“Couch ” A Student Company Represents the Sultanate in the Arab World by Winning the Best Student Company Award for Schools for 2018-2019
Injaz Oman announced the results of the Student Company Program and Competition for the year 2018-2019 last week during the evaluation that took place. Couch Company was awarded the best student company for the school, which will represent the Sultanate in the regional competition of Injaz Al Arab in the Arab world. Techno Shoes Company from Wadi Bani Kharus school won the best innovative project award and Twinkle Company from Dawhat Al Adab school won the best standability project.
“We are witnessing a high level of enthusiasm and creativity from the student companies this year, our warm congratulations to Couch Company as the best student company for the year 2018-2019 and we are proud of all the participating companies and hope that this year’s edition will have a positive impact on the students to take on their next journey.” Said Khaula Bint Hamoud Al Harthy, CEO of Injaz Oman. She added, “We are also pleased to have Oman International Development and Investment Company SAOG (OMINVEST) as the sponsor of the program and the impact they are creating for the participants”
The program offers a unique learning experience for students on how to set up their companies and take the leading role with the support and supervision of consultants and volunteers from the field of entrepreneurship, which helps to motivate students to enter the world of entrepreneurship and support the future of economic development.
The competition included 9 student companies founded by students from 9 different high schools in Oman. Rashid bin Al Waleed school participated with “Self Electricity Company,” Dawhat Al Adab school participated with “Twinkle Company,” Al Saiddyia school participated with “Majlan Company,” Baraka Bin Thalaba participated with “Couch Company,” Al Safwa school participated with “Golden Security Company,” Wadi Bani Kharus school participated with “Techno Shoes Company,” Nafisa Bint Umaya school participated with “Precious Stones Company” and Al Khoudh for Post-Primary Education with “Yordim Company.” The program of this years addition come with the support of Oman International Development and Investment Company SAOG (OMINVEST).
Injaz Oman was launched in the Sultanate through the Sanad Program of the Ministry of Manpower in February 2006 which is part of the “Junior Achievement World Wide” non-profit organization founded in 1919. Injaz Oman is also part of Injaz Al Arab, which is the regional office of the International Foundation, which was first introduced to the Arab world at the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in 2004.
Injaz Oman provides vital programs that contribute to the development of youth skills, empowering and enhancing their creative and leadership capabilities, as well as preparing them to enter the labor market with confidence. The young man discovers his talent by participating in a number of private training courses run by a group of private sector leaders who share their own academic and practical work experiences, and the secrets to their success. Through these courses, young people gain a lot of skills which help them enter the labor market confidently and learn more about marketing and competition.