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The Dubai Entrepreneurs Academy is accredited from Knowledge and Human Development Authority ( KHDA ).
Education service permit issued by KHDA Permit No. 60939
Creative generation of entrepreneurs to successful projects around the globe
I would like thank His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, for his patronage to the launch of the Dubai Entrepreneurship Academy, and the unlimited support and guidance he continuously provides to creating a new generation of successful businessmen and women capable of leading us towards a bright future.
His Highness has always said that "Entrepreneurship development is the first and foremost strategy to promote business in Dubai." His Highness’s vision continues to inspire Dubai SME to work with SMEs and entrepreneurs, enabling them to contribute towards steady and sustainable economic development in Dubai.
The Academy is a novel initiative by Dubai SME, the agency of the Department of Economic Development mandated to develop the SME sector, which will lead to a stronger support system for SME owners and future entrepreneurs and ensure that they have the necessary skills and experience to succeed. The Academy will provide the required knowledge and skills to our target community.
I am confident that this Academy can positively influence overall economic development in Dubai and the city's position as a vibrant hub of business.
Abdul Baset Al Janahi,
CEO of Dubai SME
This is a highly Practice-oriented program designed to equip potential entrepreneurs with the necessary knowledge and skills to prepare a business plan based on their own ideas.
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~Upon completion of the Certified Professional Entrepreneurship Diploma, you will be able to:-
• Assess whether you will be a successful entrepreneur or not
• Evaluate your ideas objectively, to see if they will be successful
• Check on the market potential of your ideas
• Create a practical business plan that will help you launch your business
• Create and implement a marketing plan to sell your ideas
• Understand the financial details needed for your business
• Meet all requirements before you launch your business, including staffing and equipment
• Launch your business effectively
~This is a highly Practice-oriented program designed to equip potential entrepreneurs with the necessary knowledge and skills to prepare a business plan based on their own ideas.
Participants are not only exposed to the various components of a well-designed business plan, including elements of strategic management, marketing, accounting and finance, but also have to develop their own individual business plan at the end of the program, which is assessed and graded.
- The applicant must have a business idea that he /she seeks to transform into an actual project.
- Candidates should attend at least 84 training hours from a total of 108 to be eligible for the certificate from the Academy which is Attested from the KHDA
- To be Eligible to get the professional and Achievement Certificate, you must pass the Parametric Test.
- Active participation in the training sessions is compulsory.
- Applicants must have a business idea.
Holder of a Ph.D. Degree in Business Administration with emphasis in Management Information Systems, from Kennedy-Western University, Idaho – U.S.A., Dr. Michel is also a member of the American Management Association and is enlisted in the 15th edition of Marquis WHO IS WHO in the World Encyclopaedia.
In addition to being the Owner and Managing Director of "DATAMATION", a Canadian Egyptian management consulting firm, “INSIGHT INTERNATIONAL” Management Consultants – Australia, and the Managing Partner of “GITEC” Management Consultants in Dubai, Dr. Michel is also a Professor of Management Sciences, Faculty Director of Quality, and Management Sciences Program Leader, at The Modern Sciences & Arts University (MSA), a UK Middlesex University partner and the leading private university in Egypt.
Dr. Michel has held several senior management positions in the U.S.A. and the Middle East region, having been working for N.C.R. Corporation in Dayton, Ohio – U.S.A. for more than ten years, assuming the last position as a Country Manager in the Eastern Africa Region, which was eventually followed by filling the post of Director of Systems Division with WANG Laboratories in Cairo, Egypt, before leaving to the State of Bahrain where he has represented Al Zayani group of companies – one of the largest commercial groups in the Gulf and Saudi Arabia - as the Group General Manager.
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