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First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s most valuable bank brand is sponsoring and participating in the HR Leaders Africa 2015 Conference. The event which is themed ‘Unlocking the Power of Human Capital to tap Africa’s Growth Potential’ would convene top Human Resource professionals across the continent to share insight on strategic human capital management as well as provide sustainable solutions to attendant challenges. The event is scheduled for June 9 – 10, 2015, at Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, Victoria Island Extension, Lagos. The Head, FirstAcademy, FirstBank’s Learning and Development division, Mr. Irumhekha Oshiomha will join other top-notch HR professionals to speak at the panel session on ‘Talent Development in Africa: Unlocking the value of learning & development to drive growth’.
FirstBank is participating at this event to drive growth and global best practices in Human Capital Management and Development. The Bank’s FirstAcademy is the first corporate academy of its kind in Nigeria and it is affiliated to the Global Association of Corporate Universities and Academies and the World Institute of Action Learning. It was established to provide strategic platform for competence development, knowledge management, culture change, and overall organizational transformation. One of the objectives of the academy is to continually produce talents in-house that will uphold superior performance, sustain shareholder value, and assure the Bank’s successes in a sustainable manner. Through FirstAcademy, the Bank invests in its staff by providing best in class learning interventions which enables them to be rated among the best in their chosen field.
According to FirstBank’s spokesperson, Mrs. Folake Ani-Mumuney, the Bank is committed to driving world class development interventions in human capital management. Through FirstAcademy, we also provide the platform to hone the skills, knowledge and capabilities of our workforce for competitive advantage’ she asserted.