Welcome to TAMAKAN Program

Are you a recent university graduate? Congratulations on completing a major milestone in your life!


Making the transition from being a student to starting your career is a big leap. Great job opportunities might be hard to find, and impressing recruiters requires great differentiation.


If the above sounds familiar, TAMAKAN program might be right for you.


7 Reasons to apply

  1. Develop the skills recruiters actually want
  2. Be part of an immersive and fun experience
  3. Explore your potential and unlock your creativity
  4. Accelerate your personal growth
  5. Learn the latest new concepts and tools in innovation
  6. Because the program is provided by NBK, the largest bank in Kuwait
  7. It is a certified training, free of charge

Who should apply?

  • Kuwaiti college graduates, from all majors
  • Preferably graduated in 2019-2020
  • Currently unemployed and available to commit for two months
  • Eager to learn, willing to invest time and effort in developing their skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Has good computer skills

Tell me more


TAMAKAN is a hands-on innovative training experience for young Kuwaiti graduates offered in collaboration between the National Bank of Kuwait and Creative Confidence Consulting Company.


The program's goal is to take recent graduates to the next level of self-development and growth before starting their careers. The program is a full time 11-week commitment revolves around working on a real business challenge and shaping business ideas.


This immersive learning experience focuses on the development of multiple skills with a focus on creativity, teamwork, problem solving, collaboration, innovation, entrepreneurship, communication, developing a flexible mindset, leading people, project management, risk management and more.


Program Outline

Important Information

  1. Seats are limited and will be awarded to the candidates who are the right fit for the program
  2. The application period is open until 14th January, 2021
  3. Full time commitment to the program is mandatory
  4. The duration of the program is 11 weeks, starting from January 18th and ending April 8th 2021
  5. The program hybrid model of in-person and online  training
  6. The daily hours are from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm, 5 days a week
  7. A certification will be awarded after completing the program
  8. The program includes press and social media coverage 

Application period is now Closed.

Previous Tamakan Program 

The first generation of Tamakan took place from February - May 2020. 


Testimonials From Previous Participants

"Life changing. Loved every part of the experience. And I will always be thankful and grateful that I got into Tamakan."

Saleh Almekaimi


"Challenging, learned different sides of myself. Got to know diverse people with beautiful minds and personalities. I am proud and happy to be part of a very unique experience that let me to learn and continue learning."

Asmaa Mallah


"It’s a great way to improve your skills, confidence and knowledge and a strong transition from being a student to working. It really helped me develop my innovative mindset and abilities, and gave me a broader perspective on life in general. We had a number of guest speakers who were outstanding at what they did, experts, professionals and people of high stature were all able to share with us their experiences and knowledge and give us life advice as well as career advice."

Tariq Abuqomasha


"You learn what they DON’T teach you in high school and university. It's the perfect opportunity to boost your professional network, self development, and establish relationships." 

Abdulaziz M. Akbar


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