Dubai Properties Group (DPG), a member of Dubai Holding, held the fifth session of its ‘Insights on Leadership’ forum in collaboration with DP World as part of its Corporate Academy Programme. The leadership forum provided DPG’s senior management with insights on best practice in business development.
The session was introduced by Mr. Khalid Al Malik, Group CEO of Dubai Properties Group, and included a presentation by guest speaker Mr. Mohammed Sharaf, Group CEO of DP World. With more than two decades in the transport and logistics business, Mr. Mohammed Sharaf shared his valuable insights and experience on business development best practice and gave examples of how his business has addressed and overcome a variety of challenges.
In what was the developer’s fifth ‘Insights on Leadership’ forum, developed to provide DPG employees with best practice and first-hand advice from distinguished industry leaders from the region, Mr. Sharaf gave guidance to DPG employees on adapting and managing changes within an organization. Having overseen a major international growth strategy integrating the domestic and international arms of DP World , he was able to highlight how a business can adapt to changes and move forward successfully.
Commenting on the forum, Mr. Sharaf said: “Being part of this leadership forum was a great experience; it is encouraging to see DPG investing in its people and empowering them with ongoing platforms such as this. I am pleased to have had this opportunity to both listen and share, and hope other organisations follow DPG’s example as it is very important to give your team room to think, to be inspired and to learn.”
Mr. Khalid Al Malik, Group CEO of Dubai Properties Group said: “At DPG, we are committed to continuously offering the best opportunities to our employees to develop their expertise. We believe that investing in our employees’ knowledge and training is crucial and having Mr. Sharaf from DP World at the fifth edition of this forum was very important. His insights are very useful for our employees and we are thankful to him for sharing his knowledge and advice with us.”
DP World operates in more than 65 marine terminals across six continents, including new developments and major expansions underway in India, Africa, South America and Middle East. Its dedicated, experienced and professional team of nearly 28,000 people serves customers in some of the most dynamic economies in the world. DP World aims to enhance customers' supply chain efficiency by effectively managing container, bulk and other terminal cargo.
DPG’s Corporate Academy, launched under the strategic direction of Group CEO, Khalid Al Malik, is developed by an experienced team with a selection of courses endorsed by the prestigious Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM). The programme promotes the development of individuals through specialised skill-based learning and gives employees from all departments the opportunity to attend a variety of training courses throughout the year.