Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG), The research and teaching institution focusing on public policy in the Arab world, is set to provide continued learning on leadership skills to 50 executive as well as mid-tier staff members of Dubai Culture & Arts Authority.
An agreement confirming the partnership was signed by His Excellency Dr Ali Sebaa Al-Marri, Executive President, MBRSG and His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Naboodah, Acting Director General of the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority.
Speaking on the agreement, His Excellency Dr Ali Sebaa Al-Marri said: "At MBRSG, it is our continuous endeavor to train and empower national competencies across various administrative levels. Through this agreement that marks our ongoing synergy with Dubai Culture, we look forward to identifying and addressing emerging challenges in strategic planning and development of key leadership skills."
He added: "We are keen to ensure that the training courses include modules focused on creativity, innovation and smart management. The courses will aim to prepare senior and middle management executives to face future challenges and opportunities and enable them to make the right decisions as officials in the government sector."
His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Naboodah said: "This agreement comes as a continuation of our strategic partnership with MBRSG to help us develop our human capital. The training programs are based on the behavioral and leadership standards approved by the Dubai government's human resources department."
He added: "Culture is one of the most important pillars of our government's vision towards advancing our country and people. We are always keen to leverage opportunities that allow us fulfill our aim in enriching the UAE's heritage and culture, while supporting its citizens and institutions. We are confident our trained employees will work to seamlessly build a better future through preserving heritage, enriching culture and embracing modernity."
Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government is committed to promoting good governance through enhancing the region's capacity for effective public policy. The school uses a four-pronged approach, which includes applied research in public policy and management, academic programs in public policy and administration, executive education programs and knowledge forums for scholars and policy makers.