Collaboration in the field of continuing engineering education and professional training

Mar 28, 2016

The School of Engineering at AUD and Smart Engineering Leadership & Excellence in Management (SELEM DMCC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the AUD Campus in Dubai to collaborate in the field of continuing engineering education and professional training. 
Dr. Alaa Ashmawy Dean of the School of Engineering at AUD and Mr. Maged Farouck Hanna, Managing Director & CEO of SELEM signed the agreement, with the aim to support community education activities undertaken by AUD’s School of Engineering faculty and SELEM staff including workshops, seminars, training courses, and other professional development activities.
Mr. Maged Farouk Hanna, said "The vision of SELEM is to provide ‘The Best Smart Practices in Engineering Leadership and Excellence in Management’. Through its privileged position and effective role in local and international partnerships, SELEM plays an important role in bridging communication between local and international engineers in order to network, communicate, transfer knowledge and experiences and even enables them to learn more about the latest technologies in various field of engineering. SELEM provides opportunity and awareness on the best techniques and expertise for the sophistication of the engineering sector and the use of best practices for excellence and leadership through management consulting, conferences, seminars, training courses, as well as its contribution and support in scientific research and the dissemination of engineering articles.”
Dr. Alaa Ashmawy said: “The School of Engineering plays an important role in the advancement of the engineering sector through enhancing the educational experience of our students who are the future leaders, supporting the faculty through a number of initiatives aimed at enriching their professional experience, partnering with the region’s professional community with the objective of bridging the gap between academia and practice and following the vision of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai on the importance of activating strategic partnerships with the private sector. The importance of this MoU is to link cooperation and strategic partnership between the School of Engineering of AUD and SELEM in many areas of management and engineering as they have the technical expertise and capabilities in these sectors in addition to their expertise in global communication and networking.
Projected workshops for 2016
(Location: AUD)
March 21, 2016 (6:00 PM – 8:30 PM)
Key Factors of Project Success
(Implementation of Project Management) Mr. Maged Farouck Hanna – MD & CEO SELEM DMCC

May 16, 2016 (6:00 PM – 8:30 PM)
Health & Safety in Construction Industry
Dr. Edgar Small - Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, School of Engineering, AUD
April 18, 2016 (6:00 PM – 8:30 PM)
Value Engineering a Systematic Method to Improve Project Cost
Dr. Alaa Ashmawy – Dean, School of Engineering AUD
July 18, 2016 (6:00 PM – 8:30 PM)
Contract Strategy for Construction Projects
Dr. Nabil Shehadeh – Owner and CEO Oquod for Projects Management
August 22, 2016 (6:00 PM – 8:30 PM)
Importance of FIDIC Contracts in Gulf Engineering Industry
Eng. Zakaria Abdul Aleem – General Manager Aleem Surveys and Evaluations
September 19, 2016 (6:00 PM – 8:30 PM)
SMART Cities Leading to Quality of Life
Eng. Mohammed Hassan Taha Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing Estate
October 17, 2016 (6:00 PM – 8:30 PM)
Excellence in Project Management
Ms. Lays Laraya
November 21, 2016 (6:00 PM – 8:30 PM)
Identifying and Managing Project Constraints (Risk Management)
Dr. Ibrahim