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The educator: Skyline Group's Kamal Puri

The educator: Skyline Group's Kamal Puri

There is a lot to learn about running a successful business, not least keeping up with evolving trends. Skyline Group Chairman Kamal Puri reveals what the next leaders should be learning

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Higher learning

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The UAE aspires to be the knowledge base in the Gulf. CEO talks to Professor Rob Whelan, President of the University of Wollongong in Dubai to determine how this is happening.

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