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Dubai Quality Group concluded the 6th Change Management Conference 2017

Dubai 27th April 2017 UAE, under the theme of “Making Change Happen - Operationalizing Change Management”, Change Management Subgroup of Dubai Quality Group concluded The 6th Change Management conference 2017”, that has been organized in collaboration with the Association of Change Management Professionals Middle East & North Africa in Dubai from 26-27 April 2017 at InterContinental Dubai, , focuses on experience a unique cultural of change management and interaction with the industry’s most prominent thought leaders and practitioners from around the world.

The 6th Change Management Conference 2017 was the only distinguished gathering in the region that covers this discipline and brings together change management practitioners to connect with them along with executives at this prestigious event that focuses exclusively on Change Management field.

This two days’ conference brought together professionals and members of management from public sectors and leading organizations with senior representatives from the solution providers and consulting firms making it the perfect event to examine the challenges and issues facing the business from the Change Management perspectives to learn about the latest solutions and tools available in the market today.

The conference has international, regional and local speakers from various industries and businesses in both public and private sectors to share, network, learn and talking about “How to Manage Change Successfully”, all presentations focus on Achieving Success by Managing Change.

Ahmed Al Mulla Vice Chairman, Dubai Quality Group who opened the conference by welcoming the participants in an opening speech saying " I am honored to be part of the "6th Change Management Conference which is the only distinguished gathering in the region that covers this discipline and brings together change management practitioners, the conference held this year amid to experience a unique cultural of change management and interaction with the industry’s most prominent thought leaders and practitioners from around the world which are represented by many Government and private sectors entities that have shown interest in acquiring knowledge and Exchange successful experiences in this field."

Dr. Raied Abdul-Karim, Conference Chairman, & Chair of Change Management Subgroup of DQG, said “As a change Management association and our conference today pay great attention to enabling employees to adapt to changing the environment, support new projects and initiatives and hence increasing their level of success.”

The second day of “6th Change Management Conference 2017” end with the powerful keynote speakers, including; Gavin Wedell, Founder & CEO Change Activation, AUSTRALIA, spoke about “Using a Cloud Platform to Empower Non-Experts to Lead Change”, Dr. Syed Mukhtar, Consulting Advisor Saudi Aramco, KSA, spoke about “Operationalizing Change Management in the Face of Change Fatigue”, Dr. Raied Abdul-Karim, Orpic - Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company, OMAN, spoke about “How Change Management is Breaking Organizational Silos”, Glory Enyinnaya, Lead Consultant, Kleos Advisory Services Limited, NIGERIA, she spoke about “Transformation programme of a leading FMCG company in West Africa”. Robyn S. Joppy, Chief Executive Officer, One Accord Consulting Firm, USA, he spoke about “CM driving corporate compliance”. Hanane Benkhallouk, Co-founder & Executive Director, Sustain Leadership Consultancy, UAE, she spoke about “New SEAD methodology”. Elias Pereira, Business Transformation Specialist, Lean Evolve, UAE, he spoke about “Integrating CM and Lean, Six Sigma methodologies to break challenges into bite size chunks”.

The Conference addressed the latest trends and best practices in change management, communication and knowledge acquisition through brainstorming sessions on "change management issues", and sharing of success stories in effective change management; and how they helped in the success of the initiatives of organizations, and in networking with Change Management experts and professional in the region and those who work in change management fields.

The 6th Change Management Conference 2017 has been sponsored by ORPIC, one of Oman’s largest and most rapidly growing businesses in the Middle East oil industry.

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About Dubai Quality group:

Dubai Quality Group is non-profit organization set up by the Dubai Department of Economic Development under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum. Guided by the vision of H. H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Dubai Quality Group established in 1994 to develop and promote Quality and Business Excellences practices in UAE. Dubai Quality Group organizes Quality and Business Excellence related trainings, events and programs throughout the year with the objective of improving and promoting Quality of Service & Business Excellence in the region. DQG hosts Free Evening Seminars conducted exclusively for DQG member organizations, to provide their employees with an effective platform for networking and knowledge sharing. Dubai Quality Group offers 3 categories of membership to companies; Investor Partner, Corporate Membership & Affiliate Membership

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