The Ruler's Court in Dubai starts Microsoft training scheme

HH the Ruler’s Court of Dubai is offering Microsoft training for employees that have been working in the government sector for ten years or more.

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By  Greg Wilson Published  June 9, 2003

HH the Ruler’s Court of Dubai is kicking off a Microsoft training initiative for employees that have been working in the government sector for ten years or more. The courses provide basic training in a number of Microsoft desktop applications.

Microsoft training partner, New Horizons, will be conducting the courses for employees who are interested in expanding their skill set.

“This program was inspired by the vision of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and UAE Defense Minister, to make Dubai an international IT hub,” says Nadeem Younis, country general manager, New Horizons.

“In cooperation with Microsoft, we are working on making this vision a reality,” he adds.

Microsoft Package Training will include courses on Excel, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer and Outlook. The initial training period is scheduled for last four weeks and all participants will receive official Microsoft certificates on program completion.

“The training that Microsoft is providing… will empower the employees by making them more efficient within their current job roles, as well as ensuring that they retain this knowledge throughout their careers and beyond, into retirement,” comments Abdullatif Almulla, general manager of Microsoft South Gulf.

“We are honored to have this opportunity to demonstrate our dedication the UAE’s government sector. We are also grateful to our partners at New Horizons for supporting this initiative with us, to ensure top quality training to the government employees,” he adds.

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