The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Jordan signed a memorandum of cooperation with global Synchro Ltd. company to train faculty and students on the use and design of the latest technology in the field of project management and applications.
"The agreement came in line with the faculty's quest to keep up with the latest developments in the field of engineering sciences and applications and provide students with everything that is useful in this field, whether information or skills to enable them to play a leading role in the promotion of sound engineering practices within the frameworks of ethical, professional, educational and sustainable environment," Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Prof. Samih Qaqish said.
"The college is launching a master's program in major projects management ," Qaqish revealed.
Qaqish indicated that the program in the process of being accredited and contains four disciplines, namely: major projects management, water resources management, management information systems, nuclear engineering management, to be launched next year.
From his part, the Regional Director MENA at Synchro, Dr. Radwan Al Jarrah said: "The importance of the agreement lies in the training of students to modern technology in construction, in pursuit of preparing a generation that is able to compete in the regional labor market."
Dr. Al Jarrah expressed his pride in the partnership with the University of Jordan, stressing that the University is a key tributary of qualified manpower in the region out of the University's keenness to graduate students qualified enough to compete in the global labor market.
It is noteworthy that Synchro company was founded in 2000, and extended all over the world and its head office is located in the United Kingdom, the company adopts 4D (3D plus scheduling) system and visual simulation approach to project scheduling, planning and management of construction projects.