The Executive Education Center (EEC), part of Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), has concluded its leadership development program with the Charitable Activities Regulatory Authority (RACA).
The fifth and final module, focusing on “continuous institutional development”, was delivered at HBKU on June 14-15. Mohammed Hassan al-Jefairi, an award-winning Qatari inventor, entrepreneur, business trainer and prolific author on leadership and technology, shared his leadership experience and knowledge with participants from various charities.
The aim of the module was to build functional capacity and the ability to analyze factors affecting decision-making, while emphasizing the importance of mentoring. The session explored the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), gap analysis and training needs, and the importance of mentorship.
To mark the successful conclusion of the Leadership Building Program, which has taken place over the past six months, participants received an Executive Leadership Certificate from the EEC. Aimed at supporting the administrative and leadership skills of RACA executives, the program has aligned with the requirements of the RACA Human Competency Framework. Five specialized courses covered Analytical Thinking, Planning and Organizing, Problem Solving and Decision Making, Creativity and Innovation. In line with the EEC’s aim to balance academic quality, professional relevance and real-life experience, the modules had an applied theoretical, conceptual and practical aspect.
Aphrodite Hammad, Executive Director of EEC, commented after the event: “Our successful cooperation with RACA on such a personalized program aligns with EEC’s aim to meet the challenges faced by executives in an ever-changing world. thanks to our high quality, future-oriented training. The training program aimed to enable RACA executives to reach their full leadership potential by combining their technical skills with analytical thinking, strategic planning and other skills. These skills will reflect positively in their performance in achieving the mandate of their institutions. ”
The EEC is an integral part of HBKU’s goal to develop a lifelong learning approach and culture and offers highly specialized training programs that cover topics relevant to industries, economy and country policies.