PwC Academy brings region’s first Arab HR qualification to UAE


PwC’s Academy, the talent and skills development business of PwC Middle East, launches the region’s first Arab Human Resources (HR) qualification, supporting the development of emerging HR professionals in the United Arab Emirates. The Associate Professional in Human Resources – International â„¢ (aPHRi â„¢),issued in partnership with the HR Certification Institute ® (HRCI ®), is designed to develop the basic skills and knowledge in human resource management, essential to business success.

The role of HR has been instrumental in the organizations’ transition to the new normal over the past year, preserving the workplace culture and ensuring employee engagement and satisfaction. Preparing professionals for the evolving role of HR, this internationally recognized qualification, aPHRi, lays the foundation for HR management, equipping UAE HR talents with the skills, knowledge and status of spirit to advance their professional career.

Amanda Line, Partner, PwC’s Academy said: “Developing human capital in organizations of all sizes remains a critical component of business success, and the role of HR in this support will only grow. Strengthening our training portfolio with an HR qualification in Arabic is recognition of the bilingual business world in which we operate and ensures that we deliver maximum value to our clients and to the region.

“The introduction of the Associate Professional in Human Resources ™ (aPHRi ™) exam in Arabic offers our colleagues in the Middle East the opportunity to broaden their knowledge base and human resources practices for the benefit of their workforce and their organizations, says Dr Amy Dufrane, SPHR, CAE, CEO of HRCI.

PwC Academy’s aPHRi program is delivered online in Arabic. It covers a variety of key knowledge areas including HR operations, recruiting and selection, employee relations, health and safety, compensation and benefits, and resource development and retention. human.

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