LD Starts the Guidance Program with SMEA & WB

LD wins the program of Guidance management and implementation for the Small and Medium Enterprises Center, and initiates a partnership with the Small and Medium Enterprises Authority (SMEA) and the World Bank


The program aims at serving at least 500 entrepreneurs and owners of small and medium enterprises. Through providing not less than 50 specialized mentors and advisors with a high qualification level and practical experience in the field to provide guidance and formal guidance at the rate of one hour per week with a total of 2000 guidance hours during the year.

The program also includes 10 seminars that bring together entrepreneurs with local or regional advisors/mentors. As well as hosting 4 successful global entrepreneurs in order to educate, mentor and guide entrepreneurs on view of the guests’ personal experience of how they face obstacles and reach success.

At the end of the project, an honorary ceremony will be held under the patronage of a public figure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to introduce the personalities who have volunteered to assist entrepreneurs and owners and CEO’s of small and medium enterprises and to honor the top 10 award winners.

The cooperative societies Council’s BoD visits LD’s Headquarter


The cooperative societies Council’s Board of Directors visits LD’s Headquarter


His Excellency the Director-General and his deputy received at LD’s headquarters HE Dr. Abdullah bin Kadman Al-Sarhani, Chairman of the Board of Cooperative Societies Council and members of the Executive Committee to explore opportunities for Joint cooperation to promote the cooperative societies sector in addition to attracting and developing the human resources capacities in the same sector.

Meeting with SABIC’s LC Program Manager


LD Hosts Meeting with SABIC’s Local Content Development Initiative Manager


HE the Director General of Leaders Development and his deputy received at the company’s headquarters HE Dr. Wajih Al Maghraby, SABIC’s Local Content Development Manager.

The meeting discussed different areas of cooperation for developing and empowering the small and start-up enterprises in the private and business sector associated with SABIC. In addition to discussing one of the SABIC’s leading programs, which aims to contribute to realizing the vision of 2030, by doubling the size and the number of small companies in the petrochemical, plastic and other SABIC products. In addition to preparing many local companies to be able to export products from Saudi Arabia abroad to support and enhance domestic exports.

LD’s agreement with S.S.E.M for IKTVA program


Leaders Development signs an agreement for the implementation of a IKTVA program with S.S.E.M


In its strategic plans, Aramco has designed IKTVA program. This program aims to increase the local content and qualify the Saudis to work on its projects. Leaders Development has signed a two-year contract with one of the top contractors of Aramco which is (S.S.E.M) company. This contract aims to train Saudis on the skills of leadership work for projects. It is noteworthy that Saudi Aramco seeks in 2021 to increase the local content and to train the Saudi youth in the construction sector and Supply Chain by 70%.

Launching NYLD Program (Shareq)

The National Young Leaders Development Program (Sharq)will be launched -With the help of Allah-, on Tuesday, 06 February 2018 at Taibah University in Madinah.

The program aims to build the personality of the young man and train him as a leader. The preparation phase of the program was characterized by conducting many types of research and studies specialized in the field of leadership development for youth in particular. They were done by a distinguished research team to identify the challenges and difficulties facing the Saudi youth as well as their potentials that can be invested.

The program is designed according to a 12-skill model based on 3 key competencies (will, entrepreneurship, and leadership).

The program will be applied to 50 college students of Taibah University over a full semester. It is worth mentioning that the program is the result of a successful partnership between the education sector represented by the University of Taibah, the charitable sector represented by the Waqf Charity Association, and the private sector represented by the Leaders Development Company.

Signing “YCSP” contract with JCC


The Governor of the Job Creation Commission and combating Unemployment, Mr. Omar Al-Batati, signed a contract with the Leaders Development to train and qualify 4000 pioneers of activities in the Ministry of Education as part of Vision 2030 initiatives.

The Youth Community Service program (Ahlaha) aims at establishing positive values, building an independent personality for the people of the country, and developing the skills of young people and make good use of them.

This can be achieved  through the training of activity pioneers to lead the initiatives of voluntary work with their students in schools in order to familiarize them with the initiative, leadership of voluntary work and national service which involves students in community service activities and contributes to the refinement of their personalities and develops their skills to be leaders and pioneers in the community, through the implementation of the program in 46 different cities of the Kingdom and continue for more than 15 months.

A group of specialists, practitioners, university professors and training experts participated in the project.

CEO visit to Bahrain Institute of Public Administration (BIPA)


Meeting with the manager of the Institute of Public Administration of Bahrain (BIPA)

On Monday, 3 Safar 1439h The chief executive officer of Leaders Development visited the Institute of Public Administration of Bahrain (BIPA) and met with its Director General Dr. Raed Mohammed Abdullah Bin Shams as well as Mr. Ishaq Mohammed Al Kooheji, the Executive Director of Education and Development Department.

During the visit, a comprehensive definition of Leaders Development (LD) was presented as a home of national expertise specialized in leadership development and its distinctive focus and specialization in the work of research and development, and management of leadership training projects, with a detailed explanation of a number of LD products and most notably: the Promising Leaderships model, Bakr model, and others, as well as listening to an explanation about the Institute’s vision, objectives and the mechanism of its work. He also explained the model of the Institute in the development of public sector employees, and then a dialogue was held on ways of cooperation in which the two sides can work on mutual benefit.

Meeting the CCL’s Executive Director

Meeting the Executive Director of the Center for Creative Leadership in the Middle East


Professor Mansour Al Mansour, Director of Business Development Management in Leaders Development, held a working meeting with Mr. Nick Richardson, General Manager of CCL (Center for Creative Leadership) in the Middle East, during which they discussed ways of cooperation between Leaders Development and CCL and issued a draft cooperation agreement. that Mr. Nick Richardson would visit Leaders Development Center during next November to finalize the agreement.


4MAT Leadership Training Model

As a reflection of the strategic partnership between Leaders Development Center and “About Learning Organization”, the Center implemented a training program for leadership through the 4MAT model.

The course was presented by Dr. Bernice McCarthy, who developed the theory of 4MAT, and with the assistance of Michael McCarthy the Executive Director of the Organization.

The training program on leadership was attended by a constellation of education, business leaders, and training institutions. This Program is the first of its kind in the region.

The importance of the subject has been confirmed through a survey conducted by LD on the beneficiaries of the program, which analyzes the learning system of each trainee and ways to facilitate the leadership of others and accelerate change within the organization. Leaders Development was represented by Prof. Mansour Al-Mansour and Mr. Abdul-Aziz Bin Tawaleh from the Research and Business Development Unit.





MOI: Boards of Directors Training program
On Thursday, March 23, 2017, the program of the Boards of Directors was inaugurated under the patronage of His Excellency the Minister of Health, Dr. Tawfiq Bin Fawzan Al Rabiah, in a distinguished presence from a number of heads and members of health associations.
About 19 health associations and more than 25 presidents and board members from 9 different cities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia participated in the program. The program was implemented by Leaders Development Center and directly supervised by the Department of Community Participation, Ministry of Health of Saudi Arabia.