UAE’s ECI enters into partnership with Italy’s University Luiss Guido Carli

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Desk Reporter
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UAE’s Federal export credit company Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI) has signed an agreement with Italy’s University Luiss Guido Carli in order to facilitate knowledge and expertise sharing in the field of credit risk management and trade finance between the two entities.

Under the partnership, ECI will provide its expertise and acumen in the field of geopolitics, trade credit insurance, and financial risk. Further, ECI will help Luiss Guido Carli to enhance its internationalization and innovation programs and provide its graduates a springboard to the real world of international trade and investment in the fast-growing Middle East.

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“In line with the UAE’s remarkable step towards a knowledge‐based economy and strategy to attract top talents, we are committed to help equip the young generation across the world with the requisite knowledge, skills, and new approaches in terms of credit risk management and trade finance. This agreement with Luiss Guido Carli will give ECI a great platform to share our bespoke expertise with some of the brilliant young minds in one of the best business schools not only in Europe but also in the world.”

The UAE Company will also offer internship opportunities for degree students with the aim of creating a bridge between knowledge and experience as well as creating a new generation of business leaders.

Prof. Andrea Prencipe, Rector of Luiss Guido Carli, said that, “We’re always on the lookout for effective collaborations with world-leading business entities to provide our students with advanced skills and expertise to excel in the highly competitive marketplace. We are therefore happy to sign an agreement with Etihad Credit Insurance, to further strengthen our outreach.”

According to the statement, the agreement emerges from ECI’s vision to establish an Academy in order to improve the core competencies of entrepreneurs and the knowledge of professionals engaging in export business. It provides them with the necessary training by partnering with locally and globally acclaimed education and training providers.

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