Kuwait 12 - November 2019: Burgan Bank, an employer of choice, recently celebrated the graduation of the newest batch of 21 trainees from its dedicated Academy program. Led by the Learning & Development department, the annual training platform develops the skills of young graduates and equips them with practical banking experience.
The new bankers were equipped with a wide range of skills that will enable them to easily transition into the banking sector. The program included a 2-week field training exercise across the banks’ branches to enable the rising employees to translate their theoretical knowledge into practical experiences. The induction also consisted of an extensive introduction to the various banking products and services, as well as training on one of the most important skills – customer experience.
This annual training platform comes as part of the bank’s mission to ensure its clients are consistently accommodated with the most qualified professionals to maintain customer loyalty and satisfaction. The program is intended to prepare the Kuwaiti youth for leadership positions in the future, which is a wider core objective to advance the country’s banking leadership competencies.
Burgan Bank Senior Manager - Learning & Development, Mrs. Ghada El-Kadi said: “ As the core department for managing in-house talent, it is always part of our mission to first familiarize the trainees with our brand values and dynamic corporate culture. This culture at Burgan Bank is characterized by a positive, hard-working and ambitious drive to excel, reflected through employees relationship with both their colleagues and clients. To sustain the community and its future, while maintaining our position as a financial powerhouse, our aim remains to support new potential and progress through relevant programs.”
Burgan Bank Group now includes more than 920 employees in Kuwait and a vast network of 169 branches strategically distributed across Kuwait, Middle East, North Africa, and Turkey. The Group boasts decades of achievements and award winning performances by the diverse departments since 1977. The Bank aims to reach the next phase of growth and success by investing in its growing national talent and producing best-in-class banking leaders.