Uplifting Local Workforce Skills Seminar


Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE) is pleased to invite you to attend "Uplifting Local Workforce Skills" seminar which to be held on 19th of February, 2013 at Grand Hyatt Muscat. Workforce is the backbone of any comprehensive development in any nation. Oman has taken the lead to nationalize jobs in all sectors with its vision for 2020. Due to the significant increase in the number of Omanis joining all sectors and the growing range of Omani employers across the oil, gas, petro-chemical, construction, process and manufacturing industries, Qualified on job employees became a challenge that investors, employers and government entities have to put in their strategies. With the growing requirement for a qualified, reliable and resourceful Omani workforce, it is essential that training reflects the needs of every type of industry.

Qualification and training hold the key to a better skilled and qualified workforce in the Sultanate. Uplifting local workforce qualification seminar will shed the light on the challenges which face employers, investors and business owners in qualifying and training employees. The seminar's objectives are :

  • How to build an effective partnership between the private and public sectors in order to develop training plans that respond to changing market needs and flexible requirements of current and future workforce.
  • How to set up a legislative and regulatory framework responsive and consistent with Omanisation strategies to achieve Vision 2020 in the growth and development of the required manpower
  • Find appropriate mechanisms to encourage the private sectors in uplifting their employees’ skills and knowledge through responsive training programs.
  • How to enhance the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of the required qualifications and the training provided
  • How to evaluate the outcomes of the training programs that are intended to uplifting the employees skills and knowledge

For further inquiries and registration, please Click Here or do contact Ruqaia.al-shukaili@peie.om or at Tel. +968-24155426 with Name, Organization and Tel. No.

Place: Grand Hyatt Muscat
Date: 19th of February, 2013 (10am to 1pm)




First Session
Miss .Malak Al-Shaibani
Director General
National Business Centre
Mr. Mohammed Masoud
Al Kharusi
Director Corporate Operations
MB Holding Company LLC

Mr. Steve Butler
Sohar Aluminum



Mr. Andrew Card
EMIC Training


Dr. Khamis Said Al-Muniri
Ministry of Manpower

Second Session
Ms. Tonia Gray, MCIPD
General Manager
Competence HR
Mr.Abdulmajeed Albalushi
HR Capability Development Project Leader
Oman OIL Company

Mr.Faiz Al Maskiry
Chief Executive
AJYAL HR Solutions & Services


Mr.Andrew Croft
General manager