Burgan Bank’s New In-House Learning & Development Center Alongside Agreement With Knowledge Club 2018

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Published July 31st, 2018 - 10:11 GMT
During the event
During the event

Burgan Bank, one of the leading banks in talent and career development, announced its one-year sponsorship of leading knowledge transfer platform - Knowledge Club’s Season 2 workshops and seminars as part of its ongoing strategy to enhance its human capital capabilities through world-class training, strategic partnerships and supportive resources.

The agreement was signed with Vigor Events: the founder of the “Knowledge Club” and a first-class education and training provider in the Middle East and North Africa region.  The “Knowledge Club,” running for the 6th year, provides top companies and individual professionals an exceptional training and development experience. The comprehensive program will hold seminars, conferences, and experiential learning workshops presented by internationally leading speakers, authors and trainers. Providing exposure and access to thousands of key decision-makers from various fields and sectors in the region, Season 2 will run every month from September until December 2018 featuring real–life case studies, principles, guidelines, new best practice and more to nurture employees’ wealth of knowledge and leadership skills.

Additionally, coinciding with the new agreement and forging ahead on its trajectory toward successful development of a workplace learning culture, Burgan Bank renewed its Learning and Development Center to provide timely, state of the art learning solutions and initiatives that adapt to changing market demands. It was inaugurated on a management level, the center aims to accomplish the bank’s long term strategic objectives through an effective innovation lifecycle that invests extensively in internal leadership capabilities and positively impacts overall business continuity.

Group Chief Human Resources and Development Officer at Burgan Bank, Ms. Halah El Sherbini Commenting on the opening of the Learning and Development Center and the bank’s new ‘Knowledge Club’ sponsorship, said, “To deliver on our vision of incorporating top quality human capital, we have proudly partnered with Vigor Events which offers wide access to leading international minds through various training experiences.  This is truly a transformative learning experience which happily coincides with the opening of our very own learning center that offers dynamic resources for learning and development and helps support the expansion of our training offerings dedicated to advancing our staff’s skills. Raising the bar of excellence through the introduction of new discoveries, knowledge sharing exercises and world class activities will inevitably lead to a progressive work force and sustainable corporate culture.”

During the event, Burgan Bank held a brief presentation on the latest departmental achievements and projections for 2019. During the collaborative phase, the bank’s staff will also participate in several other engagements before the end of 2018, including a large scale team-building event to enhance productivity both at individual and team levels.

Background Information

Burgan Bank

Established in 1977, Burgan Bank is the youngest conventional Bank and second largest by assets in Kuwait, with a significant focus on the corporate and financial institutions sectors, as well as having a growing retail, and private bank customer base. Burgan Bank has majority owned subsidiaries in the MENAT region supported by one of the largest regional branch networks. which include Gulf Bank Algeria - AGB (Algeria), Bank of Baghdad - BOB (Iraq & Lebanon),Tunis International Bank – TIB (Tunisia), and fully owned Burgan Bank – Turkey, (collectively known as the “Burgan Bank Group”). Furthermore, Burgan Bank has a present in the UAE through its corporate office (“Burgan Financial Services Limited) which had helped the bank to participate in multiple financing opportunities in the UAE.

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