Posted on November 19, 2018

With a view to continuously hone the skillsets of its staff, Qatar Finance & Business Academy (QFBA) is pleased to announce it has signed a memorandum, of understanding (MoU) with Qatar Association of Certified Public Accountants (QCPA).

The MoU was signed by QFBA Chief Executive Officer Dr. Khalid Al Horr and QCPA’s Chairman  Mr. Hashem Al Sayed at QFBA premises on November 15, 2018. With this tie-up, QCPA and QFBA intend to collaborate on the development of the academic and professional performance of their staff and QFC firms to go hand in hand with the social and economic development state-wide.

This MoU entails both the parties to implement joint and specialized training programs in the fields of accounting, auditing and related fields. Both QFBA and QCPA will support and encourage joint research and academic studies in the field of accounting, as agreed by those in charge of such research and studies. They will jointly host seminars and specialized academic conferences and workshops on topics of mutual interest as well as co-operate in the field of writing and translating academic books in the field of accounting and auditing.

On the occasion, Dr. Khalid Al Horr, CEO, QFBA, said: “We are proud to be allied with Qatar Association of Certified Public Accountants (QCPA) to take our journey further and enhance the knowledge paradigms of Qatari professionals by enhancing their skillsets. As we are in the academic and professional development field, we need to be updated with the trends shaping up in the financial diaspora.This MoU will fructify our slated goal to upskill our staff by capitalizing on both the institutes’ expertise and competencies. Through this tie-up, we will be providing additional training programs, which are slated to shape their future growth trajectory. Besides, we would also be hosting various workshops and conferences to make our professional future leaders in tune with the global financial updates.”

On his part, Hashem Al Sayed, Chairman, QCPA, said: “QFBA is a renowned financial institution and through this partnership we are destined to script a success story in the financial landscape of Qatar. Both the institutes bring with themselves their inherent merits and together we are well placed to offer sustainable paradigms to new age financial professionals of Qatar. This tie-up will help our staff learn best practices from the best in the industry as QFBA has a significant stronghold when it comes to bringing globally leading professional courses and curate them as per the needs of Qatari financial sector requirements. By virtue of collaboration, we will be in a better position to offer our students and participants a global landscape and provide hands-on training for them to take the right decision and help their prospective organizations towards growth uptick. We are sure that this association is just the beginning of financial resurgence of Qatar.”