Doha, 25 February 2016 – QNB, a leading financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, recently held a ceremony to recognize top e-learning performers during the year 2015.
The ceremony, which was held to honour the achievements of 9 top QNB e-learning performers and saw the attendance of representatives from both QNB and malomatia, QNB’s e-learning partner, included the presentation of certificates to the QNB employees, followed by malomatia’s handing of a commemorative gift to QNB to celebrate the strong partnership between the two organizations.
QNB’s distinguished e-learning programme is offered in cooperation with malomatia, the leading IT service provider in the State of Qatar, committed to playing an integral role in the development of an advanced IT environment to help drive the country's growth as one of the region's leading economies.
Through the e-learning portal, QNB's Learning and Development Center provides the Bank's employees with a comprehensive range of bespoke training and development programmes to help them meet their role-specific needs and help drive their careers further by imparting technical efficiency, advanced skills and the ability to deal with every job requirement.
QNB is keen to encourage more staff members to sign up for such courses, which help fulfill their personal and professional ambitions of furthering their skills and demonstrating the high levels of performance the QNB Group is known for.
The event opened with speeches by QNB’s senior management representatives, in which they praised the efforts of both the top performers and the QNB and malomatia e-learning teams, praising the cooperation with malomatia, as well as the development of the e-learning services, and concluding by encouraging QNB staff to pursue e-learning to further their career development and skills.
Ms. Nada al-Ansari, Executive Manager – QNB Centers of Excellence, mentioned the latest developments to QNB’s e-learning services, including QNB’s acquisition of 600 e-learning licenses during 2015 and plans to improve the e-learning offering during 2016, which began with the signing of an agreement with the Banker’s Academy, the leading global provider of training solutions to the financial community, to enhance the banking focus of the e-learning courses.
This was then followed by few remarks from malomatia, who praised the long cooperation with QNB which started in 2009.
The event also included speeches from two of the top performers, Ms. Sara al-Muhannadi and Ms. Hemyan Al-Kuwari, in which they expressed their gratitude and appreciation to the e-learning team and explained their e-learning experience. Ms. Al-Muhannadi cited the benefits of e-learning, saying that “data retention is higher in e-learning than in classroom learning,” and adding that “e-learning saves money and paper,” and that “you can learn on your own pace and in your own time.”
It is notable that QNB recently held a graduation ceremony to welcome a batch of new Qatari employees who participated in the Bank’s latest Induction Program.
The latest completed program witnessed the graduation of a group of 13 employees who completed 12 training modules over a 6 week course, followed by 4 weeks of on-the-job training, a process that enables them get a real time experience and make them part of the bigger team.
QNB regularly holds Group Induction Programs for its new Qatari employees for a faster adaptation and integration within the Group’s international network.
QNB Group’s presence through its subsidiaries and associate companies extends to more than 27 countries across three continents providing a comprehensive range of advanced products and services. The total number of employees is more than 15,200 operating through more than 635 locations, with an ATM network of more than 1,390 machines.