The University of Alberta (U of A) is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was founded in 1908 and is considered one of Canada’s top universities, consistently ranking in the top five of Canadian universities and in the top 150 universities worldwide.

The American University in Cairo (AUC) is a private, independent, English-language university located in Cairo, Egypt. Founded in 1919, it is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the region, and is considered a leading institution of higher education in the Middle East.

APMG International is a global accreditation and certification body that provides independent certification and training services for individuals and organizations in various fields such as IT, cybersecurity, project management, and more.

McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm founded in 1926 in the United States. The firm provides advice and services to businesses, governments, and non-profit organizations around the world.

Oracle is a multinational computer technology corporation headquartered in Redwood City, California, USA. It was founded in 1977 by Larry Ellison, Bob Miner, and Ed Oates. Oracle is known for developing and marketing enterprise software products, particularly database management systems.