MEA UAE Business Awards 2017

MEAMARKETS / UAE BUSINESS AWARDS 2017 79 , UA170042 RISC Institute provides quality training, professional qualifications facilitations and talent development solutions for the riskmanagement, insurance, financial planning, capital markets industries. We profile the firm to find out more about the services it offers. Best Financial Services Training Provider 2017 - MENA RISC Institute serves all GCC countries as well as neighbouring countries in the Middle East and North Africa region from its strategic location in Dubai. It provides training and talent development services in regulated financial services specializing in risk management, insurance, personal financial planning and the capital markets. It has accreditations and/ or affiliations from global professional institutes such as the Chartered Insurance Institute, The Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments, the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters (The Institutes) and LOMA. RISC Institute DMCC was established in early 2015 building upon the rich experience of its founder and managing director, Silvan Said. The firm is granted an educational permit from the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) of Dubai and listed as a training provider in the National Qualifications Authority (NQA) in United Arab Emirates. The firm’s mission is to contribute to the growth and enhancement of regulated financial services in the region by providing excellent talent and competency development services focused on tangible bottom line benefits. There are a large number of training providers in the UAE, however many of them simply provide an ad hoc trainer without an operational support structure for the learner, or employer, to ensure that the intended outcomes are achieved. RISC differentiates itself from the competition by investing in its own human resources, premises, operations and technology. Every part of the client’s interaction with the firm is given top priority and measured, from the client relationship management, the content and delivery of the training as well as the customer service experience. The firm employs full-time trainers with industry experience as well as experience as trainers. Each is focused on his or her particular sector to understand the market needs and develop products that meet those needs. The institute also works with a number of associates from Europe and the Middle East to support it in their respective fields of expertise. These are appointed after careful scrutiny and subject to minimum professional backgrounds and experience in sharing knowledge. With a focus on corporate clients, the firm provides competency based training interventions that are designed to develop the knowledge and skills participants need to fulfil their role competently and improve performance. In turn, this improves the overall competitive positioning of RISC’s clients in the market. Practitioners pursuing career development are offered face-to-face learning, blended learning, virtual live classes and examination facilities to pursue professional qualifications from global awarding bodies. As a promoter and provider of professional development in the regulated financial services industry, RISC ensures that it practises what it preaches and never compromising on honesty, integrity, ethics and good governance across all its activities. This gives learners and their employers confidence in the firm’s services and its’ certifications. The firm’s vision is not just about providing classroom instruction. It seeks to partner with employers to develop talent within their organizations and enhance standards in the market for the ultimate benefit of consumers. It also seeks to partner with regulators and governmental agencies who prioritize training and education and fund programmes to achieve national economic agendas. It shares common objectives with global professional certification awarding bodies and enables the provision of their expertise, qualifications and experiences in the region. Above all, RISC Institute aims to become a centre of knowledge for practitioners and employees engaged in risk and regulated financial services in the region, providing them with learning opportunities, career development and recognition of achievement. Company: RISC Institute Email: [email protected] Address: Suite 1704, Tower BB2, Mazaya Business Avenue, Jumeirah Lakes Towers Dubai, PO Box 336513, UAE Telephone: 00971 4 361 6431 Web Address: