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UOWD Certificate in Marketing Communications Awarded to Seven UAE Nationals

Monday, 10 December, 2007

The UOWD Certificate in Marketing Communications was awarded to seven UAE Nationals who successfully completed the MCM Academy Fortune Promoseven Employment and Training Program.

The participants spent 13 weeks at UOWD attending the academic part of this program and a further 6 months at Fortune Promoseven undergoing an internship. The curriculum included Marketing Communications, Creative Strategy , Public relations, Media planning, Marketing Research, Finance for Non-Finance Managers and Business Communications and Presentation Skills. The faculty for this certificate program consisted of UOWD professors and professionals from the Marketing Communications industry.

Four of the participants have accepted full time positions to work at Fortune Promoseven and affiliated companies. At the graduation ceremony Dr. Cedwyn Fernandes, Chair - College of Graduate Studies at UOWD, congratulated the graduates. He also congratulated Fortune Promoseven and in particular Ms. Ricarda Ruecker, Regional Managing Director, for this unique initiative towards increasing the participation of UAE Nationals in the Marketing Communications industry.

The UAE Nationals Training & Employment Program was sponsored by Dubai Waterfront a Nakheel Company - and endorsed by Emirates Nationals Development Program (ENDP).