Knowledge Horizon sets up HQ at DKV
Dubai, January 31, 2009
Knowledge Horizon, global consultants for knowledge transfer and training, said it will locate its headquarters at the Dubai Knowledge Village, the region’s hub for professional learning and a member of Tecom Investments.
Leveraging its expertise, Knowledge Horizon offers a plethora of training and consultancy solutions across the region with dedicated centres and offices in Jordan, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Libya, apart from offices in Pune, India, for the Subcontinent.
Dr Ayoub Kazim, executive director for Dubai Knowledge Village and Dubai International Academic City, said: "We are pleased to welcome Knowledge Horizon to our growing community of renowned institutions."
"Dubai Knowledge Village continuously works towards enhancing its portfolio and providing a more effective platform to facilitate the expansion of business partners in the region."
"Our aim at Dubai Knowledge Village is to align our objectives with the Dubai Strategy Plan 2015 in building and developing human capital. Having Knowledge Horizon as our business partner to serve the local and regional market will definitely demonstrate our objectives in fulfilling this vision and strategy set for Dubai," Dr Kazim opined.
Dr Ma’en Al Qatamin, president, Knowledge Horizon said: “We are delighted to open our headquarters in Dubai Knowledge Village, which offers us an opportunity to create a high level of synergy with our stakeholders, resulting in optimum creativity and excellence."
"The critical focus now is to continue innovating. As leaders in the knowledge transfer domain, we are poised to revolutionize learning through providing unique and cost effective opportunities."
“With its strategic location not only for Asia, but also for continental Europe and America, Dubai gives us the competitive edge we need. Moreover, the excellent infrastructure, and availability of world-class manpower in the emirate give us the logistical advantage for managing our global operations,” he added.
Knowledge Horizon has existing partnerships with prestigious education and training organisations such as Cambridge International Examination (CIE), UK, a department of the University of Cambridge, and City and Guilds, UK.
It also collaborates with regional leaders to prepare customised courses suitable to local conditions on leadership along with global offerings like e-training.
Ibrahim Moosa Jamel, director for Business Development, Dubai Knowledge Village, said: “The partnership with Knowledge Horizon is in line with DKV’s continuous commitment to creating a dedicated community of HR management specialists to help Dubai and the region develop a talent pool, build a knowledge based economy and foster entrepreneurship.”
Knowledge Horizon’s clientele includes Mohammed Bin Rashid Establishment for Young Business Leaders, The United Nations, Aldar, Dubai World, Etihad Airways, ENDP, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, AMG, HSBC and Offsets amongst others.
Established in 2003, Dubai Knowledge Village is home to over 400 professional centres specialized in HR development, professional testing, as well as management training and consultancy services.
To date, it has successfully attracted prominent names in the industry such as Hewitt Associates, DBM Arabian Gulf, and Sandpiper Management Consultants.-TradeArabia News Service