Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 31 December 2020: Knowledge Group (KG), the training, development and consulting arm of Abu Dhabi University (ADU), today announced its partnership with Wiley Efficient Learning, a leading global provider of online and self-study test prep, exam review and professional development education for individuals, schools and businesses. The partnership aims to integrate the Wiley certifications prep courses and programs into the Knowledge Group programs for accounting and finance professionals.
The partnership is set to provide comprehensive online resources and advanced professional certification for KG's candidates training for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) as well as Project Management Professional (PMP) certifications.
Dr. Ahmad Badr, Chief Executive Officer and a Founding Member of Knowledge Group commented: 'We are pleased to be in partnership with Wiley Efficient Learning, being a key provider of comprehensive online resources, working alongside Wiley is undoubtedly highly beneficial to the success of our candidates.'
'As a regional leader, with extensive experience supporting and reinforcing operational capabilities, Knowledge Group remains dedicated to providing training solutions that are custom designed to our candidates' unique requirements and business. Collaborating with Wiley's team of top university professors and subject matter experts is a testament of our commitment to invest in accounting and financing professionals' success and hone their skills and knowledge, drawing on the full capacities of our international knowledge and MENA know-how.' He added.
'Giving professionals the tools they need to advance in their career is core to Wiley's mission,' said Renee Altier, Senior Vice President, Wiley. 'We are thrilled to be introducing a new certification prep program with the Knowledge Group, who share our commitment to helping accounting and finance professionals advance their skills, hone their expertise, and succeed in their careers. We are excited to be partnering with the Knowledge Group to make obtaining certifications like the CFA more achievable for learners in the Middle East.'
Wiley's resources will also be provided for KG's instructors to assist in aligning with the objectives of each professional certification and will offer them access to statistical data on each candidate's engagement with their online solutions and service for screening candidates for eligibility for the CPA exam.