The Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Centre of Excellence for Training and Consulting at Doha Institute for Graduate Studies (DI) to extend cooperation and coordination bridges in pursuit of investing in the available opportunities and the joint action in various research, scientific and training fields.
The three-year agreement is renewable and ensures mutual benefit for the two institutions.
The first training programme designed under this co-operation, titled ‘Kahramaa Excel’, will be launched during the current week with the aim of preparing a group of managers and heads of departments to fulfill the job competencies specified for the leadership track in alignment with its vision and objectives and the programme will last for three months in various phases.
This agreement represents a starting point for a constructive relationship that will support training programmes to qualify employees.
The memorandum intends to benefit from the training and development courses offered by the DI at the institute, which will design and implement training courses according to the needs of the institution.
In addition, there will be seminars, conferences, and workshops on topics of common interest.
The centre will also carry out studies and provide advice to Kahramaa within the contexts related to its work.
For its part, Kahramaa will provide practical and summer training for the institute’s students according to the requirements of their study programmes and specializations in addition to arranging field trips to its facilities and project sites.
Director of Shared Services Affairs at Kahramaa, Dr Abdullah Mohsen Al Wahidi underscored the importance prioritized by Kahramaa to coordinate with academic entities working in knowledge production and scientific research based on the strategy pursued by the corporation in alignment with Qatar National Vision through which Kahramaa intends to excel in its corporate performance through refining the talents and potential of its manpower to be able to lead the future with competence and excellence.
Kahramaa is constantly working to support innovation and creative thinking and encourage research and creative work.
There is compatibility between the institution and the institute in the vision and values aimed at consolidating the importance of innovation and working to support the human element, he said.
Executive Director of the Administrative and Financial Sector at the DI Iman Al Sulaiti said the MoU constitutes an opportunity to have a productive and constructive cooperation in research and training fields, especially at the level of supporting tracks of training, consultancy, and knowledge exchange, in addition to capitalizing on the DI’s programmes and training courses and exploring the opportunities in administrative and corporate development.