Al Baraka Academy Organizes Training Workshops on Effective Time Management for Employees of the Bank and the Group
17 April 2017
Al Baraka Academy of Al Baraka Banking Group (ABG) organized a training workshop on effective time management involving 27 employees from the Group and Al Baraka Islamic Bank. The workshop was organized for two groups the first group was from 12 to 14 March 2017 with the participation of 12 employees and the second group was from 9 to 11 April 2017 with the participation of 15 employees. The two sessions were conducted by Mr. Abdullah Suwaileh, Assistant Manager, Human Resources Department at Al Baraka Islamic Bank.
The topics of the workshop focused on the understanding of the importance of time management, identify list barriers to successful time management, understanding and demonstrating the use of to-do lists and the prioritization technique, exploring the Common Time Management tools, writing SMART goals and explain their benefit, delegating tasks and assignments, learning the effective strategies to manage your time at workplace, developing an action plan for better use of time and managing your Stress at workplace
At the end of the two sessions, Mr. Abdulrahman Shehab, Executive Vice President Head of Operations and Administration distributed the certificates of completion to the participants. He also congratulated them on this occasion, pointing out that the organization of these training courses comes to meet the training needs of the employees. It also comes within the framework of the initiatives of Al Baraka Banking Group and Al Baraka Academy, which is looking to organize several training courses for staff, specialized in all fields of Islamic banking during the year 2017 and the coming years.
The distribution of the certificates was also attended by Mr. Isa Jassim Al Obaidly, Assistant General Manager and Head of Human Resources and Administration at Al Baraka Islamic Bank.
Al Baraka Banking Group (B.S.C) is licensed as an Islamic wholesale bank by the Central Bank of Bahrain, listed on Bahrain Bourse and Nasdaq Dubai stock exchanges. It is a leading international Islamic banking group providing its unique services in countries with a population totaling around one billion. It is jointly rated BBB+ (long term) / A3 (short term) on the international scale and A+ (bh) (long term) / A2 (bh) (short term) on the national by Islamic International Rating Agency & Dagong Global Credit Rating Company Limited, and by Standard & Poor's at BB+ (long term) / B (short term).
Al Baraka offers retail, corporate, treasury and investment banking services, strictly in accordance with the principles of the Islamic Shari'a. The authorized capital of Al Baraka is US$ 1.5 billion, while total equity is at about US$ 2 billion. The Group has a wide geographical presence in the form of subsidiary banking units and representative offices in fifteen countries, which in turn provide their services through over 700 branches. Al Baraka currently has a strong presence in Turkey, Jordan, Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia, Sudan, Bahrain, Pakistan, South Africa, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Saudi Arabia, including two representative offices in Indonesia and Libya.