Posted on August 01, 2015

As part of its Social Responsibility Program, Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) - Qatar's leading Islamic bank, received this summer fifty male and female students from Qatar University’s College of Business and Economics (CBE) to provide them training on various banking areas. The students were assigned to various bank branches and departments as appropriate in alignment with their CBE majors.

Mr. Khalefa Al Mesalam, Head of Human Capital Group at QIB commented, “QIB has a long standing experience in training CBE students during summer holidays. During the past years, QIB has received several groups of CBE students and trained them in the various branches and head office departments in the bank. The experience has been very positive, achieving all set objectives as the students were provided with proper training opportunities to acquaint them on the various Islamic banking products, practices and systems.

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“This program is an integral part of QIB’s Board of Directors adopted strategy being implemented across the Bank by the Executive Management team. Through the program, we are happy to contribute to the country’ objective to invest in national talent as part of the Qatarization policy, and to develop the capabilities of Qatari graduates to assume leadership positions in the future”. Mr. Al Mesalam added. The students who took part in the training program acknowledged their interest to receive training opportunities in a leading Islamic financial institution such as QIB.

The students also confirmed that QIB’s training program has benefited them through having the chance to witness and apply in practice many of the theoretical concepts they have been studying at the college.  QIB’s vision of social responsibility is based on achieving a set of principles and objectives by contributing positively to a range of activities within the local society by sponsoring core activities in various fields including education, health, sports, environment and programs related to people with special needs.