- ADGMA and EDGE collaborate on areas related to learning and innovation and the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)
- Agreement will enable both parties to establish and develop programs to upgrade and reskill talent for the jobs of the future and create ongoing employability
- Partnership will facilitate sharing of best practices and expertise for growth and advancement
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Abu Dhabi Global Markets Academy (ADGMA), the knowledge arm of ADGM, and EDGE Group PJSC (“EDGE” or the “Group”), one of the world’s leading advanced technology groups in defense and beyond, have signed an understanding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to facilitate talent development and professional growth.
As part of the agreement, ADGMA and EDGE will collaborate in areas related to learning and innovation, and will work together to develop and build upskilling and reskilling programs to create ongoing employability. The MoU provides ADGMA and EDGE with a framework to exchange best practices and expertise to foster growth and support the UAE’s vision of transforming into a knowledge-based economy through strategic cooperation. It will also provide EDGE with world-class talent assessment and development tools.
Commenting on this partnership, Hamad Sayah Al Mazrouei, CEO of ADGM Registry and Managing Director of ADGM Academy said: “We are delighted to be working with EDGE to promote, develop and enhance financial literacy in Abu Dhabi and the UAE. We believe that this partnership with EDGE will add great value to ADGM Academy in its ongoing efforts to enhance and build a high quality workforce and contribute positively to the UAE’s expanding knowledge-based economy.”
Trais Al Ketbi, President, EDGE Support Services, Added: “The signing of this MoU with Abu Dhabi Global Markets Academy represents an important step in EDGE’s commitment to fostering talent development and innovative learning. Through this partnership, we strive to build meaningful and impactful programs to Supporting the advancement and development of our people’s skills and capabilities ultimately drives further growth and strengthens our culture of continuous learning and excellence. We look forward to embarking on this journey together.”
The partnership between ADGMA and EDGE affirms ADGM’s commitment to supporting the national agenda while nurturing a brighter future for the next generation.
In 2022, EDGE launched the ‘IGNITE’ programme, a dedicated UAE National Graduate Program aimed at attracting the next generation of top STEM graduate talent to start their long-term careers within the Group. “EDGE IGNITE” provides UAE nationals with value-driven competency development and accelerated career paths through a comprehensive program that includes a range of learning and development programmes.
EDGE’s growth strategy is also supported by advanced programs and initiatives from its recently launched state-of-the-art Learning and Innovation Factory, Industry 4.0, Operational Excellence, and an Advanced Technology Learning and Demonstration Center that combines theory, technology and practice under one roof Drive modernization under the hood and encourage new approaches to the day-to-day challenges of all the Group’s portfolio companies.
About Abu Dhabi Academy of Global Markets (ADGMA)
ADGM Academy is part of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), a financial free zone established in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. ADGM was established to promote the Emirate of Abu Dhabi as a global financial center, develop the economy of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, make it an attractive financial investment environment, and become an effective contributor to the international financial services industry.
ADGM College was established to become one of the top education and human resources colleges in the region for banking, finance and human services. In line with the UAE leadership’s vision to continue building a strong and resilient economic sector, we aim to deliver world-class educational and experiential programs to our constituents and wider community.
ADGM Academy has been at the forefront of financial and digital training programs, collaborating with top industry experts, professional organizations and leading academic institutions to design and deliver programs and conduct applied fundamental research relevant to the financial industry with a focus on future-driving trends.