Accenture celebrates inaugural graduate cohort from KSA training hub

01 May 2024 1 min. read

Accenture has hit a milestone in Saudi Arabia, celebrating the graduation of the inaugural cohort from its Capability Hub in Riyadh.

The firm’s Capability Hub offers a multi-track training program accredited and exclusive to Accenture employees covering various areas such as security, cloud, data & artificial intelligence, and change management.

The hub has as its goal to provide Accenture staff in the Kingdom – working across offices in Riyadh and Al Khobar – with the right skills and capabilities to thrive in a rapidly evolving landscape. The hub serves all internal divisions, including management consulting, technology, and outsourcing.

Accenture celebrates inaugural graduate cohort from KSA training hub

At the graduation ceremony, the first cohort (around 40 members) were handed their diploma for successfully completing the program. The event was witnessed by Ibrahim Almubarak, Assistant Minister of Investment in Saudi Arabia, and Abdulrahman Abdullah AlMarwani, Vice Governor Assistant for Training & Quality Policies & General Director of Private Training at the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation.

Laster this year, Accenture is launching its externally-focused LearnVantage Academy in Saudi Arabia, which will offer education and training services to businesses and organizations in Saudi Arabia, allowing them to reskill and upskill their employees.

“Establishing an educational infrastructure in Saudi Arabia marks significant steps towards strengthening Accenture’s presence in this dynamic market,” said Omar Boulos, Accenture’s Middle East market unit lead. “We firmly believe that Saudi Arabia's ambitious Vision 2030 provides an ideal framework for us to contribute our extensive knowledge and capabilities to help empower the Kingdom’s talent.”

Globally, Accenture has over 742,000 staff in over 120 countries. Combined, they generate revenues of $64 billion.