NBK launches the new cohort of its “High fliers” leadership development program

  • Najla Al-Sager: The program aims to prepare young banking leaders capable of maintaining the course of the bank’s success

The National Bank of Kuwait (NBK), in cooperation with IE Business School in Madrid, has launched its seventh cohort of the “High Fliers” leadership development program, as part of its ongoing efforts in human capital development and talent.

The training program extends over a period of 6 months and also involves the international subsidiaries for the first time.

It covers various modules including: developing new and conceptual thinking, creating a culture of excellence, managing change and innovation, measuring and managing performance, effective communication, effective teamwork, orientation client, design thinking and effective advice and training.

The welcoming ceremony for the new trainees took place in the presence of Mr. Isam Al-Sager, Vice President and General Manager of the NBK Group, Ms. Shaikha Al-Bahar, Deputy General Manager of the NBK Group, Mr. Salah Al- Fulaij, Managing Director of NBK – Kuwait, Mr. Sulaiman Al-Marzouq, Deputy Managing Director of NBK – Kuwait, Mr. Faisal A. Al-Hamad, Managing Director – Global Wealth Management at National Bank of Kuwait.

On this occasion, Najla Al-Sager Head of Talent Management, Group Human Resources at National Bank of Kuwait, said: “The program mainly aims to enable trainees to unleash their full potential, encouraging them to combine technical skills and leadership to achieve strategic goals. leadership qualities if successful.

The program also aims to develop and prepare young banking leaders capable of sustaining the bank’s success over the past decades, while reflecting its vision which places the sustainable development of human capital as a top priority, he said. -she adds.

Al-Sager noted that NBK firmly believes that investing in human capital ensures sustainable growth of its business in the future at all levels. Therefore, learning, training and development initiatives for young people are a key priority at the heart of the bank’s strategic plans.

“NBK has a unique work environment culture, in which it harnesses all abilities to develop its employees by providing them with training and development programs in partnership with the most reputable educational institutions in the world, in order to follow the key development of the banking sector,” she stressed.

Al-Sager pointed out that NBK always seeks to unleash the creative energies of its employees, which positively reflects on their performance, ultimately placing the bank in a leadership position both locally and regionally.

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