Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently concluded its summer training program, "Starting With You", which is organized every year with the participation of a number of school and university students from different majors, to provide them with professional and functional knowledge that will help them to get involved in future careers.
The program, which is one of the initiatives of the Sharjah Training and Development Center, was attended by 20 male and female school and university students. SCCI hosted the students for two full months to learn about the roles played by its staff in all its departments, as well as their participation in the work under administrative and organizational supervision prepared for the program.
Mohammed Ahmed Amin, Assistant Director-General for Communication and Business sector at the SCCI, stated that organizing the "Starting With You" program is one of SCCI’s initiatives aimed to create an environment suitable for school and university students to learn about the field of work, gain practical knowledge and experience through enhancing their skills and abilities to accomplish the tasks to the fullest.
Amin explained that the "Starting With You" program is keen to organize annually to enhance its role and practices as a socially responsible institution. He also pointed out the importance of the program in contributing to the preparation of generations responsible, aware and have a prior conception of the nature of the institutional work with its requirements, commitments and has a preliminary knowledge of the labor market and the business community, by engaging them in the different departments of the Chamber to introduce them to the role of SCCI and its responsibilities assigned to serve the economy of the Emirate and its business community.
At the end of the program, SCCI honored the students that participated in the program this summer. The students also expressed their appreciation to SCCI for launching “Starting With You” initiative which allowed them to practice different types of careers and learn about practical life in a realistic way