Union Savings and Loans says it is on course to emerge as a universal bank in the next two years.
As one of the top players in the tier two banking industry, the company as part of its strategy has rolled out a training program for some members of staff.
[contextly_sidebar id=”zWLmlIGFPnaJKy2MZijkBqAUkgCpNdlz”] The Union management trainee programme christened (U-Generation), is expected to sharpen the skills of their top talents to meet the medium term ambitions of the company.
The 6-month training programme involves 5 weeks of the lectures and 15 weeks on the job training, mentoring, and presentation of projects (Individual and group).
In 2013, the company redefined its mission and vision; targeting to be on top of the tier two banking industry by 2015 and develop into a bank in 2017.
According to the Managing Director, of Union Savings and Loans, Philip Oti-Mensah ,” 60% of our staff are directly from school, so the next step after developing some of these people in the last 18 months is to identify the high potentials those with talent and train them to become our mangers”.
The Executive Chairman of the Jospong Group of Companies, Dr Joseph Siaw Agyepong in an interview with Citi Business News expressed confidence the strategy would achieve its objective.
“Development in management is very key…what Union savings and loans is doing today is very impressive, that is what every organization need to grow”. He stressed.
By: Rabiu Alhassan/citifmonline.com/Ghana