Professor Waheeb Al Khaja, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees highlighted on the importance of University’s commitment in supporting entrepreneurship that will broaden the educational horizon and the knowledge that influences productivity through entrepreneurship which contributes in supporting the economy of Kingdom of Bahrain.
He also mentioned that the University is keen to provide their students with necessary entrepreneurship skills in order to develop their capabilities through various corporate agreements with establishments that support such innovations and entrepreneurship.
Therefore, the University launched a Business Incubation Center that combines both innovation and entrepreneurship from all its academic programmes. This comes with the aim to generate all opportunities that enhance the students’ entrepreneurship concept to make them job-makers rather than job seekers. The Center is a strategic mechanism to enhance the students’ entrepreneurial skills that creates new ventures and partnerships opportunities.
Professor Ghassan Aouad, the University President, mentioned that the incubation center at the university represent a workroom that prepares youth who has the motive to experience real entrepreneurship feeling especially in their early stages. He also stressed on the importance of such projects in supporting the national economy by providing new work opportunities that contributes in reducing unemployment rates.
Professor Aouad also stressed that the university is devoted to support the students’ entrepreneurial ideas, along with their graduation projects at the bachelor and master’s level. This also included the provided facilities to enable students to develop their ideas and improve their views towards entrepreneurship.