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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
“Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, a man can achieve.”
― Napoleon Hill
Islam is an entrepreneur, motivational speaker, business owner, and a coach. Islam is recognized for his innovative state-of-art ways of how to build a growing business into a company that consistently produces bottom-line results, profits, wealth and equity.
On the entrepreneurship side, starting from selling stickers and fireworks as a kid, to building several technology and development startups. Islam has founded and managed several companies such as Distinction, Qinnova Inc, Blujino Media, Businessarti, World Edutours and many more. He is currently the CEO of Seqwel Group which owns and co-manages a portfolio of highly growing ventures and startups.
During his professional career, Islam has worked with, consulted and trained several multinational companies such as P&G, Vodafone, Siemens, Arab African International Bank, PwC, Avis Budget Group and many more. He also co-managed government mega projects for Royal Jordanian Court, Iraqi Cabinet, and Egyptian ministry of Youth. Islam has served as the regional director of BT innovation, overseeing it's business operations in 13 countries. Before BT, he was serving as AIESEC's Director of External Relations & VP of Finance for Egypt and African region.
During his career, Islam received many awards. He received with his team the internationally recognized Performance & Excellence award by UBS in 2003. He also received the PWC award of outstanding team performance in the same year. Islam received certifications and recognitions for his accomplishments from many international organizations such as AHRMA & ASTD. To date, he has initiated and developed projects valued in excess of $500 million dollars on both private and public levels.
Islam is passionate about development. His trainings and speeches are inspired from his real life experiences, successes and failures. His work revolves around developing entrepreneurs , women Leaders & managing great people; starting & running a profitable company; overcoming failure; Bootstrapping, and Empowering women entrepreneurs.
Islam is a graduate of the University of Magdeburg in Germany, with a dual degree in both Economics and Management. He also studied Mechanical Engineering and Design at Cairo University. Islam received diverse management certificates in strategic management, IT & entrepreneurship from the universities of UCLA, University of California, Berkley & the University of Texas at Austin.
Islam is fluent in Arabic, English & German.
One of the most exciting efficiencies in business is the Global Brand. A global brand allows tremendous economies of scale, especially in marketing communications investments. However, these economies of scale can only be achieved, if brand impact is not sacrificed in the process. Doesn’t this seem to be a contradiction in terms? How can Brand, which is typically optimized for a specific market and a specific offering, be implemented across widely different countries and work equally hard for all of the markets and for all of the offerings?
basic building blocks of growing and managing a new brand for small & medium companies.
This program in Retail Business & Entrepreneurship aims to provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the retail industry, participants will gain deeper understanding of retail entrepreneurship, the program is specifically designed to enhance the competitiveness of participants to face the retail challenges and be global readiness.
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