The First City Monument Bank’s Training Academy has been certified and granted full accreditation status by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN). This followed its compliance with best practices and other requirements set by the Institute.
The CIBN certification came at the end of a recent evaluation exercise carried out by the Institute under the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) competency framework for the banking and finance industry.
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 workers of the bank. The Academy has, over the years, upgraded the quality of its offerings, which include the introduction of an industry leading e-learning platform, hiring of internal and external facilitators of high repute and provision of modern facilities.
Speaking at the certificate presentation ceremony, the CIBN President/Chairman of Council, Otunba (Mrs.) Debola Osibogun said: “I am indeed, elated that 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, Ladi Balogun for deeming it fit to tap into the scheme for the benefit of staff.”
Balogun, represented by the bank’s Divisional Head, Human Resources and Change Management, Felicia Obozuwa, said the accreditation is a clear demonstration that the various strategic approaches adopted by the bank to boost its workforce’s learning and development through the Training Academy are yielding the desired results and appreciated.