Five Emirati women from ENOC Group carried out a four-week multicultural leadership academic programme at the Scotland Summer School in Dundee, approved by the Scottish Qualifications Authority.
Fatima Saleh Alichla, Hind Al Shamsi, Marwa Abdulla, Amna Banihashem and Naaima Al Falasi were part of the fourth batch of Emirati workers to take part in the programme which ended on the 21st of February.
The employees attended an educational training programme to know about various subjects which includes civilizational dialogue, Scottish history and culture, leadership, management and Scottish politics.
The first step also intends to challenge and enlarge the intellectual skills and approaches of Emirati women working within ENOC, enabling pro-active engagement with students of other cultures planned to empower students with the expertise and competencies required for active multicultural links.
His Excellency Saif Humaid Al Falasi, Group CEO, ENOC, stated: “On behalf of ENOC Group, we would like to express our gratitude to His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and Industry for his forward-thinking vision towards Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education for providing this opportunity to our workforce.”
At ENOC Group, we believe in building a future-ready workforce that can develop creative solutions to surpass problems.Our young Emirati talents are the business leaders of tomorrow and we stay committed to offer the essential tools, trainings and chances to further improve their skills.” Added Al Falasi.
The programme enables students to immerse themselves in an interesting cultural exchange with course topics which includes Multiculturalism, Globalisation and Muslims; Leadership and Management; Civilisational Dialogue and Ethics; Diversity and Entrepreneurship. ENOC Group has sponsored fourteen students to attend the programme to date.
As a national oil company, ENOC Group invests in initiatives to support the Emirati talent in the energy sector, inclusive of partnerships with universities, as well as introducing training and development modules to increase local talent.