Strategic Planning in Public Sector: Lessons Learned from Al Ain Municipality (UAE)

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Research seminar
University of Brighton, Brighton, UK

Aims and objectives

Strategic planning division at Al Ain Municipality (AAM) established on 2008 to develop strategic plans for AAM and ensure full alignment with Abu Dhabi Government strategy. This seminar will present a collective lessons learned session to share practical knowledge and experience on establishing a strategic planning unit in a government entity. The seminar will help new strategic planners in other government entities to overcome some obstacles they may face as well as help strategic planners in private sector to understand their government partners.


Ahmed Aljaberi
Director, Strategic Planning Department
Al Ain Municipality, Government of Abu Dhabi

Ahmed Al Kuwaiti
Head, Research and Studies Section
Al Ain Municipality, Government of Abu Dhabi