Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C (Alba), the Bahrain-based leading international aluminium smelter, underlined its commitment towards developing people and investing in education when it officially launched Tim’s Academy in the presence of the Executive Management, Directors and Managers.
Launched via the Company’s Training Department, Tim’s Academy was established with the aim to continue the people development initiatives launched by Alba’s Chief Executive Officer, Tim Murray, since his appointment in 2012.
Tim’s Academy is an in-house initiative that includes the following – MBA Alumni: To impart the knowledge of Alba’s MBA graduates to Alba employees at different levels through short training workshops; Tim’s Book Club: The CEO’s initiative to promote reading culture amongst Alba employees; Executive Education Series: Workshops and short courses delivered by the CEO, Executive Team, Expert Consultants and Academic Professors; and SAS Mini MBA: One week of intensive training led by Alba’s MBA Alumni under the guidance of Alba’s CEO to develop Managerial and Leadership skills of potential MBA candidates.
“Education is a key driver of an economy. At Alba, we believe that education is the foundation of everything we do. Through Tim’s Academy, we intend to share all that we have learnt through the various initiatives to our employees in order to create a pool of talent and leaders who will continue to drive the Company on a successful path,” Director of Administration Waleed Tamimi, said.