- Al-Ablani: Developing our human capital is a core element of our strategies aimed at maintaining the quality of our service and product offering
National Bank of Kuwait (NBK), in cooperation with IE Business School, Madrid, launched its sixth edition of the Leadership Development Program, The “High Fliers Program”, targeting high potential employees with a proven record of high performance and leadership potential.
Commenting on the launch of this year's edition, Emad Al-Ablani, Group General Manager-Human Resources said: "NBK maintains its leading position in the local and regional markets through its focus on human resources development, as they are the cornerstone of our organization's success".
Al-Ablani added that NBK is always keen on fostering leadership capability and support employees' professional development by providing the best training programs in cooperation with the world's premier academic institutions to keep abreast of the banking industry's new developments.
"Human resources development is an integral part of NBK's strategic plans, as our workforce's efficiency is the backbone of our business, as they set the bar for the quality of our banking offerings across the markets in which we operate," Al-Ablani added.
The training program extends over a period of 6 months and covers various modules including among others: developing new and unconventional thinking, building a culture of excellence, managing change and innovation, measuring and managing performance, effective communication, high performance teamwork, customer centricity, design thinking and effective guidance and training.
The program is primarily designed to enable trainees to unlock their full potential, encouraging them to combine technical and leadership skills to attain strategic leadership thinking qualities upon successful completion.
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