Bahrain Bourse Concludes the 3rd Edition of the Capital Markets Apprenticeship Program

Bahrain Bourse (BHB), a Licensed Exchange by the Central Bank of Bahrain, hosted an awards ceremony to conclude the 3rd edition of the Capital Markets Apprenticeship Program, with the attendance of Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, CEO of Bahrain Bourse. ​

The Capital Markets Apprenticeship Program, is a capacity-building initiative aimed at developing and nurturing young talent and capabilities within the capital markets sector, and is aligned with Bahrain Bourse’s financial awareness initiatives. The final ceremony honored a total of eight interns that have completed the six-month apprenticeship program. During the ceremony, the apprentices delivered their final presentations to the CEO of Bahrain Bourse and were presented with certificates of program completion.​

Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, CEO of Bahrain Bourse, commented on the occasion, “The Capital Markets Apprenticeship Program is one of Bahrain Bourse’s most recent programs that aims to equip interns with the key professional and soft skills and enrich their knowledge within the Capital Market industry. The program supports Bahrain Bourse’s awareness initiatives, which seeks to improve financial literacy, a key pillar in Bahrain Bourse’s strategy to reach a broader spectrum of audience. I would like to congratulate the graduates for their commitment and hard work throughout the program, and we look forward to welcoming new cohorts in future editions.”​

Throughout the program, participants gained hands-on experience by being rotated across Bahrain Bourse and Bahrain Clear and understanding the core operations, qualifying them to work in a range of disciplines within the capital market industry through the knowledge and expertise gained. The program also gave participants the opportunity to connect and engage with key decision makers within the capital market industry, through roundtable discussions held with various officials and key decision makers of listed companies, Ministry of Industry & Commerce, and Ministry of Finance & National Economy.

It is worth mentioning that the Capital Markets Apprenticeship program, which was launched in 2021, is one of Bahrain Bourse’s capacity building initiative aimed at developing the capabilities of young Bahrainis within the capital markets industry. Other awareness initiatives include the TradeQuest Program, Smart Investor, and the Investment Academy

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