Outward Bound Oman

News  - 2014

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  • Sunday, 07 Dec 2014 Professional Development courses for Oman Shipping Company

    Over 100 staff from Oman Shipping Company are taking part in a series of 3 day professional development courses with Outward Bound Oman. Results to date are impressive; 93% of all participants feel a more important part of their company, 100% considered that their relationships with colleagues...

  • Sunday, 14 Sep 2014 BP Oman signs major youth training agreement with Outward Bound Oman

    As part of their social investment programme, BP Oman Country Manager Dave Campbell yesterday signed an agreement with OBO Patron HH Sayyid Faisal bin Turki Al Said to fund 400 Omani young people to attend four daySkills for Employment and Entrepreneurial Skills courses with Outward Bound in the...

  • Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 Outward Bound Oman gears up for busiest four months ever!

    With staff now arriving back from summer leave and training courses, the office isnow gearingup for the start of what is going to be our busiest year since we were founded in 2009. Already we have 42 courses booked to take place between now and the end of December, a 50% increase on the same...

  • Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 Aspire Sporting Academy in Doha visits OBO

    OBO recently receiveda delegation from the Aspire sporting academy in Doha. The team observed a group of students from British International School Riyadh undertaking a course on Jebel Akdhar, and discussed ideas for future collaboration .... watch this space!

  • Sunday, 01 Jun 2014 Outward Bound Oman established as an NGO by Ministerial Decree

    Thanks to the generous support of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Al Said, ruler of Oman, Outward Bound Oman has recently been set up as an NGO under the Ministry of Social Development, by Ministerial Decree. Outward Bound Oman has also been granted land and funding to construct a number of National...

  • Wednesday, 21 May 2014 Outstanding feedback from Qatar Foundation course in Oman

    Our recent course with Hamad bin Khalifa University students from the Qatar Foundation was a great experience for both OBO instructors and the course participants - congratulations to all!

  • Monday, 10 Mar 2014 43rd National Day Journey Image Exhibition

    For our 43rd National Day journey we were joing by expedition / remote location photographer Sim Davis. In addition to capturing the great achievements of our teams from Shinas Technology College / Oman Methanol, Vale Oman and HSBC that were published in the Muscat Daily newspaper, Sim has...

  • Sunday, 16 Feb 2014 Oman welcomes OB Taiwan Director ...

    Tomorrow we welcome the Executive Director of Outward Bound Taiwan to Oman. We will spend four days exploringthe desert and mountains with a view to four groups coming to Oman from Taiwan in 2014/15.

  • Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 Congratulations to OB Oman Instructors!

    Congratulations to all of the OB Oman instructors who recently passed a training and assessment course run by the operations team from Outward Bound South Africa. Abseiling and climbing will be integrated into OB Oman courses from April 2014.