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Blue Ocean Partners With CIPS

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Blue Ocean Partners with the Prestigious CIPS to Raise the Bar of Procurement Professionals Training and Certification Programmes to Reach Out to MENA region Dubai : In a strategic partnership, Blue Ocean, the region’s largest knowledge empowerment enterprise has joined hands with the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS), UK, to train and certify [...]

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Multi-tasking is High-Risk

All working professionals, winning awards for versatility, beware! All that multi-tasking might be doing you more harm than good. read more...

All working professionals, winning awards for versatility, beware! All that multi-tasking might be doing you more harm than good. In today’s world of spiraling competition, lay-offs and mergers, serious side-effects of multi-tasking have had life coach experts more than worried. Emerging studies are pointing to some well-observed truths: multi-taskers are prone to making mistakes, more [...]

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Curtain Raiser

The region’s leading knowledge empowerment enterprise is set organize its second international conference titled “Staying Ahead with Procurement Trends for Expo 20-20” on September 20, 2014 at the iconic Atlantis Hotel in Dubai, UAE. read more...

The region’s leading knowledge empowerment enterprise is set organize its second international conference titled “Staying Ahead with Procurement Trends for Expo 20-20” on September 20, 2014 at the iconic Atlantis Hotel in Dubai, UAE. The one-day conference will get together heads of Supply Chain and Procurement and important policy-makers from this region (who have played [...]

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Blue Ocean students receive international certificates at a glittering convocation ceremony at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Dubai recently.

Blue Ocean Joins Hands with Dubai Quality Group

Dubai : Blue Ocean, the region’s leading knowledge empowerment enterprise has joined hands with the Dubai Quality Group (DQG) to advance learning, promote quality improvement and provide networking opportunities among professionals in the region. read more...

Dubai : Blue Ocean, the region’s leading knowledge empowerment enterprise has joined hands with the Dubai Quality Group (DQG) to advance learning, promote quality improvement and provide networking opportunities among professionals in the region. Blue Ocean students receive international certificates at a glittering convocation ceremony at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Dubai recently. Mr. Abdul [...]

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Dubai to Emerge as the Hub of Human Capital by 2020

Dubai to Emerge as the Hub of Human Capital by 2020:Experts

Dubai : Blue Ocean, the region’s leading executive training and corporate consultancy organization, offering end-to-end training solutions for individual professionals and corporates held its mega event for the year 2013 recently – a prestigious workshop on “Developing Human Capital : Global Perspectives for 2020” –initiated by the Blue Ocean HR Forum to raise the bar of certified professionals in the Middle East. read more...

Dubai : Blue Ocean, the region’s leading executive training and corporate consultancy organization, offering end-to-end training solutions for individual professionals and corporates held its mega event for the year 2013 recently – a prestigious workshop on “Developing Human Capital : Global Perspectives for 2020” –initiated by the Blue Ocean HR Forum to raise the bar [...]

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Training Creates Relevance at the Workplace

Training Creates Relevance at the Workplace

Dubai : The importance of training and certification as an essential tool to remain relevant at the workplace came under the spotlight at a workshop organized by UAE’s leading executive training and management firm, Blue Ocean Academy, recently. read more...

Dubai : The importance of training and certification as an essential tool to remain relevant at the workplace came under the spotlight at a workshop organized by UAE’s leading executive training and management firm, Blue Ocean Academy, recently. The workshop titled: “Increasing Measurable Effectiveness of Training” got together heads of training from large corporates worldwide [...]

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Promising Career Opportunities for Six Sigma Professionals

Promising Career Opportunities for Six Sigma Professionals – Six Sigma Training in Dubai, Qatar, Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia UAE

Six Sigma training and certification is gaining momentum in the UAE. International certification in Six Sigma is clearly a “differentiator” when it comes to pushing a resume on to the top of a heap. read more...

Six Sigma training and certification is gaining momentum in the UAE. International certification in Six Sigma is clearly a “differentiator” when it comes to pushing a resume on to the top of a heap. Taking its name from a Greek symbol to validate the performance of a company, Six Sigma was first introduced by Motorola [...]

