(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) yesterday launched its 2014 Calendar. The academy offers a year-round calendar courses in banking, insurance, finance, Islamic finance, capital markets and asset management, compliance and anti-money laundering, business & management, and training for soft skills and foundation skills.
"2014 is crucial for QFBA's development and will see the implementation of a series of intelligently designed courses, as well as advanced registration and deployment techniques to help make the process much easier for participants," said Dr. Abdulaziz Al Horr, Chief Executive Officer, QFBA.
QFBA is a certified training provider that is recognised by the local authorities in Qatar as well as issues many specialized international certificates in partnership with recognised partners. "For those new to the world of finance of business, we have a range of soft and basic skills courses to help ease them into the more complex curricula," said Horr. "The broader focus, in addition to the scheduled calendar, is to help organisations, including financial services providers in Qatar and businesses of all sizes, identify their organisational training requirements and tailor bespoke solutions for their staff," he said.
QFBA has over 1000 sqm designed to accommodate simultaneous courses in different classrooms. These include 9 classrooms that can accommodate up to 100 participants. The facility which is situated in QFC Tower 2 is one of the most advanced of its kind in Qatar and is supported by specialized staff with international training experience.
In addition, course durations are tailored to meet professional schedules and most vary from 3 days to 10 days, plus more intensive courses such as CPA, CFA and CMA certification, which can be delivered in around 35 days. With the upgrade of its website earlier in 2013, the QFBA is able to offer interested applicants a regularly updated calendar of courses, including the instant review of the chosen course particulars, as well as fast online registration and payment through an electronic gateway to secure seats.