PECB signs a partnership agreement with SMCE

With this agreement we will ensure that PECB in alliance with SMCE will organize qualitative ISO training courses.

Online PR News – 04-December-2014 – Montreal, QC, CANADA – PECB is proud to announce that it has signed a partnership agreement with United Arab Emirates based- SMCE-Service Management Center of Excellence to distribute PECB training courses. With this agreement we will ensure that PECB in alliance with SMCE will organize qualitative ISO training courses.

“SMCE is now part of our team and we welcome them for joining the list of other PECB partners globally,” said Eric Lachapelle, CEO of PECB. Working with a partner as SMCE, to organize training courses is an exciting development for our company and will enable us to meet client needs for education in information security, IT management and other fields in UAE”.

“Our partnership with PECB is very promising for SMCE. Not only will it allow SMCE to expand its service portfolio by adding the various ISO international standards to the array of training and certification programs we have and thus provide development opportunities, but also to ensure the consistency in quality training provided at an international level as well as avail programs that are considerably requested in the region we operate in. We believe that this partnership will continue to support and strengthen our market position and provide us an added value that will continually enhance our brand name and sustain our leadership position. We appreciate the support provided by PECB team and we look forward to continuing the work for the years to come.” said Nasser El-Hout, Managing Director of SMCE.

About PECB

Professional Evaluation and Certification Board (PECB) is a certification body for persons for various international standards, including ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO/IEC 20000, ISO 22301, ISO/IEC 27001, ISO/IEC 27005, OHSAS 18001, ISO 22000, ISO 26000 and ISO 28000.

Established in 2005, PECB has earned a reputation for integrity, value and best practice by providing this assurance through the evaluation and certification of professionals against rigorous, internationally recognized competence requirements. Its mission is to provide their clients comprehensive personnel examination and certification services. For more information about PECB, visit

About SMCE

SMCE is a regional organization dedicated to the promotion of a culture of Service Excellence in public and private sectors. To achieve its stated goals, SMCE has aligned with leading local and international authorities in order to accelerate knowledge transfer and build local expertise in the areas of Technology and Management.
The center is devoted to the development of the strategies, techniques, principles and practices of excellence that will enhance individual and organizational performance, and further the advancement and maturity of IT industry in the region.

Through adopting knowledge, innovation and capacity approaches the SMCE delivery team has achieved over 100+ man years of experience in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region. Our network of subject matter experts has developed effective strategies to align local operations, management systems and governance structures. These specialization covered domains such as Government, Military, Financial Services, ICT/Telecom, Oil & Gas and Energy domains.

SMCE strongly adheres to principles, leadership, integrity, accountability, quality and collaboration; all of which serve as our values and guide our actions and behavior with all our stakeholders in the purpose of professionally adapting to and using best practices.