Aiming to enhance the status and value of the School, TAG-SB has signed numerous agreements and memoranda of understanding with various higher education and other institutions, namely:
University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE)
The University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), a part of the University of Cambridge, is a not-for-profit organization. It is the world’s largest provider of international qualifications. The purpose of the agreement is to offer CIE assessment products (qualifications and syllabi) and services throughout TAG-SB.
The British Council is the United Kingdom’s major international cultural relations body, operating in 110 countries and territories around the world. Its work focuses on developing the skills and creativity people need to prosper in the knowledge economy, and building and sustaining an international consensus for action on climate change. As per the agreement, TAG-SB has been accredited by the British Council, Jordan as a British Council’s attached centre to promote and supply the main suite of English language examinations (KET, PET, FCE, and CAE & CPE) offered by the University of Cambridge-ESOL Examinations under the full supervision of the Examinations Services Department at the British Council. In addition, the School was accredited as the test centre for the IELTS examinations in Jordan.
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) is a leading membership body that offers a globally recognized professional management accounting qualification. The members have broad business perspectives and an excellent understanding of finance and business. The purpose of the agreement is to run a number of certifications in both English and Arabic languages, in addition to establishing a joint institute or academy which would manage the program jointly.
Naval Postgraduate School
Naval Postgraduate School (Monterey, California, USA) provides unique advanced education and research programs. The purpose of the agreement is to establish collaboration with the Naval School on developing research and academic programs concerning issues of globalization policy and security. The letter of mutual cooperation includes exploration of the possibility of exchanges of students, researchers, professors and other members of their respective teaching staff, with the objective of capacity building for educational excellence in both a regional and global contexts. Other forms of scholarly collaboration might include organization of colloquia, seminars, conferences, and cooperative research projects.
L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University (ENU)
The L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University (ENU) was founded in 1996 as a leading university of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The university carries out triple mission being an entity of educational, research, cultural and educational center of capital and a country. In line with its mission of becoming a leader providing learning with applied focus, research and consultancy capabilities, ENU is always looking for opportunities that will strengthen the role it has to play in enhancing and developing the educational environment which underpins the development of any nation.
University of Dubai
The University of Dubai is a “Business University” providing academic degree programs through the School of Business Administration and School of Information Technology, professional programs, short courses, seminars, workshops, and conferences through its Center of Management and Professional Development. The purpose of the agreement is to establish collaboration on education, students and faculty exchange, joint seminars, internship and placement opportunities, consultancy and research.
This Memorandum of Understanding sets out the general terms concerning future cooperation in the fields of e-learning. The education provided within the context of the MoU will be such as to facilitate the needs of the potential pool of learners. The education will be of high quality, befitting the reputation of the parties. The arrangements will facilitate the parties to maximize the number of learners who can benefit from the education provided. The educational provision will allow appropriately qualified learners to work collaboratively in a learning environment with other students from around the world, in a way which will develop their understanding of global issues.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, creates opportunities for people to escape poverty and improve their lives. It fosters sustainable economic growth in developing countries by supporting private sector development, mobilizing private capital, and providing advisory and risk mitigation services to businesses and governments. A cooperation agreement between Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Graduate School of Business and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) was signed at Talal Abu-Ghazaleh School of Business (TAG-SB). The two parties agreed to cooperate in the delivery of corporate governance training in Jordan and some other Arab countries.
These agreements and memoranda of understanding aim to explore potential collaboration and ways of developing the curricula for a series of academic services the School and these institutions offer.