Al-Futtaim Group launches the Al-Futtaim Digital Academy

Al-Futtaim Group launches the Al-Futtaim Digital Academy 

Al-Futtaim Digital Academy aims to upskill young Emiratis and prepare them for the job market.

As part of its commitment to supporting the UAE government’s Emiratisation efforts in the private sector, Al-Futtaim Group is offering hundreds of job opportunities within the group’s various sectors to UAE nationals during its participation in Ru'ya, Careers UAE Redefined 2022. During the first day of the career fair, the Group inaugurated the “Al-Futtaim Digital Academy," a leading self-learning platform that complements the Group’s various initiatives for promoting the Emiratisation vision.

HE Omar Abdullah Al Futtaim, Vice Chairman & CEO, Al-Futtaim Group inaugurated 'Sinyar' the Emiratisation platform of Al-Futtaim Group’s pavilion at Ru'ya, Careers UAE Redefined 2022, in the presence of Mira Omar Al Futtaim, Chairperson of Al-Futtaim Emiratisation Council, HE Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri Chairman of the Emirati Human Resources Development Council in Dubai, and HE Abdulla Ali Bin Zayed Al Falasi, Director General - Dubai Government Human Resources Department.

Through its various Emiratisation programmes and strategies, as part of Sinyar Emiratisation platform, the Group aims to achieve 10% Emiratisation in the next two years in eight of its major sectors in the group. The launch of the "Al-Futtaim Digital Academy" for self e-learning comes as part of the Al-Futtaim Group's Emiratisation strategy, which focuses on building the capabilities of young national talents by providing specialised education and training programmes to upskill national talents, develop their professional capabilities, and prepare them to join the labour market.

Furthermore, Al-Futtaim Digital Academy was launched during the event aiming to develop and enhance the capabilities of UAE national talents as the Group offers various job opportunities to Emirati nationals in different sectors.

Inaugurating the Al-Futtaim Digital Academy for E-Learning

The Academy’s training works according to a set of basic principles, including building a promising career in the private sector, providing training and development solutions to the labour market, promoting the concept of self-learning through electronic solutions, and knowledge sharing with academic partners to enhance training and development outcomes.

The Al-Futtaim Digital Academy allows users to seamlessly register and log in to its digital platform using the digital identity (UAEPASS) and provides an easy-to-use interface and control panel in both Arabic and English that can be used through any personal electronic device. Users can also build their own learning path in line with their chosen career, in addition to obtaining skill badges and certificates after completing courses and classes to display to employers or share on social media.

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