ACCA - Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Founded in 1904, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is the global professional accounting body offering theChartered Certified Accountant qualification (ACCA or FCCA). In March 2018, ACCA recorded that it has 208,000 members and 503,000 students in 179 countries.
ACCA’s headquarters are in London with principal administrative office in Glasgow. ACCA works through a network of over 100 offices and centres and more than 7,300 Approved Employers worldwide, who provide employee development.
ATD - Association for Talent Development
ATD is the world’s largest association dedicated to those who develop talent in organizations.
For 70 years, ATD’s educational mission has been to empower learning and development professionals with the knowledge and skills they need to be successful and competitive.
AIPMM - Association of International Product Marketing and Management
AIPMM is the world’s largest professional organisation of product managers, brand managers, product marketing managers and other individuals who manage the entire product life-cycle throughout any industry.
AIPMM currently has over 8,000 members globally.
The Balanced Scorecard Institute
The Balanced Scorecard Institute provides training, certification and consulting services to commercial, government, and non-profit organizations in applying best practice in Balanced Scorecard, strategic performance management and measurement, and transformation and change management.
Across its various platforms, the main driver of the institute is to provide information and tools used by executives, managers and analysts to transform their organizations into “performance excellence” organizations.
CPD - Continuing Professional Development
The CPD Certification Service is an independent accreditation centre working across all sectors, disciplines and further learning applications and supports policies of institutional and professional organisations globally.
CPD is the term used to describe the learning activities professionals engage in to develop and enhance their abilities and keep skills and knowledge up to date. CPD Units are only awarded to programmes after each programme is scrutinised to ensure integrity and quality according to CPD standards and benchmarks.
CXO Transform is an online education platform designed to better equip transformation managers and leaders throughout the world.
It enables them to have their transformation expertise verified and position themselves as experts in their field – and it improves their ability to orchestrate successful digital business transformation for medium to large organisations.
FranklinCovey Middle East
FranklinCovey Co. is a global company specializing in performance improvement with expertise in 7 key areas: leadership, execution, productivity, trust, sales performance, customer loyalty and education.
FranklinCovey helps organizations and individuals achieve results that require a change in human behaviour. Clients included 90 percent of the Fortune 100, 75 percent of the Fortune 500, thousands of small and midsized businesses, as well as numerous government entities and educational institutions.
The Global Academy of Finance and Management® (GAFM)®
GAFM® International Board of Standards (IBS) Accreditation Council regulates the standards for certification, accredited education and defines the criteria for qualified training and degree programmes which are a direct path to the certifications. In alliance with the ACBSP National Business Accreditation Agency for Certification Standards worldwide and is a CHEA founding member of the of the International Quality Group. GAFM® is recognised and accredited regionally by :
- TUV Austria and
- ISO 9001 Quality & ISO 29990 Training
- Arab League’s (20 Nations)
- Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority (ESCA)
HRCI®, headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, is the premier credentialing and learning organisation for the human resources profession. For over 45 years, they have set the global standard for HR expertise and excellence through their commitment to the development and advancement of businesspeople in the people business. HRCI develops and offers world-class learning, as well as the administration of eight global certifications and is dedicated to helping professionals achieve new competencies that drive business results.
ILM is the UK’s leading provider of leadership, management and coaching qualifications, and a City & Guilds Group Business. ILM offers a specialist suite of qualifications ranging from Level 2 to Level 7, which are awarded by The City and Guilds of London Institute. ILM also specialises in assessment, learning content, recognition and the accreditation of high quality training in the fields of leadership, management and coaching.
ILM offers leadership and management qualifications through our network of accredited centres worldwide. Not only are ILM’s qualifications industrystandard, ranging from team leading programmes to diplomas for senior directors, but they help retain and motivate staff too.
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Informa Middle East is an Authorized Training Partner (ATP) with the Project Management Institute (PMI). As an ATP, Informa Connect is approved by PMI to offer the PMP exam preparation course and issue Professional Development Units (PDU) for training courses in the field of project management.
The ATP programme has been designed to enhance the ongoing professional development of PMI’s members, those credentialed through PMI and others in the project management profession.
