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Schneider Electric launches Energy University Online learning platform in Qatar

Qatar: Thursday, March 07 - 2013 @ 09:17

The two-day event will take place on 5-6 March at the Texas A&M University in Doha, Qatar.

Held under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry, and Chairman and Managing Director Qatar Petroleum, the event will attract global industry professionals and students from the university.

Texas A&M University has one of the premier engineering programmes in the world and seen over 300 engineers graduate since 2007.

Commenting on the participation, Ghassan Barghouth, Country President – Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain, said, “At Schneider Electric, we find intelligent solutions to our planet’s sustainability challenges that are economically and environmentally smart. Our Energy University online learning platform is an extension of our commitment towards Qatar National Vision of 2030, under the wise leadership of HH Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani. where we contribute to the development of the human capital, the progress, prosperity and sustainability of the society.”

Energy University is an online, educational resource, offering more than 200 vendor-neutral courses on energy efficiency and data center topics to help you identify, implement, and monitor efficiency improvements within your organization. Pursue your education when and where you choose; courses are self-paced and available on-demand.

Choose from two certification opportunities: Data Center Associate and Professional Energy Manager (PEM) that offer the training and skills you need to build resumes and expand career options. Supplement your learning with education credits by over 18 endorsing organizations. The online course is available in 12 global languages including Arabic and English. The course is free.

Schneider Electric executives will attend the forum in a bid to capture the essence of research and development, and track the growth of Qatar’s energy market.

Schneider Electric is at the forefront of sustainable development and uncovering technologies to address the world’s energy challenges, by delivering efficiency, savings, sustainability, and Smart City solutions. Schneider Electric is partnering with many internationally renowned universities in the field of research and development and sharing the expertise and thought leadership.

“This event provides us with an excellent platform from which to network, share ideas and discuss challenges with like-minded industry leaders. It will also allow us to chart the progression of the energy sector in Qatar, and gauge the impact of global sustainability issues on the economic agenda,” added Barghouth.

Schneider Electric has enjoyed an active presence in Qatar for more than 30 years with strong local partnerships and outstanding references. Through this regional presence, Schneider Electric continues to serve the Qatar economy with comprehensive solutions for all of its power and control needs.

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