Mirqah About - Mirqah

About

Mirqah educates and develops managers in order to create better workplaces, organisations and lives.

Since its foundation in 2007, our company has worked with businesses to educate and develop their managerial staff’s skill sets and abilities through rich, scholarly and relevant learning experiences.

Our Core Values

Erudite

Erudite

Mirqah is all about research - scholarly, well-read and thought out - standing on solid foundations of science and knowledge.

Together

Together

Mirqah believes in collaboration; working and creating together. It believes in the power of networks and partnerships, and harnessing the best resources in our ecologies.

Doing/Impact

Doing/Impact

Mirqah is practical. A foundation of knowledge is necessary, but application is what truly matters. Mirqah is grounded, realistic, pragmatic and concerned. It wants to work on real-life problems, social problems, big problems and find long-term sustainable solutions.

Sensitivity

Sensitivity

Mirqah sees the individual, sees differences, and caters to these differences. Mirqah believes the individual is unique and context makes all the difference. It is compassionate and sensitive to the needs of different individuals.

Enjoyment

Enjoyment

Mirqah cares about finding pleasure in what we do. Enjoyment comes in different ways; a deep conversation, a fun outing, a good book, a breathtaking scene… It wants to enjoy and be enjoyable.

Innovation

Innovation

Mirqah is creative, cutting edge, new and fresh. But innovation is not an end in itself, it is simply a method.

Philosophy

Mirqah is driven by the firm belief that managers are value creators within their organisations and society at large.

We identify three main domains of value creation

  • Improving the quality of life for the consumers of products and services they deliver.

  • Improving the quality of life for the consumers of products and services they deliver.

  • Sustaining the value delivered by running their overall organisations profitably.

Mirqah wouldn’t exist without its people. Meet the minds behind our business.

  • Rich … with emotion, knowledge, facts, and passion.

  • Scholarly …well-informed, well-read, and well-researched. We build upon credible sources of knowledge and aim to offer a genuine contribution to existing knowledge.

  • Relevant … pragmatic and realistic. Relevant to the nature of managers' lives and their problems, the current problems the world is facing, and offer unique solutions.

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The people behind Mirqah

Mirqah wouldn’t exist without its people. Meet the minds behind our business.

ElHassan ElSabry

ElHassan ElSabry

Fellow - Head of Research, Mirqah

ElHassan is one of very few experts in MENA working at the intersection of innovation policy and strategic innovation management. As the Head of Research & Innovation at Mirqah, his focus is on helping businesses in emerging economies formulate strategies that leverage both internal and external sources of innovation.

Anwar Abdel Azeem

Anwar Abdel Azeem

Associate Fellow, Mirqah

A learning and development professional with a passion for acquiring and transferring knowledge, Anwar specialises in organisational psychology covering topics that span human resources, people management and organisational studies. He worked as an organisational development consultant before moving into the Learning and Development field.

Karim Abobakr

Karim Abobakr

Co-founder & C-CEO, Mirqah

Karim works at the intersection of mental health, management, and education. He is a Co-founder and Co-CEO of Mirqah and serves as an advisory board member at various organisations. Karim has a wealth of experience in management education working with a variety of organisations on educating and growing their management layers.

Karim El-Mehairy

Karim El-Mehairy

Co-founder & C-CEO, Mirqah

Karim is a social scientist, educational entrepreneur and a Co-founder and Co-CEO of Mirqah. He has launched and operated a variety of technology-based and non-technology based products. A strategist by nature, Karim is an analyst, forecaster, idea generator, and a veteran trainer. He has trained people from top managers, heads of departments, to supervisory levels.

Partnerships

We partner with learning solution providers and simulation game creators worldwide to offer participants one of a kind learning environments and experiences.

Accreditations

Mirqah is currently the only Kanban University accredited provider in the Middle East and North Africa. Our facilitators run Kanban courses and participants are recognised as Team Kanban Practitioners (TKP) and Kanban Management Professionals (KMP) by Kanban University.

Kanban University runs several programs to build awareness and assure quality in Kanban implementations for professional services work. The university offers certified Kanban courses delivered through a global network of Accredited Kanban Trainers. It also offers Kanban community events and published materials.

Testimonials

Read what leading organisations have to say about working with Mirqah.

We firmly believe in our commitment to knowledge and innovation, transforming organisations and business through better managers.

Interested in what we have to offer? Get in touch and we will help find the best programme or short course to suit you or your organisation’s needs.