Informa Connect Middle East joins WorldatWork as the first global education partner in the MENA region

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Following the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Informa Connect Middle East and WorldatWork on March 29, 2022 in Dubai, the two organizations have now entered into a unique partnership in the region to provide classroom learning solutions to individuals and organizations across the MENA region – a partnership supported and orchestrated by Talent at Work.

This partnership positions Informa Connect Middle East as the premier global education partner in the MENA region; and as part of this, Informa Connect Middle East will provide WorldatWork certifications through in-person courses in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Qatar, enabling compensation and benefits professionals to develop their careers and position themselves as leaders in rewards. Delegates have the opportunity to earn two highly sought-after certifications through Informa Connect Middle East, WorldatWork’s Global Remuneration Professional (GRPâ) and Certified Compensation Professional (CCP), with in-person courses available in English and Arabic.

We believe this type of partnership can strengthen the business education sector and broaden the spectrum of professional development by giving businesses access to cutting-edge content,” declared Mihai Popoaca, President of WorldatWork. “It is a pleasure for us to partner with Informa Connect Middle East. This initiative is part of our commitment to serve the HR community in the MENA region and provide them with the most sought-after training solutions. We are confident that this partnership will further push regional talent to get ahead of the game.

Shabnam Rawal, Managing Director of Informa Connect Middle East, reiterated the importance of learning solutions in the business world, noting that “Our partnership with WorldatWork amplifies our commitment to providing the best executive education for professionals in the Middle East and North Africa. Offering WorldatWork training in Dubai will facilitate access to a comprehensive portfolio of rewards programs enabling HR professionals to master skills and knowledge that will benefit the companies they work for.

Highlighting the rewards-driven training and development needs in the region, Dipti Rane, co-CEO of Talent at Work, said: “Since the launch of WorldatWork MENA, we have seen huge demand from organizations and individuals seeking professional development in this very critical area. This next step of making global GRP and CCP certifications available to the region through Informa propels our mission to expand, evolve and accelerate the learning needs of professionals.

WorldatWork and Informa Connect Middle East will soon announce the new schedule of in-person training courses for recognized certifications.


About WorldatWork:

WorldatWork brings together the best professionals from around the world to provide leading education, leadership and community dedicated to improving the employee experience and organizational performance. For more than 65 years, WorldatWork has set the standard for best practice in reward, professional development and human capital leadership. More than 90% of Global 500 companies trust and rely on WorldatWork’s education and certified professionals to optimize their employee reward, engagement and retention efforts.

About Informa Log in:

With over 20 years of experience providing the latest business knowledge, Informa Connect Middle East is the preferred training provider for leading companies in the region. Their training in the Middle East is designed and delivered by the best practitioners in the industry, giving you access to first-hand specialist know-how.

About Talent at Work:

Talent at Work, the exclusive representative of WorldatWork in the MENA region, is an industry pioneer that focuses on providing a unique concept of “licensing to operate” and association management solutions in the regions. of the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia (MENASA). Rooted in values ​​of excellence, integrity and transparency, our vision is to be the best talent and human capital development expert. We understand the pulse and requirements of the region and match them with exceptional service and solutions. For more details on Talent at Work, please follow us on LinkedIn.

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