Emirates College of Technology (ECT) has signed an MoU with Happiness Colors International, announcing the launch of “Happiness Makers”, a first of its kind executive programme to build sustainable happiness systems in both government and private sectors.
The collaboration, formed under the umbrella of ECT’s Center of Continuing Education, comes in conjunction with the International Day of Happiness commemorated on March 20th and coincides with the college’s move to a new building located in the heart of Abu Dhabi.
“Designed to mentor, stimulate and provoke change, this ambitious new partnership is part of ECT’s strategic framework to promote initiatives in accordance with the Abu Dhabi Vision 2030; providing integrated advisory and training for building sustainable happiness systems in both government and private sectors,” a press release said.
Based on the application of "Entertainment services on Demand" matrix; the latest in world-renowned "game theory" put forth in 1994 winning several Nobel prizes; the venture also serves to strengthen ECT’s ties within the Emirate through investment in programs that boost innovation and creativity for a seamless educational experience.
“This new initiative is a game-changer for higher education in the Emirate, offering a multitude of potential benefits for students,” commented Professor Abdul Rahim Sabouni, acting president and CEO of Emirates College of Technology. “This is the first time in UAE that a program has been designed to provide the right educational environment for students focusing on instilling positivity and happiness as a core value so that they are able to achieve their goals and ambitions. Through this unique initiative, it is our aim to achieve scientific distinction, encouraging development in the area and to uncover the right tools and methodologies that will serve to effectively and creatively increase the vitality of our campuses – at the same time increasing individual and group successes for students.”