This achievement is in line with Abu Dhabi’s strategy to promote innovation and excellence in education.
Rabdan Academy will provide certification and accreditation-related services for organizations and individuals, and issue GInI-accredited innovation development units.
Rabdan Academy is accredited by GInI to provide innovation assessments to organizations seeking innovation certification.
Abu Dhabi, UAE: Rabdan Academy has been named an Authorized University Provider of the Global Innovation Institute (GInI), the world’s leading professional accreditation, business accreditation and membership organization in innovation.
The authorization entitles Rabdan Academy to provide certification and accreditation related services, as well as to issue GInI accredited Innovation Development Units (IDUs) for its own innovation related training courses and activities.
Under this mandate, Rabdan Academy will be able to offer certification programs to professionals including Certified Innovation Professional (CInP)®, Certified Design Thinking Professional (CDTP)®, Certified Innovation Strategist (CInS)®, Certified Chief Innovation Officer (CCInO) ® and Accredited Innovation Assessment Agency (AInA)®.
Rabdan Academy will also provide innovation assessments for organizations seeking GInI accreditation as Certified Innovative Organization (CInOrg)®, Accredited Innovation Laboratory (AInL)®, Accredited Business Incubator (ABI)®, Accredited Accelerator Program (AAP)® and Innovation Recognition (InE)®.
His Excellency James Morse, Dean of Rabdan College, expressed his pleasure at being accredited by GInI. He said: “We are very proud to be an Authorized University Provider for the Global Innovation Institute. This achievement reflects our commitment to fostering innovation in the fields of safety, security, defence, emergency preparedness and crisis management. This will allow us to strengthen our professional development programs and help develop national cadres in this field”.
Anthony Mills, Executive Director of the Global Innovation Institute, also commented on the authorization, saying: “We are delighted to have Rabdan Academy as our first authorized university provider in the UAE. With their expertise in safety, security, defence, emergency preparedness and crisis With extensive experience and expertise in management, we believe they will deliver high quality training and assessment services to professionals and organisations.
This new achievement is a testament to Rabdan Academy’s continued success in achieving global achievements and enhancing its position as a global leader in its field. Rabdan Academy is recognized by international organisations, accreditation bodies and industry leaders for its experienced professionals, cutting-edge technology and innovative programmes.
About Laden Academy:
Rabdan Academy is a government-owned, world-class educational institution that aligns and enhances learning outcomes for organizations and individuals in the Safety, Security, Defence, Emergency Preparedness and Crisis Management (SSDEC) sector.
The Academy was formally established under Law No. 7 of 2013 promulgated by the late Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and is accredited by the Council for Academic Accreditation (CAA), UAE Ministry of Education.
The Faculty, the world’s first higher education institution specializing in the field of SSDEC, has been awarded the highest rating of ‘5 Stars’ in both teaching and employability categories under the QS Star University Rating System.
As a unique institution, the College offers learning in a dual approach, combining academic and vocational education in one place, while recognizing prior learning and experience, and providing recognized and transferable credit from course to course and work to work.