AAWC receives Excellence in Human Resource Management Award
HCT-Al Ain Women’s College Business Department was recently recognised for its proactive HR activities, at a dinner celebration at the Ritz Carlton hotel in Dubai.
AAWC received The Middle East HR Excellence Award for becoming the first institution in the region to incorporate a Student Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Not only is this the first student chapter in the UAE, but also the first student chapter in the GCC.
Presenting the award was His Excellency, Dr Humaid Al Qatami, Minister of Education and Chairman of the Federal Government Human Resources.
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the largest association devoted to HRM and represents more than 250,000 members in more than 140 countries worldwide. Membership offers students the opportunity to supplement their classroom education with real-world knowledge and 'learning by doing' experiences.
The society now includes over 450 affiliated student chapters and more than 15,000 student members, but only one in the GCC – Al Ain Women’s College!