Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates : 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.
To know more about the new certification prep program, please visit the website: https://www.knowledgegroup.co/en-us/digital-learning-solutions/public-vilt?cat=Accounting%2C%20Finance%20%26%20Audit.  
About Knowledge Group:
Knowledge Group is a regional leader, with extensive experience supporting and reinforcing the operational capabilities of the Middle East and North Africa region's workforce and its private and public organizations. Through our solutions in Training & Development, Consulting, Special Projects, and Outsourcing, Knowledge Group has built a vast range of services to support our clients' requirements.  

We are agile in the way we apply this knowledge and create solutions, utilizing the full breadth of our unique experience to craft a bespoke solution that exceeds expectations.

Our expert faculty and staff of more than 200 deliver serious industry and regional experience, while we also draw in the best of the world's knowledge through a partnership with select international education and consulting companies, alongside more than 400 global associates with specialist expertise. This means we can draw on a vast knowledge base wherever we operate to deliver highly professional solutions for our clients.

About Abu Dhabi University:
Established in 2003, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) is the largest private university in the United Arab Emirates. With campuses across Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Al Ain, and Al Dhafra, the University has a total enrolment of 7,800 students from over 80 nationalities. Structured into Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, Law and Health Sciences, ADU offers undergraduate and graduate programs across a wide range of disciplines.

Abu Dhabi University is recognized as a world-class institution committed to excellence in teaching, research and student experience, as evidenced by its prestigious regional and international accreditations. The University was the first private higher education institution in the GCC to earn international accreditation from the Californian Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). ADU's College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the prestigious EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). At a program level, the College of Engineering has received international accreditation from the world-renowned Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), and the Bachelor of Architecture has received Part 1 validation from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). The College of Health Sciences has earned accreditation from the Agency for Public Health Education Accreditation (APHEA).

According to the 2021 QS World University rankings, Abu Dhabi University ranked among the top 750 universities in the world and placed among the world's top 150 universities under 50 years of age. ADU also earned a top 3 spot globally for international faculty and maintained its long-held position as part of the top 11 universities worldwide recognized for student body diversity.

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