Intilaaqah is one of Shell's social investment initiatives aimed at encouraging the development of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME’s) in the Sultanate of Oman. It provides professional training, guidance; and business development services.
Moving towards excellence and continuous development of our training programmes, Intilaaqah with assistance and support of Shell LiveWIRE Global Social Investment Programme introduces Intilaaqah version 0.2. Intilaaqah version 0.2 focuses on enterprise development rather than enterprises awareness. In this version, the programme is conducted based upon analysis of local economy, value chain analysis of top economic sectors in the country to identify a viable entry for entrepreneurs. The strategic objective of Intilaaqah is to contribute to development of startup businesses by providing linkage to market, finance and technology.
Intilaaqah provides Bright Ideas workshops and Be Successful Owner Manager trainings. Recently, it has signed a professional training agreement with Modern Gulf Institute (MGI) for provision of Intilaaqah Entrepreneur Development Programme (IEDP). The IEDP is a structured training programme focusing on development of entrepreneurial talents and business mindset of young entrepreneurs. The programme aims to graduate qualified entrepreneurs ready to join Oman market, cope with local competition and understand business needs based upon value chain analysis. The entrepreneurs will be supported from time to time by professional business advisors.
To find out more, please visit the Intilaaqah website: http://www.intilaaqah.org/