1. Theoretical framework of the study. A literature review on human capital theory and human capital development and an outline of the approaches and frameworks to be used in this study. This is Working Paper One and is complete.

  2. Review of labor market and human capital development in Qatar: Patterns, trends and prospects. Labor market analyses, skill forecasts, etc.

  3. Human capital development in Qatar. A synthesis of the regulatory environment, and human capital development processes, relevant post-secondary education and training programs and strategies in Qatar – providing the background context for guiding data collection and data analysis and interpretation.

  4. Qatar national report 1. A synthesis report on the Activities 1-3. A draft report will be reviewed at a major stakeholder workshop and then revised. This will provide the themes, issues, etc. to guide Activities 5 and 6.

  5. Industry case studies.  A comprehensive survey and interview based study of human capital development needs, provision and future requirements in three key industries: hydrocarbons, business and finance and built environment.

  6. TVET case study. A review of how TVET in Qatar may meet the outcomes of the industry case studies.

  7. Qatar national report 2. A synthesis report on the Activities 5 and 6. A draft report will be reviewed at a major stakeholder workshop and then revised. This will provide the themes, issues, etc. to guide Activities 5 and 6. This will lead to project conclusions and recommendations, with further areas of research and development.