BSTD History

The Bahrain Society for Training & Development (BSTD) is a professional society for people involved in human resource management and development in Bahrain.

BSTD, a non- profit making organization, was first established in 1979 and re-launched in April 1994 with renewed enthusiasm as a proactive society.

Since then, it has gone from strength-to-strength greatly expanding its activities, interests, and membership, as well as linking internationally with HR professional bodies including IFTDO and ARTDO of the UK.

Today, the BSTD is fully revitalized and playing a significant role in enhancing HRD in Bahrain.

BSTD with its high strength of more than 1,200 members, mostly, HR professionals from private and public sectors is now considered as the Bahrain forum of HR and Management professionals committed to enhancing the capability of people’s development and the promotion of excellence in people management.

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