QNB hosts employee graduation ceremony for QNB English Language Skills Development Programs

Posted on : Mon, 29 Dec 2014

Doha, 29 December, 2014 – QNB, One of the World’s Strongest Banks, has recently recognized the success of employees who have recently completed the English Language Skills Development Programs at Level 1 or 2, at a graduation ceremony hosted by the Human Capital Division. The ceremony was attended by QNB’s Executive Manager of Centers of Excellence, Nada Al Ansari, and other Senior Leadership team members.

As the international language of Banking, English skills are an important consideration for QNB employees to acquire. QNB operates four English Language Skills Development Programs, Levels 1 – 4 and culminates development in this field by recommending exemplary students to attend a Level 5 program, externally, which is accredited by Cambridge University. QNB’s Learning & Development team pride themselves on the quality of the English instruction, employing a unique learning methodology to help employees to start, or progress, a successful career and to become ambassadors for QNB in all their working interactions.

Given the ongoing expansion strategy of QNB Group, it is fundamental that employee’s capabilities and skills sets are aligned with business objectives. Investing in people and career development is a core principle of QNB.

The QNB English Language Skills Development Programs are typically nine week courses, especially designed to develop speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills. The courses provide the right structure and environment for the participants to develop confidence and credibility, and to increase their language skills in an accelerated timeframe. It also supports employees to cultivate test-taking strategies that will help them succeed in all forms of learning. The subjects used & skills developed during the course can be applied and made useful to everyday life and support effective interpersonal interactions.

QNB’s motivation to continue delivering a unique set of courses and programs suitable for all skill levels to its employees, results from its ongoing Human Capital strategy to be seen as an “Employer of Choice” in Qatar.