QNB Group, a diamond sponsor for the ninth edition of the ‘Kawader Malia 2024’, has celebrated its graduates from the programme, launched by Qatar Finance and Business Academy, in partnership with the Qatar Central Bank, and several other strategic partners.

Eleven QNB staff used the programme as a major three-month-long learning and development opportunity, making it the highest number of QNB graduates since the Kawader Malia sponsorship started. This demonstrates the bank’s ongoing commitment to Qatar National Vision 2030 and its practical support in helping create a knowledge-based economy.

Abdullah Nasser al-Khalifa, senior executive vice president – QNB Group Human Capital, said: “At QNB, we are committed to supporting the next generation of Qatari graduates into the financial sector.

“By investing in education, QNB not only contributes to the personal and professional growth of individuals but also fosters a more knowledgeable and skilled workforce.

"We are proud of the 11 QNB staff members who successfully completed Kawader Malia as it shows our confidence in the programme. ”

The programme was designed exclusively for high-potential young Qatari talent to develop the next generation of national business leaders and decision-makers in Qatar’s emerging financial service industry by providing distinguished professional development programmes and certifications.

The Learning and Development team at QNB Group worked in close collaboration with their partners at Qatar Finance and Banking Academy to tailor the programme to align with their specific job roles.

The graduates pursued learning paths in Risk, Financial Analysis, and Internal Audit as they worked to bridge the performance gap between academic and professional practice.

The graduation ceremony for the programme was organised by Qatar Finance and Business Academy, in the presence of senior officials from the banking and financial sector patronised by HE Sheikh Bandar bin Mohamed bin Saoud al-Thani, the Governor of the Qatar Central Bank.

QNB Group currently ranks as the most valuable bank brand in the Middle East and Africa Through its subsidiaries and associate companies, the group’s presence spans 28 countries across three continents providing a comprehensive range of advanced products and services.

The total number of employees is 30,000, operating from approximately 900 locations, with an ATM network of 5,000 machines.
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