SP Jain School of Global Management’s Master of Global Business (MGB) students specialising in Global Logistics & Supply Chain Management visited The Sustainable City in Dubai on 25th November 2018. The objective of the visit was to connect key learnings from their current course on Project Management to projects in the UAE business environment.
SP Jain School of Global Management’s MGB students visit The Sustainable City in Dubai
Students got the opportunity to interact with The Sustainable City’s Director of Innovation, Mr. Karim El-Jisr, who spoke about the project conception, planning phases, execution and closure phases along with the innovation and unique positioning of the 46-hectare property in Dubai. Students also toured the property situated on the Al Qudra road and learnt about the initiatives taken to attain its position as the first net zero energy development in Dubai.
Focused on nurturing a sustainable lifestyle among its residents, The Sustainable City offers a holistic, wellness-inspired environment that is free from toxins, noise pollution and cars. The development includes 500 villas, 89 apartments and a mixed-use area consisting of offices, retail, healthcare facilities, a nursery and food and beverage outlets. Phase 2 of the development will include a hotel, school and innovation centre.