The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR), recently held the fifth virtual session of the Human Resources Club 2021, under the title "Empowerment of Entrepreneurs", with Dr. Abdul Quddus Muhammad, Assistant Professor of Business Administration at the Higher Colleges of Technology as keynote speaker.
At the outset, Salwa Abdullah, Director of Projects and Programs, FAHR, explained that the Authority held 5 sessions for the Human Resources Club during 2021, followed by more than 24,000 people from around the world. “The last session focused on introducing participants to the concept of entrepreneurship, and its importance in supporting the economies of countries, comprehensive sustainable development, as well as ways to empower and motivate individuals to enter the world of entrepreneurship,” she said.
She added: “All of the HR Club’s sessions are documented and available at the visual library, the Club's page on the Authority's website (www.fahr.gov.ae), for those interested to access at any time.”
Salwa Abdullah indicated that the HR Club constitutes an important intellectual and knowledge communication platform that gathers under one roof thousands of HR professionals and those interested in the field to discuss topic on the agenda, including human resources affairs, support services or general and emerging issues.
Dr. Abdul Quddus Mohamed, stressed the importance of entrepreneurship in shaping the future of countries, advancing their economies, and creating job opportunities for youth. He called on governments to adopt flexible work systems, legislation and policies, that encourage youth entrepreneurship and provides them with necessary support and tools to enable them to achieve their ambitions and succeed in their business. Entrepreneurs, in his opinion, are the backbone of the current and future global economy.
He said: “Certain characteristics determine the difference between entrepreneurs and others. These include, people, including, but are not limited to: working as one team, cooperating with others, innovating new work tools and methodologies, taking informed risks, as well as continuous learning and development, and consultation with others before making major decisions.”
Dr. Abdul Quddus Mohammed, stressed that HR departments in the public and private sectors need to focus on attracting talent from the new digital age generation, provided that their different needs are met, and giving them flexible work options, to enable them to be creative and innovative.”
The Human Resources Club is an interactive platform and an intellectual and knowledge communication channel that brings together interested people, to discuss human resource issues and support service.
Membership of the Club is open and free for all those interested in human resources and institutional support, etc. Application should be through website: www.fahr.gov.ae, and e-mail: HRClub@fahr.gov.ae