681 staff attend Abu Dhabi DoF courses
Abu Dhabi, April 3, 2010
The Abu Dhabi Department of Finance (DoF) organised 169 training courses that were attended by 681 male and female employees working in various departments in 2009.
These statistics were revealed by the Career Development and Training Section of the DoF on Saturday.
The training courses were organized in line with the recommendations of Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, chairman of the DOF, and the senior management.
Sustained and continuous training has been embarked upon by DoF to enhance skills and capabilities of its employees. It is intended to help them reach peak performance and productivity levels.
“DoF is complying with guidelines on training and development of employees on an ongoing basis,” said Mohammed Sultan Gnome Al Hamli, executive director of DoF.
“We aim to create sophisticated mechanisms to cope with great developments that are being seen in the UAE and Abu Dhabi especially. We aim to develop active financial and effective resources management skills in our staff so that they can effectively contribute to UAE’s economic development,” he added.
Issa Abdul Jalil Al Fahim, director of human resources, said: “We have prepared training programmes for DOF employees in accordance with the needs of different sections and departments.”
“These programmes cover various administrative and professional fields and will promote a performance excellence culture,” he added. “We aim to enhance staff experience and raise practical and administrative competencies.”
The 169 training courses included 28 group sessions, 14 experience projects and 127 individual speciality sessions.
Training courses were organised in accordance with sections needs and work requirements; study leaves were provided and flexible working hours were offered to evening trainees. – TradeArabia News Service