Hawkamah teams-up with Emirates CoreNiche to promote its Director Development Programs
Hawkamah teams-up with Emirates CoreNiche to promote its Director Development Programs
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Hawkamah and Emirates CorNiche Hawkamah, the Institute for Corporate Governance (HICG), signed an agreement with Emirates CoreNiche Consultancy (ECNC) by which the latter will market Hawkamah’s directors’ development programs in Abu Dhabi. The programs cover vital areas to professional directorship such as corporate governance, role and authority of boards as well as boards’ performance and structure, strategic leadership and financial stewardship. The programs also cover areas such as Corporate Secretary and Governance of Family Owned Businesses. Hawkamah’s courses are designed to meet the needs of boards, top executives and governance officers in a changing world especially in the Middle East where businesses are seeking to achieve balance between strategy and control, and to empower boards and clarify their roles in the organization. “Everyone knows that Hawkamah and Mudara IOD offer the best quality corporate governance courses, workshops, and advisory services in the region. We looking forward to offer our services more frequently in Abu Dhabi; that is why we are teaming up with ECNC” says Dr. Ashraf Gamal, Chief Executive Officer of HICG commenting on the agreement signed with ECNC. “Directors need to ensure that their organizations adhere to the highest standards of corporate governance and corporate responsibility to safeguard interests of shareholders and all other stakeholders,” says Adel Lotfy, the Managing Partner of Emirates CoreNiche Consultancy. “We are honored to be working with Hawkamah and Mudara in promoting corporate governance by providing world-class training program to existing and potential board members”. Emirates CoreNiche Consultancy, the Abu Dhabi based consultancy firm, provides consulting solutions in the field of corporate governance and human capital development for governments, financial institutions, family groups, SME’s and business firms in all activities.


  • "The DDP provides a solid foundation of corporate governance for existing and aspiring directors."

    David Haglund - Senior Executive Director and Portfolio Manager of the Templeton Frontier and MENA Market strategies

  • “Thank you so much for sharing such insightful webinar. It was great and valuable to all participate”

    Shady Rashed - Senior Economic Researcher at The Ministry of International Cooperation of Egypt

  • “Good session and very well organized on the webinar about How to buffer and lessen the impact of the novel Covid – 19, to maintain business sustainability with Hawkamah - AUB / Makhzoumi” 

    Bilal Hamade - Executive Advisor

  • "One of the best webinars I attended. Well done OSB Makhzoumi and Hawkamah”

    Fida Kanaan – Director – Executive education  OSB AUB

  • "A journey full of knowledge, experience and professionalism . I have learned a lot and definitely enjoyed the time I spent with my colleagues."

    Ibtihal Al-Shamali- Director of Corporate Governance- Capital Market Authority of Kuwait

  • The breakfast meetings organised by Hawkamah provide attendees with a great opportunity to meet with peers from leading organisations and exchange ideas on current issues and challenges. A strong panel of industry experts discussing the challenges from different perspectives on ‘How to get the board more engaged’ was most insightful and engaging with enthusiastic audience participation especially in matters regarding diversity and quality of information that is  presented to the board for effective decision making. I look forward to more such events that are organised by Hawkamah

    Sunil Edwards- Group Head of Internal Audit  - Bank of Sharjah

  • The power breakfast on board engagement organized by Hawkamah in collaboration with Diligent was a successful event, very insightful and informative and well organized

    Mostafa Ibrahim Abdeltawab - Tax Agent & Consultant  - Skylines Tax Consultancy

  • There is absolutely no doubt that Hawkamah – as always – has done unmatchable effort in producing its most recent valuable report in association with Diligent about Board Best Practices in the MENA. The discussions that took place in the “Power Breakfast” was so important and insightful; the influx of questions by the quality participants and the valuable answers of the quality panelists is a clear proof of Hawkamah continued success in such events. 

    Yasser Al Dabach – Board Secretary – Ghobash Trading & Investment Group

  • The technical knowledge, insights, case studies and learning provided by the ‘Director Development Program’ are very useful and effective in framing the strategic planning, implementation and delivery phases of growth plans in the difficult economic and geo-political times that we are operating in.

    Hisham Dimashki – CEO - BAP LLC – (associated with GM Trading Companies - Washington DC)

  • The certified Board Secretaries Workshop provided by Hawkamah and Dubai Financial Market is an essential course for learning corporate governance, scope and responsibilities of the board secretary and understanding the governance and disclosure requirements of the Dubai Financial Market and the Securities and Commodities Authority. It is a practical course which combined recent best practices and key learning lessons. I would highly recommend it for people involved in corporate governance and in particular in a listed company.

    Omran Al Zamani - Senior Legal Counsel - Dana Gas PJSC

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