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Etisalat Academy in Dubai Becomes a BICSI Authorized Design Training Provider (ADTP)

Dubai, UAE, 24 April 2018—BICSI, the global association leading the advancement of the information and communications technology (ICT) community, is pleased to announce that Dubai’s Etisalat Academy has established itself as an Authorized Design Training Provider (ADTP). This accolade allows Etisalat Academy to deliver BICSI’s globally-recognized ICT design courses as part of their educational offerings, marking an industry milestone in the advancement of ICT training and education made available around the world.

Etisalat Academy is the largest single-source business and telecom training solutions provider in the Middle East. They provide training consultancy and human capital development services to telecoms, government agencies, oil and gas companies, financial institutions and organizations across all industries and business sectors.

Etisalat Academy currently offers training and development programs ranging from cutting-edge technology courses to career-changing leadership master classes, strategy workshops and business management seminars. Becoming a BICSI ADTP gives Etisalat Academy an opportunity to expand their current slate of courses to include BICSI’s globally-recognized suite of ICT design training programs. As an ADTP, Etisalat Academy will utilize the same standards- and best practice-based curriculum, classroom equipment and materials offered in a BICSI-conducted class.

“Working with Etisalat Academy to provide BICSI training in the proper methods of design, integration and implementation of ICT systems and infrastructure is an ideal and exciting collaboration,” said BICSI President Jeffrey Beavers, RCDD, OSP, CFHP. “As a global organization whose core focuses on education and training, BICSI is thrilled to be working with a like-minded training facility like Etisalat Academy to offer our curriculum. Etisalat Academy has been a long-time supporter of BICSI training, and as an ADTP,
we will continue to work together to advance the ICT community in the Middle East and Africa District.”

Dr. Ali Al-Qayedi, General Manager, Etisalat Academy, said: “As the largest single-source business and telecom training solutions provider in the Middle East, Etisalat Academy is committed to high quality learning and development experience. This collaboration comes as part of Etisalat Academy’s long-term plans to establish strategic alliances with reputable global associations and certification bodies. 

Becoming a BICSI ADTP will enhance Etisalat Academy offerings for ICT professionals within the UAE and the region.”

Etisalat Academy will begin offering BICSI courses soon. More information about Etisalat Academy can be found at Visit to learn more about the BICSI ADTP program.

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