The 2018 Euromoney Qatar Conference

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With a view to facilitate the launch of its new programs in 2019

The Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) participated in the 2018 Euromoney Qatar conference. The 7th edition held the leading finance and investment conference in the second week of December. This year’s edition welcomed several government officials, senior economists and bankers from across the region as well as international delegations. Keynote speakers included His Excellency, Mr. Ali Shareef Al Emadi; Minister of Finance and His Excellency, Sheikh Abdulla Bin Saoud Al-Thani; Governor of Qatar Central Bank.

The event focussed on Qatar’s post blockade strategy and its development as a sustainable economy. The event also served as a launch pad for QFBA to announce its 2019 portfolio and create an awareness among participants and delegates alike. QFBA has enriched its portfolio by including 14 accredited certifications being offered from nine different international awarding bodies. In addition, QFBA has also introduced Fintech and Blockchain in its customized B2B options based on updated 5 Ds (diagnose, Design, deliver, evaluate, debrief) customization approach. Furthermore, QFBA plans to increase overall program portfolio with a sharp focus on Banking, Finance, and Customer Service.

Commenting on the participation, Dr. Khalid Al Horr, CEO, QFBA, said:

“Our participation in the 2018 Euromoney Qatar conference demonstrates our commitment to develop a self-sufficient, robust economy, which is aligned with the Qatar National Vision 2030. The Euromoney conference is a well-established platform for experts from the financial landscape to share knowledge and expertise regarding the changing financial sector in Qatar and the world. QFBA will continue to support initiatives which promote the development of Qatar’s economy.”

“Such conferences is precisely what we need here in Qatar to reinforce productive dialogue especially one that focuses on the future and the challenges of the national economy, the future direction of hydrocarbon demand, and the importance of having a strong and innovative financial system. Euromoney also strengthens our position as a key enabler by sharing the stage with the most influential organizations and regulators of Qatar’s financial sector such as QNB, QIIB, Commercial Bank, QFMA and CFA society, which, I believe, is the real proud moment for all of us at QFBA,” added Dr. Khalid Al Horr.

Since its establishment, QFBA has played a key role in developing a world-class financial service industry and broaden its platform to cater to the needs of the country and reaffirm the economic attractiveness as a nation. QFBA is now a national provider for customized B2B training, open-portfolio training and certification programmes for businesses and financing institutions.

QFBA, in affiliation with Northumbria Newcastle, offers bachelor degrees that are endorsed by world-leading professional accreditation bodies. QFBA’s customised programmes partners with leading international institutions to create a five-phase programme process, that will help professionals address organisational challenges and support them to achieve their business objectives through their employees. In 2019, QFBA will be offering 14 different certifications.

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