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255 new trainees join second batch of Etimad

26 Dec 2021 255 new trainees join second batch of Etimad By OUR CORRESPONDENT

Muscat – Etimad – the national leadership programme to upskill and empower potential Omanis for middle and senior management positions in the private sector – has received its second batch for training.

According to the Ministry of Labour (MoL), the second batch of senior administrators comprises 255 private sector employees. The programme aims to empower national competencies in the private sector and raise the level of their leadership and supervisory skills.

Eitmad held an orientation meeting for the new batch at Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre on Sunday. The session detailed the objectives of the training, which includes classroom and practical activities, e-learning and Action Learning Projects, besides the timeline of the programme.

Welcoming the participants, H E Sayyid Salim Musallam al Busaidi, Undersecretary for Human Resources Development in MoL, informed that “the highest goals of the Human Resources Development Sector in the Ministry of Labour are to promote the national human resource at all administrative levels”.

According to Dr Yasmin bint Shanan al Balushi, project manager of Etimad, the programme aims to invest in human resources and prepare national cadres to assume leadership positions in the private sector.

“The development of national competencies and capabilities is one of the most important objectives of Oman Vision 2040, and one of the main pillars of preparing them for a high degree of efficiency and leadership to face challenges,” said Yasmin.

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