International Institute for Training and Institutional Development

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Nasser Humaid Alhinai

Acting Director- Centre for Training & Community Relation
nasserh@gulfcollege.edu.om
Ext.: 275

About the International Institute for Training and Institutional

Institutions in public and private sectors and community service face a number of renewed challenges. So, they need to draw appropriate policies and strategies to develop and evaluate the various functions of the institution so that the services provided by the institution reach distinct levels. It is important to review, improve and develop work processes and procedures for the better, and for this we must move away from the phrase (we know what we do) and turn to (we have to ask and learn from others how to work better).

Institutions need to continuously build employee capabilities, permanent review and continuous evaluation of results, and encourage the principle of one team work to identify defect sites and provide practical and realistic solutions and proposals and fix defects, and thus reduce resistance to change so that the culture of quality becomes a habit and a natural practice that leads to continuous improvement of work performance and creating a spirit of creativity and development. The permanent presence of all employees and the provision of innovative, high-quality training solutions that respond to the needs and aspirations of institutions, employees, students, self-employed and entrepreneurs.

The International Institute for Training and Development (IiTiD) is a beacon of educational excellence, offering a diverse range of courses and services designed to meet the evolving demands of today’s dynamic world. Our mission is to empower individuals and organisations through premier education and development programmes, fostering growth and innovation in both the community and industry sectors.

Our Courses and Services

  1. Professional Courses: In collaboration with esteemed bodies such as CIM, ACCA, CIMA and BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, we offer courses that equip professionals with crucial skills and knowledge. These courses lead to internationally recognised qualifications and are facilitated by industry experts.
  1. Entrepreneurship and SMEs Courses: Our dedicated program for entrepreneurship and SMEs includes extensive training in business management, financial planning, and marketing strategies. We also provide business incubation services and the “My Omani Project” initiative, supporting local entrepreneurs. This flagship initiative encompasses seven essential services:
  • Training in small business management and operation.
  • Hands-on training in specific trades.
  • Assistance in preparing feasibility studies.
  • On-the-job training opportunities.
  • Supervisory and e-marketing services via our e-bazaar platform.
  • Support in branding unification.
  • Franchise services for business expansion within and beyond the Sultanate.
  1. Courses for Job Seekers: Partnering with the Ministry of Labour of the Sultanate of Oman and the industry, we offer specialised courses designed to enhance employability and meet the current job market requirements.
  1. Short Courses for Employers: Our portfolio of short courses, accredited by the CPD Standards Office in the UK, spans a wide range of disciplines, catering to diverse industry needs. These courses encompass business and management, human resources, capacity building, hard and soft skills, logistics and warehousing, real estate, AI and technology, healthcare management, environmental sustainability, and digital marketing. Each course is meticulously crafted to add substantial value to professionals in both the private and public sectors, ensuring relevance and applicability in various industry settings.
  1. Consultancy and Research Services for Institutional Development: We offer bespoke consultancy and research services aimed at driving institutional growth and development. Our team of experienced consultants provides strategic guidance in areas like organisational strategy, operational efficiency, and workforce development. Additionally, we conduct in-depth research to ensure that our strategies are evidence-based and align with the latest industry trends and standards.
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Advanced Teaching and Training Methodologies

We utilise diverse and adaptable teaching methods, including face-to-face, blended, and online learning, to ensure accessibility and convenience. Emphasising practical experience, we offer on-the-job training, supplemented by the use of e-portfolios for tracking and assessing ongoing professional development.

Cutting-Edge Teaching and Training Tools

Our institute employs interactive learning platforms, virtual classrooms with high-definition video conferencing, AI-driven analytics for personalised learning experiences, and e-portfolios for documenting learner progress. Mobile learning applications and online collaborative tools support a flexible and engaging learning environment.

At the International Institute for Training and Development, we are dedicated to delivering excellence in education and professional development. Join us on our journey to create a brighter future through innovative education, empowerment, and strategic development.

Our Objectives

  •  To establish and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with industries, employers, community, professions, professional bodies and education providers;
  • To offer training/professional courses for staff members, students and community at large;
  • To identify potential market segments for offering various customised training courses;
  • To promote staff members and students’ participation in community services;
  • To support staff members in identifying the areas for collaboration with the industries/education providers and the opportunities for sharing their expertise; and
  • To collaborate with employers in identifying job market requirements.

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