Ooredoo in Kuwait announced today that it is equipping 5 Human Resources Kuwaiti nationals with an international skill-basedCertificationin Human Resources Practice (“CHRP”) from the British Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (“CIPD”); an international network founded in 1913 embodying 130,000 members across private, public and voluntary sectors and one of the most reputable in professional development and training in the UK.
Ooredoo HR employees currently attending the programme are expected to be CHRP Qualified by the end of 2014.
The CHRP qualification is intended to provide nominated employees with a firm foundation in all areas of Human Resources, helping them to develop essential skills to be able to deal effectively with and set HR policies and procedures to add real value to the HR function. The certification will also help Ooredoo employees develop practical and relevant skills in HR, and above all, give them the confidence to be more efficient in the workplace by going beyond mere performance assessment and selection to understanding HR in a business context.
Commenting at the launch of this qualification, Omar Al Bassam, Director for Human Resources and Strategic Development,said: “This certification is a confirmation to Ooredoo’s future leaders, who have a passion for learning and education. Our most important capital is our people; therefore, equipping the HR team with the most advanced qualifications to help them choose the right resources is of utmost importance. In line with the Ooredoo’s vision of enriching people’s lives, we strive to give our employees opportunities to gain internationally renowned certifications that help them become truly global.”
This programme is part of a full-fledged professional development and education calendar of high level international training programmes.
Ooredoo in Kuwait announced last week that it was the first in Kuwait to nominate 2 senior leadersto complete 5 month Business Leaders Development programme at the International Institute for Management Development, IMD in Switzerland.