Education

New Metrics management consultancy has partnered with Cass Business School, City University London, to collaborate on the delivery of tailored executive training and open enrolment courses in Oman over the next three years. The London-based school will offer courses to Omani managers and students locally and in England, as well as the Executive MBA Programme in Dubai.

The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Shanghai International Cooperation Center of Traditional Medicine (SICCTM) to establish strong research and learning foundations for Chinese medicine at the local and regional levels.

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) presented the quality assurance aspects of mobile learning as well as the importance of educational technologies and related initiatives, which includes the university’s very own Cloud and Smart Campus initiatives, during the Mobile Learning Week held recently at the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Headquarters in Paris, France.

Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammad Smart University (HBMSU) and Chairman of UNESCO IITE Governing Board, received an official invite to join the membership of the international advisory board of the UNESCO-UNIR ICT & Education Latam Congress 2016, which will be held from June 22, 2016 to June 24, 2016 in Bogota, Colombia. The event, which is the first conference organized by UNESCO and UNIR in Latin America on this topic, is aimed towards discovering the prospects of learning based on technology and innovation in the region.

Orient Planet Academy, the first online public relations (PR) and communications Academy in the Arab World, has announced that two of its internationally recognized certificate programs are now available in Arabic to cater to the region’s Arabic-speaking PR and marketing professionals and young students seeking to enhance their competitive edge in the industry. The Arabic courses for Online Marketing and PR and Diploma in Event Management will start on March 10, and April 14 of this year.