Amwal Al Ghad - 2012-10-08 10:01:10
The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) , the Number One Bank in the UAE, has partnered with the American University in Dubai ( AUD ) to jointly develop training programmes and cooperate on recruitment, sponsorships and job training.
This marks NBAD 's fourth partnership with a University this year to support the Bank's objectives to strengthen UAE's academic institutions.
" NBAD 's commitment to further the emergence of the UAE to global excellence is strategic and fundamental concept, it is a holistic approach. We not only take pride in being a significant financier of infrastructure projects, the Bank also supports growth at grassroots," says Suaad Al Shammari, the Head of Emiratisation at NBAD . "Academic institutions play a vital role in this process because they develop and train the human resources and tomorrow's leaders. They also help draw the best talents to the UAE and help promote our country's brand."
Under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between NBAD and AUD , the Bank would provide career guidance to the university's graduates. NBAD would also provide tutorial, seminar expertise and lecturing to American University in Dubai . Furthermore, the two partners would develop joint venture training programmes.
During the signing ceremony, Mrs. Peggy Awad, Director of External Relations at the American University in Dubai , commented: " AUD recognises the importance of providing access for its students to the broader external community and the crucial role that the industry and corporate partners play in helping develop our student's skills as we prepare them for the competitive workplace." More»