MEKEI runs regular conferences, workshops and various events on the key factors that are influencing innovation, change, leadership and knowledge management in the MENA region. Recent events have included:
Three Days International Conference
In partnership with the World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD)
London, United Kingdom
One Day International Conference
Brighton Business School, University of Brighton, Brighton, UK
Ahlia University, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
First Knowledge Economy Conference
Government of Sudan, Khartoum, Sudan
Training and Workshops
This three-day executive workshop provides participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to assess the investment environment in which your organizations are operating, whether public or private. It will also assist you to identify and apply a range of measures in order to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of your institution. The workshop involves an introduction to the driving forces of foreign direct investment and the current trends; the characteristics of a sound investment environment; investment promotion policies, and in particular the role of investment promotion agencies; best practices in investment promotion as well as enterprise development policies, principles and operations.
This five-day course has been designed to introduce a variety of perspectives on executive leadership and knowledge management (KM) in the public sector with special focus on Women Police Officers. The course aims to enable leaders and decision makers to introduce fit-for-purpose leadership styles and KM approaches to their organisations.
This four-day course has been designed to introduce a variety of perspectives on knowledge management (KM) and leadership in the public and private sector.
This three-day course has been designed to introduce a variety of perspectives on leadership in the public and private sector. The course aims to enable leaders and decision makers to introduce fit-for-purpose leadership styles and approaches to their organisations.
This three-day course is intended to provide you with a global perspective and understanding of strategic management as a context for domestic and international operations. The aims are to develop an understanding of the different approaches to strategy; how choices are made between different possible approaches; the content in which choices are made; and how strategies and structures are designed and implemented. The course aims to enable leaders and decision makers to introduce fit-for-purpose strategy and plan effectively for their organisations.
This three-day course provides participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to give you the ability to assess the investment environment in which your institution is operating, whether public or private. It will also assist you to identify and apply a range of measures in order to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of your institution. The course involves an introduction to the driving forces of foreign direct investment and the current trends; the characteristics of a sound investment environment; investment promotion policies, and in particular the role of investment promotion agencies; best practices in investment promotion will be illustrated by case studies. After completion of the course, attendees are to write a report, supported by the tutor, of what they have learnt and what is particularly relevant to their employers. The focus of this will be on the way they will improve their professional practice when they return to their employers. This will help reassure the employers of the benefits of the programme and help consolidate understanding.
This four-day course has been designed to introduce a variety of perspectives on knowledge management (KM) in the public and private sectors. The course aims to enable knowledge managers, analysts and decision makers to introduce fit-for-purpose KM Framework to their organisations.
A Personal Development Workshop
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
The seminar aims to introduce the newly developed Knowledge Management Model (SMART KM) which presents a unique integrated solution for the highly debated subject. SMART KM ensures that knowledge management becomes part of the organisational culture through the appropriate integration with number of organisation facets such as strategy, management systems, ICT and support services. SMART KM is a revolutionary model being driven by best-in-class KM practices from a number of industries in addition to well-founded theories. The framework contain number of business components which supports knowledge flow throughout the organisations which can be tailored to achieve the organisation specific goals and objectives in alignment with the adopted operating model. Throughout the seminar, number of key issues facing organisations in implementing KM initiatives will be introduced and you would also be able to realise the design principles supporting SMART KM and how it can be used to develop fit-for-purpose KM Framework.
This presentation argues the case for more business incubators in the Arab countries to support diversifying their economies, the commercialization of new technologies, job creation and wealth building. In the presentation, the speakers will introduce their recent research project/book focusing on business incubators in developed and developing countries. The book describes and compares key indicators of incubation best practices worldwide to identify the strengths and weaknesses of business incubators models around the world. In doing so the research uses successful international case studies based on models in developed and developing countries. The data was mainly collected by survey, semi-structured interviews and organizational documents from each case study. Finally the presentation will provide a roadmap for the development of new economies based on technology, as well as value added in technology transfer, innovation development, and an entrepreneurial climate.
Strategic planning division at Al Ain Municipality (AAM) established on 2008 to develop strategic plans for AAM and ensure full alignment with Abu Dhabi Government strategy. This seminar will present a collective lessons learned session to share practical knowledge and experience on establishing a strategic planning unit in a government entity. The seminar will help new strategic planners in other government entities to overcome some obstacles they may face as well as help strategic planners in private sector to understand their government partners.
Keynote Presentations and Talks
Keynote Speech, TEDx Khartoum
Advice and consultation
An open day to answer all your queries about applying for MSc, MBA and PhD degrees at the University of Brighton, UK.
Beach Rotana, Abu Dhabi