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Make Competition Irrelevant

Make Competition Irrelevant

In a post-recession economy, when major companies are looking to reinvent the industry and create a whole “new market space” to conquer competition and push profit margins, they are increasingly adopting the “Blue Ocean” mantra advocated by Harvard professors W.Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne. read more...

In a post-recession economy, when major companies are looking to reinvent the industry and create a whole “new market space” to conquer competition and push profit margins, they are increasingly adopting the “Blue Ocean” mantra advocated by Harvard professors W.Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne. First published in 2005 the Blue Ocean Strategy handbook outlines that [...]

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Bridging Gaps between Infrastructure and Knowledge

Bridging Gaps between Infrastructure and Knowledge

UAE is fast becoming the logistics hub of the world vying with Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Manchester for top honours. What the country needs today is a new generation of logistics leaders: dynamic, skillful, innovative and tech-savvy whocan effectively bridge the existing gap between knowledge and infrastructure in the region. read more...

UAE is fast becoming the logistics hub of the world vying with Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Manchester for top honours. What the country needs today is a new generation of logistics leaders: dynamic, skillful, innovative and tech-savvy whocan effectively bridge the existing gap between knowledge and infrastructure in the region. The Dubai World Central [...]

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Be Assertive to Advance in your Career

Be Assertive to Advance in your Career

In a competitive workplace where multi-tasking, peer pressure and dynamic role plays are often punctuated by conflict, anger and hurt egos, it is important to learn the right assertive techniques to advance in your career. read more...

In a competitive workplace where multi-tasking, peer pressure and dynamic role plays are often punctuated by conflict, anger and hurt egos, it is important to learn the right assertive techniques to advance in your career. There is a cliché: “If you don’t stand up for something, you will fall for anything-” and it rings true [...]

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Unlock the three Secrets of Persuasion

Unlock the three Secrets of Persuasion

If you are keen to fast-track your career then learning the science of persuasion can prove to be your biggest asset. Evidently it’s easy for those in authority to be influential but the real challenge lies in influencing others to do what you want without an overt show of power or by making others fearful of consequences. read more...

If you are keen to fast-track your career then learning the science of persuasion can prove to be your biggest asset. Evidently it's easy for those in authority to be influential but the real challenge lies in influencing others to do what you want without an overt show of power or by making others fearful [...]

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When the Mind is Without Fear…. Of Rhetoric and Substance

When the Mind is Without Fear…. Of Rhetoric and Substance

Public speaking is a powerful professional skill. A master orator not only wins fans but also fast forwards his career. A case in point is the US President Barrack Obama, a master orator who can captivate millions of people with his power-packed speeches. read more...

Public speaking is a powerful professional skill. A master orator not only wins fans but also fast forwards his career. A case in point is the US President Barrack Obama, a master orator who can captivate millions of people with his power-packed speeches. Yet in the UAE and elsewhere in the Middle East the power [...]

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Invest in Employees… It Pays

Invest in Employees… It Pays

“We are a people company” – is a commonly made corporate philosophy statement. Most people would assume that the company is drawing its strength from a large base of satisfied clientele. While this is partially true, a real people company is one that holds on to its “empowered, learned and innovative employees” as its pillars of success. read more...

“We are a people company” – is a commonly made corporate philosophy statement. Most people would assume that the company is drawing its strength from a large base of satisfied clientele. While this is partially true, a real people company is one that holds on to its “empowered, learned and innovative employees” as its pillars [...]

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Nurturing Young UAE Citizens to Assume Positions of Responsibility

Nurturing Young UAE Citizens to Assume Positions of Responsibility

The UAE private sector is gearing to face a new challenge: grooming a new generation of UAE nationals to take on positions of responsibility within the organizational ranks. The government has also launched a multi-tiered campaign to boost the employment of UAE nationals within the private sector, encouraging home-grown young talent to leverage on their skills and dynamism to enrich the national economy. read more...

The UAE private sector is gearing to face a new challenge: grooming a new generation of UAE nationals to take on positions of responsibility within the organizational ranks. The government has also launched a multi-tiered campaign to boost the employment of UAE nationals within the private sector, encouraging home-grown young talent to leverage on their [...]

