Al Baraka Academy organizes internal practical training programs for the development of the Group's and units employees in 16 countries
15 August 2017
Al Baraka Academy of Al Baraka Banking Group B.S.C (ABG) organized a number of internal training programs for the Group's and its banking units in 16 countries, which was started from February and lasted until July 2017, and were attended by 39 employees. Mr. Abdulla Suwaileh Assistant Manager, Human Resources organized these workshops in coordination with a number of departments of Al Baraka Banking Group and Al Baraka Islamic Bank.
These training programs included many topics such as the arts of effective communication, Microsoft Excel programs, information security, overview of trade finance and programs for the development of human resources.
At the conclusion of these workshops, Mr. Abdulrahman Shehab, Executive Vice President, Operations and Administration, distributed certificates of completion to 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 forward to organize several specialized training courses for staff in all fields of Islamic banking during the remaining period of 2017 and the upcoming years.
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.