General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) conducts Strategy Course to Latin America
UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has concluded a training course on strategic planning in the civil aviation industry in Cali, Colombia, with the participation of 50 specialized attendees representing different member states of the Latin American Civil Aviation Commission (LACAC).
The three-day course, held between 01-04 July, aimed at covering all aspects related to the strategic planning concepts in general and in particular the application of appropriate tools and techniques in driving an aviation regulatory organisation through a complex and continually changing environment. During the course, participants learned about various methods for planning and implementing business strategies through modeling the strategic planning processes.
Laila Ali Bin Hareb Al Muhairi, executive director strategy and international affairs, GCAA, designed and drafted the course, which comes within the framework of implementing the memorandum of understanding signed between GCAA and Latin American Civil Aviation Commission for sharing experiences.
H.E Saif Al Suwaidi, director general of GCAA, said: "The participation of GCAA in this course in Latin America reflects the role of the UAE in civil aviation worldwide and the trust of global and regional civil aviation authorities and organizations in the UAE. I am very proud that UAE is able to provide such high level courses developed by UAE national experts such as Laila Hareb."
Laila Ali Bin Hareb Al Muhairi said: "The strong participation in the course by CEOs and directors of civil aviation authorities, airport operators and air traffic service providers in Latin America indicates their interest in benefiting from the UAE's experience in strategic planning and transferring such experience to their countries
"Such courses and seminars organized by GCAA in conjunction with regional and international organisations confirm GCAA's commitment to strengthening relations with its counterparts around the world, which would enhance and promote the position of the UAE in the global civil aviation industry.”
The course saw the participation of representatives of civil aviation authorities in 11 Latin American countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Peru, Ecuador, the Dominican Republic and Uruguay.