Blue Ocean Academy announced its new courses for the upcoming session. These range from essentials like Six Sigma (Quality) Green Belt and Black Belt to advanced Contract Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Human Resource Management and Aviation Management among others.
Headquartered in the UAE, Blue Ocean Academy is a highly successful training organization offering trainings to both individuals and companies in the UAE, UK and India. One of the biggest reasons behind the company’s significant growth has been its strategy to offer international courses for all levels of workers unlike other training companies that tend to focus more on managerial development programs. Read more
Short-term thinking has hit the headlines in recent years as the catalyst for the recent economic crisis. As regional business continues to evolve at a rapid pace, CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) addressed a group of financial and business professionals in Dubai today and addressed what it takes to build a successful and sustainable business over the long-term.
While a long-term strategy is essential, regional businesses must find a way of marrying their short-term operational goals to their future vision if they are to thrive in a corporate landscape that is increasingly aligned to serving the public interest, according to CIMA.
Ray Perry, CIMA executive director, says “We started the seminar today with discussing the challenging business landscape. Events over the past few years have brought new urgency to the age-old debate of how business fits into society. Companies are being chastised for focusing on their own self interest and told to focus on the long-term. Added to this are environmental and technological challenges, such as globalisation and the surge in modern communications, which can spread toxic corporate information in a matter of seconds.” Read more
- 17.6% would not take the risk of a career change especially since they are still recovering from the recession blip that hit the region
When asked about a potential career change, more than 80% of Middle East professionals firmly stated they are looking to switch their career path whereas, over 17% are clearly not willing to take the risk according to the latest online poll series conducted by the Middle East’s number one job site, Bayt.com. Read more