Promoting Entrepreneurship & Technological Skills:
National Needs, Global Trends
19th & 20th March 2018
Entrepreneurship, Business and Management
Soft Skills, Enabling Skills
Partner of the Year Award' by the University of Bedfordshire in their awards ceremony 2016.
No 1 in AIWA Awards for Best Performing Companies in 2014 & 2015.
Most Trusted Brand Award by OER, 2015, 2016.
All submitted papers (including abstract and poster) will undergo plagiarism detection and double-blind review; meaning author and reviewer identities are concealed from both ends. Authors are advised not to leave any trace which discloses their identity in the body of paper at this stage. Review criteria includes originality, significance, language used, and current.Paper Submission
|Full paper presentation|
|IEEE members||OMR 20|
|Abstract only presentation||OMR 20|
|Poster Presentation (Students only)||No Fees|
|Attendance only (Not presenting)||OMR 10|
Will be available by 15 Jan 2018...
The University of Bedfordshire is a large, modern university north of London, with six campuses, and approximately 23,000 students. Each year over 4000 international and EU students choose Bedfordshire as their study destination, and 92% of graduates are in work or further study within six months of graduation. Bedfordshire is an award winning institution, which is home to world-leading research. It has nearly 3,000 international students representing more than 100 countries. Majan University College has had an academic affiliation with the University of Bedfordshire since 1998. The University of Bedfordshire was presented with the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Further and Higher Education in 2013 and the Queen's Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2011. It is very rare for any UK university to receive the Queen's awards twice in three years. In the 2018 Times Higher Education world rankings, the University of Bedfordshire was placed in the 601-800 bracket, alongside other well-known universities such as Kuwait University, Bradford University and the Tokyo University of Science.
Founded in 1973, the National Bank of Oman was the country’s first local bank, forging a rich history with Oman’s local businesses and its economy at large. Today, it is one of the largest banks in Oman. It offers cutting-edge financial solutions, designed to keep pace with the needs of individuals and businesses. With the global nature of banking and business in mind, NBO provides for all financial requirements within the Sultanate of Oman and beyond, and has the expertise and the technology to be a trusted partner in all the financial dealings of its clients. NBO has 61 branches and 173 ATMs across the Sultanate, as well as international offices in Egypt, Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Riyada’s ultimate objective is to provide solid support to SMEs in order to nurture the entrepreneurial culture in the Sultanate of Oman and enhance the contribution of SMEs to the socioeconomic development of the country.
The SME Development Fund (SMEF) has been established under the Sultanate’s offset programme, with the objective of developing entrepreneurship, and financing small and medium enterprises in the Sultanate. Launched in March 2014 and commencing operations in April, SMEF’s objectives are financing and supporting existing SMEs who are seeking to expand in scale and scope, and the ‘creation’ of new entrepreneurs. SMEF is working towards creating jobs by creating entrepreneurs; training and nurturing entrepreneurs. SMEF has through the past three years of work, built knowledge of creating entrepreneurship culture amongst students, and also has helped SMEs acquire new skills to grow their companies, through training, nurturing and networking. The four point plan of SMEF are as follows:
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IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. IEEE's core purpose is to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE-Oman is the leading professional organization of Electrical & Electronics Engineers in the Sultanate of Oman.
Oman Society of Engineers (OSE) is a non-governmental and not-for-profit organization established in 2001 by a Ministerial Decision No. 186/200. The society seeks to advance all matters related to engineers, as a profession, in Oman. The society serves the engineering community and contributes to the development of Oman. It is open for all engineering disciplines and to both Omani and expatriate engineers working in Oman. The society is run by volunteers from diverse organizations and industries. It is governed by a constitution and is run on a non-profit basis with training programmes and sponsorship fees as the main revenue sources. Its set objectives and strategy include regulating engineering practices and supporting the needs and rights of engineers, contributing to the industrial and architectural development of Oman, and working towards strengthening scientific and technical ties with all engineers in Oman, in the region and internationally.
Situated at the south-eastern tip of the Arabian peninsula, the Sultanate of Oman is rightly renowned as the most welcoming and hospitable country in the region. It is also known for its rugged mountains, beautiful wadis and white sand beaches. Under His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said’s judicious leadership, the country has made gigantic strides forward both economically and socially since 1970.
At the time of the conference, in late March, the temperature is likely to be around 30C – but even if it is a little higher, all cars, buildings and hotels have very effective air-conditioning systems. The conference website gives details of a range of places to stay at reduced rates, and we feel sure that you will enjoy your visit to Muscat. Majan College looks forward to welcoming you!