It is uncommon that we run across an organization truly dedicated to its community work. So when we happen to find an NGO that has been empowering the workforce of Egypt since 1998, we have to mention it. The Professional Development Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that has been working on the training, education & employment aspects of the workforce. PDF’s model relies on sustainable economic growth through working on creating a tech-oriented workforce ready to tackle the needs of tomorrow.
The PDF Method
The professional development foundation offers a variety of programs that target professionals at all stages of employment. From the established professional looking to add value to the undergrads and future leaders of tomorrow; PDF has programs targeted to all. Let’s explore how PDF has fostered generations over the near two decades since its inception
Youth Academy Programs
PDF’s youth oriented programs target freshly graduated students, ready to take their first steps in their career life. The programs work by equipping fresh graduates with essential work/life skills needed to thrive in an increasingly competitive job market.
The Youth academy programs focus on three specific aspects; Business English skills, Job Entry skills and character development. By the end of the programs, candidates will be ready to become full-fledged members of the working task force
The Center for Executive excellence (CEE)
For professionals in their respective field, the center for executive excellence is what they seek. The center is designed to develop core strategic and leadership capabilities. It emphasizes a strategic and well-structured problem-solving approach. The CEE programs focus on different aspects of executive management that include; Economics, financial management, managerial communication, marketing & operations management among many others. The CEE offers advanced management, leadership, senior executive & women empowerment programs.
Aside from the training & development aspects, PDF also organizes a number of career related events aimed at providing opportunities for job seekers & professionals. Here are some of the highlights or top events that were sponsored by PDF.
Aside from the training & development aspects, PDF also sponsors and organizes a number of career related events aimed at providing opportunities for job seekers & professionals. Here are some of the highlights or top events that were sponsored by PDF.
The 3rd Employment Fair For The Graduates Resource Program
PDF’s GRP program has been a long standing effort to improve upon the Egyptian workforce. The 3rd GRP employment fair was thrown in 2009 and included some of the biggest companies at the time. PDF offers great opportunities to their program graduates. The employment fair was a huge hit and was was successful in connecting job seekers with the biggest employers in the job market.
Jobzella’s 3rd Career Fair
As strategic partners, Jobzella and The Professional Development Foundation embark on a journey to create one of the biggest career fairs of 2018. Join us on the 22nd of December in the Greek Campus.
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