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Egyptian Banking Institute launches Fintech training program

By , ITWeb
Africa , Egypt , 21 Dec 2022

The Egyptian Banking Institute (EBI), the training arm of the Central Bank of Egypt, has launched the first round of “EBI Executive Program” for the African banking sector.

According to information released to the media, the program aims at developing the executive leadership talents and competencies as well as enriching technical knowledge for the senior executives from the African banking and financial sectors by raising the efficiency of human cadres working in these sectors.

The program was conducted during the period from 23-27 October in Cairo with the participation of a number of senior executives from four banks in Tanzania and Zambia.

During the program, the latest trends and developments in various topics were discussed and presented such as Strategy, Sustainability, Corporate Governance, Agility, Disruptive Innovation, Dealing with the Media and Banking Digital Transformation.

The in-class training program has been designed to include different training methodologies based on case studies, simulation game, and role-playing activities in order to achieve the utmost benefit of the program.

Dr Abdel Aziz Nossier, Executive Director of EBI, said: “The African continent is an important pillar in our strategy, therefore we continually develop cooperation opportunities and implement training programs that invest in the human capital within the African financial and banking sectors.”

Dr Nossier added that several rounds of program are planned to be conducted in the future in other African countries including Sudan and Rwanda.

He said, "The EBI Executive program targeting senior executives in the African banking sector comes as a continuation of EBI's efforts over the past years to intensify its activities in the African continent with the aim of supporting the development of human capital, where EBI has provided its training services for more than 4000 trainees from 44 African countries till now.” 

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