June 28, 2015: Impact Plus, a leading Dubai-based ‘Business Knowledge’ facilitator offering accredited training programs in the Middle East and Africa, has launched three interactive and practical entrepreneurial development initiatives with an aim to reduce leadership deficit. The new US-accredited development programs -- Ana Montejah™, Certified Professional Graduate (CPG™), and Certified Professional Manager (CPM™) -- are specially designed to address the long-term strategic needs in the region’s labour market, ensuring significant and meaningful employee engagement. They have been particularly developed for the region’s growing pool of top executives, decision makers, and fresh graduates to help them build up their leadership skills to improve performance, enhance creativity and innovation, and increase business productivity.
Ana Montejah™ is the first internationally accredited fast track five-day integrated development program designed for the Middle East’s women entrepreneurs to boost their innovative capabilities, transforming into result-oriented actions directly impacting return on investment (ROI). An interactive development program based on a Boot Camp format that brings the latest business trends and best practices, it combines practical training, consulting and coaching into one to teach innovative solutions, the go-to-market strategy, and performance measurement. Offering unprecedented networking opportunities, Ana Montejah™ is perfect entrepreneurial program for women business owners, executives, attorneys, doctors, and professional bloggers. Moreover, it extends post-program support to all successful graduates. This development program gains significance in the light of the World Bank’s estimate that 75 per cent of the jobs that will created in the region over the next decade will be for women.
CPG™, on the other hand, is a combination of practical training and guidance developed following a survey of over 500 business firms to assess their expectations from a fresh graduate. Designed on the Fast Development Track (FDT) methodology, it appraises their readiness for the current labour market’s demands and economic development. The development program’s content includes various simulations, assignments and games for the development of interpersonal skills, ensuring improved productivity of fresh graduates.
Lastly, CPM™ is a 5-day development programs designed to meet management professionals’ preparedness for the labour market’s needs in today’s challenging business environment by polishing their entrepreneurial skills and innovative curve. Employing a situational leadership model and delivered in a workshop format, it is a combination of practical and interactive sessions with simulations and games to train management candidates to achieve planned objectives and score ongoing successes. The entrepreneurial development program is recommended for senior executives, managers, department heads, and other management professionals.
Dr. Salman Al-Thubaiti, Deputy Chairman, Impact Plus, said: “The Middle East is one of the fastest growing regions in terms of business and economy and is constantly in need of talented workforce who can utilize their academic qualifications and professional skills to contribute towards further socio-economic growth. Our new entrepreneurial development training programs have been designed to offer the most reliable human resource solutions for the region’s prevailing economic situation. In addition, it builds, enhances and sharpens attributes such as excellence, competency and integrity needed by successful managers to lead a thriving organization. We look forward to welcome new students for our three additional leadership development programs and are confident that these training modules will help them overcome the region’s leadership deficit while expanding their professional horizon.”
Impact Plus is an exceptional think-tank that works to facilitate the transfer of knowledge through its team of globally recognized business leaders. It uses superior technology to successfully promote high-quality leadership programs with an aim to build capacity for a better today and a worthwhile tomorrow. The solutions and services it offers are devised to recognize the gaps in leadership capability and fill them, ensuring the objectives of the management are met.