CAIRO: Global Knowledge, global provider of IT and business skills training, announced the relocation of its Cairo office and training center to Sheraton Heliopolis from Korba Heliopolis.
The company’s new headquarters house additional classrooms and offers a state of the art learning environment, according to a statement.
“Global Knowledge’s investment in its Egypt operations comes at a time when recent political events have resulted in an uncertain economic climate, with other companies freezing or decreasing investment in the country,” the firm said. “The company’s relocation and expansion thus reflects its long standing dedication to Egypt and growing the Egyptian IT training market.”
Global Knowledge’s Maged Thabet, managing director of Egypt and North Africa, said, “We’re extremely pleased to be relocating to our new Sheraton headquarters, giving us additional classroom space and state of the art facilities. It is a strong reflection of Global Knowledge’s unwavering commitment to Egypt and our valuable customers here.
We’re certain our new facilities will further maximize the value and return customers receive from our training.”
With its new facilities, Global Knowledge has more, upgraded classrooms and testing center. The company’s new six floor office features 24 classrooms and labs, fully equipped with the latest computers and network infrastructure. Its testing center also offers the latest infrastructure, vendor software and testing equipment to simplify the testing and certification process. In total, Global Knowledge offers over 1,500 courses in Egypt from basic network troubleshooting to advanced level certifications from leading vendors in the IT industry.
Global Knowledge has been in the Egyptian market for 14 years now, previously operating under the name Synergy Professional Services. The company provides over 1,500 IT courses offering specialized training and certifications from leading vendors.
Founded in 1995, Global Knowledge employs more than 1,300 people worldwide and is headquartered in Cary, United States and has a European headquarter in Wokingham, United Kingdom. The company is owned by New York-based investment firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson, and Stowe.