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How would you paraphrase

"One of the objectives is to make Dubai branch a self-sustaining organization."

to make it sound more professional by avoiding the use of "make".

  • This is actually fine as-is. A common usage for this sort of thing, however, works on the assumption that the branch will take action on its own, so you'll often see One of our objectives is to ensure that the Dubai branch is self-sustaining by .... – Jeff Zeitlin Oct 28 '17 at 16:41
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You could say :

"One of the objectives is to turn the Dubai branch into a self-sustaining organization."

This would emphasise that it is not now self-sustaining, and that the project to ensure that it does become so is a matter of 'turning it around' an expression commonly used in business for a reparative process.

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