Ras Al Khaimah Executive Leadership Development and Training Program


      Ras Al Khaimah Executive Leadership Development and Training Program




      Driven by His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi's vision for RAK government and in partnership with the Ras Al Khaimah Human Resources department, the Al Qasimi Foundation organizes the Executive Leadership Development and Training Program. The program aims to identify and develop 50 aspiring second-line leaders across government departments and sectors in Ras Al Khaimah by introducing customized, integrated capacity-building solutions.

      The program takes place over 14 months and coincides with the day-to-day responsibilities of full-time government employees.

      Program Objectives

      • Understanding and Improving Organizational Performance

      • Adopting a Resilient and Growth Mindset for Leaders

      • Enhancing Presentation and Communication Skills

      • Developing Personal Leadership Skills

      • Developing Applied Research and Advanced Writing Skills

      Program Layout

      The Ras Al Khaimah Executive Leadership Development and Training Program will include four key components:

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      Candidates must meet the following criteria:

      • UAE citizenship
      • An employee of the RAK government for more than 3 years
      • Minimum mid-level designation (department head, section head, manager, director)
      • 5 to 10 years of work experience
      • Proficient English language skills (IELTS of 6 or above)
      • Bachelor's degree required, Master’s degree preferred

      Those intended in joining this program must submit the following as part of their application:

      • Application form identifying a critical organizational issue or challenge
      • Personal leadership philosophy statement
      • CV
      • IELTS certificate
      • The Maxwell leadership assessment (completed by a colleague or line manager)
      • Myers Briggs psychometric test
      • Nomination/reference letter (from line manager)

      Selection Process

      The program team will review and shortlist applications for interviews. Accepted employees are required to provide confirmation of their acceptance by:

      • Committing to and signing a program participation agreement
      • Submitting expectations statement

      While involved in the program, participants are expected to:

      • Maintain current job responsibilities
      • Attend and complete all program components
      • Keep up academic performance

      Questions regarding the program, the application process, or the status of a submission may be sent to saqr@alqasimifoundation.rak.ae or by calling 056 433 9372.