Al Khaleej Timeline


1993

  • Our starting and opening branches in Riyadh. Jeddah and Khobar.

1994

  • Opening our centers in Southern Region and Mecca
  • Ownership of exclusive franchise rights for New Horizons centers in the Kingdom and in the Middle East.

1998

  • Exclusive franchise rights of “Direct English” centers in the Kingdom and in the Middle East.

2002

  • Operating and managing Girls Community colleges project in Saudi Arabia.

2004

  • Establishment largest Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Solutions - SmartLink in Saudi Arabia.

2005

  • Acquisition of several subsidiaries and affiliates in the United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Egypt.

2007

  • Placed on the Saudi Stock market's as the first training company.
  • Acquisition of % 51 of Franklin Covey ME.
  • Operation and management of the Preparatory Year for several Saudi universities.
  • US CrestCom centers’ Franchise ownership for training managers in the Kingdom and the Middle East.
  • Establishment of “Al Khaleej Financial Services” company (Dubai) and acquisition of franchise rights of OTA in the region.
  • Al Khaleej Training and Education purchases a large share in Int. New Horizons in USA.

2009

  • Complete (100 %) acquisition of Linguaphone Educational Group in London.

2010

  • Opening of the first school in a series of Rowad Al Khaleej International Schools in Dammam.
  • The best Authorized Training Center from Microsoft-Arabia for the 10th consecutive year.
  • Excellence award in performance from Cisco among New Horizon Networks Middle East and Africa.

2012

  • Int. New Horizons centers celebrate their 30th anniversary, with 30 million trainees and more than 3.5 million training days, in more than 300 branches in 90 countries around the world.
  • Forbes ME chooses Al Khaleej Training as one of the 100 strongest Saudi companies.
  • Acquisition of a large share of Gulf Institute for Insurance Studies in Bahrain.

2013

  • Al Khaleej celebrates its 20th anniversary in the Saudi Arabia and International markets.
  • Opening of the 2nd school in a series of Rowad Al Khaleej International Schools in Riyadh.
  • Our Training fields expand to cover 9 training fields and more than 11 international franchises, and 80 training centers with more than 4500 employees.

2014

  • Opening of the 3rd schools in a series of Rowad Al Khaleej International Schools in Riyadh.
  • Exclusive franchise rights Greenberry’s Coffee Co. in the Kingdom.
  • Listed on Forbes ME :TOP 500 COMPANIES IN THE ARAB WORLD

2015

  • Opening of the 3rd Rowad Al Khaleej International School in Riyadh.
  • Launching Jobzella Online Career Mega Mall .
  • The best Authorized Training Center from Microsoft-Arabia for the 11th year .