Tuesday, 30 May 2023
OBO begins new programmes to foster employability

OBO starts new programmes to foster employability

Sponsored by BP Oman, more than the subsequent six months, there will be two programmes run for students: Next Generation and Skills for Life – each aimed at targeting job seekers and unique wants groups across Oman.

“Since 2014, BP Oman and Outward Bound Oman have been delivering youth training programmes to help prepare young adults for the job market. We are happy to renew this long-standing partnership that goes from strength to strength and expand the programme’s remit to include Next Generation courses this year,” mentioned Shamsa Ahmed al Rawahi, BP Oman’s social investment programme officer.

The transition from education to employment presents a considerable challenge for young folks. Therefore, the intensive 4-day Next Generation course is aimed at the youth, who are either studying, are job seekers or folks in their early years of employment. The concentrate is on employability problems, ability-set evaluation, simple function ethics and action preparing. Skills for Life, on the other hand, is created to unlock the possible of young folks in Oman and create core abilities, values and qualities that will allow them to thrive in life, each now and in the future.

Also carried out more than 4 days, the course focuses on young folks in college, aims to alter how they believe about themselves and their lives by developing the private, social and emotional abilities at a crucial time in their education.

Mark Evan, GM, Outward Bound Oman, mentioned, “Young folks are central to a country’s improvement, so it is crucial they find out the essential abilities needed to be future leaders at all levels. When thinking about their education and coaching, 1 need to appear beyond job particular abilities and foster individuals’ capabilities in a wide selection of settings. OBO courses concentrate on their all-essential soft abilities, such as self-self-confidence, time-management, organisation, capability to resolve issues and be component of a team.

“Developing a work ethic is also key, as someone with a strong work ethic is self-motivated, requires little supervision and wants to continue learning.”

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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