Al Safat Investment Co holds training program for KIA staff
Al Safat Investment Company held an extensive training program for two female employees of Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA). The one-month program is part of the field training of Financial Management Graduation Program, and it covered different skills required for working at the financial sector. This initiative of Al Safat Investment Co comes in line with its firm belief in employee development and investing in human resources in different fields such as economics, accounting, management skills and IT in reputable financial and investment institutions in Kuwait.
Meanwhile, Manager of Support Services Department at Al Safat Investment Saheb Khajah said that hosting this training program for young national talents aims at providing them with hands-on experience and field knowledge of the nature of work and activities of local financial and investment institution.
This also contributes to allowing trainees to directly and effectively deal with the markets in which they operate, while giving them the opportunities to hold important posts in the future, which enhances the national efforts in the development of human resources that are reflected positively on the national economy.
“The training program contributed to having onboard, highly qualified and well-equipped national talents that can be an added value for Kuwaiti institutions and for the national economy,” Khajah added. “Hosting this field program contributes to giving Al Safat Investment, the opportunity to explore the talents and unleash the potential of the trainees and then could provide them with job opportunities when jobs are available. The training also gives the opportunity for the trainees to learn more about the jobs available in these institutions and benefit from them”,
Trainee Hanouf Al-Roumi, a graduate of the Accounting Department from the Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST), who spent a month at Al Safat Investment Company moving between different departments, pointed out that this training opportunity has met the field and practical needs of the local labor market.
She added: “We learned the stock market strategies, the correspondence with the financial and investment supervisory authorities and auditing authorities, in addition to the types of investments and portfolios, how to manage them, and how to analyze the financial statements of companies. We also practically learned about the different programs used in corporate accounting and benefited greatly from the training at Al Safat Investment Co. whose business model increased our knowledge and know-how in everything related to our jobs in Kuwait.”