Dubai Properties Group (DPG), a member of Dubai Holding, held the second session of the ‘Insights on Leadership’ forum this week. As a continuation of the successful launch in June 2012 of its Corporate Academy programme, a comprehensive development platform for DPG employees, the ‘Insights on Leadership’ forum was introduced specifically for middle and senior management.
The forum, which was introduced by Mr. Khalid Al Malik, Group CEO of Dubai Properties Group, included a presentation by guest speaker Mr. Riad Kamal, founder and chairman of Arabtec Construction and CEO of Arabtec Holding. Mr. Kamal, who was involved in a number of prestigious developments in Dubai including the iconic Burj Khalifa and Burj Al Arab, offered his foremost insights on leadership competencies. As part of his speech he advised the audience on the importance of maintaining a company’s reputation, which he said was a team objective and should be a common goal for all employees. Mr. Kamal also placed emphasis on rewarding employee dedication through training and education.
Pictured at the ‘Insights on Leadership’ forumare Khalid Al Malik, Group CEO of Dubai Properties Group, and Riad Kamal, founder and chairman of Arabtec Construction and CEO of Arabtec Holding.
DPG’s Corporate Academy, launched under the strategic direction of Group CEO, Khalid Al Malik, is developed by a dedicated team and 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.