The International Social Media Club (ISMC) chairman Ali Sabkar announced the Club’s ambitious training plan for this year. The programmes aims to train 1,000 Bahrainis on social media skills within this year. The Club launched various programmes last year themed "Start Your Career in the Social Media". These course follow the "Start your Career in Social Media" programme aimed to find jobs for the graduates in private and public companies and civil society organizations as social media specialist. The Club’s chairman said that registration was opened for Bahrainis interested in obtaining the "professional social media certification" offered by the Club for the first time outside the United States of America in association with the National Institution for Social Media scheduled to kick-off in March. Sabkar said that the certificate has been launched following 16 Bahrainis pursuit of the Professional Digital Marketing Certification last December for the first time in Bahrain in association with the Irish Institute for Digital Marketing.