UAE ranked second globally for business skills

SourceThe National

The UAE has been ranked second globally for the business skills of its workforce.

The country is second only to small European nation Luxembourg in terms of the skills that have been developed in areas such as entrepreneurship, leadership, management, strategy, operations and communication, according to the Global Skills Report 2021 by online education company Coursera. In terms of overall skills, the UAE was the highest-placed in the Middle East and 35th globally.

“In recent years, the UAE government has implemented numerous initiatives, aimed at promoting a skills-based economy. These are having a positive impact on the economy as evidenced by the UAE’s business more...