Business Development Strategies, Ph.D. Diploma in Financial Management, Diploma in Strategic Management Certified Professional Consultant, Bachelor in Business Administration
PhD in Strategic Planning and Certified Professional Consultant (CPC) both from the USA, entrepreneur and innovative thinker by nature, business management specialist by education, and business developer by practice and learning. Fluent in Arabic and English languages, and had a cross cultural background as a result of working with tens of nationalities worldwide.
As business specialist Dr.Hourani worked for the last 30 years as a management and business consultant, instructor, translator and portfolio manager. He worked for major organizations worldwide like ETN-Holland, M.M. Corporation-Japan, Arabic Council for Science, Medicine & Technology-Jordan, PADICO-Palestine, SABIC-Saudi Arabia, QP-Qatar, EDB-Bahrain, ADNOC-UAE, Bureau Veritas-UAE, Levenbert-UAE and Haward Technology UAE. He also handled business development projects and strategic planning for major bodies like Abu Dhabi Municipality and Al Riyadh Regional Municipality.
Translated/edited more than 30 books in economics, business, politics and education. Dr. Hourani is a member of several Management and Business bodies like PMI, UNESCO, IIL and CIPD. The diversified experiences in technical and non-technical environments entitled him to perceive the business needs and to align consulting with training work to fulfil those needs and expectations.
Dr. Hourani was the General Manager of TUV Akademie Middle East for more than 4 years and an Affiliate of Cambridge International College-UK. Currently, he is the General Manager of Cambridge Management Technology; a consulting and development house. As a renowned speaker, Dr. Hourani is a visiting lecturer/trainer in Abu Dhabi University, Alhosn University, UAE University, University of Sharjah, Emirates Institute for Banking, and some other consulting and training institutions worldwide, in addition to being a Strategy Consultant for several governmental bodies in UAE and other countries, including Ministries, Police, Municipalities and NGOs.
Dr. Hourani designed and delivered more than 160 training courses/seminars, which are an international record in this domain.He enjoys vast knowledge and experience in Change Management, Leadership, Business Development, HR Management, HR Soft Skills Training, Strategic Planning and Consultancy in all the mentioned areas. He held various positions throughout his professional life.
Dr. Hourani believes that the collective knowledge, experience, innovation of the employees should empower the organization. Team work, knowledge sharing, business ethics, and organizational development are a subset of his commandments. He is delighted to add great value to the organization and to have engaged customers.