The Capital Market Authority continued the training programmes of Tamkeen Plan for national cadres of the insurance sector by organizing a training programme on Leadership during the period 6-7 December 2017 for national cadres holding medium and senior management positions in insurance companies and brokers presented by Queen’s University, Canada in collaboration with the College of Banking and Financial Studies.
25 employees from insurance companies and brokers participated in the programme. The lectures from Queen’s University talked about a number of topics such as individual thinking, problem solving methods of leadership and performance management.
The programme contained interactive activities to discover points of strength and weakness as well as modern concepts, values and practices for enhancing performance and motivation.
The programmes was organizes as part of the training programmes CMA has started this year for the national cadres working for the insurance sector to upgrade the knowledge and skills to achieve the new Omanization vision of CMA which is based on empowering the national cadres to take medium and senior management roles which is a policy coupled with training and qualification in specialized programmes in insurance, accounting and commerce etc. relating to promoting technical and administrative skills.
The participants expressed their satisfaction. Alyas Ahmed Al Rawahi, Assistant Manager of Claims at Al Madina Takaful thanked CMA for the efforts it exerts to empower the Omani youth and praised the selection of the programmes as the leadership programme gives the employee the ability to lead the team effectively.
Faris Al Farsi, Deputy Manager of Human Resources at Al Madina Takaful said the leadership is skill acquired by training and qualification and we are in need of the leader’s skills to be able to manage and empower our partners in the profession with Omani identity. He thanked CMA for the good selection of the programme. Yahya Al Harrasi, Claims Manager at Oman United Insurance Company praised the programme which focus on the basics of reliable leadership.
CMA has organized more than 18 training programmes according to the 2017 training plan which targets national carders working for the insurance companies and brokers as part of the endeavors which started two years ago to provide them with knowledge and skills.