Future perspectives: where we’re headed
In line with our recently held SME Beyond Borders – 4X conference, the team at SME Advisor felt compelled to assess the top trends that we think will have a major impact in four years to come. Here are our two cents on what to expect in the future…... Read more
Building a new vision for education
Ibrahim Naji is leading a homegrown initiative called ImpactEd, which is a real-world project management system that distributes sustainable development challenges to university classrooms. As a passionate advocate of modern education, he shares his candid views on why today’s educational systems are failing their students and how he’s determined... Read more
Business publications all too often overlook the fact that the medicine and healthcare sectors are among the very greatest areas of true entrepreneurship – and the UAE is home to one of the Arab world’s most prodigious and honoured medical innovators, Her Excellency Dr. Maryam Matar. Listed as one... Read more

We give you a comprehensive listing of the top ten trends that stand to leave a lasting impression in 2015

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Empowering women in business
Dubai is set to host The Arab Women Leadership and Business Summit this coming September 22-23 at the Radisson Royal Hotel. Sponsored by the Dubai Business Women Council, Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and the American Chamber of Commerce, the two-day event will feature high-profile speakers from both private and... Read more
The importance of entrepreneurship
Over the years, the University of Wollongong Dubai (UOWD), one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the UAE, has produced a group of young and promising entrepreneurs. They have also proved their commitment to supporting their students by working in close collaboration with businesses and initiating activities... Read more

IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) highlighted the urgent need to tackle the Middle East’s financial competency gap

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Randa Al Hemeiri, an Emirati participant of the entrepreneurship development programme Tejar Dubai – empowered by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, successfully launched an early child education centre

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In an exclusive interview with Professor of Entrepreneurship Vangelis Souitaris of Cass Business School, part of City University London, we assess the latest entrepreneurship trends …

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Adelle Geronimo sets the scene for a new series of features in SME Advisor, focusing on the role of academic and vocational courses dedicated to teaching entrepreneurship. “Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know.” – Daniel Boorstin Entrepreneurs are often characterised by their dedication, confidence,... Read more