The University of Manchester invites qualified working professionals to a free 1-2-1 counselling session and Masterclasses
Source: WPR Dubai , Author: Posted by BI-ME staff
Posted: Wed September 13, 2017 1:49 pm

UAE. The University of Manchester Middle East Centre is hosting a free 1-2-1 counselling session and Masterclasses in the UAE with events in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

The sessions are an opportunity for qualified working professionals in the UAE to discuss their career, training and development goals, and to learn more about the university’s programmes – the Global Part-time MBA, the new part-time MSc International Healthcare Leadership, and shorter executive education courses.

The university will also host Masterclasses on healthcare leadership, led by the director of the MSc International Healthcare Leadership and senior fellow in public policy and leadership at the university.

1-2-1 counselling*

Abu Dhabi - Saturday, 16th September 2017, 12pm-6pm, Hilton Abu Dhabi, Corniche Road

Masterclasses*

Abu Dhabi – Saturday, 16th September 2017, 6.30pm-9.00pm, Hilton Abu Dhabi, Corniche Road

Dubai – Sunday, 17th September 2017, 6.30pm-9.00pm, The University of Manchester Middle East Centre, Classroom F11, Block 2B, Dubai Knowledge Park

*Prior registration is required.

Masterclass: Leading our global future for healthcare
Dr. Stephen Brookes, senior fellow public policy and leadership
Healthcare leaders across the globe face constant and ever-growing demands across an increasingly multi-faceted healthcare system. Leaders need to be equipped with the knowledge and skills to respond to these challenges.

This Masterclass will explore how to lead across different levels of healthcare in a timely, cost-effective and seamless manner, giving prevention as much priority as treatment and considering how different healthcare systems can be better integrated across diverse primary, secondary and tertiary providers. This can help in supporting a vision of championing healthier nations and allowing its leaders to share good practice with others and to learn from other systems across the globe.

Randa Bessiso, Middle East Director at The University of Manchester, comments: “Working professionals need to sustain their professional development commitments and personalised counselling sessions are an important opportunity to review career goals and direction with one of our qualified and experienced counsellors. There is an increasing range of high quality business education opportunities available in the region; in the Middle East, The University of Manchester is introducing new industry-led Masters programmes –the MSc International Healthcare Leadership is the first – and a range of executive courses to meet the growing demand for local opportunities, especially in the part-time blended learning format.”  

The University of Manchester Middle East Centre has supported more than 2,000 part-time MBA students based in the region and has graduated more than 1,000 students since opening in Dubai Knowledge Park in 2006, making it the largest and fastest growing centre in the University’s international network. The part-time study option leads to the award of the internationally recognised Manchester MBA degree awarded by the University of Manchester.

The University of Manchester’s new MSc International Healthcare Leadership is a two-year part-time blended learning programme designed for experienced and qualified medical and management professionals in the Middle East.

Photo caption: Randa Bessiso, Middle East Director at The University of Manchester

Dr. Stephen Brookes
Dr. Stephen Brookes QPM is the Programme Director for the MSc International Healthcare Leadership. He has been a senior fellow in public policy and leadership at the University of Manchester for just over eleven years. Prior to this, he had a unique blend of experience at a senior level in the police, central and regional government, and local government working closely with health authorities throughout this time.

Stephen has considerable experience in working with partnerships and supporting both performance improvement programmes and in facilitating and leading change. In 2002, Dr Brookes was presented with the Queens Police Medal (QPM) by Her Majesty the Queen in her Jubilee Birthday Honours at Buckingham Palace for distinguished police service.

The University of Manchester Middle East Centre
The University of Manchester Middle East Centre at Dubai Knowledge Park opened in 2006 and is the largest and fastest growing in the university’s international network comprising six hubs in the key business cities around the world. The Centre has supported more than 2,000 Manchester Global Part-time MBA students in the region, and graduated more than 1,000 MBA students.

The Middle East Centre has recently launched a new portfolio of executive education programmes and is introducing a series of new, industry-led specialist Masters programmes in 2017; the first of these include the MSc Reliability Engineering and Asset Management, MSc International Healthcare Leadership, and MSc Occupational Medicine. The Centre works in regional collaborations with a range of industry groups, professional bodies and companies, and supports a regional alumni association with more than 2,500 members.
 
About The University of Manchester
The University of Manchester is currently delivering a £1 billion 10-year masterplan for its campus to create world-class facilities for staff, students and visitors. This includes the redevelopment of the Alliance Manchester Business School, the £350m Manchester Engineering Campus Development and the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC).  Completed projects so far include the award-winning National Graphene Institute and The Whitworth Art Gallery.

 

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