SUKAD Awards and Recognitions
Dubai SME 100
The Dubai SME 100 is a premier ranking of Dubai's 100 top performing SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises), launched by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Establishment for SME Development which seeks to identify and inspire Dubai's top SMEs that are role models in the Emirate. SUKAD was selected as one out of 100 on this first year of the Dubai SME 100 ranking. It is worth noting that according to Dubai DED, there are 72,000 SME operating out of Dubai.
Arabia Fast Growth 500 Award
The Arabia Fast Growth 500 is a global ranking announced in 2011, the ranking inaugural year. This ranking is an initiative by AllWorld Network, based in Harvard, United States. The AllWorld Network Arabia500, is a ranking of the fastest growing young companies in the Middle East and North Africa Region (MENA), Turkey and Pakistan. The entrepreneurs of the Arabia500, spanning from Morocco to Pakistan, are succeeding against the odds, growing at 40 percent yearly in the toughest downturn in 80 years.
“The Arabia500 companies, led by dynamic men and women, represent the leading edge of a new approach to competitiveness,” said AllWorld co-founder Harvard Business School Professor Michael Porter.
UAE Federal Authority
The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources in the United Arab Emirates launched a strategic Government Knowledge Portal Initiative named “Ma’arif”, to promote knowledge and learning across ministries and federal entities. The initiative was sponsored by the then Minister of Education and Higher Education and the Chairman of the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources, Mr. Humaid Mohamed Al Qatami.
SUKAD, as a leader in project management training and consultancy solutions, was selected to partner with the federal government out of 270 organizations.
Dubai Knowledge Park
SUKAD and Dubai Knowledge Park, a member of TECOM Investments and Dubai Holding, has worked together to promote a knowledge economy through organizing numerous community educational events. We also worked together to launch a professional association dedicated to project management. These initiatives benefited thousands of professionals. In recognition, Dubai Knowledge Park recognized SUKAD CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) effort in 2008.
SKEMA Business School
SKEMA Business School is a French based higher education institution with top ranking on the Financial Times ranking of business schools. SKEMA has recognized our Principal Consultants, Mr. Mounir Ajam and Mr. Luc Bauwmans, by inviting them to be Adjunct Professors at the reputable university.
SKEMA Business School
The British University in Dubai is one of the few universities in the UAE that is accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Research. It is possibly the only university in the region with a PhD program in project management. In 2011, the university invited Mr. Mounir Ajam to join their advisory group for the postgraduate program in project management.
Hult International Business School - Dubai
Hult IBS is a global university with campuses in the United States, United Kingdom, China, and UAE. SUKAD have been working with Hult for many years, including mentoring their MBA students, sponsoring interns, and conducting presentations and short courses on project management for Hult students. Mr. Mounir Ajam was also invited and participated on the evaluation panel of student business competition.
GPM Global is a sustainability-centered certified social enterprise whose mission is to decouple socio-environmental degradation from economic growth through change delivery. We specialize in sustainable approaches to portfolio, program, and project management by improving delivery capability without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. With a focus on sustainable practice, we serve to stimulate current established change delivery approaches with an increased awareness and focus on the eco-environmental, financial, and societal impacts that strategic initiatives have.