DEWA bags LinkedIn Learning Talent Awards in MENA region 2022

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has won the LinkedIn Learning Talent Awards in MENA region 2022 in the category ‘Learning Champion – Public Sector UAE’.

The award recognizes DEWA’s success in providing all employees with the right skills to meet employment needs, according to the newest and best global standards.

Mr. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD, and CEO of DEWA said that, “We are committed to harnessing all capabilities to train and unleash human potential to enable them to keep pace with developments and to improve government work in Dubai. We also take the initiative to ensure continuous development, refine employee skills and promote values of positivity and a culture of innovation and continuous learning.”

“DEWA has developed an integrated policy for knowledge management to determine investment priorities and encourage creative abilities. We aim to be a self-learning organization and establish a knowledge environment according to best practices and international standards,” Mr. A Tayer added.

The LinkedIn Learning platform is a strategic partner that enhances DEWA’s leadership and excellence and consolidates its efforts to encourage employees to participate in self-learning programs and courses that enrich their knowledge and enhance their capabilities in various fields.

“Between 2017 and 2022, the number of completed courses reached 110,086, and the number of hours viewed reached 132,680. DEWA provides several internal platforms to transfer and localize knowledge, including 6 Knowledge Centers, the DEWA Smart Library, the Ma’Rifa (knowledge) collaboration platform, the Share an Hour initiative, Knowledge Day, and Knowledge Day Community of Practice (CoP),” as per the statement.

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