The Human Capital Institute (HCI), based in Washington, DC, USA, is the global association for talent management and new economy leadership, and a clearinghouse for best practices and new ideas. Our network of expert practitioners, Fortune 1000 and Global 2000 corporations, government agencies, global consultants and business schools contribute a stream of constantly-evolving information, the best of which is organized, analyzed and shared with members through HCI communities, research, education and events.  HCI Education is the only comprehensive curriculum for strategic talent management and leadership.  CariZMa has partnered with HCI to bring HCI Education to the MENA region.  HCI Education covers strategic HR topics including the ROI of talent management, the life cycle of talent practices from talent acquisition to retention, metrics, integrated talent management and the role of HR.  It also addresses the difference between operational and strategic workforce planning, workforce segmentation, environmental scanning and future scenarios.  HCI’s certification and designation programs are recognized worldwide for defining excellence, and set the bar for strategic and practical expertise.  HCI Alumni include professionals from IBM, Booz Allen, PwC, Ernst & Young, Accenture, Starbucks, HSBC, Wells Fargo, Royal Bank of Scotland, Prudential, AXA, MetLife, Google, Microsoft, Pfizer, Pepsi, Proctor & Gamble, and Dow among others.  (www.hci.org).