Served both the internal and external communities. Developed intensive
industry network for the university to house internship students and industry – academia relationships. The network includes relationships with SME Authority, Injaz Al Arab, Qotuf, Riyadah, Aramco, JCCI, Bab Rizk Jameel, Nafisa Shams Academy, World Entrepreneurship Forum, Arabnet, MITEF, Kaust entrepreneurship centre, Bank al Ahli (NCB) and others. Services are mentioned below.
External Community Services
|Injaz Al Arab||Assisted Injaz in various programs and initiatives. Developed and implementing an MOU between Effat University and Injaz||2011-till date|
|Jeddah Chambers of Commerce / Small Business Development Department|
- Provided assistance to JCCi in shape of coaching and mentoring to start-ups and providing student interns for report writing and research.
- Attended various brain storming sessions for collaboration development among US-Saudi Social Entrepreneurship Forum. Provided assistance to start-ups and coached start-ups during sessions
|Ministry of Labour – Saudi Arabia||Developed and implemented Ministry's community development initiative by designing a course and implementing||2013-2014|
|King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Entrepreneurship Center|
Developed and helped KAUST implement various programs for student development.
Participated in numerous workshops and events organized by KAUST and acted as coach and mentor
Collaborated and assisted KAUST Entrepreneurship centre in their numerous programs including, Hikma, Innovation Challenge, STEAM Challenge, Accelerator program, Research forum, Design competition etc.
|King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC)||Acted as coach and mentor to start-ups at MIT EF Arab Start-up Competition.||2016|
|Numerous start-ups||Acted as coach and mentor||Ongoing|
|Siemens (Pearl Initiative)||Helping the program implementation at Effat University||2016|
|Ambassadors program||Developed and implemented numerous workshops for senior students on topics of contemporary interest in the field of entrepreneurship, management and general administration||2015-2016|
|Makerspace||Developed a proposal for Effat makerspace and secured student concept clearance. Now memer of Effat Syracuse committee for developing makerspace at the Effat University||2015-2016|
|EBSA||Established Effat Business Students Association||2009|
|Business terms quiz competition||Researched and edited more 2700 business terms in different areas of business with the purpose of providing glossary for non-native English learners and speakers.||2014-2016|
|Start-up kit||Developed a complete start-up kit||2014|
|Mobile Applications Development|
Mobile Phone App for Start-ups – Start-up Studio an android platform app, to provide assistance from concept development to launch of the project.App helps new start-ups and will guide and assist the entrepreneurs from concept to launch of the project. The app in initial release has a rating of 4.8.
Business Terms Glossary for Entrepreneurs and Students – Bizlossary–An android and iOSbusiness terms glossary of more than 2700 terms compiled and edited to suit the young entrepreneurs and students. The app is specially targeted for the people whose first language is not English.
|Short courses||Developed proposal for Executive Education at the College of Business. Identified 84 areas of training. In all 18 executive certificates and 23 certificates developed based on a certain delivery method. After completing the strategy and planning document handed over the project to University Executive Education Unit for further implementation.||2015-2016|
|Crowdfunding||Developed and submitted a proposal on “Crowdfunding" plat form for Effat university||2016|
|Entrepreneurship workshops||Developed and delivered numerous entrepreneurship workshops.||2013-2016|
|Good practice forum||Developed and implemented “Good Practice Forum" for helping students understand the industry practices and differences between theory and practice. A number of industry experts have delivered interactive sessions on diverse current topics.||2008-2016|
Student Training and Development
|More than 300 students trained through Injaz, Centennial Fund, JCCI, Cornell University (Kaust), Ernest and Young and other stakeholders.||2010-2016|
|Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Evolution Observatory||Developed and implementing an online virtual observatory mapping entrepreneurship ecosystem of Saudi Arabia as it evolves and make changes in real time for benefit of start-ups, first and second stage entrepreneurs and Strategic and Institutional level stakeholders.||2016|
Masters in Islamic
|Act as reviewer and writer for numerous college training materials development for programs including MIFM||2015|
Service on University Institutional Committees
|QA Steering committee - 3 years ||Chair of the University research Grants Committee - 6 years|
|Department committee - continuous||College Council - 5 years |
|University Research Council - 3 years||University Council - 5 years |
|Member of the Scientific Council - 3 years|| Chair of the Community Services Standing Committee - 4 years|
|Member of Research Ethics Committee - 3 years||Program Advisory Committee - 1 Year|
|Member of Scientific Council Ad-hoc committee on Employment – 2 years||Member of Scientific Council Ad-hoc committee – 1 year|