The PMI® Authorized Training Partner seal is a mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
PwC Legal in the Middle East is part of the largest legal network in the world by geographical coverage – operating in over 160 countries with over 4,200 lawyers and legal professionals. In the Middle East, we have rapidly grown our legal practice – trebling headcount and revenue in just three years with a headcount now of over 50 people. The team has had a presence in the Middle East for 10 years.
Our differentiation from traditional law firms is that PwC Legal provides clients with legal services alongside tax, accounting, consulting and corporate finance advisory services offered by PwC. This unique offering in the market provides clients with synergies from an integrated approach, a single point of contact and a team of multi-disciplinary advisers under one single engagement – this approach cannot be replicated by any law firm in the market.
Our joint Middle East immigration and employment law capability provides strategic, multi-territory legal advice across the full lifecycle of an organisation, from start up through to restructuring and termination. We provide a seamless and coordinated approach to complex workplace issues and challenges. Employment and immigration laws are inextricably linked and our “joined-up” service enables us to support and advise our clients on the practical aspects of employment and immigration laws in a much more nuanced manner.
Strategy Execution, the global authority in project leadership training, equips your people with the complete package of technical and leadership skills — the mindset, adaptability, and expertise to lead and execute projects in any context.
With curricula in adaptive strategic execution, project management, business analysis, contract management, and more, Strategy Execution partners with your organization to build skill sets and change mindsets. It’s time to declare a new standard of performance. For more information, visit strategyex.com.
Strategy Management Group (SMG)
Strategy Management Group (SMG), in association with the GWUCoPS developed the KPI Professional Certification program as a comprehensive program for leaders, managers, or analysts who want to learn how to build, deploy, and sustain KPIs to improve organizational strategic or operational performance.
UCLC is one of the UK’s leading providers of academic consultancy services, established in 2003 as a wholly owned subsidiary by UCL. We make it easy for external clients to access and engage UCL’s world-class academic expertise, drawing on over 6,500 academic and research staff covering a broad range of research areas, reflecting UCL's status as one of the world's leading multi-disciplinary universities.
A part of UCL Innovation & Enterprise, our service offerings cover consultancy, bespoke short courses, testing and analysis and expert witness services. We work with public and private sector clients, both national and international. No matter the project, we provide the commercial, contractual and project management specialisms to successfully integrate UCL's academic expertise and resources to meet our clients’ needs.
Blockchain Training Alliance
Blockchain Training Alliance is the global leader in Blockchain Certification dedicated to advancing blockchain growth through its training and certification globally.
Together with Pearson VUE, they proctor certification exams at over 7,000 global locations. Exams are developed in conjunction with members of Oracle, Dell, Siemens, Accenture, and Luxoft to ensure they were built with a goal of Blockchain for business.
The Certification Advisory Board includes technology executives from several training organisations and Fortune 500 companies, as well as blockchain trainers and developers. Demand for blockchain skills is growing at the second-fastest rate of any IT skill set, according to Upwork, and both employers and workers need the proven benefits of skills certification. The Blockchain Training Alliance and Pearson VUE are answering the call with global blockchain certification.
International Association for Strategy Professionals (IASP)
The International Association for Strategy Professionals (IASP) is a non-profit professional society whose mission is to lead and support people and organizations through the promotion of a holistic approach to strategy management and by setting standards for strategy through thought leadership, professional development, and certification.
Founded in 1999, IASP is the leading global not-for-profit professional association dedicated to advancing thought and practice in strategy development and deployment for business, non-profit and government organizations. IASP provides opportunities to explore cutting-edge strategic planning principles and practices that enhance organizational success and advance members’ and organizations’ knowledge, capability, capacity for innovation, and professionalism.
IASP is the only global strategy association with a certification program. The purpose of this program is to establish a high-level of quality and consistency within the fields of strategic planning and management so that strategic planners and those responsible for developing and deploying strategy can assist organizations in meeting and exceeding the challenges of the 21st century.
WorldatWork brings together the best professionals from around the world to provide the foremost education, leadership and community dedicated to elevating employee experiences and driving organizational performance. For over 65 years, WorldatWork has set the standard in rewards best practices, professional development, and human capital leadership. Over 90% of the Global 500 companies trust and rely on WorldatWork education and certified professionals to power their employee rewards, engagement, and retention efforts. It serves those who are responsible for cultivating inspired, engaged, productive and committed employees in effective and rewarding workplaces.