25 Sep 2019
SEDCO’s consultants provided insights and guidance to male and female entrepreneurs who will shape the future of the Kingdom
Seeking to reinforce its leading role in the community and through launching initiatives that promote volunteerism, SEDCO Holding organized the SEDCO Volunteer Consultancy Day for the second consecutive year, held on September 18 at SEDCO headquarters in Jeddah. The event provided specialized advice to small startups entrepreneurs, business incubators and accelerators who were given the opportunity to attend a series of specialized workshops.
The participation of SEDCO consultants in the Volunteer Consultancy Day was considered as part of the Volunteer Your Skill program where employees donate some of their time to worthy causes and valuable works that deliver helpful consultations in a variety of fields throughout the year, in partnership with business incubators and accelerators. The consultants provided insights and guidance in various fields including HR, marketing and communication, partnerships and investment, business development, finance and accounting, legal affairs and IT.
The program included a series of workshops tackling many important issues including financing, startups, financial evaluation, legal aspects of entrepreneurship, and entrepreneurs’ financial statements. Participants met with SEDCO Volunteer Advisors, who provided valuable advice and guidance on these important aspects for both startups and entrepreneurs.
“Volunteerism has become a significant element of interaction with the community,” said Mr. Abdulrahman AlTurjuman, Head of Marketing and CSR at SEDCO Holding. “SEDCO’s consultants provide a digest of their expertise to male and female entrepreneurs and ambitious youths. One of the primary goals of Vision 2030 is to promote the culture of volunteerism, and we are excited to be able to achieve such an objective.
SEDCO Holding is promoting a culture of volunteering and charity work through various initiatives, realizing that volunteering helps create the right work-life balance and renders great services to the community. In recognition, the flagship program Volunteer Your Skill” was named Best Sustainability Program of the Year by the prestigious Gulf Sustainability and CSR Awards 2018.