Al Yamamah University First Economic Forum 2017 (YUEF 2017)


المنتدى الاقتصادي الاول صور الويب

With approval of the Ministry of Education, Al Yamamah University is holding the first Al Yamamah Economic Forum 2017 (YUEF 2017) under the title “Diversification of Saudi Economy in light of Vision 2030”. The forum is scheduled for March 1st, 2017 (2/6/1438). A number of international and local speakers and analysts are to participate in the forum, which will feature keynote speeches, panel discussions, and the presentation of working papers from private and government institutions in addition to some specialized research papers.

The forum kicks off with a major session titled “Facing the Digital Tsunami while reaching Vision 2030” to be presented by Professor Eric Spangberg, Dean of College of Business Administration, University of California-Irvine. The session will be moderated by Dr. Own Cargol, Acting Dean of College of Business Administration. The second session will be “The Role of Small and Medium Enterprises in Economic Development and Employment, and the requirements for their success” to be presented by Dr. Hamad Al Alshaikh, Head of the Investment Committee in Takaful Charity Organization and ex-Deputy Minister of Boys’ Education Affairs. The session will be moderated by Professor Hussam Ramadan, the University Vice President. The major sessions will be concluded with the third session titled “Saudi Economy: present situation and future prospects” presented by Dr. AbdulAziz Al Dakheel, President of Al Dakheel Financial Group.

After that, the forum will feature its first panel discussion “Role of Private Sector in Offering Innovative Solutions for diversifying Saudi Economy”. This panel discussion will be chaired by Dr. Ibrahim Babily, Deputy Minister of Economy and Planning and Mr. Rashed Al Fouzan, Director of CNBC Arabia in KSA, Eng. Ahmed Al Rajhi, Head of the Board in Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Mohammed Al Sayer, member of Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Mr. Talat Hafiz, the main panelist.

The Second panel discussion will target young entrepreneurs under the title “Contributions of Small and Medium Enterprises in Creating Employment Opportunities”. The panelists are Salman Al Sehaibani, Ms. Maha Shirah, Mr. Faris Al Turki and Mr. Ahmed AL Jibreen, the head of the panel.

The Forum also features sessions for working papers from Government and private institutions and some specialized research papers.

Oracle Academy Open Day



It is with great pleasure that we would like to invite you as teacher, Dean or ICT curricula manager, to the Oracle Academy Open Day in Riyadh. The objective of this event is to introduce you with the opportunities and benefits for your institution, for you and for the ICT students, through several short presentations by different stakeholders, like our own Oracle Experts, but also Oracle Academy members, Oracle Partners and Digital Champions.

During this event, you will also have the possibility to network with your peers and other attendees with background in education,

The Oracle Academy helps more than 1.9 million students gain industry-relevant skills. Few subjects will open as many doors for students in the twenty-first century as computer science (CS) and engineering. To help educators awaken and deepen students’ interest in these important fields of study, the Oracle Academy makes available CS education resources that are up-to-date, industry-relevant, and engaging.

We hope to welcome you on Thursday 8th of December, to our free of charge Oracle Academy Day:

  • Step by step procedures and transparent and clear examples, to show how to close the gap between education and industry.
  • Find out what benefits Oracle Academy is able to offer you and your institution
  • Speakers will provide you a 360 view from different angles on how to integrate vendor content into today’s curriculum..
  • Share your view and your experiences with your peers..

Oracle Academy Open Day – Riyadh

Time & Location

Thursday, 8th December 2016
10:00 – 15:00
Al Yamamah University

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Hussam Ramadan, Vice President , Al Yamamah University

 Mr. Osama Alsulaiman , Director for Key Industries, Oracle Saudi

Registration is required! Register Here

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During the start of the Fall Semester the College of Engineering and Architecture organized a workshop for the female students. The aim of the workshop was to create awareness amongst the students about the role of women in the field of architecture in Saudi Arabia. Two distinguished speakers from the public and private sector were invited who communicated in detail with the students about expected hurdles, professional issues and how to prepare for them.



Placement Test for CMP 001


Replacement Test for CMP 001: Computer Skills 1

Date: Wednesday 27/1/2016

Time: 10:00am to 1:00 pm

Room: B 008 & B009

Note: Please pay 250 riyals and bring the receipt in the exam hall (B008).

Invitation to International P2P: Challenging Extremism


Dear Al Yamamah students,

Here is your chance to take part in an international student competition where you can shine and grow.

I am glad to invite you to check the invitation here to take part in the P2P: Challenging Extremisminternational competition sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the US State Department, USA.

Winners will be awarded with a FREE trip to Washington, D.C. to present their winning project.

The attached files explain all you need to know about the contest, so please read them carefully.

You should also check the following You Tube video to know more about the P2P:

P2P: Challenging Extremism

In partnership with EdVenture Partners and the U.S. Department of State, 23 Universities around the globe were invited to create digital campaigns to counter…


Check this video message made directly and especially to you, Al Yamamah University students, by the CEO of EdVentrue, Mr. Tony Sgro. EdVenture is the company that is running the contest in cooperation with the US State Department:

Mr. Toy Sgro visited us at YU to discuss the contest with the university administration but had no time to meet with you in the Main Auditorium, so I asked him to prepare that video message to you.

As you will see in the attached roster of universities, Alfaisal University is in and that the name of our university is highlighted in yellow indicating EdVenture’s anticipation of our participation. I highly encourage you to consider this participation seriously so that our university is on board.

This contest runs through the Spring Semester of this academic year. Therefore, you should not waste time to decide.

If interested, send me an email with your full name in Arabic and English, academic number, department, college and contact info (mobile plus email). My email address is

Once we have all applicants, the selection process will decide the final team(s) who will take part.

EVP P2P Overview

P2P Roster SP16_AYU