Dubai School of Government
Patron: HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai
Program and Knowledge Partners: Arab Media Group, Brookings Institution, Cisco, Dubai Courts, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, Dubai International Financial Center, Dubai Media, Inc., Etisalat, Executive Council of Dubai, Executive Office of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Global Development Network, Government of Egypt, Government of Iraq, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (National University of Singapore), Microsoft, Ministry of Federal National Council Affairs, Office of the Prime Minister of the UAE, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation, OECD, Royal Family Council Bahrain, Sheikh Khalifa Government Excellence Programme, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Programme for Leadership Development, Social Science Research Council, UNDP, UNPAN, World Bank, World Economic Forum, Young Arab Leaders
Vision: To be an internationally renowned research and teaching institution for government administration and public policy in the Arab world.
Mission: The Dubai School of Government is committed to the advancement of good governance in the Arab world by serving as a platform for the creation of applied research, the dissemination of best practice and the education of policy makers in the region.
Researchers: 25 research fellows and associates
Research Specializations: public administration and governance, gender and public policy, economic development, youth inclusion, education, operations management, community development, e-government
Executive Education: Over 1500 high level private and public officials from throughout the region have attended DSG executive education courses since they began in 2006. Some courses are delivered in cooperation with Harvard Kennedy School (HKS). Customized courses delivered to institutions include the Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (DEWA), the Mohammed bin Rashid Programme for Leadership Development, the Sheikh Khalifa Government Excellence Program, the Government of Iraq, Etisalat, the Central Bank of the UAE, Dubai Courts, and the Media Leadership Program.
Master Program: The DSG Master of Public Administration (MPA) is an intensive, multidisciplinary program which empowers aspiring leaders from across the Arab world to successfully address the challenges and maximize the opportunities they face as public sector professionals.