Bahrain Bourse (BHB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 3rd Feb 2019 with CFA Society Bahrain that aims at enhancing the areas of joint cooperation between BHB and CFA Society in general and supporting the Mutamahin Program in particular. The MoU was signed by Sh. Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse, and Mr. Mahmoud Nawar, President of the CFA Society Bahrain.
Based on the MOU, Bahrain Bourse will provide internship positions for graduates of the Mutamahin Program. In return, CFA Society will provide seats within the Mutamahin program to eligible students of the TradeQuest (University) finalists.
Commenting on the signing of the MoU, Sh. Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse stated: “Bahrain Bourse highly values the importance of apprentice training for graduates, which comes in line with Bahrain Bourse’s core objectives of conducting awareness programs targeting various age groups starting from elementary to university level. The Mutamahin program complements an array of awareness programs currently being delivered by Bahrain Bourse. We are pleased to partner with CFA Society Bahrain to support talented investment professionals in the Kingdom of Bahrain.”
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Mahmoud Nawar said: “Mutamahin Program, an initiative by CFA Society Bahrain falls perfectly under a long term vision of producing a new ethical, dedicated and seasoned generation of investment experts in Bahrain. We would like to thank Bahrain Bourse for their continued support for the program by providing internship opportunities for Mutamahin graduates, which has been a cornerstone of the program’s success over the past years.”
Mutamahin is a graduate training program aimed at developing and nurturing young university graduates, with the long-term vision of contributing to a new generation of ethical, dedicated and seasoned investment professionals. Until date, the programme has trained over 250 candidates and has partnered with top Bahraini institutions to secure over 100 six-month internships seats for these candidates to participate in.
The Mutamahin program will provide a 12 weeks intensive training to university students in six distinct modules covering the areas of Business Ethics, Communication, Teamwork, Project Management, Technical Training and Personal Branding led by top experts in the region. CFA Society Bahrain will then select top participants for 6 months internships at some of the top financial institutions in Bahrain.