Education, development and training are key elements of the Ministry of Finance (MoF) strategic plan. Because of this, a career with MoF is a positive choice for UAE nationals in search of job
opportunities, as it offers a stimulating, performance-driven working environment, which encourages innovation, strengthens the sense of affiliation and achieves self-sustainment of leading
specialised supervisory teams made up of UAE nationals.
MoF holds an annual training programme that aims to develop and build the capabilities and skills of employees in a number of areas, contributing to achieving its objectives and aspirations. The
ministry seeks to invest in partnerships and cooperate with various international financial institutions and organisations. MoF is keen to organise specialised training programmes for employees to
help them gain new experiences and accomplish their duties and tasks to the highest of standards.
MoF adopts innovation when devising each of its training solutions, and as such, a workshop was organised by the Government Innovation Team in
cooperation with the training departments for MoF employees, other ministries and federal authorities.
This workshop aimed to:
Workshops such as this allow important topics related to vocational training to be discussed, and related to future trends in the UAE. At the forefront
of progression within UAE government departments are innovation tools, smart and electronic transformation in work, services and training.
MoF’s training programmes and plans are continually updated, upgraded and customised appropriate to internal and external requirements. Training ranges
from qualifying new employees and Masaar Programme members, to continually developing their skills to master current tasks and qualify individuals for
higher positions to create a second level leadership. Training also enhances the capabilities and efficiency of the federal financial system users across
ministries, government authorities, local partners and suppliers.
The planning of internal training programmes goes through several phases, with direct coordination between various sectors and departments, in order to
identify the training needs of each employee and department. This is to ensure that employee development is fully supported and their abilities at a level
which allows them to perform all the tasks entrusted to them in their current posts, while also preparing them for higher occupational positions.
Our training is based on the following components:
MoF adopts innovative training solutions, and uses and applies electronic systems, including an application on smart devices:
Customer Relations App Oracle Siebel to train employees of
federal authorities and suppliers only.
This offers the following benefits:
Registering in training programmes
Managing the content and material of training programmes
Training course follow-up, updates and progress
A part of the e-Business Suite run by the Federal Authority for
Government Human Resources (FAHR). This is used for Federal
Government employees only.
The Oracle Learning Management App is used to meet the
training needs of the ministry's employees only.
This application provides the following requirements:
Learning skills management
Providing a clear learning path for trainees to help develop their
Providing central reference for the employee’s training file
Evaluating programmes, trainers and trainees
MoF usually organisses internal workshops on the mechanisms of identifying training indicators, and the characteristics of training programmes, including e-training system, and the method of choosing and rewarding trainees. The ministry is also keen on cooperating with specialised authorities to provide the best academic and practical training for all human resources. This enables the ministry to realise its strategic vision aimed at achieving global leadership in various areas of financil resources management through:
MoF usually organises internal workshops on the mechanisms of identifying training indicators, and the characteristics of training programmes, including e-training systems, and the method
of choosing and rewarding trainees. The ministry is also keen on cooperating with specialised authorities to provide the best academic and practical training for all human resources. This
enables the ministry to realise its strategic vision aimed at achieving global leadership in various areas of financial resources management through:
Operating standards at the highest international levels
Adopting best practices in the field of training and development.
Providing the best academic and practical training for all employees.
Organising a workshop entitled "Developing Training Packages" in
cooperation with the European Business Centre for Training &
Development, Canada Global Centre, and the American Board to qualify
participants in developing training packages according to approved
international standards. This is achieved by providing trainees with a
background in occupational training and marketing. Trainees are also
introduced to the types, specifications and standards of training packages
according to ASK technology for classifying training toolkits, and AIDDA
technology to develop the package, in addition to the best practical
applications for the preparation and design processes.
Qualifying new employees and Masar Programme members
Approving a second level leadership qualifying programme that consists of
The first phase includes four tests for leaders on common knowledge, 15FQ+,
logical thinking and 360º assessment.
The second includes the involvement of participants in a professional diploma
programme to gain leadership skills. The diploma is based on basic skills in
management and leadership, strategic planning, human resource management,
effective communication, building and leading work teams, adopting the
concept of change and comprehensive quality management.
Collaboratively encouraging development
Coordinating with the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research
regarding training, development, developing training programmes and
learning of best practices in the field, types of professional certificates,
agreements, contracts and the ministry programme for qualifying second
Concluding an agreement with the Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart
University (HBMSU) to qualify and enrol second level employees, who are
to hold managerial positions in MoF departments, in its Comprehensive
Smart Programme for Leadership Skills Development. The agreement
states that 21 employees shall be enrolled in the programme and provided
with books and training material. HBMSU will also conduct periodical
questionnaires, an internal exam and a final assessment to be submitted
to MoF officials.
Concluding an agreement of cooperation with Dubai Judicial Institute (DJI)
for qualifying and developing human resources. This agreement states that
MoF employees will join DJI training programmes, the requirements of
which are to be planned on an annual basis. MoF will help in organising
conferences, seminars and workshops held by DJI, in addition to
exchanging periodical publications, research, studies, and leverage of
training programmes and plans in the area of dissemination of legal
Supporting efficiency across the board
Qualifying employees responsible for the implementation of procedures
and financial systems
At the ministries and federal authorities in the UAE using specialised
technologies. This is to raise and develop the efficiency and effectiveness
of federal government financial work systems.
Enhancing capabilities and efficiency of the federal financial system users
by introducing them to new laws, resolutions and financial policies. The
ministry carried out the following initiatives in that respect:
MoF organised a series of workshops within an integrated training programme
to publicise the Cabinet Resolution No. 32 of 2014 on Federal Government
Procurement Regulation and Storehouse Management. These workshops
addressed a number of topics, including Procurement Systems, Procurement
Governance, Purchase Methods, Contract Types, Supplier Information
Management, in addition to Awards Terms and Conditions, among others.
MoF organised a training workshop in cooperation with the International
Financial Corporation (IFC) for representatives of the Federal Government and
the Boards of Directors of companies in which MoF is a shareholder. IFC is a
member of the World Bank Group, and it helps to promote the economic
expansion of member countries, encouraging ow of private sector capital to
contribute to funding projects, and offering technical and managerial expertise
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