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Dr Usman Zafar
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Your Gateway to Enter into Middle East & Africa to secure large scale public & private sectors projects through DUC Global Managed Services.

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DUC International Consulting is a Global Managed Services Company based in Dubai, UAE. We provide One Stop Shop Service to organizations to extend their market reach in the Middle East and other parts of the world. We benefit from our excellent Network with Large Corporations and Public Sector Accounts.

DUC have 12 plus years of experience bringing and assisting blue chip companies from the Western World to the Middle East & African Markets to win Key Strategic projects. We benefit from many years of expertise in building partners / channel networks in particular across MENA regions.

We can surely help you in growing your business and securing large accounts since we do have presence all over Middle East, Pakistan, UK, Italy, Canada and Partners Network in different parts of the world.

DUC have vast experience in bringing different types of companies from UK, US, Germany, Itlay, Demark, Pakisatan, India, Canada, Ireland, Africa & Several other countries of the world.

Please find below examples of our expert C Level Advisory Services intended to assist companies in growing their businesses in the MENA region:

• Developing business plans and marketing strategies for organizations to effectively penetrate the UAE and MENA region

• Assistance in developing strategies to maximize revenue returns from market investment for public sector target segments

• Successfully qualifying assignments, providing expert consulting for large and complex preparations, closing of proposals with public sector organizations

• Evaluation of further business development opportunities through DUC Consulting in both public & private sector networks

• Development of meaningful and resonating business value propositions for an effective return on investment in the chosen markets

• Direct introductions to key strategic accounts and developing account management strategies to close large scale enterprise projects

• Working closely with senior management and/or the sales managers to strategize and acquire new business accounts for organizations as either a prime contractor or a sub-contractor

• Direct and manage all stages of business and opportunity development and liaise with project stakeholders on an on-going basis

• Define project scope, goals and deliverables which support business goals in collaboration with senior management, sales managers and other stakeholders

• Draft and submit budget proposals and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary

• Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents

• Negotiations with department managers of the company where necessary, acquisition of internal personnel

• Direct reporting to senior executives of the company and providing support to handle complex tendering process with large accounts.

• Creating reviews and analysis of operational and organizational structure effectiveness in the respective markets in comparison to pear companies and competitors

• Localization and branding exercises for product ranges and services as per GCC requirements

• Review and analysis of direct sales operations and management of chosen markets, developing account strategies, and evaluating sales cycle effectiveness

• Review and analysis of indirect channels to market, developing enablement programs and synergistic matches the partner’s portfolio of products and solutions

• Analysis and effectiveness of go-to-market strategies and messaging

• Representing the organization in business development meetings in coordination with executive management with potential clients or partners for concrete lead development

• Providing a bi-weekly written executive summary of business development activities and time sheets

Our engagement model is based on a monthly fixed fee plus the percentage of the business revenue which your Organization will secure through out network. please feel free to contact me for further discussions.

best regards and looking forward to hear form you.

Dr Usman Zafar
Founder & CEO DUC International Consulting
usman@duconsulting.com

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Throughly Enjoyed Charing the Panel Discussions and Q/A Session along with Distinguished Panelists from all over the GCC during the 1st Middle East Biometric Conference at Al Meydan Hotel Today. Looking forward for a keynote speech tomorrow morning.
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Great honour once again to be the Chairman at 5G & LTE MENA Conference in May 2016 in Dubai.
IOT and M2M
Chaired by Dr Usman Zafar, CEO, DUC International Consulting
15:20 Dubai Smart City Project
- Developing a solid smart city strategy
- The vision for 2020
- Partnership opportunities for operators
Hans Henrik Christensen, Director Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Centre, DSOA
Dubai Government and Member of the Smart City Committee
https://mena.lteconference.com/speakers/
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Its a great honour to present UAE Smart Government Achievements as a case study during Future IT Summit on 6th of March at Armani- Burj Khalifa. http://gecopen.com/speakers-and-delegates/
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Congratulations to DUC team for winning a contract of Knowledge Management System with Economic Department. 
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DUC is proud to be partner with Wynard Group.  https://lnkd.in/eUVF5Mc
Crime fighting helped by Wynyard software.
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Its a great honor once again to be a keynote speaker during the 15th Nationals working in private sector summit to talk about Organizational Talent Management Development Smart Systems Strategies on 29th December at Ritz Carlton DIFC Hotel Dubai. for free attendee please inbox. http://datamatixgroup.com/Conference/EventAgenda.aspx?zwx=hx8hUTJr5PzSgUmghLN 
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Its a great honor to be a speaker once again next week at 6th GCC Smart Municipalities & Smart Cities Conference at Burj Al Arab to speak about Smart Cities Mega Challenges and Transformation Strategies.http://datamatixgroup.com/Conference/EventSpeakers.aspx?zwx=NU43GCWWRGQmghLN
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Its a great honour to be the Chairman & Speaker at 1st Biometric Middle East Conference on 5-6 December in Dubai. I will focus on Exploring GCC Smart Government and smart identity biometrics: Achievements & challenges. http://www.biometricsmena.com/speakers
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Its a great honour to be a Judge and Panelist at Manipal Career Fair & Convention with Manipal University Dubai Campus on 24th April to talk about ‘The Technofuturistic perspective’. Looking forward for a great day.
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Great Honor to be a Keynote Speaker again at 15th GCC Smart City Customer Service Excellence Conference on 3rd Feb. Time to do a Robot Demonstration for customer service.http://datamatixgroup.com/Conference/EventAgenda.aspx?zwx=r1fs4nXDcX4mghLN
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Glad to be in Qatar on Saturday as Keynote speaker to Attend PEF seminar on smart cities organised by Ministry of Interior Qatar, Pakistan Engineering Forum, DUC and Qatar University.
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Strategist, Entrepreneur, International Speaker, Business Leader, Technologist, C Level Advisor, Corporate Trainer, Social Media Expert,eGovernment Strategist
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An accomplished Business Management and Technology Executive with an extensive experience in both private and public sector with successful track record in building, transforming and leading result oriented professional organization, leading complex programs & business change initiatives with full P&L responsibility. 

Dr Usman have been at the forefront of many of the region’s (MENA) multi millions $ IT projects and extensively recognized for his expertise in the areas of eGovernment, e - services, ERP, process automation, specialized training initiatives and Strategic IT Planning. An integrity driven personality, performance-driven executive with proven success in developing effective and profitable partnerships with business stakeholders in risk adverse environments, strong communication skills with a reputation for being a detail oriented, and creative solutions provider focused on doing the right thing, the right way.

As an Organized Strategist and Entrepreneurial team player, he has provided strategic leadership to fully own and manage Life Cycle of Business Management, introduced innovative solutions to global marketing, and improved contract/proposal management processes. It produced breakthrough results in technology growth, business pipeline, exponential increase in revenue, and great market rapport.

Dr Usman has participated actively in several regional and International conferences as a keynote speaker to talk about various topics, such as Leadership, eGovernment Barriers, Change Management, Public Private Partnership, Social Media, Strategic Planning, and Communication/Presentation Skills. 

Dr Usman has several years of experience in the education sector as a consultant and professor with renowned Universities and Corporate Training Centers Globally. He received several awards in the past few years for his outstanding performance and delivering complex projects both in public & Private sector.
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