Birzeit University Graduates New Class of Osool Students

The Birzeit University Faculty of Business and Economics and the Arab Bank celebrated the graduation of a new class from the Osool program on March 17, 2014.

Osool is a training program that develops skills related to banking and finance of 45 Birzeit students.The program is comprised of 13 courses covering service excellence, detecting counterfeiting, forgery, and money laundering. Students from various disciplines in the Business and Economics Faculty have joined the program.

Arab Bank manager Jamal Hourani told graduates, "The Arab Bank’s continued interest in implementing the Osool program is evidence of the bank’s keenness on providing practical programs that serve university students and enable them to develop their skills and capacities to enter the labor market."

Faculty of Business and Economics Dean Mohamed Nasr said that the program is part of the faculty’s strategy of connecting education to Palestinian labor market needs by cooperating with leading national institutions such as the Arab Bank.

This is the sixth in a series of Osool program courses held during 2013 with different Palestinian universities.