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Qatar Finance and Business Academy

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Established  2009
Location  Doha, Qatar
Phone  +974 4496 8333
Director  Dr Abdulaziz Al-Horr
Founded  2009
Qatar Finance and Business Academy
Affiliations  Qatar Financial Centre Qatar Foundation Bath Consultancy Group Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) Chartered Insurance Institute Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies ICMA Centre International Management & Finance Academy (IMA) Thomson Reuters Toronto Centre
Address  QFBA, Qatar Financial Centre Tower 2, Al Wahda St, West Bay, Qatar
Hours  Closed now Monday8AM–5PMTuesday8AM–5PMWednesday8AM–5PMThursday8AM–5PMFridayClosedSaturdayClosedSunday8AM–5PM
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QFBA is the educational arm of the Qatar Financial Centre Authority. It is aimed at entry-level to senior executive professionals, instructing them in financial disciplines within the banking, asset management, capital markets and insurance sectors. It intends to increase the capacity of and support the creation of financial services expertise concerning the financial sector of Qatar. This is linked to the Human Development pillar of Qatar Vision 2030), seeing the transformation of Qatar into a knowledge-based economy.


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QFBA is housed inside the Qatar Financial Centre (Tower 2) situated in West Bay, Doha. The Academy occupies five floors which include administration offices, a trading floor simulation room run by Thomson Reuters and coaching pods and conference facilities.


Qatar Finance and Business Academy Wikipedia

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