The Institute for Chartered Secretaries and Administrators is an International Professional Body and offers courses to enable you to become a chartered secretary and/or administrator. This is an esteemed position and will provide you with access to great jobs, a significant salary (working for a FTSE 100 company could earn you over $200,000 per annum), the opportunity to sit on boards and of course a great set of transferable and applicable tools.
The Chartered Secretaries Qualifying Scheme (CSQS) is available in the UAE. Exam sessions are offered in April and October. There are also a number of online/distance learning hosts from the UK.