EIBFS launched 2016 Annual Training Plan

EIBFS announced the details of 2016 Annual Training Plan which is designed to meet the training needs of the Banking Sector. The plan incorporated the new developments in the banking and financial spheres.

Main Objectives of the 2016 Plan

Mr. Jamal Ahmed Al Jassmi, General Manager of EIBFS announced that the annual training aims at contributing to improving the level of performance of all bank employees, especially those in the middle and higher management positions, supporting the development of HR, enhancing the competencies of UAE nationals in the banking sector, and increasing their numbers, achieve a high level of consistency between the quality of the programs, and current and future needs. A distinguishing feature of the 2016 Annual Training Plan, is the high level of co-operation and continuous co-ordination between the institute and the banking sector during all stages of preparation.

9 Focus Groups Participates in Preparing the Plan

Mr. Al Jassmi added that nine focus groups were formed representing different specifications contributed to the development of the plan, for the first time

The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Approves the Plan

The technical advisory committee also examined the plan and approved it. The TAC also stressed their support, and assured that they will exert all effort to make it a success through nomination of delegates to benefit from it.

550 Training Programs, Targeting 20,000 Participants

Mr. Jamal explained that the 2016 Training Plan is an ambitious one. It includes 550 training programs. 33% of them will be educated in Dubai Campus, 30% in Sharjah, 28% in Abu Dhabi branch and 9% in Fujairah, Ras Al Khalimah and Al Ain.

The plan includes e-Learning for about 3500 trainees, representing 10% of the banks employees. A number of professional certificates will be offered in addition to several workshops and leadership development programs.All of them targeting 20,000 participants

A Library in Each Bank Initiative

In line with the 2016 theme (The Year For Reading), EIBFS will establish a library in each bank to be linked to the main libraries in the institute, as a means to disseminate banking knowledge, and motivate innovation.