Nigeria's oldest bank, First Bank of Nigeria Plc, has emerged the winner of the Silver Award for the impact its FirstAcademy is making in the society.
Nigeria's oldest bank, First Bank of Nigeria Plc, has emerged the winner of the Silver Award for Best Impact by Corporate University on Implementation of Business Strategies of the Organisation in the Global Council for Corporate Universities (GlobalCCU) Awards 2015.
A statement released by the bank reports:
“The Bank achieved this feat through its corporate academy for Learning & Development - FirstAcademy, after a rigorous entry process cutting across 51 countries from all continents across the globe.
The awards recognise and reward the very best Corporate Universities worldwide that have performed at the highest level of excellence and have created value for People, Business and Society across the world."
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.
The bank says the Academy was established to provide strategic platform for competence development, knowledge management, culture change, and overall organisational transformation, providing ample support across various First Bank geographies in Sub-Saharan Africa and representative offices in South Africa, China and Abu Dhabi and currently has six campuses across Nigeria in Lagos, Ibadan, Abuja, Enugu, Jos, and Kano.