The Dubai-based Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group announced the launch of the Emirati Skills Development Program as part of the Nafees initiative. The program aims to invest in Emirati talent and provide them with career development paths that will support efforts to improve the future of Emirati talent The program is designed to keep pace with the aspirations of the country’s citizens who are ready to explore their strengths and seek to acquire practical and knowledge skills in order to participate strongly in the various areas of the group. The first batch of graduates has joined the programme, while the second batch will join in December next year, followed by several batches of graduates during 2023.
The training starts with a 15-day qualification phase focusing on developing basic skills, before the practical training phase starts in the group’s different companies according to their interests and experience. The program includes the best practices and techniques that will give them the necessary knowledge and enrich their knowledge journey such as assessments, tests and role exchanges, as well as the support and guidance they will receive from the group leaders during the program.
Easa Al Gurg, Group CEO, said: “Our national skills development program stems from our full belief in our national responsibility and our continued role as a group in participating in the story of growth and development in the UAE by supporting and nurturing the next generation of Emiratis talents. The program supports the country’s long-term orientation, which focuses on the development of the country’s citizens, as well as lead to the growth of the group’s business through the recruitment and development of the best national talents under the umbrella of the Nafes initiative.”