Posted on May 06, 2018

In order to support top quality clients with innovative services and products, Qatar Center for Career Development (QCCD) and Innovation Centre for Education (iCE) Doha announced a broad alliance that enhances their joint position as the “First-Choice of CEO’s” who believe in investing in the continuous development of their human assets.

With plans to revitalize and accelerate their transition from trainers and consultants to more holistic, high-value, Partners-in-Success, QCCD and iCE DOHA aim to launch initiatives that integrate a complete skill-building system from Basic to Certification in Qatar.

With an impressive range of management development and executive training programs already in their arsenal, the two are jointly creating the CEO’s Club and Executive Training Partners Program that shall directly support the futuristic Qatar National Vision 2030, and assist in developing key strategic human resources in support of Qatar’s national development, by offering corporate Qatar a unique opportunity to train local talent in an internationally recognized and acknowledged training and development regime. The alliance is a strong strategic fit, leveraging the two leading training and development companies’ respective strengths, and will greatly enhance collaboration in key areas such as research, innovation, strategic communication and PR, education and skills training.

DrWinand D.E. Staring, President of iCE DOHA, formerly UN and Dutch diplomat, and presently Honorary Ambassador-at-Large for The Hague Institute for Global Justice, a Think and Do tank on mediation and conflict resolution based in The Hague, said, “The relationship with QCCD, a 100% Qatari company that has over the years build its reputation as a dependable provider of top-quality internationally-recognized training programs, represents a powerful opportunity for iCE DOHA to significantly expand our own capacity to serve our clients better. We are a respected name in Qatar and over the years that iCE DOHA has been here, we have clearly demonstrated our ability to apply our considerable resources and expertise to help support prestigious Qatari institutions in the successful pursuit of their business endeavours, chiefly in the development of their human resources. We are excited to partner with QCCD as we focus our combined energies serving a broader range of customers and clients with industry-leading consultancy and people-developing solutions.”

Speaking at the joint Press Conference, Dr. Shaukat Chandna, Managing Director of QCCD, said: “Today’s announcement with iCE DOHA LLC(G), a Not-for Profit organization licensed by the Qatar Financial Centre Authority, is another solid step in our journey to build on our foundation in being acknowledged as the ‘First Choice of CEO’s” when it comes to the skills development of their human assets; this alliance will help us fully deliver on our commitment to give our clients the high quality they rightly deserve, in a most cost-efficient manner. We are proud of our association with iCE DOHA, an organization of international repute, and with Dr. Winand Staring, diplomat and people developer par excellence.