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CCE Develops Workshop for NUKS-USA Conference

The Center for Continuing Education (CCE) at the American University of Kuwait has developed a workshop, "Campus to Corporate" that was facilitated in partnership with Burgan Bank at the 32nd Conference of the National Union of Kuwaiti Students - USA Branch (NUKS-USA) on 27 November, 2015. Both Burgan Bank and AUK are part of the KIPCO Group, which supported the conference for the fifth consecutive year as a Platinum Sponsor.

The workshop was designed to train potential Kuwaiti graduates from US universities to make a smooth transition from the campus to corporate settings, while embodying interpersonal skills that are required to succeed in their careers. Students practiced adapting to a professional setting, be mindful of their body language during meetings, presentations and interviews, and how to recruit their strongest attributes in order to be productive employees.

Talah Al Abdulaaly and Jasem Sabeeh Abul, Organizational Development Officers, Burgan Bank, presented the workshop; while Eman M. Al Awadhi, Group Communications Director, KIPCO delivered a motivational speech to the students. The workshop concluded with a ceremony, in which participating students received a certificate of completion from CCE.

CCE was established in 2004 and, in addition to offering language courses in Arabic, English, French and Spanish, offers an array of courses and workshops aimed to assist in the personal and professional development of individuals and groups within the public and private sectors. Course offerings are specifically tailored to meet the needs of their clients, whether they are independent groups or corporations.

About KIPCO:
The KIPCO Group is one of the biggest holding companies in the Middle East and North Africa, with consolidated assets of US$ 31.4 billion as at 30 September 2015. The Group has significant ownership interests in over 60 companies operating across 24 countries. The group’s main business sectors are financial services, media, real estate and manufacturing. Through its core companies, subsidiaries and affiliates, KIPCO also has interests in the education and medical sectors.

The conversion rate used is US$1 to KD 0.30210.



(Left to right): Mr. Jasem Sabeeh Abul, Burgan Bank Group, Organizational Development Officer; Ms. Eman M. Al Awadhi, Group Communications Director, Corporate Communications Department KIPCO; Ms. Talah Al Abdulaaly Officer, Burgan Bank Group, Organizational Development

* Photo courtesy of Saleh Alsanad

Released by the Office of Public Affairs on the 10th December 2015





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