Governet Contract with UAE University Promises International Connectivity with CurricUNET Meta

Governet announced today that it has entered into a contract to install CurricUNET Meta at the United Arab Emirates University. Governet's curriculum management system will streamline course approval, assessment, program review, and articulation.
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Dec. 20, 2012 - PRLog -- Governet announced today that it has entered into a contract with the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) to install CurricUNET Meta, Governet’s state-of-the-art curriculum automation and management system. Already serving the entire United Arab Emirates’ Higher Colleges of Technology System, CurricUNET will now also serve as a gateway for UAEU to gain access to the rapidly growing worldwide curriculum network, which Governet has been building since 2000.  The system will also streamline the processes of course approval, assessment and program review, and articulation between the College-level system and UAEU.

UAEU is the oldest and most comprehensive residential university for graduate and undergraduate men and women in the United Arab Emirates. The institution is currently positioning itself to become a world-class center for applied research, national and international outreach, innovation and outcome-based learning. The university’s growth trajectory requires advanced, flexible technology that can both accommodate and facilitate expansion.

“The university is placing a high priority on international interconnectivity,” said Steve Thyberg, Vice President of Strategic Services at Governet, who recently participated in a panel at Curriculum Design Conference and Curriculum Institute in Dubai. “Therefore, their objectives are very much aligned with CurricUNET’s offerings on a global level. Having access to our automated workflow engine, UAEU will be able to bring efficiency to the approval process, which will be particularly beneficial as the institution grows its capacity.”

CurricUNET is currently experiencing a rapid growth phase as more and more higher education institutions and statewide systems turn toward advanced technology to automate management processes and improve connectivity. As a result, these institutions are tapping into Governet’s rapidly expanding worldwide curriculum network. The interconnectivity gained has proven to be especially beneficial in multi-campus systems that depend upon CurricUNET’s capability to interconnect multiple departmental levels during program approval processes, articulation and reviews.

The benefits ultimately impact students as CurricUNET increases the capacity for higher education institutions to offer quality programs garnered as a result of shared information within the worldwide curriculum database.

“The future of fully connected and integrated higher education institutions is thrilling,” said Thyberg. “For universities like the UAEU that seek to improve the student-centered educational experience, having such unprecedented access to a global cache of courses and programs opens opportunities that, a decade ago, were not even conceivable.”

About Governet:

Governet is a leading provider of innovative Web-based solutions for higher education institutions. These solutions address local campus, statewide system, and international collaborative network issues in curriculum development, management and accreditation. Governet’s core application is CurricUNET, the award-winning curriculum management system designed to streamline curriculum processes from planning to articulation by improving workflow efficiency, reporting and approval processes and institutional connectivity. Currently serving hundreds of colleges and universities throughout the U.S., Canada and the United Arab Emirates, CurricUNET provides its users access to more than 600,000 course outlines and 47,000 programs and degrees. Via this transformational database, Governet is guiding the development of best practices standards for curriculum and creating what is rapidly becoming the worldwide curriculum network. For more information please visit
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