Young Crew of the Future Conference’ in Abu Dhabi, highlighted importance of high quality and highly skilled project managers

Delegates at the Conference were told that developing local project management expertise is essential for the future growth of the UAE economy as the importance of good quality and highly skilled project managers was highlighted during the event.

Organised by the Emirates Project Management Academy (EPMA), the conference brought together project management specialists from various sectors across the UAE to share knowledge and best practice.  The event provided a platform for experts from the industry to network and share experiences with students to encourage them to become the future leaders.

It explored the critical role of well-defined project management in the UAE as the country continues its plan of developing various complex mega-projects which involve significant investment and are aimed at driving the nation’s future economic growth.

A senior advisor for UAE National Development at Mubadala, in his speech, congratulated the students on choosing the field of project management and encouraged them to pursue their education with determination, persistence and the right attitude.

Students from colleges and universities across the UAE heard key lessons and success stories from industry leaders and CEO’s and learnt how young talent can progress the future growth and development of the UAE.  The young delegates also had the opportunity to develop a roadmap on how their education and training can meet the demands of the future project management workplace.