QNB holds graduation ceremony for employees participating in its Leadership Development Program

Posted on : Thu, 23 Mar 2017

Doha, 23 March 2017 -- QNB, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, has recently held a graduation ceremony for more than 230 employees who were certified in the QNB Group Leadership Development Program organized by the Bank for the sixth consecutive year.

The QNB Group Leadership Development Program, which comprises of supervisory, management and leadership skills development, offers participants the opportunity to develop and enhance their leadership & managerial skills, and enables future leaders to achieve their ambitions and career goals. It is also part of the Group’s talent management endeavors, which provide it with leadership and management competencies required for supporting its expansion and the rapid growth of its operations.

The ceremony opened with speeches by representatives of the graduates, appreciating the QNB Group management’s decision to offer them this unique opportunity to be part of such programs. They described their experience and the benefits they gained from the workshops that combined theoretical and practical methods, along with the tasks that enabled them to strengthen their individual and collective capacities.

Ms. Nada Al Ansari, AGM - Centres of Excellence, said that “the program’s training modules focus on consolidating a number of leadership skills, including self-development, team management and change management, in order to provide staff with a solid foundation to achieve effective leadership and successful professional development.”

She added: "The Leadership Development Program meets the needs of QNB as the largest bank in Qatar and the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa. The program also allows QNB to build distinct leaders and teams to achieve outstanding results and stay ahead of the competition."

Mr. Ali Rashid Al-Mohannadi, Executive GM and Chief Operating Officer, 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 through the QNB Group Leadership & Management Development Curriculum.

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.

Employee capability and career development is considered one of the top priorities of QNB Group, as it is constantly striving to develop its talent management initiatives and offer 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, now extends to more than 30 countries across three continents providing a comprehensive range of advanced products and services. The total number of employees is more than 28,000 operating through more than 1,200 locations, with an ATM network of more than 4,300 machines.