The Ministry of Commerce and Industry organized on Thursday, May 23, 2019, a welcome meeting for Qatar University students who joined its vocational training program. The training program was launched within the framework of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed between the Ministry and the University.
The meeting, which was attended by a number of Ministry officials, featured a brief presentation on the Ministry, its various departments, organizational structure, competencies, vision and objectives in accordance with Qatar National Vision 2030. The presentation also shed light on the Ministry’s main duties and services, its role in developing human resources, and the ethical charter and professional values code that trainees must adhere to during their training period.
The vocational training program organized by the Ministry aims to equip students of Qatar University with the practical and professional experience as well as the tools that enable them to access the labor market. Through this program, the Ministry seeks to provide a suitable training environment to empower university students to perform work duties and responsibilities that correspond with their academic specializations.
Within the framework of the program, which brings together 70 trainees during May and June, students will be trained in the areas of business administration, translation, accounting, public relations, economics, international relations and internal audit, which fall in line with the Ministry’s competencies.
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry had signed a memorandum of understanding with Qatar University in 2016. Under the agreement, both parties exchange expertise in the field of training while students are offered the opportunity for vocational training in accordance with the Ministry’s various competencies.