Sharjah Tatweer Forum

Sharja Tatweer Forum (www.stf.ae) greatly assisted UAE nationals by using Lynchpin’s Exceptional Training Program for Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) qualification.

Sharjah Tatweer Forum (STF) is a non-profit independent entity established in May of 2005 by an Emiri Decree (29-2005) by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al-Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah, and the Honorary Chairman of Tatweer. The Forum aims to contribute to the progress and the sustainable development of the Emirate of Sharjah through enabling young leaders; supporting the implementation of viable projects and the productive interaction with society to achieve a better future based on the cultural heritage of Sharjah.

Client’s Requirement

STF wanted to gather a group of young and aspiring UAE nationals who want to excel in the field of Internal Audit. The biggest challenges were to find a reliable training partner who can provided training in Arabic and English to UAE nationals, who can assist in end to end process of selection, training, mentoring and assisting the candidates in obtaining the prestigious CIA designation.

Lynchpin’s Solution

Lynchpin provided a bilingual trainer, a flexible class schedule, assisted in selection of right candidates and designed a customized training program for STF executive candidates.

What STF was looking for in terms of a reliable training partner; they found the exact match in the form of Lynchpin Financial Training Centre. The solution that we provided was end-to-end and met all their needs to achieve their goals. What we did and exceptionally welcomed by STF included:

  • Designing questionnaire for selection of suitable candidates.
  • STF distributed the questionnaire to a bunch of nearly hundred candidates.
  • Lynchpin’ dedicated Training Manager reviewed the answers and responses from the candidates and finally selected a bunch of over twenty candidates who wanted to take training of CIA exams in Sharjah.
  • A formal class schedule was prepared a agreed with STF and students spread over 5 months.
  • A bilingual trainer was arranged specially for STF’s assignment to deliver the lectures in both Arabic and English.
  • Exclusive access to Lynchpin’s Learning Management System was provided to students.
  • A blended training approach was adopted where the classroom lectures were supported by online exams and quizzes which student cant undertake at the comfort of his/her home.
  • World leading CIA study material by Hock (USA) was provided to all candidates.
  • Weekend classes were arranged so that timing should not clash with the working hours of executive students.

Benefits of Lynchpin’s Solution to STF

  • A perfect ROI as the training was within their budget and had real worth for the candidates.
  • Students’ feedback was excellent about quality of trainer and facilities like LMS & comprehensive study material.
  • Students were amicably assisted in all stages of training program right from registration to getting online access and class tests.
  • Pace of the training was accordingly adjusted as per the capacity and requirements of the trainees.

STF and Lynchpin has entered into a long term relationship and more such collaborations would assist the UAE nationals in achieving their desired goals.