– Al-Hajjaj: «Al-Khaleej» is one of the first banks investing in human capital
Gulf Bank’s cooperation with Euromoney Education provides its employees with access to industry-leading educational programs covering various topics in the fields of banking and finance. over the past five years.
Euromoney has provided training programs for the 10 largest banks in the world, reaching more than 25,000 employees, in more than 80 countries. The availability of the Euromoney Education platform will encourage all Gulf employees to take the initiative in obtaining training, through a financial educational platform. An easy-to-use electronic platform that encourages self-learning and provides on-demand education that can be accessed anytime, anywhere.
This initiative comes within the “Gulf” strategy for the year 2025, which aims to provide an unprecedented banking service to customers, supported by the digital transformation that started from within it, in its various departments and sections.
Providing this educational platform for Gulf employees is added to the bank’s series of initiatives to develop human capital, and to ensure that they are constantly informed of the most prominent developments in the digital sector and the latest financial technology trends.
Salma Al-Hajjaj, General Manager of Human Resources at the Bank, said that the institution’s ability to continuously learn and rapidly develop is its biggest competitive advantage, explaining that “Gulf” is proud to be one of the first leading banks to invest in human capital to enhance both technical and financial competencies.
She added that “to achieve the bank’s strategic goals, it is necessary to invest in its employees and provide them with access to the latest expertise, which will equip them with the skills needed to thrive in the digital world today.”
“We are proud to pioneer this new approach to learning in the corporate world, and to proactively offer employees opportunities to learn on topics that will expand their existing knowledge in the industry, while ensuring that they stay informed about new technologies.
She stated that skills acquisition is a lifelong process for all Gulf employees, which builds an educational culture that encourages the transfer of knowledge through simple and easily accessible digital platforms.
Euromoney develops customized learning experiences that blend the latest educational technology and financial technology fields, in a way that drives performance and inspires a culture of continuous learning. Covering all areas of banking and finance, from basic concepts to advanced theories, through engaging visual content.
The platform covers 8 categories: Banking, Innovation and Technology, Sustainability, Investment Management, Technical Fundamentals, Business Compliance, Efficiency and Culture, and Macro Markets.
With the banking sector heading towards a new era of digital transformation, the bank showed a certain dynamism in responding quickly to today’s requirements, as the latest digital strategies aim to transform Gulf Bank into an integrated digital bank that meets the aspirations of future generations.
Gulf Bank’s vision is to be the leading bank in Kuwait, engaging all its employees in a comprehensive and diversified environment to provide excellent customer service, while ensuring sustainable service to the community.
Thanks to its extensive network of branches and innovative digital services, the bank is able to give its customers the choice of how and where to complete their banking transactions, while ensuring a simple and smooth banking experience.
The Gulf Bank is committed to supporting sustainability at the societal, economic and environmental levels, in strategically selected and defined initiatives, for the benefit of it in particular and the country in general. It supports Kuwait’s 2035 vision and works with various parties to achieve it on the ground.