MBRSG and Ajman Central Directorate of Human Resources Development Launch Young Leaders Program
The Central Directorate of Human Resources Development in the emirate of Ajman launched yesterday the Ajman Leadership Development Program entitled "Young Leaders" in cooperation with Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government.
The opening ceremony took place in the presence of director generals and heads of human resources departments in government bodies as well as participants in Young Leaders Program. The program aims to realize the vision of Ajman through the development of national leader capacities, upgrade their leadership skills as per best practices in various areas, increase opportunities for participation and training in addition to the empowerment of human resources nominated to assume leadership positions and develop human resources competencies, and provide opportunities to acquire global best practices in general and government practices in the United Arab Emirates in particular.
His Excellency Rashid Al Suwaidi, Director of the Central Directorate of Human Resources Development said: “under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ammar Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman, Chairman of the Executive Council and in collaboration with the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government, the Ajman Leadership Development Program comes in line with the vision of Ajman 2021 to educate and equip human and leadership cadres with knowledge and ambition in government institutions and departments. The program is a projection of the visions and strategies of our leaders through the adoption of programs and ambitious plans aimed at realizing further achievements at all levels, based on building a generation of national leaders equipped with science, knowledge and tools of efficiency and excellence and a high sense of commitment to national duty. Over the past period, we have developed the idea, the dimensions of the strategy, and a clear action plan. Today we are gathered to celebrate the launch of the first batch- the young leaders and the prospective leaders of the Ajman Leadership Development Program”.
Dr. Ali Al Marri, Executive President, Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government said: "The public sector at the local and international levels is witnessing significant changes affecting various aspects. Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government works with various public entities in the United Arab Emirates in order to develop the general performance of the public sector and achieve institutional excellence. Empowering leaders is the foundation stone in order to achieve this goal. We are confident that the strategic partnership between the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government and the Central Directorate of Human Resources Development, the Executive Council of Ajman will be an important milestone in Ajman’s institutional efforts through capacity building of future leaders to support the overall development process”.
"We have worked closely with the Central Directorate of Human Resources Development in order to customize a program based on global best practices and designed to meet the needs of local institutions. The program includes a number of modules that cover a range of topics, which aims to develop national leaders and equip citizens with the skills and knowledge necessary in order to be exceptional leaders capable of rising to any challenge”, said Aisha Al Shamsi, Director of Executive Education at the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government.
The program which runs until September 2015 includes seminars, discussions, workshops, case studies, projects and field trips for the best governmental practices in addition to a host of government experts.