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Sharjah government officials complete Business English course conducted by AUS
Fifty four professionals from various government departments in Sharjah such as Sharjah Police, Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sharjah Institute for Heritage, and the Department of Civil Aviation completed a 60-hour course in Business English in three levels held over seven weeks by the AUS Achievement Academy’s Outreach Program.
The course was designed specifically to assist the participants with the skills required to communicate confidently and effectively as a well as to increase the participants’ productivity at work or their chances of promotion. It included skills such as business writing, contacting customers, holding a meeting, emailing, and conducting presentations.
In addition, 108 job seekers attended 35 and 60 hours of General English and Business English courses in Sharjah and the Eastern Region, Kalba, Khorfakhan and Dhaid. The course concentrated on the basic skills used in daily professional life in addition to a range of other necessary skills required in job interviews and developing CVs.
These courses were conducted under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Directorate of Human Resources (DHR) of the Government of Sharjah and AUS signed in 2011 as part of the university's mission to engage with government organizations in the emirate and underlines the university's commitment toward professional development.
Speaking on the completion of this semester’s programs, Lina Hejjwai, Manager, Outreach Program, said:
"This course is one of the longest and requires the commitment of the participants. I congratulate Sharjah employees and job seekers on completing the requirements of this course and I hope that we have contributed to the development of a new set of skills. I would also like to mention the efforts made by the Sharjah Directorate of Human Resources to ensure the success of this course and their commitment and follow-up to meet the needs of the trainees.”