Riyadh – Marriott Worldwide launched its Tahseen programme for the third yr in Saudi Arabia, reinforcing its dedication to growing Saudi Arabia’s future hospitality leaders. Launched in 2018 in partnership with Cornell College, Tahseen goals to quick monitor the following era of hospitality leaders within the Center East. This yr’s programme in Saudi Arabia will see 52 candidates be part of the 12-month curriculum, which is able to speed up their growth as future leaders within the trade.
Francisca Martinez, Chief Human Sources Officer, EMEA for Marriott Worldwide stated, “We’re excited to launch the third yr of our Tahseen programme within the Kingdom. Via Tahseen, we stay dedicated to advancing native expertise and offering them with a platform to have the ability to contribute to the success of the nation’s journey and tourism sector. The programme provides nice alternatives for candidates to develop the required expertise and achieve the expertise wanted to achieve their careers and turn out to be future leaders within the hospitality trade.”
On account of COVID-19 restrictions and precautionary measures, this yr’s Tahseen programme shall be held remotely by digital lessons. Tahseen can even proceed to supply all Tahseen candidates first-hand expertise by Cornell College’s e-learning platforms and a university-led growth programme tailor-made particularly for the programme.
The third yr of Tahseen within the Kingdom options 52 candidates, together with three individuals from Bahrain. Of the entire variety of candidates, almost 50 per cent are girls – marking the best enrollment of females into the programme since its launch in 2018.
Since its inception, greater than 70 candidates have graduated from the Tahseen programme in Saudi Arabia and moved into managerial roles inside the Marriott’s properties within the Kingdom.
Up to now, greater than 75 per cent of the graduates stay employed at a Marriott property and have progressed of their careers.
Abeer Alreefi, who graduated from the Tahseen programme in 2018, has since moved on as a Recruitment Lead for The Ritz-Carlton, Jeddah. Trying again at her expertise with the programme, Alreefi commented, “All through the programme, I had the chance to study time administration, management expertise, working beneath strain and understanding the worth of every division at a resort. After graduating, I continued to study and develop and turn out to be a greater model of myself. I’ve carried out what I realized in the course of the Tahseen programme all through initiatives I managed together with ‘Saudi Profession Day’ and a recruitment journey exterior the nation. Studying and growing all through the programme with the remainder of the Tahseen candidates was an incredible expertise. I can’t assist however really feel proud for what now we have achieved collectively.”
Muhannad Dawlah, Entrance Desk Agent at Assila, a Luxurious Assortment Lodge, Jeddah, who shall be a candidate in Tahseen’s programme this yr added, “My cousin works at one other Marriott property within the Kingdom and he had advised me about Tahseen. Since then, I stored my eyes and ears open to study extra concerning the programme. It has been my dream to take part in Tahseen as I consider it’s a nice alternative to develop my profession in hospitality and journey.”
Tahseen is a programme that falls beneath Marriott Worldwide’s Sustainability and Social Influence Platform, Serve 360: Doing Good in Each Route, which guides how the corporate makes a constructive and sustainable influence wherever it does enterprise. From empowerment alternatives to sustainable resort growth, the platform is designed to foster enterprise development whereas balancing the wants of associates, prospects, house owners, the atmosphere and communities. One of many precedence areas, or “coordinates”, of Serve 360 is Empower Via Alternative. Tahseen is a programme that straight helps and brings this imaginative and prescient to life.
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