Numbering more than 36, the young graduates were selected across the country’s top universities to undergo a four-month rigorous training across all the banking disciplines, which would better prepare them to begin their banking careers.
The graduates are expected to take up various roles within the Bank, including Marketing, Global Trade, Retail operations, Customer Experience and Information Technology.
Till date the school, which has become a training ground for developing a pipeline of talent for the Ghanaian banking industry, has trained more than 161 Ghanaian students since 2009 when the Bank established its operations.
Welcoming the graduates back to Ghana, the Managing Director Mr Dolapo Ogundimu urged the young trainees to pursue ‘continuous learning’, which is one of Access Bank’s core values.
Highlighting the Bank’s rationale for sending new recruits to the training school, Mr Ogundimu said: “We have partnered the leading universities across the country to develop promising talent for the industry, which we believe will help in reducing the perennial deficit in meeting human capital needs.
“Through our banking operations, we are also creating an environment where everyone aspires to be the best in line with our vision to become the Most Respected Bank.”
He added that the Bank’s approach to employee development is a mix of different learning methods ranging from self-study, on-the-job training to e-learning programmes and employees on a continuous basis are exposed to various capacity building programmes both locally and internationally.
Since launching its operation in Ghana, Access Bank has supported the growth of the Ghanaian economy through its ecosystem of partnerships and suppliers that support the operations of the Bank.
Over the years, Access Bank Ghana has demonstrated a strong commitment to sustainable business practices driving profitable, sustainable growth that is also environmentally responsible and socially relevant.
Currently, the Bank employs more than 1,000 Ghanaians across its 46 banking locations in Ghana.
Source: GNA/News Ghana