Public sector employees getting trained on etiquette, work ethics


Saudi Gazette report

RIYADH – The Public Administration Institute on Sunday started training 2,774 government employees, including 470 women, on various skills to further qualify them and enhance their capabilities.

The 2-5 day training sessions are held at the institute's main office in Riyadh, in addition to its branches in Makkah, Jeddah, Dammam and Abha as well as the two special branches for women in Riyadh and Dammam.

Spokesman for the institute Abdulaziz Al-Hadlaq said there will be 112 various training programs tailored to increasing productivity of the employees through enhancing knowledge, skills and work ethics, which will promote the administrative work.

According to Hadlaq, 1,114 government employees including men and women will be trained at the institute's main office in Riyadh, 778 in Makkah and 412 in Dammam.

Hadlaq said 325 women employees will be trained at the women's institute in Riyadh.

"There will be 11 training programs to cover various topics including management, administrative communication, executive planning, organization in healthcare facilities, use of Internet in libraries, work ethics and others," he said.

The spokesman said 294 government employees will join 11 training programs in Abha on various topics including legal analysis of administrative decisions, problem solving techniques, decision making skills, financial rights and privileges of employees, skills of dealing with superiors, electronic archiving and others.

He said as many as 145 women government employees will join the training programs at the institute's branch in Dammam.

Meanwhile, the management of Prince Abdulmohsen Bin Abdulaziz Airport in Yanbu has completed training eight female students from Taibah University in Madinah in various airport works.

The training, which continued for two months, was conducted by experts from the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) and it covered administrative, operational and investment work at airports to prepare them for the labor market according to their specializations.

Director of Airports in the Western Region Sulaiman Al-Rawwaf said the trainees were highly qualified to meet the needs of the labor market.

He said the women trainees were given certificates on successful completion of training. He hoped that they would apply what they have learned during the training in the labor market.