Smartworld, the next generation Information and Communications Technology (ICT) services provider in the Middle East, has been named the Rookie e-Learning Company of the Year by XpertLearning, a leading e-learning solutions and content provider, during their participation in the 6th Annual Café ME (Customer Advisory Forum Event – Middle East) held on 15th November, 2011.
The event, organized by XpertLearning, was attended by over 70 Learning and Development, Training, and HR professionals from the Middle East and included a mix of interactive case studies, workshops and product demonstration as well as discussions on international best practices and the future of learning and technology.
Mustafa Kaddoura, CEO of Smartworld, said, “We are delighted with this award and we would like to thank XpertLearning. Smartworld recognizes the importance of developing employees’ skills and knowledge through continuous training and development activities that utilize the latest advances in technology. Innovative e-Learning approaches allow us much more flexibility and mean we are no longer restricted by time or place in the pursuit of developing our talent”.
Smartworld is not only committed to developing its employees’ skills and knowledge, but also expanding the learning and development opportunities to university students under Smartworld internship and training programs, giving university students greater opportunities to gain real-life learning experiences. These programs are designed to help students access the essential working knowledge and experience and will help them develop specific skills and abilities to enter the workforce with confidence.
Ahmad Mohammad, Director of HR at Smartworld said, “We have an obligation to contribute to the development of the next generation of ICT professional in the UAE and help educational institutes in the UAE understand the environment and HR requirements of corporates today. This investment in the future will allow Smartworld to remain at the frontier of the industry and will foster even more innovation and success.”
Smartworld collaborates with a number of universities and colleges, supporting students through its Internship and Summer Training Programs and constantly seeking feedback to improve and enrich the students’ learning and work experiences.
Smartworld has a wide-ranging portfolio of ICT products and services across Unified Communications, Collocation Services and Managed Services that benefit customers in addressing their diverse ICT requirements.