Tuesday, 26 Jan 2021
As part of its commitment to achieve sustainable investment in the Group’s Human Capital, Nama Group launched batch 2 of potential leaders programme 'Ruwad' after the success achieved in batch 1.

Nama Group launches batch two of its prospective leaders programme ‘Ruwad’

The programme was inaugurated by Eng Omar al Wahaibi, Nama Group CEO, with the attendance of Eng Zahir al Abri, CEO of Mazoon Electricity Company (MZEC), and Eng Ali Shamas, CEO of Dhofar Power Company (DPC), at Millennium Resort Mussanah.

Ruwad Programme, launched in 2014, is 1 of the developmental initiatives rolled out across Nama Group businesses. The important objective of Ruwad is to determine workers displaying higher overall performance and prospective and groom them to turn out to be future leaders. The programme also aims to create individuals’ capabilities and competencies, who are the most promising talents in the Group’s subsidiaries, and to take leadership roles across the structure.

During this batch, Nama Institute for Competency Development (NICD), member of Nama Group, will execute the programme in partnership with Takatuf, Oman’s top Human Capital options, and HEC Paris, 1 of the world’s top providers of Executive Education. The objective of partnership is to provide distinctive customised and effective leadership programme and understanding encounter that consists of case research with genuine company challenges. The programme will run on modules till October.

Eng Wahaibi stated, “Nama has an ambitious growth strategy, carried out through the launch of Ruwad 2 to incubate the second patch of high potential employees. I’m very pleased to see this group of mid-level managers committed in developing their leadership competencies and eager to find solutions for different business challenges we are facing.”

Sheikh Ibrahim al Harthi, Takatuf managing director, stated, “Takatuf is very proud to be part of this partnership which is a strong step forward towards achieving Nama vision to become a leading reference in the region. The curriculum for this training programme was designed keeping in mind the needs and objectives of Nama and aims to meet the same by focusing on leadership competencies and skill development of their next generation leaders.”

Dr Nils Plambeck, dean and CEO, HEC Paris in Qatar, stated, “It is an honour for us to be trusted to work with the future leaders of Nama Group. As for all our clients, this programme has been customised to address their specific needs. Participants will focus on real business challenges with the guidance of our world renowned professors.”

The choice of workers goes via screening method for the necessary qualification prescribed as effectively as analytical and psychometric assessments. In batch two, the chosen quantity was elevated to 38 candidates comparing to 14 candidates in batch 1, 2014, who have been educated in leading ranked company schools worldwide like IMD, Insead and London Business School.

The Ruwad initiative is a higher-prospective identification programme for Nama Group and aims to recognise prospective folks to get focused instruction and improvement possibilities. Nama Group believes in creating its leadership across the subsidiaries.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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