Qatar Chamber has announced that it would launch a series of online training programmes, including a variety of areas like qualifying teachers on distance learning, business management and software courses, as well as various specialised courses.
Qatar Chamber director general Saleh bin Hamad al-Sharqi said due to the precautionary procedures to curb the spread of Covid-19, the Chamber would hold training courses for individuals and members of the private sector through video conference.
Al-Sharqi: Social responsibility
He also noted that the Chamber would continue to offer online programmes even after pandemic. He pointed out that Qatar Chamber has developed an integrated infrastructure for hosting these types of programmes.
The Chamber’s programmes also include a free online course titled ‘Qatar Chamber’s Programme for Raising Awareness on Social Responsibility’ under the theme ‘Toward Globally Responsible Practices for our National Institutions and Companies’ from 4pm to 5.30pm on June 8 to June 10 via Zoom App.
The programme, which includes four training courses, will be held in co-operation with the Regional Consultancy Network. The first session will be held on June 8 and deals with social responsibility reports for institutions, while the second training meeting will be held on June 9 and discusses the standards of social responsibility (IS26000).
The third training meeting will be held on June 9 on the UN Global Compact Programme on Social Responsibility, while the fourth meeting will be held on June 10 and reviews the social return on investment.
Al-Sharqi also said the programme is part of the Chamber’s strategy to disseminate the social responsibility among companies as a key pillar of the business community.
He said the Chamber made serious efforts to encourage and support social responsibility initiatives “that are positively reflected at the social and humanitarian levels within the Qatari society.”
Qatar Chamber is inviting its members and interested individuals to participate in the free training courses, which are led by professional experts. All participants will receive an electronic attendance certificate from Qatar Chamber on the condition that they attend the four training sessions.
The chamber noted that registration for attending courses is open for companies, institutions, and individuals from inside Qatar only. Registration is valid through a link on the Qatar Chamber’s website or by e-mail.