Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP) is focused in developing the region’s talent pool and establish the UAE as a knowledge-based economy. DKP is an exceptional destination that provides only the best assortment of programmes in Human Resource Management (HRM), Consultancy, Training and Personal Development. Students receive diplomas and certificates of the highest calibre from DKP’s top-class Business Partners.
Dubai Knowledge Park offers flexible solutions with support from its ground-breaking customer service team. With their assistance, DKP business partners have set up various training centres, institutes and HR agencies to sustain and secure their market share in this booming sector.Dubai Knowledge Park has over 400 companies and institutions operating within it, which include occupational assessment and testing providers, universities, computer training providers, professional centers, executive development providers and HR consultancy companies. It is owned by Dubai Holding’s subsidiary TECOM Investments.
Located in Al Sufouh 2 District, in 2007, TECOM Investments launched a separate facility, Dubai International Academic City, where all institutions of higher education from Dubai Knowledge Park needed to shift. Dubai Knowledge Park has previously been known as Knowledge Village. Dubai Knowledge Park is advancing Dubai’s vision by developing a knowledge based economy. In 2015 “Dubai Knowledge Village” became “Dubai Knowledge Park”, DKP launched Business Partner CIPD UK, the launch of Business Partner Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation was done. Launch of Business Partner EFQM with Number of Business Partners added to 500. In 2014 the launch of first Industry and University Partnerships Forum (I-UP), getting professionals from universities, industry and government departments to discuss potential collaborations, partnerships, research and business development opportunities was recorded. In 2013 DKV celebrated 10th anniversary, Top Business Partners: SHRM, SHL, ICCA, EtonInstitute, Hays, Carmichael Fisher MEA, Monitor Group and many more Signature events: DKV Breakfast Club, TECOM SME Builder, TECOM CEO Network, DKV Training Open Week were established. First Education Cluster Annual Review initiated, launch of Deloitte Workforce Planning Study – Market Research study conducted by Deloitte. The surveying students across 17 markets in MEA and Asia and companies from a cross-section of industries was held to gather their perceptions on the UAE as a further education destination and to identify emerging trends, as well as existing skill shortages within the region’s workforce.
The survey of over 2,400 students and a cross-section of companies was carried out to provide DIAC with the region’s most comprehensive, independent study regarding workforce skills gaps that presently exist within emerging markets. In 2008, Corporate Research Centre launched, DKV Training Open Week event set-up and ‘DKV Experts Channel’ and DKV Events’ Website launched at GETEX 2008. In 2007 TECOM SME Builder networking event was inaugurated. The launch of DIAC – DKV positioned as separate zone for HRM, DIAC officially commenced for all higher education institutions. In 2006, Phase III launched, DKV Breakfast Club networking event was proposed. In 2005 incubator for small businesses unveiled and in 2003 – His Highness Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum inaugurated DKV at Grand Opening Ceremony. DKV initiated ways to consolidate the status of Dubai as a global destination for human resource management and learning excellence.
The Knowledge Village (KV) was created to retain and support regional talent needed to drive the creation of a knowledge economy. It was established as a regional meeting point between Middle Eastern students and global education providers.
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