Muscat, 10 May 2018 – As part of its commitment to achieve sustainable investment in the Group’s Human Capital, Nama Group launched batch 2 of potential leaders programme “Ruwad” after the success achieved in batch 1. The programme was inaugurated by Eng. Omar Al Wahaibi, Nama Group CEO, with the attendance of Eng. Zahir Al Abri, CEO of Mazoon Electricity Company (MZEC) and Eng. Ali Shamas, CEO of Dhofar Power Company (DPC) on 8th of May at Millennium Resort Musanna.
“Ruwad” Programme, launched in 2014, is one of the developmental initiatives rolled out across Nama Group companies. The key objective of Ruwad is to identify employees showing high performance and potential and groom them to become future leaders. The programme also aims to develop individuals’ capabilities and competencies, who are the most promising talents in the Group’s subsidiaries, and to take leadership roles across the structure.
During this batch, Nama Institute for Competency Development (NICD), member of Nama Group, will execute the programme in partnership with Takatuf, Oman’s leading Human Capital solutions, and HEC Paris, one of the world’s leading providers of Executive Education. The objective of partnership is to offer unique customised and powerful leadership programme and learning experience that includes case studies with real business challenges. The Programme will run on modules until October 2018.
Eng. Omar Al Wahaibi, CEO of NH, said: “Nama has an ambitious growth strategy, carried out through the launch of Ruwad 2 to incubate the second patch of high potential employees. I’m very pleased to see this group of mid-level managers committed in developing their leadership competencies and eager to find solutions for different business challenges we are facing.”
Sheikh Ibrahim Al Harthi, Takatuf Managing Director, said “Takatuf is very proud to be part of this partnership which is a strong step forward toward achieving Nama vision to become a leading reference in the region. The curriculum for this training programme was designed, keeping in mind the needs and objectives of Nama and aims to meet the same by focusing on leadership competencies and skill development of their next generation leaders.”
Dr. Nils Plambeck, Dean and CEO, HEC Paris in Qatar, said: “It is an honor for us to be trusted to work with the future leaders of Nama Group. As for all our clients, this programme has been customized to address their specific needs. Participants will focus on real business challenges with the guidance of our world renowned professors.”