Muhammad Al Zoubi
Muhammad H. Al Zoubi has been a Certified Dialogue Education™ Practitioner (CDEP) since 2011 and a Certified Dialogue Education™ Teacher (CDET) since 2012. As a firm believer in the power of meaningful dialogue as a lever for action and change, Muhammad applies the principles and practices of Dialogue Education™ in all his teachings, consulting work, trainings, and working methodology which he incorporates at his work as a community development institute director at the King Hussein Foundation (KHF).
Muhammad has 34 years of experience in community socio-economic development, capacity building and business development services and is a regional and national expert in the field of establishing and developing SMEs. He has vast experience in establishing, developing and managing business incubators throughout Jordan in addition to his exceptional abilities in dealing with and motivating the local communities and the operating Community-Based Organizations (CBOs). Moreover, Muhammad has several years of experience in handicraft training, and establishing and supervising handicraft production units in Jordan and across the region.
In addition to being a CDET with Global Learning Partners, Muhammad is a certified trainer with the International Labor Organization (ILO-SYB and IYB) and an accredited expert from the Arab Labor Organization (ALO) /Arab Center for Human Resource Development (ACHRD). He is a training manual development expert in the fields of SMEs development, CBOs and CSOs’ capacity building and vocational and technical industries in Jordan and the region. It is worth mentioning that Muhammad has developed over 75 training manuals in the various fields of development. Moreover, Muhammad has extensive knowledge and skills in managing and delivering over 1000 specialized field trainings on community mobilization, business management, entrepreneurship, feasibility studies, business plans, proposal writing and CBOs’ institutional capacity building, interpersonal skills, training of trainers and training manual preparation mechanisms in Jordan and the region, including Syria, Morocco, Oman, Libya, Yemen, Egypt, Tunisia, and Saudi Arabia.
Not only does Muhammad apply the Dialogue Education methodology to the training programs he conducts but he also designs new curricula that is learning-centered building on the learners’ actual needs, making them decision-makers in their learning program. One significant change since Muhammad became a DE practitioner is he now evaluates the curriculum design before, during and after the learning process.
Muhammad currently resides in Jordan and speaks Arabic, English and Italian. He holds a B.A. degree in Technical Education from Niyla University in Sudan in addition to a Diploma in Textile & Weaving Engineering from Al Huson Polytechnic, Jordan.