, Ajman University; Mr. Obaid Al Ketbi: Certified Life Coach, current Director of UAE Government Leaders Program; Ms. Shazia Asad: Lecturer, College of Business Administration, Ajman University imparted valuable knowledge and expertise to the participants.
The key topics covered included the magnetic personality, emotional intelligence and basic influencing skills, aspiring leaders, communication and skills building, fostering creativity and innovation, coaching, mentoring, team building and conflict resolution. It was a comprehensive and in depth course that delved into the world of leadership and acquainted the students with the best practices.