|22 January, 2020

NBK participates in the Sixth Edition of the "Innovation Challenge"

Organized by KFAS in cooperation with the Wharton University of Pennsylvania

NBK participates in the Sixth Edition of the Innovation Challenge

National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) announced that it will be participating in the sixth edition of the Innovation Challenge Program organized by Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) in collaboration with the Wharton University of Pennsylvania.

A ceremony was held to welcome the new program participants with the attendance of  Mr. Salah Al-Fulaij, CEO - NBK Kuwait and Mr. Emad Ahmed Al Ablani, General Manager, Group Human Resources at NBK.

The four-months program aims to develop innovative human capabilities in the private sector and foster a culture of creativity and knowledge growth to transform Kuwait's economy into a knowledge-based economy.

The program covers numerous topics and activities including the successful implementation of innovative initiatives, business model innovation, innovative delivery models and innovation tournament workshop. Moreover, participants will visit Silicon Valley companies in San Francisco, USA.

The Innovation Challenge program, launched by KFAS for the first time in 2015, is one of the most prominent executive training programs held annually, bringing together  a small group of selected companies to collaborate with prestigious business schools as they seek to develop new initiatives and projects that foster a culture of innovation within each company. Following the competitive application process, participants spend four months learning and training, as they explore innovative ways to make positive changes and add great value to their customer experiences.

NBK always strives to develop its human capital and enrich their experiences as they are the main pillar for the bank’s excellence and leadership. This is accomplished through constantly providing the world’s best specialized training programs that meet the highest industry international standards in order to encourage professional development and successfully position our workforce to take charge as future leaders.


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