Dubai – MENA Herald: Orient Planet Academy, the first online public relations (PR) and communications Academy in the Arab World, has announced that two of its internationally recognized certificate programs are now available in Arabic to cater to the region’s Arabic-speaking PR and marketing professionals and young students seeking to enhance their competitive edge in the industry. The Arabic courses for Online Marketing and PR and Diploma in Event Management will start on March 10, and April 14 of this year.
The Academy currently holds five online English courses, all of which have been localized to fit the Arab World’s unique culture and traditions, for students in the region. Aside from Online Marketing and PR and Diploma in Event Management, Orient Planet Academy also offers English certificate courses in PR, Journalism and English Grammar being taught by leading industry practitioners.
Nidal Abou Zaki, Managing Director, Orient Planet Academy, said: “By offering two of our online courses in Arabic, we hope to bridge the skills gap in the regional market today. We are also in effect addressing the growing demand for flexible and specialized Arabic online programs for PR and marketing strategists and enthusiasts in the Arab World.”
“World-class standards and procedures have been put in place to ensure that our students receive the best training and education necessary to advance their career paths. Similar to our English programs, a student for our Arabic courses will be required to finish 10 to 12 modules and pass all requirements before a certificate is awarded to them. We invite interested individuals to register for our online Arabic courses at www.opacademy.com and start learning from our renowned mentors today,” he added.

Launched in 2014, Orient Planet Academy is a joint venture between Orient Planet PR and Marketing Communications and The Irish Academy of Public Relations. Orient Planet is one of the Middle East’s most rapidly growing PR, marketing and communications consultancies, while the Irish Academy is an international online education provider of courses in communications disciplines.