QNB holds ceremony for its Management Development Program graduates

Posted on : Thu, 07 Apr 2016

Doha, 10 April 2016 -- QNB, a leading financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, has recently held a graduation ceremony for more than 130 employees who participated in the Management Development Program organized by the bank for the fifth consecutive year. 

The Management Development Program, which comprises supervisory, management and leadership skills development, offers participants the opportunity to develop and enhance their managerial skills, and enable future leaders to achieve their ambitions and career goals. It is also part of a talent management endeavor of the bank, which provides QNB Group with leadership and management competencies capable of supporting its expansion and the rapid growth of its operations. 

The ceremony opened with speeches by QNB Group’s senior management representatives who commended the efforts of all of the outstanding graduates and the team of trainers, and urged staff to enroll in such courses to develop their skills and enhance their career advancement. 

Mr. Ali Rashid Al-Mohannadi - Chief Operating Officer, said that the program’s training modules focus on consolidating a number of leadership skills, including self-development, management and change management in order to provide staff with a solid foundation to achieve effective leadership and successful professional development. 

He added: "The Management Development Program meets the needs of QNB as the largest bank in Qatar and a leading financial institution in the Middle East and Africa. We need to build distinct leaders and teams to achieve outstanding results that allow us to stay ahead of the competition."

Representatives for graduates also spoke during the ceremony to thank the bank for this unique opportunity, and described their experience over the three months of workshops that combined theoretical and practical methods, along with a number of tasks to strengthen self and collective capacities.

The program aims to develop and raise staff efficiency as part of an ongoing Human Capital strategy aiming to consolidate the status of the bank as the employer of choice in Qatar and across its international footprint.

The development of staff skills is one of the most important priorities of QNB Group, 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 achieve excellence in their careers. 

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 15,300 operating through more than 640 locations, with an ATM network of more than 1,400 machines.