“The race for excellence has no finish line.”

“The race for excellence has no finish line.”

Quote by H. H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum صاحب السمو الشيخ محمد بن راشد آل مكتوم

Ensure your professional success in the changing landscape of Retail in the Middle East & North Africa

Ever since we took our first step as a child and received our first commendation as professionals, education, hard work and personal development has always been part of our journey. Covid-19 presented us challenges for all types of business and we look towards what we can do today. Resilience and optimism is the key mindset in overcoming setbacks and knowledge equips us for tomorrow. As said by Malcolm X “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.”

Talent development in Retail

Since 1994, the Middle East Council of Shopping Centres & Retailers (MECS+R) has been providing training and education to Retail and Real Estate Professionals in the region. This year, the MECS+R launched the GVS E-Learning online training program that acknowledges the changing landscape of the retail business and ensures that everyone is equipped with new practical knowledge for the future.

The GVS E-learning is named after Gregory Vogt, Former Director of Leasing in Gulf Related, Vice President of Leasing New Developments – Levant in Majid Al Futtaim, Director of Leasing in Emaar among his many other roles, with over 32 years of international experience.

Learning for the Middle East & North Africa market

This year when businesses have undergone an overhaul in the way they operate, continuous learning will help refresh your knowledge and ensure your skills are still relevant and up-to-date with best practice.

Having a goal for self-initiated learning is key for one’s personal and professional development. For those whose interest lies in retail you can find more information on GVS E-learning here. https://mecsc.org/site/education/gvs/elearning

Delivered by accomplished decision makers and retail leaders in the world, this includes new & updated strategies, insights, case studies, video presentations and other study materials to deal with a post COVID landscape.

The course ensures you learn how to:

  • Develop, lease, market and operate a shopping centre successfully after and during the pandemic
  • Retail development & design process along with strategic retail planning for F&B operators, Security and more relevant topics.  

You can also avail exclusive discount for i12WRK here: https://bit.ly/34aRBlQ use code i12wrk10  

The Middle East Council of Shopping Centres & Retailers

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