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international mobility – UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (Dubai, abu dHabi, etc.) (1 DAY)


Getting used to the country

1. Understanding the United Arab Emirates
•    The UAE (Abu Dhabi, Dubai, etc.): seven monarchical Emirates
•    Population: 16% Emiratis and 84% immigrants: what are the challenges?
•    A prosperous State, regional disparities and economic diversification
•    The UAE and the world: openness and search for alliance

2. Emirati values and behaviours
•    Coexistence of Bedouin values and traditions and the heritage of a dominant Anglo-Saxon system: language, education, economic liberalism
•    The cultural blend of the active population, a lever of the economic boom and a factor of distinctions

Getting used to socialisation patterns

3. Emirati communication styles
•    The rules of social life organised around an omnipresent and open Islam
•    The individual and his/her family, his/her clan: common interest, group priorities, stigmatisation of individualism

4. Living and socialising  in the Emirates
•    A rich Emirati population of annuitants across from an emigrated population that works?
•    Behaviour standards in public, rules and codes
•    Status of women: a complex challenge beyond prejudices


5. Expatriate life in the Emirates
•    Moving and everyday life: procedures, accommodation, health, etc
•    Leisure, expat communities
•    Schools, extracurricular activities, sports.
6. Focus on your expatriation city
•    Getting your bearings, moving around the city
•    Unmissable things to see and do

7. Making your expatriation a success
•    Preparing for adaptation phases
•    Practical advice, questions-answers
•    Action plan: plan and objectives for the expatriate and their family.