Project Management

Time is indeed money!

Provided by Potential.com, Content Partner for SME Knowledge UAE Do you know what time is it now? Did you complete the list of tasks you were supposed to perform today? What is the backlog that is still there? Have you ever realized how much of your nine hours at work are actually being wasted by the lack of interest or laziness? Remember, time management means lesser loss! How can a firm invest their time efficiently in today’s world? We are living in a very competitive world...

You can always be a star but not a regular winner; team matters!

Provided by Potential.com, Content Partner for SME Knowledge UAE   Do you know that it doesn’t matter if you are a master of one or a jack-of-all-trades in today’s world?  You are nothing if you can’t be a part of group; perform your individual duty while keeping in line with the track record of the other members. At the end of the day, everyone has to do their own work separately but the person who is capable of performing his/her tasks with respect to the...

Quality management and its significance to your businesses

Provided by Potential.com, Content Partner for SME Knowledge UAE Quality management is, by definition, the process of planning, controlling, assuring, and improving quality; both in business operations and productivity, with the objective of achieving and maintaining a desired level of excellence within a business, eliminating errors, and increasing profits.So how can you efficiently streamline your business processes by means of quality management?Identify your customers’...

An overview of benchmarking and its substantial benefits

Provided by Potential.com, Content Partner for SME Knowledge UAE “Benchmarking” is the systematic process of searching for best practices that lead to continuous improvement and positive change, and is one of the most effective management tools which bring about quantum-leaps in the performance of any business, regardless of nature of business, type of industry, or management control. So how can you effectively benchmark yourself for superior performance? Consider the...

GEM UAE 2011 Report

The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) UAE 2011 Report, now in its fifth year, provides thorough information on the latest trends in entrepreneurial activities and perspectives in the UAE. The aim of the report is to assist in drawing up an entrepreneurship policy framework, which provides the background and strategy to the national entrepreneurship policy. The 2011 report is based on a survey of over 3000 adults in the country, spread over the Emirates and different nationalities in line...

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Getting Your Team in Place

OBJECTIVE: This session will help you get your team ready for growth. Your growth plan should incorporate ongoing reviews of the business plan, appropriate delegation of authority, initiating appropriate employee incentives, creation of training tools and manuals, deployment of efficient communications tools and ongoing input from an external advisory board. Review and update your business plan Delegating authority Employee motivation Training Governing manual Procedures manual Training...

Vertical Integration

OBJECTIVE: Growing your business could include getting into one or more additional operating levels that occur within your industry. Vertical integration is an option to explore. In this session, you will cover the potential opportunities and risks associated with vertical integration. What is vertical integration? The definition Examples of vertical integration Potential opportunities to consider Partial vertical integration Examples of partial vertical integration Advantages of...

Tips for Entrepreneurs: Key Performance Indicators

A business always needs constant monitoring and evaluation to make sure that it is on the right path as per the previously laid plan and ensure that it achieves the goals already set. That is why key performance indicators (KPIs) are important. But how can you measure the overall performance of your company and that of the employees? Definition of KPIsKPIs are a measurable value that shows how far a company is efficient in meeting their key business goals. These KPIs are often used at...

How to Create & Develop KPI’s?

 Each project needs to develop Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) in order to monitor the performance of the project, this video explains the importance of KPI’s and How to develop KPI’s  To view this video you can click this link: Key Performance Indicators

Qualifications of suppliers

Copyright © Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development  .... This video is produced by SME knowledgeThis video explains how to  Register suppliers in the Federal Supplier RegisterKhalifa Fund was established in June 2007 by the virtue of the (Law 14 of 2005), as an independent, Not for Profit Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Socio Economic Development agency of the Government of Abu Dhabi. The purpose of establishing the fund is to help develop local enterprises in Abu Dhabi by...

Operating Ratios Exercise

Provided by Potential.com, Content Partner for SME Knowledge UAE   This video shows an exercise on the operating ratios where it's required to calculate the sales to receivables ratio , days' receivables and return on assets ratio. For more videos, please visit our website http://www.potential.com This video is part of the Khalifa Fund training Program, a free online training program that supports and supplies SMEs with free seminars, funding opportunities and exposure! This...