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Testimonials

Gerrit Mastenbroek

Chief Executive Officer
TNT Logistics, Europe 
Netherland

Netherland
"I am confident that MILE will be able to achieve its vision of becoming one of the to 100 global providers in executive education not in ten years, but in five".

Mohammed Elbaraka

Industrial Director
Coca Cola, North Africa Bottlers 
Morocco

Morocco
"Excellent combination of rich content, high quality speakers, participants and to top that we were in the Holy City of Madinah".

Nadir Burnashev

Director of Structured Finance


Kazakhstan
"The program content was very strong, the caliber of participants was extremely impressive and the location gave much opportunity for spiritual development. The professionalism of the MILE team, their sincerity and willingness to help participants was extraordinary".....

Mirza Muhammad Hasan Pooya

Managing Director

"The knowledge gained from this experience is by far the greatest asset I will take back with me. But I must say, the warm and friendly attitude of the entire MILE staff and the great personality of Dr. Mohamed has personally impacted me the most".

Abdulrahman Mohammad Alrefaie

Director of Human Resources

"This is, by far, the best program I attended in my life. I can confidently say that I am a different person after attending this 2 week intensive executive course. I'm lucky to have joined this exceptional program which gave me the opportunity to increase my knowledge and lift my spirits… It was truly an eye-opening experience. I would like to thank everyone who contributed to the success of this program".

Khalid Mohammed Bashniny

Western Region Manager, Corporate Banking Group

"This program gave very good opportunity for networking with other executives in the Middle East and around the world. I also truly benefited from the in-depth local case studies presented during the program and which are rarely found in other executive education programs I have attended. I can confidently say that this program is of equal caliber to the program I attended in INSEAD".

Sheriff Muwaffak Mashour Al Harith

Chairman, Al-Harithy Group
"I stand in a line, a long line of admirers and thank givers to you. The success of PALM 2 first and foremost is due to where it was held; second to the content of lectures and the qualifications of our instructors; third to the team and organization that realized this event; and fourth to the person who is behind it all. The person whose charm, kindness, leadership and overflowing faith, has inspired and energized us all. I want to stand in line to thank you, I stand as a Saudi, as an Arab and foremost as a Moslem. This endeavor has touched us all on so many levels. We have departed the city of prophet not as we have entered it".

Ahmed Shaikh

Executive Director Regent Business School

South Africa

"This is truly a historic moment, it's a first. We are deeply honoured and proud to be the alumni of MILE's first program. MILE has really positioned itself as a leading executive program in the heart of the muslim world".

AbdulAziz Ismael AbdulAziz

Executive Director 
Saudi Institute for Retail Sales & Marketing
"First of all, I am very proud to be a part of this program. I am pleased by the variety of speakers, the variety of topics, and also the location. Thank you for taking me to Madinah for one week".

Hoosam Shawki Malek

Manager BCP Securities

USA
"I can't wait to go back home and tell everyone what a wonderful experience it was to be here. The staff and team were one of the best I have ever seen".

Walid Heneini

Advisor HUTA Hegerfield

"It has been an outstanding event on the level of the organization, on the level of speakers, and level of participants. I must also say that MILE is an added value to the business industry in Saudi".

"I must say, from my past experience in organizing few events and in participating in many others, that your PALM 1 program is second to none".

Abdulbadie Al-Yafi

Manager National Commercial Bank
"It was really an honour for me to be a part of the first MILE, and InshAllah there will be many Miles to come….. I think that many other financial institutions in the region will be eager to join the next sessions. There is a lot of added value in these two weeks and InshAllah the future programs will be more valuable".

Seif Shieshakly

Manager Four Principles
"..there were many treasures found in the program, but I must say that with the positive attitude of the team, everything is possible for MILE".

Abdulhadi Chalak

Manager
American University Of Beirut

Beirut
"It was a very 'complete' experience. It was very holistic, and much more than just academia. I had the privelage to be with an elite group of people".

Raed Monagel

Director Savola Panda
"PALM helped me knowing the inside story of life and discovering the best out of myself as well as the best practices that leaders need to know. I am proud being in the first batch and proud to say that there is a MILE distance between the old and the New me".

Zakaria Aakil

General Manager Savola Egypt

Egypt
"Congratulations for living up to the challenge for developing and running a world class executive program on the land of the prohet (pbuh). I personally enjoyed the course and was impressed by the quality and amount of hard work put behind it..Very well done!".

Tageldin Osama

Director Saudi Binladin Group
"I learned the language of this program. I think the program has a very clear vision and its all about people, product and profit. This is a non profitable institution, and the product(s) of this program were these people (participants). I am quite sure that these people will be the leaders of their companies and will really drive their companies to success. Without these people, we can't achieve our visions and values".

Mohamed Awad

Systems Administrator Enppi

Egypt
"I am sure that in the near future, we will hear about MILE and that it has achieved something big…"

Abood Al Sawafi

Chief Executive Sohar University

Oman
"I am really pleased to be one of the late applicants to this program and to be selected. If I process this program, I think there are three criteria. The first, are the applicants of the program who have been with us, they are an excellent group of students. Second, the quality of the speakers who came, and the third, is the organization, and I think they have done a fantastic job!"

Mohammed Amra

Chairman ImpressKids

South Africa
"We have been exposed to a young generation of leaders who understand business and how the world works. The program itself was excellent and a tremendous initiative… the future can only be better".
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