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This five-day course was aimed at building awareness among Qatari government officials who may have encountered this issue in their line of work. The training was held in collaboration between the Executive Education Center (EEC), the Embassy of the State of Qatar in Washington, Attorney General Alliance and Stanford University and took place on the latter’s premises in California.
This program was delivered to the Police Training Institute (PTI) and looked at the importance of the role of security in light of the COVID-19 Pandemic. A discussion on the important role of public health and security in facing the pandemic in Qatar, and an overview of a number of key challenges facing the Qatari authorities in their quest to move forward in the light of the pandemic.
Continuing education courses offer great value for local working professionals, and Texas A&M at Qatar and our partners at HBKU are uniquely positioned to offer this advanced training to enhance the workforce in Qatar. Through continuing education courses such as the Fundamentals of Cybersecurity program, industry professionals can apply their newly gained knowledge and skills immediately on the job and increase their value to their employers.Dr. César O. Malavé, Dean of Texas A&M at QatarAbout the Fundamentals of Cybersecurity certificate program, 25 March-19 April 2018
We were unsure how much we could accomplish in one week but everyone involved, especially the participants, was clearly committed to this project. The 15 members of the QOC we had the pleasure to work with last week were attentive, interactive and displayed passion both for learning new material and applying it to their mission at the QOC. We believe this first step with HBKU and the Qatar Olympic Committee has laid the groundwork for real transformation within their organization.Dr. Brendan Dwyer, visiting faculty member from the VCU Center for Sport LeadershipAbout the Sports Leadership course, November 2017
We have benefited greatly from the course, especially from the American experiences in this field, and particularly since the course was delivered by US specialists, academics, professionals and prosecutors. Statistics, data and appropriate ways to deal with such issues were also presented, as well as indicators of the problem, best practices and ways to deal with it..Ms. Aisha Khalid Al-Saad, Diwan AmiriAbout the Anti-Human Trafficking Course, 8-12 November 2021
Specialized training programs assist RACA in providing continuous support to the charitable organizations who benefit from our services. We are delighted to work with HBKU’s EEC to build important leadership skills that will strengthen institutional governance and raise the level of efficiency and effectiveness of charitable and humanitarian work in Qatar, which is part of our mandate.Ms. Maryam Issa Al-Fadala, Head of Administrative and Financial Affairs at the Regulatory Authority for Charitable Activities (RACA)About the Specialized Leadership within the context of Charity Sector Course, 5-6 December 2021
The Executive Education Center (EEC) was founded in 2010 as part of Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) with the aim of expanding the latter’s impact as a graduate institution in Qatar and abroad serving as its continuing education and executive development arm.
To that end, and in-line with Qatar National Vision 2030 that stipulates `providing citizens with excellent training opportunities to develop their potential, preparing them for success in a changing world with increasingly complex technical requirements`; EEC specializes in professional development and capacity building for executives through providing forward-thinking courses in niche areas.
The center prides itself in contributing to the Qatari community by creating professional training and development opportunities for all, thereby enhancing the culture of continuous learning.
We achieve this noble goal by drawing on the expertise of our outstanding faculty- as well as that of other prominent higher education institutions in Qatar and abroad- in addition to our strategic worldwide partnerships with specialized institutions.
The services offered by EEC to its clients - individuals or organizations include
We believe in interactive team-spirited services where every aspect of your training will be discussed and every request met.
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Dr. Nadir Yildirim is the Interim Executive Director of Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s (HBKU’s) Executive Education Center (EEC).
Dr. Yildirim earned his PhD in Sustainable Bioproducts from the University of Maine, and is a graduate of the University of Maine Innovation Engineering Program. In 2014, he co-founded Revolution Research Inc. and received grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and some other US-based competitive agencies.
In 2017, Dr. Yildirim started working as the founding General Manager of Bursa Technical University Technology Transfer Office Inc. (Bursatto) and worked as an Associate Professor of Sustainable Bioproducts for three years at the Bursa Technical University. Dr. Yildirim moved to Qatar in 2021 and has been working as the Innovation Director at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) since then.
Dr. Yildirim leads the design, development, and implementation of game-changer strategies to foster sustainable corporate innovation through design and development of meaningfully unique and value-added collaborations.
Since 2015, Hayfa Al-Naimi has held the position of Program Coordinator at the Executive Education Center (EEC) of Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU). Prior to that, she worked as an Administration Officer at Qatar Faculty for Islamic Studies QFIS in Qatar Foundation (HBKU college of Islamic Studies now).
Hayfa holds a BA in History from Qatar University.
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