Software AG inks MoU with RIT University

Both organisations will collaborate to create training programs and offer certifications centred on digital technologies.

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Software AG inks MoU with RIT University (L-R): Rami Kichli, vice president, Software AG - Gulf & Levant region, and Dr. Yousef Al Assaf, president of RIT Dubai.
By  Alexander Sophoclis Pieri Published  March 26, 2017

Software AG, a global enterprise company, has announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Rochester Institute of Technology, Dubai (RIT Dubai).

As per the agreement, the two organisations will collaborate on supporting the development of future business leaders and innovators by leveraging advanced digital tools and solutions.           

The MoU will see the creation of several training programs, which also include potential internship opportunities with Software AG, as well as free student certifications.

Rami Kichli, vice president, Software AG - Gulf & Levant region, said: "Education is the foundation of business innovation. We have designed our University Relations Program around this belief, while highlighting the importance of cooperation among the private sector, academia, and the entire education industry to help build the country's business leaders and innovators of tomorrow.

"We are privileged to be partnering with RIT Dubai in our bid to equip students with in-demand skills and expose them to the real world before they even leave the university to help them succeed in this age of digital evolution," he added.

Software AG will reportedly supply its own software to RIT Dubai that will aid the university's students and faculty to create and academic user group. This group will be able to exchange e-learning content, video tutorials, as well as other training materials.

University President Dr. Yousef Al Assaf said: "At RIT Dubai we strive to lead higher education in the region through preparing students for successful careers in a global society. Ensuring opportunities with organizations such as Software AG, helps engage and further motivate our students through stimulating and collaborative experiences.  Software AG will help us provide technology-based educational programs designed to develop student's personal and professional development." 

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