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A Selection Of Our Projects

Field Medical Training Programme

Over 40,000 Army Personnel of all ranks trained on the latest techniques of first aid, and the measures of saving life and limb in the field, to meet the standards of modern warfare. The programme also offers participants the opportunity to become qualified, or re-certify, as MSC personnel, including physicians and nurses. The course helps participants to acquire and refresh the skills of modern military medicine, to train and qualify in special operations and life saving techniques in the field, and to learn the skills and techniques needed for the management of mass casualty incidents.


Maritime Coxswain and Boat Training Programme

Launched in November 2012, the Maritime Training Programme involved coaching over 500 marine personnel, in both professional and executive development courses, created and enhanced continuously by the Critical Infrastructure and Coastal Protection Authority (CICPA). The courses are designed to prepare basic, advanced and Multi Role Tactical Platform coxswains and crew to conduct world class maritime security operations. The project also included a customised leadership programme that was delivered every two weeks to CICPA management and leadership personnel.


Basic English Maritime Course

This Basic English course equips participants with the necessary language skills to carry out the most important duties when operating as a member of the UAE’s Coastguard.



The First Line Management Leadership Programme was developed for supervisors and managers who wish to build on and develop their existing management skills and knowledge. The programme was based on the modules of the CMI Level 3 Diploma in First Line Management, and included customised workshops that reflected local and regional experiences in Management and Leadership. Participants also applied one of the experiential modules in Singapore, where they benchmarked international best practices in Management and Leadership, and then applied them in their day-to-day roles.


Abu Dhabi Police

The Knowledge Group provided customised language instruction to over 1,500 Police officers from different departments in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and the Western Region – including the Traffic Police, Customer Service Officers, the 999 Operations Department, and the Arms and Explosives Unit. The training was based on English terminologies used in each division’s own work environment, using customised books developed and designed by TKG.


Etihad – Customised Professional Soft Skills and Language Programme

TKG was chosen to develop bespoke English language employee development programmes for Etihad, alongside IT and customer service courses. The programme was for new recruits at Etihad’s call centre in Al Ain, and was customised to meet the specific needs of Etihad Airways and its call centre staff.


Tawazun-Customised Language Terminologies for the Workplace

TKG provided dedicated English language terminology training for Tawazun employees to use in their work environment. Participants included employees from the Tawazun headquarters, and its training centre in Ajban.



In partnership with Abu Dhabi Education Council, TKG has delivered the Sayfuna Mumayaz Programme to over 11,000 high school students in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. Over 90 per cent of the participants were UAE Nationals, of which 70 per cent were female. The programme aims to enhance English language, IT and Entrepreneurial skills, and helps prepare participants for further study and the work place.


Tech Quest

TKG developed and delivered the Tech Quest programme for the Advanced Technology Investment Company. This company is wholly owned by Mubadala Development Company, and invests in young Emiratis, while aiming to increase their interest in pursuing careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. The programme was delivered to more than 300 UAE National students from grades 7 to 12.



TKG utilised its experience and expertise from training personnel in the UAE Armed Forces and CICPA to help Emirates Foundation develop a training programme for volunteer first responders. The course was delivered to over 2,000 volunteers, which means that many organisations now possess a group of trained volunteers who can respond to emergencies and help protect the public.


Tawteen Programme

TKG has worked with Abu Dhabi Tawteen Council on two separate programmes. The first involved scanning and selecting more than 4,000 UAE Nationals for employment in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and the Western Region. The second involved training over 2,000 Nationals in areas such as Business English, Work Employability Skills, Customer Service, Human Resources, and Business Administration.


Ain Al Mustaqbal

The project sought to find roles in the private sector for UAE female Nationals. Over 150 job seekers were recruited by partnering with a network of different private sector employers in Al Ain.


TKG worked with AZADEA to meet its need to recruit UAE Nationals. TKG used multiple recruitment channels and extensive assessment practices to supply AZADEA with the right candidates. In addition, it provided a fully customised corporate Emiratisation programme, which included accredited language, work skills and vocational qualifications.


Borouge Irtiqaa Programme

The Borouge Irtiqaa scheme was designed to help Borouge develop a coaching and mentoring culture within its organisation. The customised programme was completely designed and developed by TKG, and has trained over 500 employees in Abu Dhabi and Al Ruwais.


ADCO-Strategic Management and Coaching

TKG has partnered with Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO) to deliver Strategic Management Workshops for senior executives. Workshops are followed by individual executive coaching sessions that are delivered to participants at their workplace.


ARKAN Leadership Programme

TKG developed a bespoke Leadership Development programme for key managers at ARKAN. This focused on the business challenges facing ARKAN and used a combination of BlessingWhite leadership workshops to address the challenges.


Al Ain Hospital-Future Talent and Leadership Programme

Al Ain Hospital commissioned TKG to develop a 360-degree survey for a group of UAE Nationals that would be managing the hospital, supported by one-to-one coaching and motivational profiling. From this detailed profiling, TKG was able to design a bespoke nine-month executive development programme based around the needs of the individual hospital.


Assessment and Development Centres

TKG has worked with the UAE’s Ministry of Presidential Affairs (MOPA) on identifying and developing a customised Leadership Development Programme. The scheme began with assessment and development centres to identify the training needs of the MOPA personnel.


Government of Ras Al Khaimah

TKG delivered development programmes and individual development plans for a group of high-level officials in the Government of Ras Al Khaimah.


ZADCO-Professional Skills Workshop

TKG has delivered more than 30 specialised IT and Finance courses for ZADCO employees since October 2010.


Al Rahba Hospital

TKG partnered with the Al Rahba Hospital training department to deliver a training plan, with courses focused on developing employees’ business and soft skills.



TKG, in partnership with FranklinCovey, delivered the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Development to a number of Etisalat employees. The programme included individual and group coaching sessions.


ADSIC-IT Security

TKG has delivered a range of ICT security workshops to the Abu Dhabi Systems & Information Centre, using the IT Security Module developed by ICDL. Workshops were delivered to a range of governmental entities – including the Department of Transport, the Crown Prince Court, and the Health Authority Abu Dhabi.


Executive Management Programme

TKG has partnered with the Ambulatory Healthcare Services to deliver a programme aimed at enhancing the capacity for leading strategy and change. This involved a series of modules and master classes designed to enhance the leadership capacity to lead strategy and change throughout the organisation.


Re-Skilling DCS Public Servants

TKG was involved in designing an integrated re-skilling programme for more than 1,000 civil servants at the UAE’s Department of Civil Service (DCS), with business English, IT skills, management and vocational training.


RTA-Strategic Innovation Workshop

TKG delivered a workshop to the Road & Transport Authority’s (RTA) C-Level leaders and Executive Directors on the subject of Strategic Innovation. The workshop was delivered by Professor Costas Markides, one of the world’s top 50 business thinkers since 2005.


National Archives

The National Archives, part of the National Center for Documentation & Research, is working with TKG on a succession planning programme. This involves identifying the critical positions within the National Archive’s organisation, and then running development programmes for those employees identified as having the high potential needed to take up these key positions in the future. Through this process, potential organisational disruption is kept to a minimum by reducing vacancy times for key appointments.



Abu Dhabi Distribution Company (ADDC) engaged TKG to work on a Behaviour Change Programme for their organisation. This is focused on identifying how they can enhance organisational efficiency as a whole, and how they can best inspire employees to perform at their optimum.

TKG, in close partnership with GP Strategies, is currently supporting Abu Dhabi Distribution Company (ADDC) in the development of the 2015 - 2019 strategic plan. Our experts will help ADDC’s business units review, validate and modify current strategy as part of its move to become a top quartile company.