Skyline University College allocated an AED 1 million scholarship
fund for Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) employees, according to a
memo of understanding that was signed at ATDD headquarters late Tuesday.
The MOU, signed by ATDD General Manager Faisal Al
Nuaimi and Skyline University College CEO Nitin Anand, will allow ATDD
personnel to get the Bachelor and Master’s degrees in the field of business
It came to establish a partnership that aimed to
develop government sectors, link academic knowledge to practice and develop
government cadres; a point that goes in line with ATDD’s strategic goal of developing
Emirati cadres capable of leading the tourism sectors in Ajman, Al Nuaimi said.
fund allocation will be in the shape of fee discounts amounting from 15 to 50
per cent for the coming three school semesters, he added.
University College will offer research-related consultative services, in
addition to training courses in the domains of marketing management, finance,
human resources, project management, strategic planning, accounting,
information technology and English language, the ATDD General Manager added.
number of staff members may also have a British Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality,
as well as courses for tour guides.
his part, Anand said ATDD will allow Skyline University College students to get
training in the tourism fields and help invite experts as guest lecturers at
the college to get the students posted on best practices.
will provide Skyline University with statistics that would benefit students and
lecturers and also cooperate with the college with regard to event management
and marketing, he concluded