PwC’s Academy is the learning and education business of PwC. We are committed to supporting the sustainable growth of talent across the region. We operate across the Middle East and are part of a growing network of PwC Academies present in over 40 countries worldwide.
At PwC, we have been developing our own people for over 100 years and our ability to recruit, retain and grow talent has made us one of the largest and most successful professional services firms in the world. It is this deep experience of developing young professionals right through to successful business leaders that is built into all PwC’s Academy programmes.
We offer a variety of training courses, based on the best practices of PwC’s global network of firms and the individual experiences of our experts.
Chris is the Regional Director of Professional Qualifications at PwC’s Academy. He is a Fellow and senior examiner of the Association of Corporate Governance Practitioners (ACGP) and has over 25 years of experience in professional accountancy’s training and development. In addition to introducing the concept of 'Question Based Revision' and 'Exam Confidence' into the ACCA and CIMA training sectors, he was the inventor of 'MindPlanning®' (an approach to planning answers to improve pass rates and was officially endorsed by CIMA).
Waleed is a professional qualifications trainer at PwC's Academy with over 6 years of industry and training experience. He specialises in teaching the ACCA and CMA qualifications and has trained hundreds of students in financial management, management accounting and performance management subjects. He has trained many prize-winners during the course of his career and enjoys high pass rates on all his courses. His approach to training is exam focussed where he has integrated exam and memory techniques to accelerate learning.
Amanda is a financial accounting and reporting trainer at PwC’s Academy, where she is involved in professional qualifications training for the FIA, ACCA and ASC programmes. Amanda is highly skilled in the use of memory aids and exam techniques, which enhance learning for her students. She also offers mentoring and coaching programmes on effective methods for qualification training. Amanda has played a significant role in the development of a specialised course providing high school graduates with a unique blend of technical, behavioural training and internship experience at PwC.
Sagar is a senior professional qualification trainer at PwC’s Academy. Result driven trainer, consultant and author with over 9 years of consulting and training experience. He has successful track record of providing research oriented training and advisory services in the area of IFRS, audit and financial services. He is recognised as a consultant and trainer who brings together the best from practical and academic environment. He has delivered training on IFRS, audit, finance for non-finance and taxation for various organisations. He has delivered Train the Trainer (TTT) sessions for many renowned universities providing trainings for international qualifications like CIMA and ACCA.