This Program is one of the most important initiatives of Qatar Digital Government that supports the efforts to implement the objectives of Qatar Digital Government 2020 Strategy, and seeks to strengthen the professional capabilities and skills of national cadres and employees in the information technology (IT) field, through the following objectives:
Supporting digital transformation in the country through building the capabilities of information and communication technology (ICT) professionals.
Preparing a new generation of government professionals that have high level of technical competencies in all matters regarding the Digital Government.
Training at least 3000 ICT professionals in the government sector over three years.
Forging strategic partnerships with leading IT providers.
Qatar Digital Government Training Program offers programs that seek to boost the professional capacity of government ICT employees, for the purpose of refining and building new skills for national cadres to reach the desired performance standards in their current jobs, thus supporting the objectives of Qatar Digital Government 2020 Strategy.
In order to maintain the Program's sustainable effectiveness, technological partnerships have been built with a number of leading technical training entities to cover all technical and technological disciplines, most notably IT governance, network management systems, information security, and others. The Program also provides an opportunity to obtain accredited international certificates that serve the functional needs of workers in the government sector.
Through a partnership with the international business school, HEC Paris in Qatar, a universally recognized institution in executive education, the project also provides leadership programs specifically customized to meet the needs of the technology sector in Qatar. This, for example, includes the IT Talent Program for training and raising the efficiency of Qatari IT fresh graduates working in the government sector, as well as providing them with the necessary professional capabilities and skills. In addition, the Program offers the Executive CTO Program, which is necessary for developing the strategic level of executive IT professionals and refining their leadership and operational skills that enable them to lead the digital transformation of government services.