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Get funded to study HR in Saudi Arabia!

Professional qualifications can be one of the most effective ways to prove to an employer that you have the skills they’re looking for. That said, they can also represent a significant cost investment that requires financial sacrifices to pursue.

If you’re a Saudi national however, you could now qualify for funding from the KSA Government to study a CIPD Level 3 or CIPD Level 5 professional qualification in Human Resources or L&D.

Here’s how.

Build your HR Career in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is a popular place to live and work, with people coming from across the world to build a career in the kingdom.

Figures from 2018 show that there are 12.6 million expats, which makes up about 37.7% of the total population of the country! That’s an impressive number of people who are attempting to carve out an exciting career in a rapidly developing country.

How to Choose the Right CIPD Course

If you’re looking to build your career in human resources or learning and development, a CIPD course is one of the most effective ways to gain the skills and knowledge that employers are looking for.

But how do you work out which CIPD course is right for you? We decided to take a closer look at the question.

New Ways of Working in a Hybrid World

Companies around the world are beginning to implement hybrid working practices in the wake of the worst of the pandemic, allowing their employees to split their time between the work and the office.

What does this new way of working look like though, and what trends can we expect to emerge as we transition into a more hybrid-working focused world?

Acacia first to offer face-to-face, classroom learning in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Across Saudi Arabia, businesses are opening up again, workers are returning to offices and, crucially, students are finally returning to classrooms! Saudi nationals can even apply for funding from the HRDF and get up to SAR 30,000 support for studying CIPD Level 3 and Level 5 qualifications in Human Resources and Learning & Development.

What's going on in the world of HR Podcast

We’re pleased to announce the latest episode of our very own Acacia podcast ’What’s Going on in the World of HR’, where we explore some of the most pressing issues in the people profession today.

How to get ahead in HR

Over the course of my career I have worked in people management as a consultant, manager and educator. During this period there is one question that I have been asked more than any other: how do I get a job in HR?

20 Expert Tips on Studying CIPD Level 7 Advanced HR in the Middle East

Have you ever considered studying a CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma in Strategic People Management but wondered if it was right for you? We’re here to give you advice on everything you need to know to make the best choice for you.

CIPD Level 7 Apprenticeship | What’s Going On?

Quite often our clients have asked if they can fund their CIPD Advanced Level 7 qualification through the apprenticeship levy. Here’s what we know: