• 48 of Boubyan Bank’s Aspiring Leaders were selected to attend the Pilot Program in two groups of 24
On the 8 – 11 May 2016: Gulf University for Science and Technology’s (GUST) Professional Advancement and Continuing Education (PACE) organized the first module of a customized leadership training program for Boubyan Bank employees on its campus. The program, entitled “Emerging Leaders Program”, will help strengthen leadership skills for 48 Aspiring leaders within Boubyan Bank. The program will be led by Dr. Erin Nelson from DePaul University in the United States, and represents its first venture into the Kuwaiti market. The program will touch on key Leadership essentials and will be supported by Business Driven Action Learning.
General Manager – Human Resources Group at Boubyan ,Mr. Adel Hammad, said, “We are delighted that GUST was up to the challenge of finding the best possible training partner to arm our up-and-coming managers with the right skillsets to overcome the obstacles of corporate life, and be able to adapt in our ever-changing market. Boubyan Bank is committed to the development and enhancement of our next level of leaders and look forward to his new journey with GUST as our preferred Academic Partner.”
PACE’s mission within GUST is to offer high-quality, continuing and professional education, lifelong learning opportunities, and innovative learning solutions to individuals and corporations in a stimulating environment. By linking two prestigious institutions together, PACE solidifies itself as a market leader in providing tailor-made training based on market needs to help propel organizations to growth and success.
PACE Director at GUST, Mr. Sadegh Zobeidi said, “Our aim is to deliver the best leadership programs to the Kuwait market in cooperation with the best universities. In the future, we hope to conduct a similar event open to the public so that more people can benefit from such a reputable and effective program.”
GUST’s PACE is constantly chosen amongst other entities organize programs for them due to its strong reputation locally for providing high quality training to a number of local organizations, its role as an accredited training center for course like CFA and CMA, and international recognition as a standardized testing center for exams such as IELTS.
Over the last few years, PACE’s portfolio of public courses has significantly expanded to include GMAT, CMA, CPA exam preparation, Healthcare Management and Quality, and even a Private Pilot’s License Program.