Smart Cities and Urban Planning

4th February 2017

Smart Cities and Urban Planning Introduction This workshop has been designed to introduce the principles of Smart City design and urban planning in the MENA Region. The aim is to develop the essential skills and competencies necessary for decision makers to  plan, identify and examine the objectives, advantages, drawbacks, models, stages and requirements of Smart […]

Knowledge Management: concepts, process and technology

4th February 2017

23-24 April, Manama – Bahrain Introduction This workshop has been designed to introduce a variety of perspectives on knowledge management (KM) in the public and private sectors. The workshop aims to enable knowledge managers, analysts and decision makers to introduce fit-for-purpose KM Framework to their organisations. At the end of the course attendees should be able to […]

Reconnecting Higher Education to the discourse of inclusive sustainable knowledge-based economy in the Arab Region

13th January 2017

Thursday, 2nd February 2017 from 14:00 to 17:00 (BST) Board Room (EB 1.39) Dockland Campus, University of East London, London, United Kingdom 13:45-13:55     Arrival 14:00-15:30    Session One 15:30-15:45     Break 15:45-16:45     Session Two Target audience Academic, researchers, higher education officials, students, professionals, research, youth, NGOs, civil society groups, businesses, and other stakeholders. Focus Arab Countries Partners World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) […]

(pp.179-210) A. Al-Dairi, R. McQuaid and J. Adams ‘Entrepreneurship training to promote start-ups and innovation in Bahrain’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2012

2nd June 2012

Abdulhasan Al-Dairi, Bahrain Polytechnic, Bahrain Ronald McQuaid, Edinburgh Napier University, UK John Adams, The British University in Egypt, Egypt Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate training and education support for entrepreneurship in Bahrain, using the case study of the Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP). Design/methodology/approach: The paper uses interviews, secondary sources and participant […]

(pp.057-079) H. S. AL-Obaidy ‘Building capacity for a knowledge-based economy in Bahrain’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2012

28th January 2012

Hadeel Showket AL-Obaidy, Ahlia University, Bahrain Purpose: The aim of this paper is to examine some of the challenges and opportunities to build a knowledge-based economy in Bahrain. Recent trends in development studies have focused on building knowledge capacity to foster economic growth and promote development. Bahrain has limited natural resources, and, therefore, investment in […]