(MENAFN - Arab Times) National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) recently welcomed the fourth batch of trainees in the Shabab Training Program. This intensive program is specially designed to develop the skills of newly recruited diploma holding graduates. NBK Shabab Training Program extends over a period of two and a half months. The program is tailored to provide young Kuwaitis who recently joined the bank with theoretical and practical skills covering the different aspects of the banking industry
"NBK maintains its leading position as one of the country's largest employers in the private sector. NBK will continue its efforts to provide career and training opportunities for nationals and to support the country's aim to encourage young Kuwaitis to assume roles in the private sector," said Emad Al Ablani, NBK Deputy General Manager, Human Resources Group. Al Ablani added "NBK Shabab program falls within the framework of NBK's strategy to attract and hire qualified nationals. NBK Shabab program aims at improving young Kuwaiti skills in order to prepare them as highly qualified Kuwaiti banking leaders of the future.
Annually, NBK offers many training programs including NBK Academy, the Summer Internship Program and the first of its kind in the region NBK High Fliers Program in collaboration with the American University of Beirut. In collaboration with the renowned Harvard University, NBK also organizes an executive training program in line with the bank's commitment to developing and investing in its key resource and human capital