First City Monument Bank, FCMB has received full certification and accreditation from Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, CIBN for its training academy, as part of its capacity building to train staff.
According to a statement, during the evaluation exercise, the CIBN team carried out various reviews and processes regarding the services provided by the academy. These covered operating procedure, programmes and curriculum, quality of internal and external pool of faculty, programme delivery and evaluation process and facilities in place, among others.
Speaking at the certificate presentation ceremony recently in Lagos, the President/Chairman of Council of the CIBN, Mrs. Debola Osibogun said, “I am indeed elated that First City Monument Bank, FCMB’s Learning Academy has also joined the league of institutions certified to provide training services in the industry. I thank the Chief Executive Officer, CEO of FCMB, Mr. Ladi Balogun, for deeming it fit to tap into the scheme for the benefit of staff”.
Also, the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive, Mr. Ladi Balogun, said, “This is another landmark achievement. It is a clear demonstration that the various strategic approaches we have adopted to boost our workforce’s learning and development through our training academy are yielding the desired results and our stakeholders appreciate them.”
The FCMB Training Academy is a full-fledged learning and development centre responsible for the continuous building of skills and the expansion of knowledge base of new and existing staff of the Bank. It is to effectively equip them as professional bankers.
Over the years, the academy has upgraded the quality of its offerings to further add value to the Bank and its staff.
These include the introduction of an industry leading e-learning platform, hiring of internal and external facilitators of high repute and provision of modern facilities.
Source:: Nigerian Pilot