ADSG and ADGM to reskill government employees
The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG), the government platform for developing human capital in Abu Dhabi, and Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy (ADGM Academy) have launched the ‘Investment Foundation program, to equip Abu Dhabi government employees in the financial sector with knowledge and skills related to finance, ethics, and investment practices.
Focused on employees with 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.
HE Mohamed Gheyath, Acting Director-General of ADSG, said, “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’s vision of building a knowledge-based economy.”
In his opinion, the Investment Foundations program seeks to hone the specialized expertise and skills of Abu Dhabi government employees in the investment/financial sector. This program is an opportunity for these employees 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.
In a statement from ADGM Academy, Managing Director, Hamad Sayah Al Mazrouie pointed out that this program “strengthens our commitment to nurturing the skill development of the UAE government employees”.
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.