Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with one of the world's largest securities and investment industry.

ADU signed a MoU with the UK based company, Securities and Investment Institute (SII), to meet the professional training and development needs of the UAE.

The Institute provides a range of vocational qualifications attracting over 37,000 candidates a year. George Littlejohn, the Director of Global Business Development of SII signed the MoU with Dr Nabeel Ebrahim, ADU Chancellor, yesterday.

"The Investment Administration Qualifications (IAQTM); the International Certificate in Investment Management (ICertIM); the Islamic Finance Qualification (IFQ); the International Certificate in Financial Advice (ICFA) and the Advanced Certificate and Diploma qualifications are some of the courses that will be offered by Abu Dhabi University," said Ebrahim.