Forssah … a continuous success story
The enhancement and instruction of human personnel stands as a predominant factor in bolstering the productivity and performance level of the institution. Through comprehensive training and honing of competencies, the employees should acquire a heightened comprehension of their duties, along with the necessary knowledge and skills to proficiently execute their tasks. Consequently, their self-assurance will be fortified, exerting a favorable influence on the overarching effectiveness of the organization.
Kuwait Finance House (KFH) launched the Forssah program in 2009, as an initiative for training top graduates in Business Administration and Information Technology from local and international universities.
The program is regarded as a pathway that offers exceptional Kuwaiti individuals the opportunity to pursue a career rich in knowledge, growth, and the acquisition of skills that align with the contemporary global shifts and trends within the banking industry.
What is Forssah?
Our mission is to attract high-achieving scholars and offer them a valuable training and development opportunity for a career enriched with the essential expertise and skills required in the work field.
Kuwaiti Graduates with a GPA of 3.0 and higher and in the above- mentioned majors will have the opportunity to apply for the training program. Based on a set of criteria, trainees with outstanding performance will be nominated and interviewed by the KFH Human Resources department. They will also be tested on their English language proficiency and technical skills. Lastly, trainees will have their second interview with the concerned department to finalize the employment report.
What does Forssah contain?
The two-year program comprises a rigorous six-month training course, diverse educational techniques, and delegation trips to KFH subsidiaries.
The diverse program consists of lectures, workshops, and projects. High performing trainees will be nominated to become part of KFH family by the concerned department based on their work during the program to become part of the KFH family.
Empowerment & success
KFH looks forward to helping to build career opportunities in the banking sector. Forssah is a training and development plan that meets the aspirations of fresh graduates in line with international standards.
Forssah has been a continues success story since 2009. The program has garnered significant recognition both in Kuwait and internationally, being widely regarded as an exceptional opportunity for participants to acquire valuable knowledge and experience within one of the world's foremost Islamic financial institutions. It is worth noting that KFH holds the distinction of being the largest bank in Kuwait and the second largest Islamic bank globally.
As a part of KFH’s policy aimed at both encouraging and rewarding exceptional employees, our program creates an opportunity to further develop the career status of its participants. This specifically involves offering individuals the chance to assume senior leadership roles in terms of promotion within the organization, with priority given to those who have completed the program successfully.
Achievements and Rewards
KFH won the highest training and employment award for national labor from the Civil Service Commission and the Public Authority of Manpower. Also, it received the Gold Medal in 2023 by Brandon Hall Group for the most innovative talent management program, in addition to other awards that affirm KFH’s leadership locally and globally.