Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Shell-Intilaaqah Oman holds graduation ceremony  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Muscat Daily - 29/05/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Shell-Intilaaqah Oman held the second in a series of scheduled graduation ceremonies for the Omani entrepreneurs who recently completed Intilaaqah's Entrepreneurial Development Programme (IEDP) in the Dakhliyah governorate.

Further ceremonies are expected to be held in Sur, Sohar, and Salalah throughout June. The Dakhliyah governorate ceremony celebrated the graduation of 183 Omani entrepreneurs and was held at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Nizwa under the auspices of H E Dr Sheikh Khalifa Hamed Hilal al Sadi, governor - Dakhliyah.

The event was attended by Shell representatives, including Hashim al Hasani, Intilaaqah - executive director Oman, dignitaries from the public and private sector, Intilaaqah's training partner Modern Gulf Institute (MGI), and aspiring Omani entrepreneurs. In his opening remarks, Hasani gave some insight into how Intilaaqah is providing support and development for young entrepreneurs seeking to establish their own business and SMEs seeking to expand.

He stated, ''Intilaaqah's training assists young entrepreneurs in their journey to becoming successful entrepreneurs. We help entrepreneurs to get the fundamentals right and to understand their personal abilities, the business environment in which they work, the local market and their competition. Our existing partnerships, including the one with Aiyal, a W J Towell SME initiative, will help entrepreneurs such as the ones here today by offering them tangible business opportunities.''

Launched on July 8, 2013, the IEDP programme equips entrepreneurs wit the necessary tools to run a successful business. Course topics include business management, strategic planning, project management, financial planning, marketing, communications, and human resources. In order to complete the IEDP course, participants are required to submit and present their business plans to Intilaaqah's panel, and, upon course completion, graduates are connected with Shell-Intilaaqah Oman's strategic business partners, including W J Towell, for potential business opportunities.

To qualify for the seven week IEDP programme, participants must attend a Bright Ideas' workshop to further strengthen their knowledge about entrepreneurship. Following this workshop, the most promising entrepreneurs are chosen by Intilaaqah's panel for the IEDP training. 2,045 students came to the Bright Ideas workshops over the past year, and, over the coming months, Intilaaqah will celebrate the graduation of 250 entrepreneurs who completed the IEDP training across regions of Sur, Sohar and Salalah.

The Intilaaqah programme is part of Shell's global LiveWire initiative, first launched in 1982 to address youth unemployment in Scotland. Since its inception, the programme has grown rapidly to become one of the industry's largest organisations for young entrepreneurs, with a social network of more than 100,000 members.

The Intilaaqah programme has been a breakthrough in more than eight countries in the Middle East and continues to provide support and guidance to young entrepreneurs. Oman was the first country to launch the Shell Intilaaqah programme in 1995.<


 


Muscat Daily




  MENA News Headlines
 Feb 9 2016 - Migrant crisis in focus at Berlin fest - 'Hail, Caesar!' to open EU's first major cinema showcaseArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) Movies starring Colin Firth, Kirsten Dunst and Emma Thompson will vie for gold at the 66th Berlin Film Festival starting Thursday, with Meryl Streep as jury president and a ...

 Feb 9 2016 - Majid Al-Futtaim mall to invest USD 3.73bn in 2 Riyadh projectsMENAFN
(MENAFN) Majid Al-Futtaim a leading shopping mall and retail pioneer across the Middle East and N. Africa (MENA), proclaimed plans to improve two new landmark shopping malls in Riyadh.Moreover, the 2 ...

 Feb 9 2016 - Oman's first joined industries city to be ready by 2018MENAFN
(MENAFN) Oman's first integrated light industries city, which will be developed at a USD 258.67mn, is predicted to be finished in the middle of 2018, going to automotive and building ...

 Feb 9 2016 - Kuwait- Spending robust despite lower revenueArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) The interim public finance figures for the first nine months of fiscal year 2015/16 (FY15/16) reveal the resilience of government spending, amid a sustained low oil price ...

 Feb 9 2016 - Kuwait bourse edges higher volume jumpsArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) Kuwait stocks ticked up on Monday extending the gains to third consecutive day. The bourse rose 2.45 pts in dull trading to 5,209.28 points even as board remained mixed in ...

 Feb 9 2016 - NBK receives CBK approval to increase authorized capitalArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) received Central Bank of Kuwait approval to increase the bank's authorized capital from KD 504 million to KD 600 million. The approved increase in ...

 Feb 9 2016 - Alghanim discusses future of jobs, gender equality in DavosArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) As part of the World Economic Forum that took place in Davos, Switzerland last month, which revolved around the theme of "The Fourth Industrial Revolution", Omar Kutayba ...

 Feb 9 2016 - Russia arrests 'seven' Islamic State militantsArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) Russia's FSB security service said on Monday it had arrested seven Islamic State militants in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg who it said had been planning bomb attacks in ...

 Feb 9 2016 - UAE set to outsource government servicesArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) Dubai's ruler said Monday the United Arab Emirates will privatize some government services in the oil-rich country, as well as create a state minister position devoted to ...

 Feb 9 2016 - IS claims Riyadh bomb - No injuries in Saudi capitalArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) An explosion damaged a car in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Monday, the Saudi Press Agency reported, an incident the Islamic State militant group said was caused by a bomb one of ...

more...


 






Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help