Ali Bin Ali Holding is proud to congratulate the 86 employees who graduated by successfully completing the Harvard ManageMentor Program 2022-2023. On May 24, 2023, at a special graduation event arranged at the ABA HR training room in ABA Tower, the graduates were ceremoniously handed their course completion certificates.
Apart from the graduating employees, also present at the event were the ABA Group Learning & Development team, COO of ABA ICT Mr. Mohamad A. Ebrik, Group General Manager – Human Resources & Administration Mr. Aldrine Fernandez and other senior managers of the Group.
In his opening remarks, Mr. Ebrik highlighted how important ‘People’ are for Ali Bin Ali Holding. The ABA values – SHARP – reflect that “our staff is our biggest resource and the Group cultivates all opportunities for their growth. The Harvard ManageMentor Program is just one of them.”
The enrolled employees had to finish the designated courses through a period of 8 months and prepare a project at the end of the term to reflect the knowledge they have acquired. The top projects were also awarded at the graduation ceremony.
Ivan Carlo Iglesia Jose from Ali Bin Ali Logistics was the winner while Vaishali Jain and Fernando Tungol Tayag from Internal Audit, Soumaya Amri from Galeries Lafayette and Syed Khalid from Qatar Quality Products earned the position of 1st runners-up. Edwin Babasa Ballat from Ali Bin Ali Logistics was awarded the 2nd runner-up trophy.
Warmly congratulating the group of graduates, Mr. Fernandez said, “It is a pleasure to see more and more employees engaging in our training courses. Not just individuals, encouragement from the division’s part is also boosting knowledge transfer and optimization of the trainings that our very efficient Learning & Development team organizes.”
ABA Holding is delighted that the Group’s employees, drawn from different ABA business streams, elevated themselves, their skills and knowledge and capitalized on the learning opportunity provided for them. By graduating from a world-renowned course, not only have the employees taken a step towards their professional and personal growth but also enriched the company by developing their skills and competencies, which will no doubt advance performances at all levels.
As a premier capacity-building and skills development course run by Harvard Business Publishing, under Harvard University, the program ranks as the world’s leading digital learning experience that leverages on-demand, world-class content to develop leaders at all levels.