SETS Contributing to the Growth of the Islamic Finance Industry at the WIBC 2014 in Bahrain

SETS, the leading provider of Human Resource Management System (HRMS) in the Middle East, successfully participated as “HRMS Partner” at the 21st annual edition of the World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) 2014, that took place at the Gulf Hotel, in the Kingdom of Bahrain on December the 2nd and 3rd, 2014.

Organized under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa and held with the official support of the Central Bank of Bahrain, the event was attended by over 1,300 industry leaders from over 50 countries representing over 300 international and regional organizations. The conference tackled critical issues that would enable Islamic finance to move forward in the global financial markets.

Through 24 years of experience in the HRMS industry and more than 1,000 references coming from leading companies in all types of industries, especially banks and financial institutions, SETS participated at the WIBC to showcase its flagship product “People 365” a comprehensive Human Resources Management System (HRMS) consisting of the Time Attendance, Payroll and HR modules.

Commenting on SETS participation, Maher Chahlawi, Chief Marketing Officer at SETS said: “We believe that the future of the Islamic banking industry is promising and this sector is robust. Reports shows that assets of Islamic banks is growing at an average rate of 20% per year, two to three times faster than the rate at which conventional banks is growing. Our mission towards the banking sector is to empower their Human Resource Departments (HRDs) through a fully integrated solution that can optimize and automate their HR operations and thus enable better strategic decision making. Having an extensive experience in the banking industry and over 50 references, SETS is dedicated to support Islamic banks as well as Islamic windows in conventional banks to manage their most important asset “Human Capital” in this rapid expanding market.”

SETS portfolio comprises successful implementations of its HRMS application “People 365” within financial institutions across the Middle East where support is provided directly through our regional offices.

“People 365” by SETS participated in the “Microsoft Communications and Media Global Outlook 2014 – 2017” Guide


People 365, the leading HRM application based on Microsoft.Net technology, has been selected to be part of the Microsoft Communications and Media Global Outlook 2014 – 2017 guide. 

This guide from Microsoft provides insight into the Microsoft and partner technologies that are being developed for communications and media companies to drive positive change and address new trends. Topics around mobile, cloud and the Internet of Things are covered in the technology roadmap and regional perspective sections of the guide.

The published advertisement and article highlights the benefits of having an HRMS application hosted on the cloud and how the mobile application from People 365 can enable managers to work while on the move.

You can check an online version of the guide here:

SETS Successfully Participated at the Human Assets Expansion Summit 2014 in UAE!


SETS Empowers HRDs in Building Corporate Strategy


SETS, the market leading provider of Human Resources Management Solutions (HRMS) in the Middle East, concluded its participation as Bronze Sponsor of the 9th Annual Human Assets Expansion Summit MENA 2014 that took place in Dubai at the Grosvenor House on 14 & 15 May.


The summit gathered many HR professionals from leading organizations who discussed the challenges they encounter in such a competitive and fast-changing market and shared their experiences. The two-day event, officially endorsed by the Ministry of Labor in UAE, revealed critical key strategies and drivers for growth in the HR function as well as best practices for a high performance workforce.


Commenting on SETS participation at the HAES 2014, Maher Chahlawi, Chief Marketing Officer at SETS said, “Being an expert in the HRMS industry for more than 24 years, SETS is proud to take part of this annual summit, as we believe that nowadays, the HR function has become a vital player in setting and delivering any company’s strategic objectives. For that purpose, “People 365”, our leading HRMS, has been developed to support HRDs in managing and automating their HR operations, enabling them to focus on the company’s core business and maximize profitability”.


With over 1,000 medium and large businesses that have chosen us as their HRM solutions provider, SETS has accumulated through the years, an in-depth expertise in HRMS offerings and is now recognized as a leader in the industry covering all verticals.  SETS operates both regionally and globally, covering Lebanon, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Iraq and Algeria.