DOHA, Qatar – 6 May 2018: Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA), has joined hands with Barwa Bank, Qatar's most progressive Shari’ah compliant financial service provider, in offering a new and innovative leadership development program, from January 31 to December 12, 2018, aimed at educating managers on how to become more effective leaders in today’s complex and disruptive business environment.
QFBA’s National Leadership Development program is a part of its efforts to encourage companies and institutions in the public and private sectors to develop their human resources and achieve their goals. The training course seeks to develop specific leadership skills that will bring immediate results for their organization and themselves, offers participants the opportunity to enhance their skills, and enable future leaders to achieve their ambitions and career goals.
The 11-month leadership development program, aims to equip managers with a rich understanding of how to successfully steer a team through the evolutionary and disruptive changes in the corporate environment. Participants will learn how to ‘co-create meaning’ with stakeholders, and discover new ways of leading the ‘self’ in addition to efficiently leading others.
Commenting on the occasion, Dr. Mohammed Al Emadi, Acting CEO of QFBA, said:
“Investing in national human capital to build a knowledge-based economy is an important pillar of QFBA’s mission towards achieving Qatar National Vision 2030, which considers human capital development as a key aspect. Through the National Leadership Development program, we aim to help managers effectively operate in times of change and present a clear picture of how they can better influence teams in this disruptive era. The program will give them a better understanding of the needs of managers and teach the key concepts of how to develop their leadership acumen.”
QFBA’s new training programs for 2018 represents an invitation to organizations and institutions to boost their investment in their human resources, which positively reflects upon their professional careers and the performance of the organizations themselves.
For his part, Mr. Khalid Al Subeai, GCEO of Barwa Bank said:
“The development of staff skills is one of the most important priorities of Barwa Bank, as it is constantly striving to develop the latest training programs to enhance the efficiency of its employees, particularly their ability to assume duties in the banking environment and achieving excellence in their careers. This program reflects the importance that Barwa Bank attaches to its manpower, through training and development programs, in order to enhance their capabilities, improve their performance and achieve the desired objectives and results.”
It may be noted here that Barwa Bank has been supporting Kawader program, a leading educational and training initiative launched by the Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) in order to contribute to the development of human resources in Qatar and to keep pace with the rapid development of the financial sector in the state.
Barwa Bank provides annual financial contribution to the training program designed by Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFCA) and QFBA to serve as an incubator for the next generation of business leaders and decision-makers in Qatar’s emerging financial services industry.
QFBA’s training programs match the needs of experienced professionals, new employees and – more recently – university graduates, and provide them with specialized educational and training courses in their fields, to help them develop their careers and achieve the best results. The Academy ensures that its programs are interactive so that participants can apply everything they have learned in the work environment effectively.