هدى الخواجة

Huda Al Khawaja

Independant Consultant and Facilitator

Bahrain

Management Consulting

Current

Self Employed,

FranklinCovey Middle East

Previous

Horizons Learning,

Dar Al Qanoon Law Firm,

The Institute of Banking IOB -KSA

Education

University of Cumbria

Summary

Beside my role as a business consultant and a facilitator, I devoted my time and energy to enable youth, women, and NGOs to succeed by building their capabilities; using an inside -out approach.

I am passionate about meeting and training different people from all countries in the Middle East; learning about their cultures, challenges, and ambitions.

My skills are focused on developing and delivering training programs which are customized and connected to individual and organizational missions and goals; based on their needs.

“Leadership is service, my priorities is based on my life’s mission. My roles and goals may change overtime but my mission statement is timeless”

Experience

Independent Business Consultant/Trainer

Self Employed

June 2011 – Present (4 years 3 months)

Senior Consultant-Facilitator

FranklinCovey Middle East

November 2002 – Present (12 years 10 months)Dubai

Senior Consultant

Horizons Learning

2009 – 2015 (6 years)

Executive Partner-Senior Consultant

Dar Al Qanoon Law Firm

July 2010 – October 2012 (2 years 4 months)Kuwait

-Established Dar Al Qanoon Law firm in Kuwait with a mission “to provide legal and business consultancy" . 
-Worked closely with the owner on setting up the vision , values and strategy for the firm. 
-Recruited and built a team of lawyers and administrators, provided them with the required training on self effectiveness, Management and leadership.

Consultant - Director of Executive Learning

The Institute of Banking IOB -KSA

January 2007 – June 2011 (4 years 6 months)Riyadh

Served as a consultant for the Institute of Banking in Riyadh, which is part of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency:
Established the Executive Learning Centre to provide leadership development programs for executives in the financial sector.
Built a highly customized leadership program for managers in affiliation with Darden School of Business – University of Virginia – USA, and the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance , the program is still running successfully; providing Financial and non Financial Institutions in KSA and Bahrain with skilled young leaders.
Prepared a gap analysis report for the IOB, and lead the process of formalizing new shared values for the institute.
Developed a highly customized leadership program for the management team in the IOB, to align departments’ missions and objectives with the new strategy and the desired culture
Established the Woman Training Centre, with a mission to provide financial institutions with training and development programs for women .The center started operating in 2007, and is currently operating with a team of 19 professionals and trainers. The centre offers training for three Diplomas Certificates, and many technical and soft skills programs.

Executive Vice President- Member in the Board of Directors

FranklinCovey Middle East

November 2002 – June 2006 (3 years 8 months)Dubai

•Worked with other board members to shape the company long-term vision and carrying it out by developing and executing Franklin Covey ME grand strategy to re position and expand throughout the region.
•Built and lead a new highly diversified team of consultants, trainers, and partners. 
•Trained and coached over 100 consultants /Facilitators on all existing Franklin Covey programs 
•Served as a member in Franklin Covey Global Leadership Council , which was formed to develop the new Leadership program "Great Leaders". 
•Supervised the Arabic translation process of all existing Franklin Covey training material, and proof read the translation of Dr. Covey book, the 8th Habit, "From Effectiveness to Greatness".
•Received the Franklin Covey Global Award “President’s Club “for outstanding performance in 2004.

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Consultant/Trainer

Bahrain Women Association for Human Development

March 2003Economic Empowerment

 I lead the strategic planning sessions for developing the vision, mission, and shared values, and I trained board members and teams for successful execution. 
 I developed and delivered a customized training program for unemployed women to empower them be economically independent.
 I developed and delivered a program for youth focused on Effectiveness and leadership 

Trainer

Al Tajdeed Cultural & Social Society - Bahrain

December 2013Education

I enjoyed training two groups of university students on life and self effectiveness skills . Each group composed of 22 participant who attended a 45 hours tailor made program. As usual, we had fun learning together and coming out with plans to make a difference in our societies.

Opportunities Huda is looking for:

Joining a nonprofit board

Skills-based volunteering (pro bono consulting)

Causes Huda cares about:

Civil Rights and Social Action

Education

Human Rights

Organizations Huda supports:

Rafto Foundation for Human Rights

Bahrain Women Assosiation for Human Development

Altajdeed Cultural And Social Societey-Bahrain

Kudra Society

Adyan Foundation

Waad Society

Organizations

Darden School of Business-University of Virginia

Consultant, Business Development

November 2011 – December 2012

Additional Organizations

The Institute of Banking -KSA Logosnet Horizons Learning-UK Qudra Strategy-Turkey

Languages

English: Full professional proficiency

Arabic: Native or bilingual proficiency

French: Elementary proficiency

Skills

Training & Development

Management Consulting

Business Management

Business Strategy

Change Management

Leadership Development

Business Development

Human Resources

Organizational...

Strategic Planning

Youth Development

Management

Employee Training

Performance Management

Team Building

Executive Coaching

Talent Management

Training

Program Management

Strategy

Leadership

Business Planning

Organizational Design

Employee Engagement

Team Management

Team Leadership

Consulting

Coaching

Project Planning

Education

University of Cumbria

Diploma, Leadership and Sustainability

2011 – 2013

Kerby College -UK

University of Cumbria

Interests

Facilitating

professional networking

reading and musical events.

Honors & Awards

Recived the Franklin Covey Global Award “President’s Club “ for outstanding performance in 2004 when served Executive Vice President for Franklin Covey ME .

Certifications

Ledaership - Istitute of Leadership and Management -UK