Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Pictures of Blue Ocean Convocation 2013

Get set for a salary increase !

A  6 % Salary Increase Awaits UAE professionals in the Middle East.

Middle East salaries are projected to increase by more than 6 per cent in 2013, according to a Aon Hewitt Salary Increase Survey.

Amidst speculations of US finding it difficult to negotiate its fiscal cliff and emerging trends indicating that economies in China, India, Brazil are already in recession, a mood of cautious optimism has enveloped the Middle East and North African countries.

An average salary increase of 5.4% is anticipated for the GCC, similar to previous predictions made for 2011 for 2012, indicating confidence in the economic stability of the region, according to Aon Hewitt's Salary Increase Survey.

The report has been compiled using data from over 500 organisations in 26 sectors from across the region.


Dubai : Blue Ocean, UAE's leading management training and consulting company held its first convocation for the year 2013 on Friday January 18.
There were celebrations galore as 150 students drawn from different areas of specialization -- Logistics and Supply Chain to Six Sigma and Contracts Management, Human Resources and Cabin Crew -- passed out with top honours.
The glittering ceremony was held in the backdrop of the Park Regis Hotel in Dubai and well attended by Blue Ocean students, patrons, alumni and faculty members. The certificates were conferred by Blue Ocean Executive Director, Mr. Sathya Menon.
Blue Ocean also teamed up with the Toastmasters International to launch the first Blue Ocean Toastmasters Club in the UAE in a bid to nurture public-speaking/debating skills among its students.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Abdul Azeez, Director Blue Ocean, congratulated students for earning a top-notch international qualification that would hold them in good stead throughout their career. “This international qualification will take you places and open up windows of opportunities you never knew existed. An international certification is an instant passport to success in a multi-cultural work environment,” he highlighted.
Blue Ocean boasts of an alumni network of 40,000 plus students worldwide and is credited with imparting futuristic skills to a new generation of leaders in the UAE, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, India and Sri Lanka.
The convocation ceremony proved to be a proud occasion for all the graduating students and their family member. The air was charged with emotion with most of the graduates arriving with their spouses to receive their prestigious international certification.
The premium certification tags conferred on the students included the Certified International Supply Chain Professional and the Certified International Supply Chain Manager from the International Purchase and Supply Chain Management Institute, USA; Six Sigma Green and Black Belt from International Quality Federation, US; Certified International Commercial Contracts Manager from International Purchase and Supply Chain Management Institute US; Diploma in Cabin Crew from Cabin Crew Direct, UK; Certified Human Resource Professional and Certified Human Resource Manager from American Certification Institute.
Mr. Nagabhushan Balaji, Executive Vice President, Head of Internal Control, Legal & Compliance, Dubai First, was the keynote speaker at the convocation. He helped students understand the basic tenets of being a good leader, a team leader and a manager.
He explained how good leaders lead by example without imposing authority. “It is important to be knowledgeable and build a personal credibility based on trust and confidence,” he said. He also urged Blue Ocean students to display leadership qualities during challenging scenarios in a post-recession economy.
In the Students Speak session preceding the conferring of certificates and awards, many of Blue Ocean's illustrious students shared stories about their valuable time with Blue Ocean staff and faculty. Varghese Philips who works in the oil and gas sector rated Blue Ocean as the No. 1 training academy describing his association as “rewarding and life-changing.”

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Monday, January 7, 2013

Six Sigma Green Belt Training & Certification by IQF, USA in Dubai. Call us now for Special Discounts for January

Six Sigma is a business management strategy that seeks to improve the quality of process outputs by identifying and removing the causes and defects (errors) and minimising variability in manufacturing and business process. It uses a set of quality management methods, including statistical methods, and creates a special infrastructure of people within the organisation. 

We would like to offer you with the most efficient and money saving path to achieving your six Sigma qualification from IQF (International Quality Federation, USA) in UAE which is recognised and accepted all over the world. 

We Blue Ocean Management & consultancy is amongst the most successful training companies worldwide for the past 14 Years. We provide training for companies such as DEWA, McDermott, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Al Futtaim, Mabani Steel, National oil well, Uptown primary school, Talim group, Redingtongulf and many more. 

Trainer Dr.Chalapathi, PhD holder from the prestigious IIT, Kharagpur is an expert in Six Sigma. He is a renowned speaker and author of various books on Six Sigma. (He is qualified in PhD in Quality from IIT, Kharagpur, M.Tech from IIIT, Kharagpur, B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering, Certified Lean Master Black Belt, Certified DFSS Master Black Belt, Post Graduate Diploma, Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Certified Trainer from CBI, Netherlands, Certified Lead Auditor ISO‐9000) 

IQF Exam The IQF certification exam is not like a traditional certification exam. Instead, it is a rigorous, computer-based testing the ability to use modern methods to improve business operations. The exam consists of 2 modules

  1. Fundamentals - short questions & problems designed to test the basic understanding of Six Sigma tools & concepts.
  2. Applications - detailed problems designed to test Six Sigma problem solving ability. 

For Registrations and More information

Call Christopher on Tel: +97143963968 Mobile: +971501416465

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Job Opportunity - Purchasing Officer

A reputed Organisation in Ajman Free Zone, UAE is looking for a purchasing officer reporting to the head of Purchasing with the following qualifications/competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly energetic, motivated, and initiative with leadership potential
  • 2-3 years background in purchasing
  • Fluent in English language
If you are a previous student of Blue Ocean please forward your CV to