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Directorate of Human Resources employees complete English course at AUS
The Achievement Academy Outreach Program at American University of Sharjah (AUS) held a certificate ceremony for the Directorate of Human Resources of Government of Sharjah (DHR), on June 10, 2014. The ceremony honored 81 government employees and job seekers from Sharjah and Dhaid who completed the Sharjah Directorate of Human Resources General English and Business English Program at AUS in Spring 2014.
The employees and job seekers completed a 60-hour program of general and business English at four levels: basic, elementary, pre-intermediate and intermediate. Fifty-one Certificates of Distinction were awarded to outstanding participants.
Present at the ceremony were Tariq Sultan Bin Khadim, Chairman of the Directorate of Human Resources; Sheikh Saif Al-Qassimi, Human Resources Supervisor; Mohamed Hamdan Bin Jarsh, Director General-University City at University City; Dr. Tom Alibrandi, Director of the AUS Achievement Academy; and other senior officials.
DHR and AUS signed a Memorandum of Understanding on January 16, 2011 as part of the university's mission to engage with organizations in the emirate. The purpose of the MOU is to provide a framework of cooperation and facilitate collaboration between the institutions, on a non-exclusive basis, in areas of mutual interest. As part of this, AUS will provide English language classes at various DHR facilities throughout the emirate of Sharjah.
The partnership between AUS and DHR underlines the university's commitment toward professional development and augurs well for further cooperation between AUS and government entities.