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  CEO Message    

Over the year, we have developed a reputation for providing up-to-date and relevant contents in our courses, which are delivered by professional and experienced facilitators.  Our commitment to excellence has been a key driver to our success and we are devoted to continue to exceed our clients' expectations.

As you are aware, SKILLS aims to provide focused training in critical business areas, to update our clients' employees about changing regulations, and to provide our clients' employees with the knowledge they need to advance in their careers.  We also appreciate that the expertise, knowledge, and reputation of our facilitators are key drivers of our success. In this regard, we are proud of the strategic partnerships we have established with some of the most influential figures in academia and industry. My sincere gratitude goes out to them.

At SKILLS, we believe that empowering your workforce means empowering your organization and hence creating a catalyst for success. Looking towards the future, we will continue to work with the training managers to fill any skill gaps which exist in their organization.  By addressing the gaps, we will reduce the obstacles towards success.
Nafeesa Al Balushi
Chief Executive Officer





CEO Profile

Mrs. Nafeesa has over 25 years experience in the field of banking and finance. Prior to SKILLS, she was Head of the Banking and Finance Learning Center at the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) where she dedicated 8 years to the training and development of the domestic and international employees of different financial services institutions.

During also that time, Mrs. Nafeesa was able to work with several recognized regulators including several Central Banks around the MENA region as well as the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Services Volunteers Corps (FSVC) New York, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Securities Training Corporation (Wall Street) U.S.A., Institute of Financial Services (ifs) U.K., Bank of England training Unit (CCBS) U.K. and the Financial Stability Institute (FSI) at the Bank of International Settlements (BIS), Basel, Switzerland.

Prior to her post at the BIBF, she was employed in senior positions at the Treasury Department of Credit Suisse OBU and Arab Banking Corporation Bsc in Bahrain for ten years involved in international markets of Foreign Exchange, Money Markets and Derivatives.

Mrs. Nafeesa holds an MBA with Honors specializing in Managerial Education from Leicester University , U.K.


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Managing my Time Effectively

Foreign Exchange Markets

Life Cycle of a Trade in Securities

Derivatives - Level 1