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PreparED is a work-readiness programme designed to help you expand your understanding of the business world and enhance your employability prospects. Tailored to meet students’ specific needs, PreparED is a during-school career exploration programme for high-school youth. With hands-on vocational education integrated with life skills, students can benefit from entry-level employment opportunities with local companies and nonprofit organizations.
Designed for high school students starting grade 9 and above “(as applicable)”, the programme features a number of modules combining classroom teaching through engaging, dynamic and fun activities with practical application in real life.
10 topics can be covered during each PreparED session from the sample list above
A holder of MSc in International Business Management from Heriot-Watt University in UK, Tracy’s experience spans from marketing at many UAE-based businesses (Al Hilal Bank, Sharjah Art Foundation, Emirates Red Crescent) to lecturing at world-renowned universities in the UK and the UAE. Her area of academic expertise covers: Consumer Behavior, Business Skills and Innovation Management, E-commerce, Digital Marketing and many other.
Mrs. Aguilar is an Adjunct Trainer at the MODUL University Dubai since March 2016. She is active in training, teaching and academic support. Beatriz has a B.A. in Business Administration as well as a B.S. in Psychology from the University of San Diego. During her extensive career of over 15 years in the Health Care Management industry, she has led various teams from Client Consulting Services to Operations and integrated project management teams across the United States. She led the expansion of an alternative health care management program from the West Coast nationally. Recently, she has focused on training and management consulting with various industries throughout the Middle East and reinvigorated numerous businesses by innovating and streamlining their operations.
Carol’s experience spans various industries and sectors of specialization. She has been involved in the marketing and operations division for leading global brands such as Harvey Nichols - Al Tayer Insignia, Emirates NBD, JC Decaux and Martha Stewart Middle East. Her passion for continued learning and development caused her to move into academia in 2011. She has taught at the undergraduate and postgraduate level at several universities in the UAE.
Carol is currently pursuing her doctoral studies from Edinburgh Business School and is particularly interested in the field of Organization Behavior. She also holds an MBA from Murdoch University and is a qualified Electronics Engineer. She has a certificate in Negotiations from Harvard University and conducts corporate training programs and seminars on various business topics.
During her stint in education, she has delivered a TEDx talk on the Future of Education and was the regional keynote speaker at the Ellucian Live Middle East conference where she discussed her views on higher education and the growing need for a radical shift in existing pedagogy.
With over 100 years of academic excellence, MODUL University is the world’s oldest institution offering academic and vocational education in business and hospitality from the age of 14 to PhD. The state-of-the-art Dubai campus is located in ONE JLT making it the first Austrian university in the Middle East.