CIBN accredits FCMB’s training academy
The capacity building and the training programmes offered by the training academy of First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited has received due recognition, as it has been certified and granted full accreditation status by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN).
This is due to its compliance with best practices and other requirements set by the Institute.
The certification, which came at the end of a recent evaluation exercise carried out by the CIBN, the sole accreditation agency under the Competency Framework for the country’s Banking and Finance industry is due to its compliance with best practices and other requirements set out.
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 staff of the Bank, to equip them as professional bankers.
The academy has over the years, upgraded the quality of its offerings to further add value, including the introduction of an industry leading e-learning platform, hiring of internal and external facilitators of high repute and provision of modern facilities.
With the accreditation, employees of FCMB will be granted automatic exemptions in certain subjects and levels of professional certification.
Speaking at the certificate presentation ceremony in Lagos, the President/Chairman of Council of the CIBN, Otunba Debola Osibogun, said: “I am indeed elated that First City Monument Bank (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, Mr. Ladi Balogun for deeming it fit to tap into the scheme for the benefit of staff”.