29 December 2021

The Abu Dhabi School of Government and ADGM Academy collaborate to launch Investment Foundations Program

The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG), the leading government platform for developing human capital in Abu Dhabi, a subsidiary of the Department of Government Support, and Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy (ADGM Academy) have launched the ‘Investment Foundation program, which seeks to equip Abu Dhabi government employees with knowledge and skills related to finance, ethics, and investment practices.

Targeting Abu Dhabi government employees working in the financial sector whose practical experience ranges between one and five years, the program features a blend of interactive face-to-face training and remote learning, as well as group work, open debates, and tutorial support.

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.

H.E. Mohamed Gheyath Mohammed, Acting Director-General at ADSG

He added: “Our programs are designed to keep participants abreast of the latest developments and requirements of the present and future job market, thus, enabling their valuable contributions towards continued government excellence in the Emirate and realizing the UAE’ vision of building a knowledge-based economy.”

Hamad Sayah Al Mazrouie, Managing Director of ADGM Academy said:: “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 program seeks to deepen participants’ understanding of the investment sector and its vital role in the world by providing a clear learning foundation, whilst also providing them with insights into ethics and organizational skills. These learnings will focus on the sector’s key principles, which include emphasizing clients’ trust, building personal and professional reputation, and offering high value to clients. In addition, participants will also learn 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 & Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy. To date, ADSG has launched more than 23 training programs, which empower and upskill Abu Dhabi government employees.


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