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Ooredoo supports two Outward Bound Oman training courses

Ooredoo supports two Outward Bound Oman instruction courses

The productive sessions have been carried out by OBO more than the previous handful of months. The courses attracted 30 young Omanis aged in between 18 and 24 years, which integrated jobseekers as nicely as students from the National College of Automotive Technology in Muscat.

OBO is a non-profit educational initiative which seeks to inspire young Omanis to fulfill their possible via difficult outside experiences, whilst assisting them create the abilities employers seek when recruiting and instruction young folks. As with numerous OBO courses, the two Ooredoo sponsored Next Generation courses have been 4 day and 3 evening programmes, taking youngsters out of their comfort zones and into a potent studying atmosphere. The very first session took spot in the difficult terrain of Jebel Akhdar whilst the second session was held in the Sharqiyah desert.

Raed Mohammed Dawood, director of Government Relations and Corporate Affairs at Ooredoo, stated, “The youth of Oman are the future of our nation and by partnering with OBO we want to inspire them to develop essential life skills, unlock their full potential as future leaders and team members and support them to become better prepared to enter the job market.”

The outcomes of the Next Generation instruction courses see young folks develop core capabilities, obtain abilities that boost their employability and make a good distinction to the overall performance of workers.

Mark Evans, common manager of OBO, stated, “We have been delighted to deliver these courses on behalf of Ooredoo, who have played a key role in supporting Omani youth through this training. Based on feedback from the participants, these intensive courses clearly had a significant, positive impact on them. Participants took on daily roles, were continually challenged by activities, joined in focused discussions and learnt new skills that will enable them to bridge the gap between education and employment. We look forward to future partnerships with Ooredoo to enable greater numbers of Omani youth to benefit from the Outward Bound experience.”

Mohammed al Kindi, a participant, stated, “I learned to work hard, plan, be flexible, positive and to not give up at the first obstacle.”

Another participant, Ammar al Mamari, stated, “I want to thank Ooredoo for sponsoring this course. I hope it continues to support more young people through these courses because they need the training that helps them develop key skills to get ready to enter the job market.”

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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