SUKAD FZ- LLC in Partnership with Dubai Knowledge Village Organizes Contract Management Workshop


- July 7,2008


Drawing 100 business professionals from various industries, the seminar was organized in partnership with DKV-based Global Project and Process Management Association (GPPMA), an organization that helps and supports professionals in the global Project and Process Management industry, as well as SUKAD FZ LLC, a management centre of excellence providing clients with a wide range of professional management services.   In addition to exploring key business drivers, external interfaces and the value added role of procurement, the workshop also studied the relevance of contract management to organizational objectives, supply market analysis, market intelligence and market structures. Portfolio analysis, procurement positioning and contract strategies were also discussed by seminar panelists.

Dr. Ayoub Kazim, Executive Director, Dubai Knowledge Village and Dubai International Academic City, said: Dubai Knowledge Village aims to highlight the importance of a knowledge based economy through organising activities that add value to the corporate sector.

"We are pleased to have initiated this workshop at a time when business professionals in the country, particularly in Dubai, deal with significant number contracts on a regular basis".

Mounir Ajam, CEO, SUKAD FZ LLC, provided a presentation on the appropriate management of contracts and offered recommendations on various approaches that could be applied to certain types of contracts. Hasan Makansi, Head of Partner Development, Dubai Knowledge Village, said: 'The contract management workshop is one of a series of events that Dubai Knowledge Village is organizing for the project management sector, a fast growing industry that needs to incorporate global best practices.

As DKV strives to be the centre of learning and excellence;

we seek to promote professional development by providing specialized workshops in partnership with leading business partners.'

Home to over 400 professional training centers, Dubai Knowledge Village is the world's only free zone totally dedicated to developing a highly skilled knowledge community. The cluster specializes in human resource development, human resource management, professional testing, as well as management training and consultancy services.