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The Changing Face of Procurement Professionals

GN The Changing Face of Procurement Professionals – Procurement Training in Dubai, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi UAE

After the global financial crisis, companies are actively looking for skillful, qualified procurement professionals who can cut costs, optimize global supply chain functions and deliver potential savings. read more...

After the global financial crisis, companies are actively looking for skillful, qualified procurement professionals who can cut costs, optimize global supply chain functions and deliver potential savings. Internationally qualified procurement professionals are the key to creating a cost-conscious culture in the organization. They are poised to become change leaders instead of mere order takers. Ineffective [...]

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Blue Ocean Touches Oman’s Shores

Blue Ocean Touches Oman’s Shores

Dubai : Blue Ocean, UAE’s leading management training and consulting firm is set to take its professional expertise to Oman’s shores, training private and public sector employees to play a key role in the country’s vibrant development strategy. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to this effect, has been signed by Blue Ocean and Silver Bird Trading LLC (Madinat Sultan Qaboos) recently, to train and empower the local workforce and enrich the country’s fast-paced oil-driven economy. read more...

Dubai : Blue Ocean, UAE’s leading management training and consulting firm is set to take its professional expertise to Oman’s shores, training private and public sector employees to play a key role in the country’s vibrant development strategy. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to this effect, has been signed by Blue Ocean and Silver Bird [...]

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INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATION MEASURES COMPETENCE IN A CHANGING EMPLOYMENT MARKET

“INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATION MEASURES COMPETENCE IN A CHANGING EMPLOYMENT MARKET” – EXPERT

Dubai : The Middle East has witnessed a spurt in the popularity of internationally certified courses, said Dr. Leroy Mcgraw, President of the prestigious US-based International Purchase and Supply Chain Management Institute (IPSCMI). He was speaking at the 22nd convocation ceremony of UAE’s leading management training institution, Blue Ocean Academy in Dubai recently. read more...

Dubai : The Middle East has witnessed a spurt in the popularity of internationally certified courses, said Dr. Leroy Mcgraw, President of the prestigious US-based International Purchase and Supply Chain Management Institute (IPSCMI). He was speaking at the 22nd convocation ceremony of UAE’s leading management training institution, Blue Ocean Academy in Dubai recently. “Globally, the [...]

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HR Professionals Learn the Art of Influencing Without Authority

Dubai : “At a time when leadership requires less emphasis on giving orders and more focus on building consensus, personal persuasiveness and the ability to negotiate effectively have become critical skills for success,” highlighted T. Chendil Kumar at a workshop organized by the HR Forum of Blue Ocean Academy, UAE’s leading management training and consultancy firm. read more...

Dubai : “At a time when leadership requires less emphasis on giving orders and more focus on building consensus, personal persuasiveness and the ability to negotiate effectively have become critical skills for success,” highlighted T. Chendil Kumar at a workshop organized by the HR Forum of Blue Ocean Academy, UAE’s leading management training and consultancy [...]

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Blue Ocean Toastmasters Club Draws Popular Response

Dubai: Public speaking is a powerful leadership tool, one that helps professionals fast-track their careers. Blue Ocean, UAE’s leading professional training institution has taken a small step in the right direction—launching the Blue Ocean Toastmaster’s Club – to help students learn this all important professional skill. read more...

Dubai: Public speaking is a powerful leadership tool, one that helps professionals fast-track their careers. Blue Ocean, UAE’s leading professional training institution has taken a small step in the right direction—launching the Blue Ocean Toastmaster’s Club – to help students learn this all important professional skill. “This is one of the greatest investments you can [...]

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Certified Professionals Raise the Bar

The value of an international certification has increased manifold after recession. Increasingly, professionals are safeguarding their careers and validating their skills through international certifications. It is a benchmark of competence and a leading credential for professionals in today’s competitive world. In the Middle East, international certifications signify an instant passport to a rewarding career, a premium tag that helps professionals to gain self-esteem and professional recognition. It also signals entry into an elite club of internationally certified professionals worldwide. read more...

The value of an international certification has increased manifold after recession. Increasingly, professionals are safeguarding their careers and validating their skills through international certifications. It is a benchmark of competence and a leading credential for professionals in today’s competitive world. In the Middle East, international certifications signify an instant passport to a rewarding career, a [...]

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