UAE Ranks 2nd Globally in Overall Business Skills
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The online education provider assessed the skills proficiency across business, technology, and data science for over 100 countries for more than 77 million learners on the platform.
The #UAE ranks 1st in the MENA region and 2nd globally in overall business skills, according to Coursera’s Global Skills Report 2021. The report praised the UAE's commitment to supporting tech entrepreneurship through initiatives like the Khalifa Fund & #Dubai Future Foundation. pic.twitter.com/bDSQwS56Ti— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) June 9, 2021
The top 97 percentile or higher in business skills are for UAE learners placed in areas such as Communication, entrepreneurship, leadership & management, and strategy & operations.
There has also been an increase in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) course enrollments by women in the UAE.
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"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 leadership position in our rankings," said Anthony Tattersall, Coursera Vice President of EMEA.
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