Rabdan Academy has been designated as an authorised university provider of Global Innovation Institute (GInI), a world-leading professional certification, business accreditation, and membership organisation in the field of innovation.

The authorisation grants Rabdan Academy the authority to deliver certification and accreditation related services, as well as issue GInI-recognised Innovation Development Units (IDUs) for its own innovation-related training courses and events.

Under this authorisation, Rabdan Academy will be able to offer certification courses to professionals, including, Certified Innovation Professional (CInP), Certified Design Thinking Professional (CDTP), Certified Innovation Strategist (CInS), Certified Chief Innovation Officer (CCInO), and Authorized Innovation Assessor (AInA).

Rabdan Academy will also provide innovation assessments to organisations seeking accreditation with GInI as a Certified Innovative Organization (CInOrg), Accredited Innovation Lab (AInL), Accredited Business Incubator (ABI), Accredited Accelerator Program (AAP), and Innovation Endorsement (InE).

James Morse, President of Rabdan Academy, said: “We are extremely proud to be an authorised university provider of Global Innovation Institute.  This achievement reflects our commitment to promoting innovation in the field of safety, security, defence, emergency preparedness, and crisis management. It will enable us to enhance our professional development programmes and help develop national cadres in this domain.”

Anthony Mills, Executive Director of Global Innovation Institute, said: “We are pleased to have Rabdan Academy as our first authorised university provider in the UAE. With their extensive experience and expertise in safety, security, defence, emergency preparedness, and crisis management, we are confident that they will deliver high-quality training and assessment services to both professionals and organisations.”

This new achievement is a testament of Rabdan Academy’s continued success in making global achievements and enhancing its position as a global leader in relevant sectors. Rabdan Academy's faculty of experienced professionals, cutting-edge technology, and innovative curriculum has led to its recognition by international organisations, accrediting bodies, and industry leaders.