30 June 2020
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) organised a virtual webinar in collaboration with globally leading PwC on ‘Skills for the future - How future education will be Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) organised a virtual webinar in collaboration with globally leading PwC on ‘Skills for the future - How future education will be after the outbreak of Coronavirus’. Senior management and more than 120 employees across DEWA’s divisions attended the webinar.
HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA highlighted DEWA’s commitment to provide all required resources to develop the creativity and innovation of its employees, support them in their career and personal life to gain necessary skills to keep pace with rapid global changes. This ensures business continuity according to the highest international standards, ensuring DEWA’s international achievements in providing the best work environment.
“DEWA is committed to providing its staff with the required experiences and tools to become effective partners in anticipating and shaping the future as well as providing proactive solutions to counter different challenges. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, once observed ‘The future is for everyone, but only those who heed its call, speak its language and explore its directions, will be able to get a fair share of it.’ DEWA partners with major public and private organisations to provide a d positive work environment that contributes to enhancing employee efficiency as this is the most critical ingredient for loyalty and success. We are committed to capacity building through workshops, seminars, and events that enable sharing knowledge and experiences. This supports our efforts to keep pace with the Fourth Industrial Revolution, use disruptive technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Robots, Internet of Things, and 3D printing. DEWA’s advanced digital infrastructure enhanced its readiness and resilience during the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic. It also helped us adopt the necessary changes to maintain our leading position globally. DEWA developed learning mechanisms at the workplace and continues its valuable employee investment through digital technologies to perform these tasks. Our infrastructure and services work according to the highest standards of efficiency, reliability and accountability to achieve a competitive national economy based on knowledge, innovation, and future technologies,” said Al Tayer.
At an early stage, DEWA realised the importance of innovation in finding sustainable solutions, turning challenges into opportunities, enhancing its agility and efficiently keeping pace with new national priorities. This builds a better future for generations to come and achieve its vision to become a globally leading sustainable innovative corporation. DEWA strives to further its futuristic innovative educational plans to qualify its staff for success and corporate excellence; as well as achieving its goals and strategic plans to maintain its position as a globally leading and innovative corporation.