Due to Covid-19 all the courses will be offered online via Zoom.

Transforming Lives And Careers​

The Center Executive Development (CED) is located in Academic City. We are the continuing education arm of the University of Dubai. The University itself was founded as an educational initiative by Dubai Chamber​.
The Center is also involved in the development of the Emirati work force, and provides specific work-oriented training programs in line with national Emiratization initiatives.

Career development and advancement

CED designs and delivers Executive management development programs and Professional certification that aim to upgrade the skills and knowledge necessary for career development and advancement and enable organizations to leverage the competitive advantage of their workforce.

Training programs address

CED also works closely with Dubai Chamber and its members to ensure that the professional certification and training programs address the requirements of the various business sectors, thus making the participants more employable.

Transforming lives and careers

CED has been transforming lives and careers since 2004 and has trained more than 9,000 individuals, many of whom have moved on and are now holding senior positions in their organizations and making significant contributions in the field of business.

CED Association Dubai​

Access To The Business Community

An Engaging, Dynamic Learning Experience

Emphasis On Integration Of Knowledge And Skills

Access To Intellectual Capital

Online courses

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6 Months
AED16,529
Knowledge is power. And right now there is a knowledge race surfacing among businesses across industries and around the world. With the volume and ...
6 Months
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AED16,529
Information Technology
12 months
AED8,766
Take the next step in your IT career by preparing for the Cisco CCNA certification exam. You’ll master certification-based topics for networking...
12 months
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AED8,766
Computer Applications
6 months
AED2,910
Master the basics of SharePoint, such as working with lists, libraries, and forms; page customization; and managing sites, site permissions, and us...
6 months
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AED2,910
Online Courses
12 months
AED14,622
This course will prepare you for a technical writing manager position. You'll gain a broad skill set of both technical communication skills and MBA...
12 months
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AED14,622
Prepare for the Accounts Payable Manager (APM) Certification exam and learn best practices for managing your team now and in the future.
3 months
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AED4,740
This online course covers AP fundamentals, best practices, and regulatory compliance, all of which are necessary to excel in the accounts payable f...
3 months
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AED4,740

Testimonials ​

Deepak Ouseph

“The MSU Global Certificate in Business Analytics program has helped me gain practical knowledge of statistical & quantitative analysis, explanatory & predictive modeling and fact-based analysis to drive decision making. I was also able to understand how to apply them at work. In addition, I was able to enhance my data interpretation & problem-solving skills.”

Senior Officer, People Management Department,Dubai Airport Freezone Authority

Anisa Muhammad Ali

“The MSU Global Certificate in Business Analytics has provided me with an opportunity to explore further the area of business analytics. It has introduced data analysis concepts along with know-how on applying these concepts at work. Given the field of big data and business analytics is evolving every day, it is vital to gain a basic understanding and applicability which then translates into business decisions that you can be confident about. I recommend this course to all those professionals who wish to build the capability to understand data and leverage it for business growth.”

Marketing Manager, Dubai CommerCity

Dr. Ruth Clarke

“The students are really excited and overwhelmed by their experience and really enjoyed the lectures and the visits. As they continue in their careers they will begin to understand the pressure of being expats and working globally”.

Associate Professor & Team Leader

Reed Barton

“This experience truly was an immersion into Arabic culture and life meeting western business practices. I have a much better understanding of the social, political and economic climate of the middle east specially Dubai as the hub and am excited by the opportunities in the region”.

Shater Ismail CMA

“Becoming a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) wasn’t easy, but the faculty made the classes interactive, and ensured we were well prepared for the exams”.

Canadian Occidental

Syed Zahid Hasan

“The experienced trainers and professionals provide latest industry knowledge about the subjects and add a lot of value to the training”

Head of Purchasing, Dragon Oil Ltd

Muhammad Islam

“The trainers were working professionals and their vast experience enabled them to provide practical examples which were very helpful as I could apply it directly to my work place”.

Asst Purchase Manager, ADPICO LLC, Dubai

Navaneeth Krishnan (MCIPS)

“The learning at CED was more useful to me than my MBA because of its focus on my profession”.

Purchase Manager, Concrete Technology LLC

Mohammed Amin, Manager – Lease section

“I now excel in customer service skills as I am able to relate to clients in a better way”.

Operations Department, JAFZA

Mr. Jassim Ahmed

“This was the best training Intervention ever experienced by DEWA staff. The training program exceeded our expectations and all the participants found training enjoyable and fun”

Senior Mgr Strategy & Excellence, DEWA

Nasser Al Madani

“Excellent course, we learned a lot more than we expected. Very relevant to real life situations. The instructor and the methodology were outstanding”.

Assistant Director General, Dubai Airport Free Zone