The College of Business Administration (COBA) at Al Falah University (AFU) will partner with Market Traders Academy to launch its Investment and Trading Laboratory, which will provide access to Bloomberg databases and technologies, and other resources that will allow students and participants to experience trading and investment in real time.

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed on Wednesday 17 February 2016 by Dr. Sameer Al Barghouthi, Vice President for Academic Affairs at AFU and Mr. Amro Zakaria, Managing Director of Market Trader Academy, Dubai and New York.

This Agreement includes the establishment of the financial lab to support the delivery of COBA business curriculum by affording students practical trading and investment opportunities both locally, regionally and internationally.

Students will have the opportunity to access internships in the financial sector and will participate in study-abroad trips to international Stock Exchanges, including Wall Street.

In due course, COBA will partner with Market Traders Academy to offer the Certified Financial Broker (CFB) program as well as unique training programs for the corporate sector, which include:
Investing in Precious Metals
Introduction to the Forex Market
Introduction to Technical Analysis
Introduction to Commodity Trading
Basics of Options Trading
Fundamentals of Stock Trading