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Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon, 2008/03/29 - White Mountain Technologies announces a partnership with American University of Beirut (AUB) Office of Grants and Contracts to commercialize the university's successful exam scheduling software.
Through this partnership, White Mountain will develop, market and sell Universi-Tools Exam Scheduling Software worldwide. "We selected to partner with White Mountain because we appreciate the synergy and believe in their ability to drive the effort. The success of this partnership will help orient AUB's approach to the corporate world," states Dr. Fadia Homaidan, Director of AUB Office of Grants and Contracts.
Ghassan Abboud, Managing Director of White Mountain, explains, "We are very proud to become partners with AUB. We're taking intelligent know-how, which was conceived of, tried and tested at AUB, and transferring it to the benefit of the higher education sector. We're merging academic research and development with market demand."
Universi-Tools Exam Scheduling eliminates difficulties which universities face when scheduling exams for thousands of students. Universi-Tools minimizes conflicts in exam timetables and effectively reduces capacity constraints, back-to-back exams for students, professors' constraints, and other problems universities face.
In mid-April, Universi-Tools will be present at the Middle Eastern meeting of Arab university admissions and registration professionals in Cairo, Egypt.
Universi-Tools (also known as UniversiTools or University Tools) is management software for universities and institutions of higher education, that facilitates effective and efficient exam scheduling and course scheduling for administrators.
Universi-Tools complements other White Mountain software products for the Arab education sector: Skoolee Tools for multilingual international, private and progressive public schools in the Middle East and North Africa and Execu-Tools Corporate Learning Management System for medium and large companies and organizations to manage education and training needs and activities online.