Doha, 15 December 2014 - The ‘Enterprise Challenge Qatar’ 2014 competition, has announced the results of its final contest for high school students.
Ahmed Bin Hanbal Boys School won the first prize in the final round of the business simulation competition and took home the ‘Enterprise Challenge Qatar’ 2014 trophy. The second place was awarded to Al Zubarah Boys School while Al Shamal Boys School came in the third place.
The ‘Enterprise Challenge Qatar’ is an annual competition that encourages and inspires entrepreneurship among young people in Qatar. Taking part in the contest enhances their business knowledge and equips them with valuable skills including team work and strategic thinking.
Mr. Raed Al Emadi, Vice-Chairman of Bedaya Center said: “The Enterprise Challenge is paving the way to Qatar’s bright future. At Bedaya, we believe that encouraging young people to consider entrepreneurship as a career option for the future will help create a thriving private sector and ensure its sustainability for future generations. This year, I am very pleased to see over 100 volunteer mentors from Qatar’s business community. The majority of our volunteers are Qataris, who have been trained by Bedaya and Qatar Shell, and have volunteered their valuable time to coach students through a series of intensive mentoring sessions and workshops.”
“I am especially delighted about extending our partnership with Qatar Shell for an additional three years, because I strongly believe that when we invest in our young people through sustainable initiatives like ‘Enterprise Challenge Qatar,’ we also invest in Qatar’s economic future and help advance its knowledge-based society,” added Al Emadi.
Mr. Rob Sherwin Deputy Country Chairman, Qatar Shell said: “We are also delighted to have extended our partnership with Bedaya and expanded the ‘Enterprise Challenge Qatar’ to reach, this year, more than 700 students from 14 schools and nine universities across Qatar. We are proud of this achievement since it demonstrates an impressive increase over last year, with twice the number of participating schools and a significantly higher participation rate,”