The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG), the leading government platform for developing human capital, and Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy (ADGM Academy), UAE’s leading Financial Centre’s educational arm, have launched the Investment Foundation Program.
With the Investment Foundation program, ADSG and ADGM Acamedy seek to equip Abu Dhabi government employees with knowledge and skills related to finance, ethics, and investment practices.
The program targets government employees working in the financial sector whose practical experience ranges between one and five years. It features a blend of interactive face-to-face training and remote learning, as well as group work, open debates, and tutorial support.
Mr. Mohamed Gheyath, Acting Director-General of ADSG, said, “We are thrilled to launch the Investment Foundations program, which seeks to hone the specialized expertise and skills of Abu Dhabi government employees in the investment/financial sector. This program is a fantastic opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the financial industry and to obtain skill sets that will enable them to perform well in their respective fields.”
The program is designed to keep participants up-to-date on the latest developments and requirements of the present and future job market, thus, enabling their valuable contributions towards continued government excellence in Abu Dhabi and realizing the UAE’s vision of building a knowledge-based economy.
“We are delighted to enhance our partnership with ADSG and strengthen our joint commitment to nurturing the skill development of the UAE government employees. This important program with its best-in-class curriculum upskills qualified professionals in the financial sector and promotes the development of future leaders advancing Abu Dhabi’s plans to create a knowledge-based economy.”
The Investment Foundation program aims to deepen participants’ understanding of the investment sector and its key role in the world by offering a clear learning foundation, whilst also providing them with insights into ethics and organizational skills.
The program will focus on the sector’s key principles, which include emphasizing clients’ trust, building a personal and professional reputation, and offering high value to clients. Further, the program will introduce participants to how the global economy works from a big picture perspective, as well as through its minute details, highlighting how it will influence establishments’ financial performance. The program will also help employees to prepare for the CFA level 1 certification.
In addition, the program will help participants learn how to use systems and regulations in the sector, ensuring their clients receive the best service possible. Upon successful completion of the program and passing exams, participants will receive a certification jointly accredited by the ADSG and ADGM Academy.