QNB celebrates its Qatari graduates from Kawader Malia Program

Posted on : Tue, 11 June 2024

Doha, June 11, 2024—QNB Group, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, and a diamond sponsor for the 9th Edition of "Kawader Malia 2024", celebrated its graduates from the program, launched by Qatar Finance and Business Academy, in partnership with the Qatar Central Bank and a number of other strategic partners.
The Diamond sponsorship reflects QNB’s commitment to its CSR vision, aimed at enhancing educational opportunities with the intent to elevate and equip Qatari nationals with the necessary skills and knowledge to actively participate in the business and financial sectors.  11 QNB-staff used the program as a major 3 month long learning and development opportunity, making it the highest number of QNB graduates since 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. 
Commenting on the sponsorship, Mr. Abdullah Nasser Al Khalifa, Senior Executive Vice President – QNB Group Human Capital said, “At QNB, we are committed to support 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 program. ”
The program was designed exclusively for high potential young Qatari talent with the aim to develop the next generation of national business leaders and decision-makers in Qatar’s emerging financial service industry by providing distinguished professional development programs 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 program 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
A graduation ceremony for the program was organized by Qatar Finance and Business Academy, in the presence of senior officials from the banking and financial sector patronized by his excellency His Excellency Sheikh Bandar bin Mohammed bin Saoud Al-Thani, 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 more than 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 5000 machines.