Dubai Customs launched an integrated training program initiative, which builds on the thorough review of Flashes of Thought, a book written by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice-President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. The training program, devised and delivered by Khalil Saqer bin Gharib, Director of Communication Department at Dubai Customs, features a summary of thoughts from the book. Flashes of Thought serves as a comprehensive course of action for attaining success and a practical guide for employees pursuing self-development and unique performance.
The training program is the first of its kind, featuring the content of the iconic book “Flashes of Thought”. It is very popular among DC employees. The course consists of playing a short film entitled “Ferrari” that isproduced by theDubai Government Excellence Programme. The film draws a contrast between a negative employee and a positive one, and how each of them influences their work environment. It also highlights how managers should handlesuch kind of employees, giving them incentives from time to time.
TheDirector of Corporate Communication Department – Dubai Customs, Khalil Saqer bin Gharib,who delivers this course, said ”We at Dubai Customs are committed to reflecting on H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid’s thoughts, and translating them into reality both in our personal and professional lives. As always, the messages expressed by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed create a flow of positive energy among us and incite us to refresh our way of thinking. For this reason, we continuously develop the course material for trainees to get the optimum benefit from the program.”
Participants in the training course have voiced satisfaction with the initiative. Safwan Al Suwaidi, Senior CSR Officer at Dubai Customs, said “The course had a huge influence on us, providing us with a positive outlook on life and a desire to excel and innovate.” On the other hand, Maitha Khalaf, Excellence Expert at the Strategy and Corporate Excellence Department in DC, noted “ I advise everyone who would like to explore the path towards excellence and attain a good level of innovation in their work, to attend this course. It magnificently goes deep into the far-sighted vision and invaluable thoughts of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.”
Fatma Al Zarouni, Senior Operations Clerk at Air Customs Centers Management, thanked everyone who contributed to carrying out this course, with all its influential, innovative ideas. SeddiqaYaqoub, Senior Inspection Officer at the Passenger Operations Department- Terminal 2, said “We benefited a lot form the training program. I suggest the trainer reviews other books by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in the light of his excellent presentation skills and exciting approach.“
The training program “Flashes of Thought” is scheduled to take place monthly for one full working day, as devised in cooperation with the Customs Training Center.