Ajman University partners with Huawei to offer professional-level ICT qualifications

The step aims at further building the ICT capacity and expertise in Ajman, and the UAE as a whole, by upskilling local talent

  
Ajman University partners with Huawei to offer professional-level ICT qualifications

Ajman:Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, has partnered with Ajman University (AU) to deliver training and certification programs to the university’s students via the Huawei Authorized Information and Network Academy program (HAINA). The step aims at further building the ICT capacity and expertise in Ajman, and the UAE as a whole, by upskilling local talent.

This promising partnership follows a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by Karim Seghir, Ph.D., Chancellor of Ajman University, and Liu Jiawei, CEO of Huawei UAE, where both parties agreed to work together collaboratively to provide the students with the required ICT skills through the HAINA initiative that will enable them to become the future ICT leaders in their country.

Ajman University will provide classroom and other teaching facilities to accommodate Huawei ICT equipment for the program, and will also embed the HAINA certification courses in its curriculum, and liaise with the local networking industry to deliver the training programs across a wider outreach of population in the ICT industry across the UAE. Additionally, Huawei will provide Huawei Certification Academy Instructor (HCAI) training for the university’s professional instructors for each course direction.

Karim Seghir, Ph.D., Chancellor of Ajman University, said: “Ajman University is committed to offering students the most relevant and high quality educational experience and equipping them with the technical skills, credentials and character that enable them to embark upon fulfilling careers while contributing to the economic growth and development of the society.”

"Collaborating with Huawei in this initiative will allow us to offer professional-level certifications that will not only enhance the talent pool in the Emirate of Ajman, but also build exceptional ICT specialists capable of realizing the UAE’s digital ambitions”, he added.

Liu Jiawei, CEO of Huawei UAE, said: “Huawei, is committed for many years now to building the local talents, the future ICT leaders of the UAE, and contribute towards the development of the emirates’ ICT ecosystem.”

He added: "Huawei is very pleased to partner with Ajman University to grow the ICT talent pool in the emirate. Investing in talent development and encouraging a new generation of ICT experts will enable the UAE to realize its ambitions of becoming a digitalized country empowered by connectivity and with a vibrant digital economy".

Ajman University and Huawei will work cooperatively to monitor the HAINA program and offer suggestions for continuous improvement. They will also continue to explore other opportunities for alliances between the two organizations in order to address the ICT skills requirements within UAE and further have positive impact in shaping the future of the its Leaders.

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About Ajman University

Founded in 1988 as the first private institution of higher education in UAE and GCC; Ajman University (AU) is recognized as an emerging leader on the global academic map. The 2020 QS World University Rankings lists AU in the top 2.8% universities worldwide and among top 1.7% institutions in the Arab world. Each of AU’s 22 undergraduate and 14 graduate programs; as well as other diverse training programs; offer academic rigor and hands-on experience. AU has transformed the lives of over 38;000 alumni and continues to serve more than 8;000 students each year.

For more information, please visit Ajman University at www.ajman.ac.ae 

About Huawei

Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. With integrated solutions across four key domains – telecom networks, IT, smart devices, and cloud services – we are committed to bringing digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world.

Huawei's end-to-end portfolio of products, solutions and services are both competitive and secure. Through open collaboration with ecosystem partners, we create lasting value for our customers, working to empower people, enrich home life, and inspire innovation in organizations of all shapes and sizes.

At Huawei, innovation focuses on customer needs. We invest heavily in basic research, concentrating on technological breakthroughs that drive the world forward. We have nearly 194,000 employees, and we operate in more than 170 countries and regions. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees.

For more information, please visit Huawei online at www.huawei.com or follow us on:

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