Qatat Finance and Business Academic


About the Program:

The TOT National Development Program aims at cultivating a new generation of trainers within the financial sector. This initiative specifically targets Qatari nationals who have demonstrated exceptional knowledge and expertise in their fields.

The program's core objective is to harness the potential of these individuals by providing them with the necessary training to effectively impart their skills and knowledge to others. By doing so, we aim to create a sustainable cycle of knowledge transfer that not only elevates the professional standards within the financial sector but also contributes to the nation's broader economic development goals.

Program Overview

In its first edition, the program is intended to target upto 15 national participants and to be delivered in-person in partnership with the Association for Talent Development (ATD). ATD is an international leader based in the USA and specialized in empowering and cultivating trainers. With over 80 years of experience, ATD have successfully trained over 180,000 Learners.


The program will be delivered in-person. It includes a general TOT certification course complemented with mentoring and shadowing opportunities where each candidate will be assigned to a subject-specific pathway to enhance their confidence in running future courses independently.

About the general TOT course with ATD

This part of the program provides a comprehensive training curriculum that includes advanced instructional design, processes, and frameworks to follow when designing and facilitating trainings. The program is derived from ATD research and backed by a model, best practices, and content with real-world applicability for optimal learning transfer to drive bottom-line results.

About the Subject-Specific Pathways

Following completion of the general TOT course facilitated by ATD, each candidate will be assigned to a subject-specific pathway where they will receive mentorship, shadowing opportunities and practical training experience by experienced trainers in one or more of the following areas of expertise:

  • Finance & Accounting
  • Banking
  • Insurance
  • Islamic Finance
  • Capital Market & Asset Management
  • Financial Rules & Regulations
  • Compliance & Anti Money Laundering
  • Soft and Interpersonal Skills
  • Project Management
  • Leadership and Management
  • Business Administration
  • Business Development
  • Marketing, Sales and Communications
  • Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Data Science
  • MS Office


In its first edition, the TOT National Development Program is sponsored by Qatar Financial Centre and Masraf Al Rayan

The program is also supported by several academic partners and institutions in the financial sector.

Program Sponsor

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Academic Partner

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We are pleased to inform you that registration for the TOT National Development Program is free. You can register through the following link:

Target Audience

Qatari Nationals, who pose expertise that is relevant to the financial sector.

Kindly note that seats are limited, therefore a confirmed message will be sent to your email if you are longlisted.

Important Dates:

  • Applications Deadline: 3rd April 2024
  • Shortlisting and Selection: 1st April – 16th April 2024
  • Induction Meeting: 20th April 2024
  • General TOT Course with ATD: 28th April – 4th May 2024 (excluding 3rd May 2024)
  • Subject-Specific Pathways: Exact dates TBC based on the assigned pathway.
Date Duration Schedule Applications Deadline
28th April – 4th May 2024 (excluding 3rd May 2024) 6 full days (5 days of course delivery + 1 day for skills demonstration) 8:30am – 4:30pm 3rd April 2024

For queries, or assistance you can contact us on:
Telephone: +974 4496 8333 or Whatsapp : +974 5577 2225