Wednesday, October 7, 2020
The Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) announced the launch of a an specialised training programme for start-ups and entrepreneurs, that will take place on Monday, October 19, as part of the Manama Entrepreneurship Week (MEW) organised by the Capital Governorate, which will be held virtually for the first time from 18 – 22 October.
His Excellency Sheikh Hisham bin Abdul Rahman Al Khalifa, Capital Governor, said in a statement on this occasion that organising this programme in collaboration with the BIBF comes thanks to the joint interest of both parties in supporting, connecting and inspiring entrepreneurs and youth interested in innovation and leadership, especially in light of the current challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. His Excellency also praised the continuous and constructive cooperation with the BIBF in organising events and training programmes aimed at developing youth capabilities.
On his part, The BIBF Director, Dr. Ahmed Al Shaikh, stated: “This initiative comes within the framework of promoting entrepreneurial growth and innovation to achieve sustainable economic development. The specialised workshops will contribute to strengthening the entrepreneurship ecosystem of Bahrain, and will further boost its growing status on the business and entrepreneurship landscape. Dr. Al Shaikh also praised the efforts of His Excellency the Governor in adopting such initiatives to enhance the entrepreneurial spirit and inspire innovation across all business sectors.
The programme is part of the importance of inspiring young entrepreneurs to navigate their path towards business ownership armed with the right knowledge and skills despite the current challenges.
The entrepreneurship programme will provide a full day of free training workshops across four different tracks, namely: Digital Transformation, Cloud for Decision Makers, Exploring the Real Estate Market and Entrepreneurial Skills.
Interested participants should visit the programme webpage www.bibf.com/mew for registration and more information.