The Financial Academy Launches the ” Future Financial Leaders” Program

Riyadh-- The Financial Academy has announced the start of registration in the " Future Financial Leaders" program, which is the first program of its kind in the Kingdom to foresee the financial future. As it is scheduled to be launched on October 1st, the program aims to prepare and develop future financial leaders in the Kingdom - in line with future trends, objectives of the Financial Sector Development Program, and the Kingdom's Vision 2030.

"The Future Financial Leaders program is one of the initiatives of the Financial Academy, through which it aims to contribute to the achievement of Saudi Vision 2030 and the objectives of the Financial Sector Development Program, through preparing and developing a group of competent leaders to promote the development of the sector in the future”, said Mana Al-Khamsan, the General Manager of the Financial Academy.

“The program is the first of its kind in KSA as it foresees of the financial future, and adopts the four strategic pillars, namely the future, cooperation, transformation, and leadership dimensions.", he added.

The program is aligned with the pillars of the Financial Sector Development Program within the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, which include promoting the contribution of the private sector to the economy, the development of an advanced financial market, and the promotion and empowerment of financial planning.

The pillars of the program focus on how to explore and anticipate the future financial landscape (the future dimension), how to adopt financially (transformation dimension), how to communicate and empower financial sector leaders (collaboration dimension), and how to empower the leaders of the future (the leadership dimension).

The pillars of future leadership will contribute to how future financial leaders influence the nation and society and take the financial community to the next level, make driving change through others sustainable, as well as develop future leaders.

The program - which brings the elite leaders in the financial sector - will focus on the rapid developments and alternative solutions for the financial sector until 2030, the most prominent trends and expectations related to digitization, financial technologies, banking services, as well as insurance and capital markets, how these trends affect Saudi Arabia, and how authorities and market actors can anticipate changes, reduce risk, and take advantage of opportunities.

The program will be held in collaboration with four international partners, with the participation of 17 financial experts and consultants, and will last for 4 months, targeting leading managers and candidates for leadership positions in the financial sector. It will also include orientation sessions for each participant. It is held at various intervals and on weekends (contains 5 training days and 5 virtual seminars).

The Financial Academy invited those wishing to register who meet the conditions to apply through the following link:

https://fa.gov.sa/ar/LeadershipProgram/Pages/default.aspx

Source: Saudi Press Agency