Bdar Center

is a social enterprise
providing skills development
and job placement services
in the Middle East region.

Bdar Center is a wholly owned limited liability company of Aster International.  The company was established to bridge the gap between the demand and supply in the labor market in the Middle East region, including Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, and Oman.

We offer:

Bdar in old Arabic means taking initiatives. Bader means full moon, completion or fulfillment.

Development programs
for current staff to upskill

Career transition programs
for current executives

Recruitment services for
vacant positions

We bring an International Coach Federation-approved coach training and certification program. We train and certify coaches as well as provide coaching the coaches program. We have a coaching app which provides rich resources to internal coaches who don’t have enough time to prepare for coaching sessions. Automated reminders to enable both coaches and coachee to keep regular coaching schedule and keep up with their action plans. It collects rich internal information identifying the areas of development.

Over 15 years, we provided development solutions to international organizations, multinational companies, and local companies, by designing and delivering customized development programs. We’ve curated over a hundred proprietary curriculum and have a delivery team around the world with multiple specializations.

Bdar Center is a B-corporation with a strong commitment to its purpose, accountability, and transparency.  We put great importance on the impacts we create not only for our shareholders, but also for our team members, our customers, the community, the environment, and the short or long-term interests of the company. We practice utmost transparency letting stakeholders and the public know of public benefits we pursue and the impact we create. We are guided by our inclusive public benefit promise: Providing decent jobs to underprivileged youth and women.