The occasion was held below the patronage of H H Sayyid Marwan bin Turki al Said. As numerous as 71 ladies completed the Springboard Wave and 157 Spring Forward Leaders programmes which have been performed to empower neighborhood talents with the abilities they require to lead productive and rewarding careers.
Ian Dench, CEO at Ooredoo mentioned, “We are so incredibly proud of these new graduates. These modules are not easy and have been carefully designed to provide Oman’s national talent-pool with the skill sets and knowledge they need to successfully climb the corporate ladder. As a key contributor to the growth and development of Oman, we have a responsibility to nurture the country’s talent by identifying ways where we can create long lasting value and positively impact their future through coaching and mentoring.”
Dench added, “Until today, we have enabled over 1,300 females from various government entities through our women empowerment programme Springboard and are very confident that our recently launched Spring Forward programme will build on this success and see thousands more reap its benefits.”
Aisha Salim al Shuaily, director of Special Projects Department, at Ooredoo mentioned, “Conducted in collaboration with the British Council and Springboard Consultancy UK, Springboard was designed by women for women. A three-month long programme, it consists of a number of components including workshops that tackle subjects such as confidence-building, goal setting, networking, work-life balance and key business skills. Following the success of Springboard, Ooredoo launched its first male and female digital entrepreneurship and leadership programme Spring Forward, with a focus on management and career growth.”
Aisha explained that the programme was performed to additional create the strengths of its participants by coaching them how to demonstrate the necessary leadership competencies to rise to the leading. “This year’s batches of both programmes saw highly motivated candidates looking to drive change, work closely with industry leaders and licensed trainers to develop viable digital projects that can be implemented on a large-scale. I wish the private sector supports the youth ideas presented in the programme,” mentioned Aisha.
Khalid al Salhi, a participant of the Spring Forward Program mentioned “The programme helped us develop and promote our project. It also taught us the role of planning before a project.”
Roqiaya al Ghafri, an additional graduate, mentioned, “We have gained confidence, self-reliance through this programme. We thank all those who contributed and cooperated. I hope that the private sector supports our ideas so that they can be translated into real projects.”
Information Source: Muscat Daily