Manama, May 21 (BNA): Kuwait Finance House – Bahrain concluded the “Wa’ed” graduate training program, which lasts for six months.
Wa’ed is a dedicated program that aims to train and enhance employment opportunities for Bahraini graduates and provide them with the necessary skills needed to succeed in the labor market.
The program started last September, where 20 graduates were registered in the program and completed its first phase, which included a month of formal training, and 15 graduate trainees completed the second phase of the program, which consisted of two months of job training in various functions of the bank.
Six graduate trainees successfully completed the final phase of the program, which entailed another three months of on-the-job training, problem-solving activities, and the development and implementation of innovative ideas with the support of assigned mentors.
Five graduates who successfully complete the program have been recruited on a full-time basis, and have been appointed to various positions within the Bank.
“This program comes as part of the Bank’s ongoing commitment to investing in the development and empowerment of Bahraini youth. We are delighted to welcome the graduates on board and see them take up full-time positions in the Bank’s key business and control functions.” Managing Director and CEO of Kuwait Finance House – Bahrain, Abdul Hakim Al Khayyat
He added, “We will continue to dedicate our efforts towards similar programs and initiatives on an ongoing basis, with the aim of raising the opportunities available to Bahrainis and enriching the banking and financial services sector with the talent and knowledge of qualified and qualified youth.”