For the Private Sector

KFAS provides a number of programs for the private sector that aims to develop human capital and research within enterprises. We fund research and seminars that help identify obstacles and devise solutions to Kuwait’s economic challenges, we offer capacity-building innovation training programs for private sector employees and we facilitate collaboration with international institutions to enhance business development and research to further transform Kuwait’s economy into a knowledge-based economy.


we provide 4 types of training programs both locally and internationally for the private sector, as following: 

  • Open Enrolment courses (OE) are local learning opportunities located in Kuwait targeting professionals up to middle management level.
  • Local Executive Education courses (LEE) are local learning opportunities located in Kuwait targeting senior level executives.
  • Abroad Executive Education courses (AEE) are international learning opportunities outside Kuwait targeting senior level executives.
  • Custom Executive Education Programs.

Through KFAS training calendar that’s available on the website.

    All applicants will be notified by email once they have applied and if they have been accepted, generally 2 to 3 weeks prior to the start of the program.

      All programs have different requirements. Program details and requirements can be found in the brochure specific to each program.

        In general, no more than two participants from each company can attend the same program.

          All and any private sector entities that are registered with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the Kuwait Chamber of Commerce, whether they are financially contributing to KFAS or not, are eligible to apply.

            The project must address a business need with a solution related to science, technology or innovation and have clear deliverables. They should fall under the following categories:

            • Science, technology innovation (STI) and management capability related.
            • Seeking new STI systems and processes.
            • Testing of pilot projects that incorporate newly developed products and technologies.
            • The development or adoption of new technology.
            • In-house software development.
            • Conducting a feasibility study including consultation and market analysis.

              These are the documents required for a co-fund request:

              • Submit a cover letter signed by the executive head of the company.
              • An application form filled out and signed.
              • A Project proposal.