Thursday 1 October 2020

Abdulwahed AlJanahi and Ahmed AlHujairy

BENEFIT, ThinkSmart partner to build future IT leaders

MANAMA, August 11, 2020

Bahrain’s Electronic Network For Financial Transactions (BENEFIT) has collaborated with leading ICT training service provider ThinkSmart for a special project aimed towards building the future IT leaders of Bahrain.

The programme, known as Forsati, is an initiative in partnership with Microsoft, and aims towards skilling top Bahraini graduates and preparing them for the jobs of tomorrow.

Selected Bahraini graduates joining #TeamBENEFIT will be undergoing Microsoft’s job-role training and professional certifications, aligned with the industry and technical roles and requirements. Students will also be provided with career coaching and mentoring, ultimately improving their employability chances for emerging jobs such as Fintech Analyst, AI Engineers, Data Scientist, Software Developers and Solution Architect.

Organizations such as BENEFIT will have complete access to the pool of talent during the entire duration of the program. 

Abdulwahed AlJanahi, Chief Executive of BENEFIT, said: “BENEFIT is pleased to support such an important initiative, in line with our mission to provide innovative solutions and encourage young Bahraini talents. We are confident in this initiative that will support the community as a whole, leading to sustainability and economic development for the Kingdom of Bahrain.”

Ahmed AlHujairy, Group Chief Executive Officer of ThinkSmart, stated: “We believe in the importance of education and building a sustainable future for our young Bahraini talents with the support of our partners and Kingdom’s best universities involved. Together, we can further advance our economy and contribute to the growth and sustainability of the Kingdom’s economic development.” – TradeArabia News Service


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