Doha, Qatar: February 2020: Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) in partnership with Northumbria University participates in Qatari Youth Forum’s third edition, organized by the Qatar Cultural and Heritage Events Center under the patronage of the Ministry of Culture and Sports on February 4 and 5.
QFBA’s participation in the Qatari Youth Forum came into fruition as a part of its continuous effort to raise awareness to young graduates and professionals seeking educational opportunities. It aims to inform interested graduates on various finance related careers and educational opportunities and familiarize them with the goals, vision and programs offered by the Academy, such as the pioneering quality qatarization program Kawader.
QFBA in partnership with Northumbria University (QFBA-NU) aims to shed light on the importance of undergraduate education and engage with the youth in a dialogue about their educational and professional futures, as well as highlight some of the leading degree programs offered by QFBA in partnership in Northumbria University Newcastle. Currently QFBA-NU offers undergraduate programs in accounting, finance and investment management and international banking and finance.
The Qatari Youth Forum included several interactive activities that aimed to familiarize participants with finance related fields and highlight the distinct differences between areas such as accounting and finance. Participants learned about the requirements needed to become a successful accountant and the responsibilities it entails. They were also were invited in a friendly quiz activity that tested their knowledge of the Academy’s services and programs offered including, its quality qatarization program Kawader.
Additionally, Khalifa Al Yafei, Director of Student Affairs at Qatar Finance and Business Academy lead a workshop dedicated to informing students on the best practices when it comes to writing a CV. The workshop focused on the importance of one’s CV, its various types and mechanisms to formulate the most successful CV.
On this occasion Dr. Khalid Al Horr, President of QFBA said:
“We are delighted to participate in this rendition of the Qatari Youth Forum as its goals align with the vision and future of Qatar Finance and Business Academy and its partnership with Northumbria University. Our aim is to assist students and professionals in their academic journey to reach their true potential and goals with the guided expertise of an experienced group of specialists from the financial services sector. It is an opportunity for participants to gain accredited bachelors degrees that empower them to compete in the current labor market”
In addition, he commented:
“The Qatari Youth Forum provided a unique platform for QFBA to communicate directly with promising talent and introduce them to the future needs of the Qatari financial services sector. Our aim through Kawader program, one of many QFBA programs and initiatives, is to provide the financial sector with a stream of qualified young talented professionals, who are in return able to raise the capabilities and efficiencies of financial institutions and help position Qatar as the ideal financial hub. With Qatar working towards becoming an attractive financial hub for businesses and investment, we bring ourselves closer to achieving the Qatar national Vision 2030.”