Mon, 10 April 2017

With participation of more than 150 entrepreneurs


“Intilaaqa at Riyada" continues Bright Ideas workshop series across Oman


Within the first phase of Intilaaqa at Riyada programme, the Bright Ideas Workshop was concluded at Willyat of Nizwa with the aim of enhancing the entrepreneurial skills of the participants, enabling them to think creatively to come up with a business idea, and equipping them with the skills of evaluating the feasibility of implementing their business ideas.

The series of Bright Ideas workshops target entrepreneurs who desire to set up their own businesses (those who have a business idea or have recently set up a business or who intend to develop an existing business) and the young people who aspire to become successful entrepreneurs.

The workshop, which was held at the Nizwa College of Technology, is one of 15 workshops carried out at 10 different Willayats of the Sultanate. The previous period witnessed the implementation of 9 workshops with more than 150 participants from Muscat, Ibri, Salalah, Sohar, Rustaq, Khasab and Nizwa. These workshops should continue at Salalah (April 12th-13th), Buraimi (April 16th-17th), Sohar (April 18th-19th), Sur (May 7th-8th) and the last workshop is due to be held at Ibra (May 9th-10th).

It is worth mentioning that the “Intilaaqa at Riyada” programme is jointly implemented by the Public Authority for Small & Medium Enterprises Development "Riyada" and Shell Development Oman “SDO”. It aims to provide training programmes in addition to guidance and counselling services to the Omanis entrepreneurs as well as the owners of small & medium enterprises aged between 18 and 45 years on how to set up their own businesses and help them in their growth and development.