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NBAD Academy in Abu Dhabi

College name NBAD Academy
Director's name
Executive body or owner National Bank of Abu Dhabi
Date founded October 2009
Number of students (approx)
Number of staff (approx)
Type of institute private college
College location / area Between Two Bridges (no map)
Postal address Abu Dhabi, UAE
Telephone +971-2-5589446
College fees
Instructor salary range
Student satisfaction rating
2 stars from 151 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
1 star from 45 votes.    
Instructor job satisfaction rating
(by instructors, not about instructors)
1 star from 30 votes.    

NBAD Academy admissions, reviews, notes

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NBAD Academy programs and courses include
  • AFAQ management trainee program for UAE National university graduates. By the end of 2009, the NBAD Academy hopes to have 120 Afaq recruits. Program length is one year?
  • Global Financial Markets Workshop series - 3 day workshops about financial markets covering subjects such as (in 2009)
    • Structure of Capital Markets, Money Markets, Fixed Income and Repo
    • Derivatives Instruments (linear and non-linear) and Markets
    • Advanced Interest and Foreign Exchange Derivatives
    • Derivatives Legal Documentation, International Market Practice and Portfolio Management
  • NBAD AFAQ Master of Science in Finance in collaboration with Zayed University. A sponsored program for Emirati nationals only?
26 December 2011
26 October 2009
  • National Bank of Abu Dhabi Academy (NBAD Academy) officially launched according to a press release from NBAD Abu Dhabi.
  • NBAD Academy will offer Banking and Financial Services training programs, workshops, and courses.
  • Locations in Abu Dhabi and Northern Emirates (Ras Al Khaimah, Umm Al Quwain, Fujairah?).
  • In the press release, Ms. Paula McManus, Head of Learning & Development at NBAD, said "The Academy's curriculum aims to support the achievement of business goals ... In the first year, the Academy training calendar includes over 30 programs which have been scheduled based on business needs."
  • Location is the Between Two Bridges area of Abu Dhabi?
  • NBAD Academy location, website, contact details not supplied in press release. Nothing obvious on the NBAD website at www.nbad.com.
  • Contact telephone for the Between Two Bridges branch of NBAD bank is tel +971-2-5589446. NBAD main branch tel +971-2-6111111.
  • No website found at www.nbadacademy.com or www.nbadacademy.ae.
  • Appears to have been first mentioned in the NBAD Annual Report for 2007: "We are committed to creating a learning environment. We have taken the first steps to establish the NBAD Academy: a banking school in Abu Dhabi for the development of our people."
Last update 27 October 2009
General comments - might not apply to NBAD Academy
  • Fees, facilities, education quality varies widely. Allow extra fees for visa, transport, accommodation.
  • Salaries, accommodation, other benefits for lecturer jobs vary substantially. Check contracts carefully for medical, housing, flight allowances, etc.
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