Bahrain eCommerce Academy
Bahrain eCommerce Academy Launch event
Under the patronage of the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, H.E. Mr. Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani, the Assistant of Undersecretary of Resources and services Mr. Abdulaziz Alashraaf launched the "Bahrain eCommerce Academy" initiative, which is the result of fruitful cooperation with ThinkSmart for Development and Training and is supported by Tamkeen, at the Wyndham Grand Hotel Manama.
The ceremony began with a welcome speech by Mr. Abdulaziz Alashraaf, in which he stressed the importance of specialized training courses in eCommerce for the adoption of innovation and entrepreneurship, overcoming the technical gap and all the challenges that may be faced by the commercial establishments in Bahrain. This will help in building a productive economy which is able to compete globally by elevating the private sector, individuals and institutions, and enabling them to play its national role in advancing economic development.
Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism always seeks to launch initiatives aimed at regulating trade transactions through the enactment of legal frameworks and legislations that in turn enhance confidence among the dealers.
Moreover, Mr. Ahmed Al-Hujairi, Group CEO of ThinkSmart said in the launching ceremony that "With the technological developments we are witnessing today, the need for specialized training courses in the field of eCommerce has become a prerequisite for the growth of businesses using electronic channels, that help them enter the global markets.”
As well as “this academy will provide Bahraini businessmen and startups with the necessary electronic technical skills and train them on how to use the global platforms such as Amazon that can help immensely in electronic marketing and development. “