About Altamayyuz Academy

Fast-track your career towards becoming a future leader in the world of finance

The Altamayyuz Academy is a new type of finance school with a clear mission: to create a select alumni of world-class financial graduates with the knowledge and skills to lfuture-proof the Kingdom’s financial industry and economy.

Immersive learning powered by global partnerships.

Developed in partnership with the world-renowned IE University and leading financial institutions, our fast-paced and immersive learning framwork is specifically structured to provide the real-world experience you need and that employers across the Kingdom are seeking.

And we will do it in months, not years.

Financial leadership delivered by financial leaders

We aim to equip the best and brightest Saudi Participants with the real-world skills to thrive in this new economy.

To achieve this, we offer Participants a unique experiential learning framework led by world-class practitioners supported by first-hand mentoring from experts at the cutting edge of the industry.

Equipped with an understanding of Saudi Arabia’s regulatory and institutional environment, as well as the latest financial working practices, you will be ideally prepared to drive the Kingdom’s transformation.

Fast-track your career towards becoming a future leader in the world of finance.

Learn more about the Academy Enrichment Program

Frequently asked questions

What is Altamayyuz Academy?

The Altamayyuz Academy is a new type of finance school with a clear mission: to create a select alumni of world-class financial graduates with the knowledge and skills to future-proof the Kingdom’s financial industry and economy.

Why was Altamayyuz Academy created?

As the Kingdom's economy transforms, we believe we need to develop a new generation of young Saudis who are ready to be part of this financial transformation. We aim to teach what the textbooks don’t about Saudi Arabian finance, all brought to life by experts in their fields.

What makes Altamayyuz Academy unique?

Taught by world-class practitioners, Altamayyuz Academy course is specifically structured to provide the real-world experience you need to get to the next level – all within a matter of months. Unlike traditional academic courses, our approach is direct, supported by mentoring from experts at the cutting edge of the industry. Some of the world’s most respected financial organizations and leaders of industry and business have become our founding members, including Saudi Aramco, National Commercial Bank, Morgan Stanley, Deloitte, JP Morgan, KPMG, HSBC, Goldman Sachs, Citibank, EY and Technical and Vocational Training Corporation.

How is the course delivered?

Altamayyuz Academy Enrichment Program teaches what the textbooks can’t about Saudi Arabian finance, all brought to life by experts in their field. The program is structured to provide the real-world experience you need to get to the next level – all within a matter of months.

We build on your theoretical knowledge through real-world simulations and case studies requiring practical application of models and insights from professors and industry insiders representing our founding members.

And because many of the most valuable skills in business are behavior-driven, developed through our day-to-day interactions and relationships, our program also places emphasis on soft skills including presentation delivery, relationship building and team leadership.

Content from across the different units, talks and programs as well as innovative gamification features will also be available to students through the Academy’s dedicated Pulse website.

With which business school is the Academy affiliated?

The Academy is proud to partner with IE University in Madrid, Spain, which is recognized around the world and by the most prestigious associations for its high-quality teaching. With an innovative vision and entrepreneurial spirit, IE University is committed to preparing the next generation of professionals around the world. Learn more about IE University.

How can I apply to be a Participant?

For more information and to apply to join one of the two annual cohorts being accepted by the Altamayyuz Academy, please contact us using these forms:

Enroll - Part-time
Enroll - Full-time


To be considered for a place you will need the following:

  1. A Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) with a major in finance, accounting or business administration (non-business majors can be considered provided they have a minimum level of business acumen)
  2. Proficiency in English, both speaking and writing
  3. As only 50 students will be accepted for each cohort, you must demonstrate high potential
  4. For Cohort 1, you will need a minimum 1-4 years of financial experience
  5. For Cohort 2, no professional experience is required although all candidates will be screened.