Muscat, Ooredoo today celebrated the graduation of 71 women from the eighth batch of Springboard (Intilaaqah) program and 157 trainees from the “Spring Forward” program under the patronage of Sayyid Marwan bin Turki al-Said, in the presence of officials in the executive management of the company and senior officials in the Ministry of Civil Service at Grand Hyatt Muscat.
Sayyid Marwan bin Turki al-Said said in a statement that the projects presented in the program carry ideas that serve the community in a great way and it is the result of the participants’ effort, which came through partnership between the government and private sectors.
Sayyid Salim bin Musallam al-Busaidi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Civil Service for Administrative Development Affairs, said that the Ministry of Civil Service is working on linking youth ideas and supporting companies, thus contributing to the development of these ideas to be tangible on the ground and directly serving the society.
Ian Dench, CEO of Ooredoo said “This program is designed to provide Omani talent with necessary skills, experience and knowledge for personal and professional success and development”.
He added that during the past years, the program graduated 1,300 women from various government institutions through their participation in the “Springboard” program for women, as well as “Spring Forward” program that will enhance the success of the program by training young cadres.
The activities of the program include a training course over three months comprising several workshops that highlight how to build self-confidence, set goals, interaction and communication and balance between family life and work among other functional skills.
Source: Oman News Agency