Upcoming Events

  • Essentials of Corporate Governance and Boards (Arabic)

    Nov 26 - 27
    Nov 26 - 27

    Essentials of Corporate Governance and Boards (Arabic)

    Location: Dubai

    Categories: Events 2017

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  • ESG Forum - Corporate Sustainability: Opportunities for Companies and Investors

    Dec 12 - 12
    Dec 12 - 12

    ESG Forum - Corporate Sustainability: Opportunities for Companies and Investors

    Location: DIFC Conference Centre

    Categories: Events 2017

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  • Certified Board Secretary Workshop

    Jan 22 - 25
    Jan 22 - 25

    Certified Board Secretary Workshop

    Location: Dubai

    Categories: Events 2017

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  • Introduction to Corporate Governance (DDP - Part 1)

    Feb 05 - 06
    Feb 05 - 06

    Introduction to Corporate Governance (DDP - Part 1)

    Location: Dubai

    Categories: Director Development Programme

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  • The Board (DDP - Part 2)

    Feb 07 - 08
    Feb 07 - 08

    The Board (DDP - Part 2)

    Location: Dubai

    Categories: Director Development Programme

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  • Introduction to Corporate Governance (DDP - Part 1) - Arabic

    Feb 18 - 19
    Feb 18 - 19

    Introduction to Corporate Governance (DDP - Part 1) - Arabic

    Location: Dubai

    Categories: Director Development Programme

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  • The Board (DDP - Part 2) - Arabic

    Feb 20 - 21
    Feb 20 - 21

    The Board (DDP - Part 2) - Arabic

    Location: Dubai

    Categories: Director Development Programme

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  • Strategic Leadership (DDP - Part 3)

    Mar 19 - 20
    Mar 19 - 20

    Strategic Leadership (DDP - Part 3)

    Location: Dubai

    Categories: Director Development Programme

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  • Financial Stewardship, Accountability & Planning (DDP - Part 4)

    Mar 21 - 22
    Mar 21 - 22

    Financial Stewardship, Accountability & Planning (DDP - Part 4)

    Location: Dubai

    Categories: Director Development Programme

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  • Strategic Leadership (DDP - Part 3) - Arabic

    Apr 16 - 17
    Apr 16 - 17

    Strategic Leadership (DDP - Part 3) - Arabic

    Location: Dubai

    Categories: Director Development Programme

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  • DIRECTOR DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

    Around the world, the role of the board is evolving in response to corporate governance objectives. In the Middle East, businesses are seeking to achieve a fine balance between policing and partnering, as family-owned businesses transform themselves into public corporations. Businesses are also keen to empower boards and clarify their roles in the organization.

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  • International CG Study Tour

    Hawkamah organizes one study tour every year to visit one or more of the markets known for their good governance practices. Participants get the chance to meet board members, top executives, and corporate governance experts of very prestigious organizations.

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  • Women Directors Program 2017

    Hawkamah strongly believes that companies can use regional women leaders to enhance board room diversity and to introduce more independent thinking in the region's board rooms.

    Women Directors Program is therefore an initiative designed to broaden the cadre of independent directors serving the region's boardrooms by targeting women entrepreneurs, business and political leaders and academics to serve as directors.

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  • Standard Corporate Governance Assessment

    Hawkamah has developed a highly confidential standard corporate governance assessment service for business organizations. This standard assessment is designed to be fast, effective, and economic. It helps companies identify gaps and quick wins that help them improve their governance structures and practices

    The standard assessment is a desk-review process that...

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Testimonials

  • I am truly honored to attain this certification and I recommend the Compliance Heads of all DFM listed companies to participate and achieve this certification.

    Nabeel Mirza - Senior Director & MLRO - Compliance - GFH Financial Group B.S.C.
  • The workshop has added a level of professionalism to my practice. It addressed and discussed  the right concepts to promote better governance and effective support for business in line with rules and procedures.

    Osama Issaq Al Haj - Head of Legal & Board Secretary - Dubai Islamic Bank
  • A very interesting and informative course which has helped me to adapt my Board Secretary knowledge further to my role as Company Secretary.

    Hamad Al Hosani - Group Company Secretary - Emirates NDB Bank
  • Anyone who wants to enter the world of boards and governance; this is your passport.

    Jehad A. Kazim - Director - Legal Services Dubai Chamber
  • The Directors Development Program was one of the most beneficial programs I attend during my career life. The strength of the program comes from the way it was structured as each part covered very important aspects of the required management role.

    Nada Ishaq Abdul Karim - Manager - The Secretary of The Board of Directors - Bahrain Islamic Bank BSC
  • The DDP offered by the Hawkamah Institute is an excellent course to prepare directors to understand and fulfil their obligations properly as members of the board. I have benefitted immensely from this program and have started to implement some of the best practices taught on the boards that I am involved in.

    Amir Arab - Director - Havenvest Private Equity Middle East Limited
  • The Director Development Program is great way to gain insight and improved understanding in areas such as corporate governance and board functionality. I would highly recommend the program as a foundational step before they begin their board experience. Bindu Ann Joseph - Chief Operating Officer - 3W Networks
  • Director Development Program was invaluable learning experience for me which has elevated my knowledge and broaden my understanding mainly on the corporate governance practices and board of directors role. It has addressed the main concepts from theoretical and practical perspectives. The material is comprehensive and provides the key information of the different aspects of the course. I strongly recommend the program for individuals who play role in corporate governance and seek to enrich their knowledge of companies’ board of directors. Sumaya Alshaer - Acting Head of Strategy & Corporate Governance - DUBAI SOUTH
  • The Director Development Program is being run with an effective balance between theory presented by knowledgeable staff and interactive discussions among the participants. This makes it into a recommendable program for aspiring and existing Board Members alike to get up to date on Corporate Governance as relevant for our GCC Region. Johan H. Brand – Owner – Johan Brand Leadership Advisory DWC – LLC
  • My favorite part of the DDP program is that it teaches you more than academics. It gives you insights on the skills you need as a board member. Noora Mahfouth A Mohd Alshehhi - Manager- Contract Review Audit - Dubai Electricity & Water Authority

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