DUBAI, UAE – 11 March 2020: The Emirates Group and AirBusiness Academy have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to extend Airbus’s leadership programme to UAE National employees at the Emirates Group. The MoU was signed by Amira Al Falasi, Emirates’ Vice President, HR Talent Acquisition and National Talent Development and Serge Golofier, Head of Sales & Marketing at AirBusiness Academy.

The new agreement will enable the Emirates Group’s cadre of high-potential UAE Nationals to tap into the Airbus Leadership Programme tailor-made modular learning framework, which aims to equip current and future UAE National leaders with the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed for their personal and professional development in an ever-changing business environment.

Topics will be centered on soft skills like self-awareness and emotional intelligence, as well as practical, interactive learning through commercial aviation business simulations. The programme will last 10 days and will take place at the AirBusiness Academy within the Airbus Leadership University in Toulouse.

Serge Golofier, Head of Sales & Marketing at AirBusiness Academy: “We look forward to delivering the very best of industry knowledge, resources and expertise in order to offer the highest of educational standards and interactive learning experiences for the Emirates Group. This agreement also highlights Airbus’s commitment to collaborating with industry partners and developing local talent to stimulate sustainable economic development in the communities we operate”.