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Preparing Omani talent to drive the 4th industrial revolution and equipping them to lead the digital transformation efforts using Blockchain Technology

Preparing Omani talent to drive the 4th industrial revolution and equipping them to lead the digital transformation efforts using Blockchain Technology

by Insight World EditorMay 27, 2018

Persontyle in collaboration with Information Technology Authority (ITA) Oman, SFTS, Oman Blockchain Club, DSME Foundation and Global Blockchain Consortium conducted their first Certified Blockchain Business Professional (CBBP) workshop on May 14, 2018 at the Grand Millennium Hotel Muscat.

Business and technology professionals, industry leaders, managers, head of departments, bankers, government officials and academics from leading universities of Oman attended the workshop to gain a practical and applied understanding of the Blockchain Technology, use cases, smart contracts and best practices of using Blockchain Technology for digital transformation, product innovation and cost reduction. Certified Blockchain Business Professional is a techno-functional training program to confirm that certificate holder has business focused understanding of the Blockchain technology, use cases and best practices.

Blockchain Technology is evolving and making it possible for governments and industries to build new models, use cases, products and applications. This is creating a strong demand for talent trained in designing and leading Blockchain based transformation strategies, projects and product development teams. Demand for Blockchain talents exceeds available professionals and this creates an extraordinary positive jobs outlook for skilled Blockchain professionals.

Mr. Ahmed Kashoob, Chairman of Persontyle Oman, mentioned in his opening talk that “Persontyle in partnership with government, industry and academia is focused on developing local Omani talent capable of designing and leading the digital transformation of Sultanate of Oman and enabling workforce ready to embrace the opportunities created by the disruptive technologies like Blockchain”

With their education programs, Persontyle intends to equip local Omani talent with the world-class practical skills to unlock the potential of Blockchain and other emerging technologies to empower Oman on its digital transformation journey as outlined in Oman Vision 2020 and Oman Digital Strategy (e.Oman).

Ali Syed, Founder of Persontyle said “We would like to thank all attendees and honorary guests from the Ministry of Manpower Oman who participated in our first certified blockchain program for professionals in Oman. Persontyle team is grateful to our partners Information Technology Authority – Oman, Blockchain Services and Solutions, Oman Blockchain Club, and Global Blockchain Consortium for their support that helped make this program a great success. A special thank you to Dr. Khalid Tahhan, CEO at Blockchain Solutions and Services, for the keynote address”.

Persontyle’s professional training programs in Oman have covered a range of cutting-edge technologies to-date, including Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data and Enterprise Transformation. To help meet the growing demand of emerging tech talent in Oman, Persontyle in partnership BSS, Oman Blockchain Club and leading Universities is planning to launch new training opportunities for fresh graduates and job seekers.

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