Interactive mentorship session for UAEU students with the First Emirati CEO of General Electric GCC Dr Dalya Al Mutanna Emirati Youth Excellence Program – 2019


  • What is your purpose in Life?
  • What are the main skills you need to achieve Excellence?
  • What tools and technics you need to achieve your vision, both at professional and personal levels?
  • What are the steps you need to follow to achieve your dream job or create your own job?

After successful programs around the world (such as Stanford University, INSEAD and Olympic Games amongst others…) we are pleased to announce the launch of the ARAB EXCELLENCE PROGRAM for Emirati and non Emirati students .

This program is delivered with the support and partnership J.P.Morgan (the largest Financial Institution in the World) and several other global companies such as Linkedin, General Electric amongst others…


Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion and will be provided with either career and job opportunities with leading global companies based in the UAE and globally, or will be supported to become successful entrepreneurs. 



of students are expected to find a meaningful job in their field of interest or create their own job


of students will have IMPROVEd THEIR SOFT-SKILLS AND have a clearer career vision aligned with their personal purposes


of students will secure meetings with external mentors to build their career roadmap

PHASES of the program:

Phase 1 : Mindset shifT: 5 workshops by Arab Excellence 

5 workshops will cover a number of critical skills: inspirational case studies from local role models, formulating mid and long term vision,  professional and personal roadmaps, proactive networking skills, professional resume, cover letter, communications, public speaking, networking, creating professional presence online, etc…

Phase 3: Focus Track: EMPLOYABILITY  

Students will go though the Employment path to be ready to obtain jobs in several partner companies and receive hands-on experience in the corporate world. This phase includes Resume nalization, interview skills, job/ internship matching and placement, job shadowing …etc this program is delivered in partnership with Arab Excellence.

Phase 2: Private sector engagement 

Phase 2 includes dynamic interactions and exposure to prestigious private sector companies and profound entrepreneurs and startups to help student understand the world of work, sector and economy and will match students with mentors from the private sectors to equip the students with practical steps to reach career readiness and employability. Prestigious companies includes JP. Morgan, Linkedin, General Electric etc…

phase 4: Jobs and opportunity matching  

Graduating Students will be matched with several opportunities based on their skills, talents and career roadmaps. They will also be prepared  to go though Assessment centers in orders to obtain jobs in several Partner companies. The exact list of positions and companies will be communicated at a later stage.

Testimonials of past students of the program

More details about the program

Arab Excellence and JP Morgan seek to support talented Emirati students into their successful integration into the private sector, be it through employment, self-Employment or SMEs creation

Through a series of programs and mentoring addressing Employability, Career guidance and soft skills, students will be able to architect and build their professional vision and career roadmap based on the field of studies, their interests and ambitions as well the priority sectors currently in the National Agenda of the UAE.

Every track in this innovative programme will be composed of:

  1. Self-Development: Mindset shift into a growth Mindset and Soft skills boot-camps
  2. Exposure, interaction and skilling with the private sector & professional
  3. Customised Individual Career path for each student with regular mentorship
  4. Gamified process and centralised opportunities

For greater impact, Arab Excellence in collaboration with partner organizations on the ground will identify the recruitment needs of partner companies and priority sectors of the country of, and will design and deliver training programs catering to the pre-selected/identified fields professional preferences


– 100 student Males and Females
– Between 18 and 25 years-old
– A vision and willingness for change and career aspiration
– Willing to commit to a self-development program

Selection will be based on collected applications.

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