Passionately developing careers since 1958.

Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

Q. How can I register for a course?

Online: Select the course you want to register for, click the “REGISTER” button in the course outline, complete the form and submit all required details.

E-mail: Send your details to [email protected]

Telephone: Please call (971) 4 556 7171 to provisionally reserve your place.

Q. How can I pay?

Your company will be invoiced and we accept a variety of payment methods, including credit cards, bank transfers, banker’s draft, check or cash.

Q. What is included in the fees?

The fees cover the training, certificate, material (hard and soft copies), tea and coffee breaks as well as a buffet lunch every day.

Q. Is there a discount for more than one registrant/course?

Yes. We have a number of discount schemes which vary depending on the number of registrations and other factors. Please call us and we will be happy to share these with you.

Q. Who is Meirc?

Meirc Training & Consulting is the oldest and most trusted training firm in the region. Since 1958, we have been relied upon by our clients, small and large, private and public, to develop their human capital in a range of management and technical fields, using an ever-expanding portfolio of products and services. Our innovative and diversified training courses and consulting services are designed and delivered by subject matter experts who are competent in providing solutions relevant to this region and applicable to today’s business challenges.

Q. How many client companies and delegates have been trained?

We have trained hundreds of thousands of delegates since we started almost 60 years ago. This number keeps on growing thanks to the loyalty of our clients who keep coming back to us because of our reliability.

Public Training Courses Questions

Q. How many public courses do you offer?

We offer in excess of 500 courses every year in a variety of locations across the region, in Europe and the Far East.

Q. What is the maximum number of delegates on public courses?

Our limit is 18. In busier seasons we make exceptions to accommodate loyal clients.

Q. What are the start and finish times for Meirc’s public courses? How many contact hours are there in a training day?

Courses start at 8:30 am and end at 3:00 pm after the buffet lunch. There are 30 contact hours per 5-day courses and 18 per 3-day courses.

Q. How are your public courses delivered?

Meirc relies on a variety of training and facilitation methodologies and techniques. Used whenever applicable, these methods aim to enhance individual and group interaction while maximizing learning. Some of these methods are:

  • brief presentations by the consultant
  • group debriefs
  • individual and team exercises, indoors and outdoors
  • behavior modeling and role-plays
  • one-to-one and group discussions
  • case studies, simulations and small projects
  • video films, videotaping and playback
  • self-analysis questionnaires and learning instruments
  • individual action plans (to follow up and evaluate training results)
In-House Training Courses Questions

Q. Does Meirc offer tailored in-company courses?

Yes. Meirc is the region’s leading provider of in-house custom-designed courses. Since 1958, we have been tailoring in-house solutions for our clients aimed at helping them achieve short term training wins or long term strategic requirements. All the courses we design can be offered "in-house" in English or Arabic or a combination thereof. In addition to being significantly cost effective, these courses are constantly in demand because they:

  • address issues specifically related to the organization
  • include specially designed cases and exercises, which apply to the client's situation
  • enable the organization to select the proper mix of participants to ensure maximum benefit
  • help build team spirit among course participants

Q. How does Meirc 'tailor' courses for in-house delivery?

Once we receive your duly completed request, one of our business development professionals or consultants will get in touch with you to understand your requirements with more detail and answer any relevant questions you may have. After all pertinent information has been exchanged, we will work on the custom-made request and send you the proposal you require and work with you to identify the ideal period and place for delivering the custom-made solution.

Q. Are your timings flexible for in-house training?

Yes. You can choose the dates and timings for In-house trainings - subject to trainer availability.

Q. Can you deliver training outside the UAE?

Yes. Our trainers travel outside the UAE to provide training in different countries throughout the Middle East and beyond.