Fintech Navigator Course
In association with Pearson Professional
The Pearson Fintech Navigator course will explore how Fintech is disrupting the status quo in the financial sector, providing you with the knowledge and skills required to take advantage of the opportunities this disruption presents. The course culminates in a project in which you and your peers present a new business or product idea that could be eligible for local or regional funding opportunities. During the course you will develop an in-depth understanding of both the risks and opportunities associated with this exciting period of change and innovation. Supported by world-leading Fintech experts David Shrier, Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland, Christopher Tucci and a local instructional facilitator (Facilitator), you will develop a broad and deep understanding of what Fintech is and the radical impact that it will have on the future of the financial system. As well as developing your knowledge of Fintech, the course will help you develop design thinking skills and become part of a professional network, providing you with the tools to leverage the exciting and world-changing opportunities offered by the rise of FintechFind out more
Insolvency in Construction
In association with Lexis Nexis
DIFC Academy in partnership with LexisNexis Middle East and Galadari Advocates & Legal Consultants will host a training session on Insolvency in Construction. In this training session, our subject specialist considers what you need to do when you find out that the party you are in contract with has become (or is about to become) insolvent.
Webinar: COVID Impact to Insurance
In association with Chartered Insurance Institute (CII)
How will Covid19 impact the insurance impact in the long term? The insurance market continues to receive notification of COVID-19 related losses from around the world. Its financial impact on the insurance market has still not been fully quantified but is likely to be significant. At the same time, the reputation of the insurance market has taken a hit as many businesses are unhappy that their property damage/business interruption coverage did not protect them in this scenario. And the industry has been rapidly accelerated into a digital world as brokers and insurers from around the world have adapted to home working. So what do we think will be the impact of the Covid 19 pandemic on the insurance market in the long term?
Arbitration Talk 2- Arbitral Tribunals/…
In association with Outer Temple Chambers
DIFC Academy in conjunction with Outer Temple Chambers and University of Birmingham Dubai presents Arbitration Talk 2- Arbitral Tribunals/ Awards and Enforcement. This 2-hour webinar will focus on the below relevant Arbitration topics: - Arbitrators, appointment, duties and powers of arbitrators, challenges to arbitrators - Arbitral awards; Challenges to DIFC awards; Enforcement of foreign awards in the UAE
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"We partnered with the DIFC Academy because we had a shared vision for enhancing knowledge, raising the bar, raising standards when it comes to ethics, when it comes to practice and legal education training so there’s a natural synergy there. Lexis Nexis wanted to give students access to the best information sources and to enable them to be critical thinkers."
Director, Lexis Nexis Middle East
"When I selected for the scholarship programme I was so happy and my family is very proud of me. This scholarship will help me take away the financial burden I have."
Khalid Hassan Mohammed
Law Student, Ajman University of Science & Technology