SKYE Bank Plc has entered into a strategic partnership with the British Council in the area of human capital and manpower development.
According to a statement by the bank, the partnership is targeted at developing the skills and competencies needed for nation building and economic empowerment.
Under the partnership, Skye Bank will support the British Councilâ€™s Management Express programme, a quarterly human capital development and networking event of young and mid-level career professionals and entrepreneurs who meet quarterly to discuss contemporary management issues and network with peers and experts.
The statement further noted that the bankâ€™s support for the programme is in line with one of its core values of continuous learning and in fulfillment of its policy on education and youth development.
The first lecture series under the Skye Bank-British Council Management Express programme will hold between February 2nd and 4th in Enugu , Lagos and Abuja respectively. The statement said a renowned management expert, Prof. Timothy Barry, Head of Systems Management and Strategy at the University of Greenwich Business School, will be the Guest Speaker at the three centres.
Key subject areas to be addressed include â€œNavigating uncertainty, strategic positioning and predicting future trends in Businessâ€ and â€œSurvival Tools for Businesses in a competitive Marketâ€.
The Management Express programme makes it possible for young entrepreneurs and professionals to meet and share thoughts and ideas on business, management, among others, as well as enrich and increase their knowledge and expertise with a view to solving some of the challenging obstacles to development.
The forum features high profile speakers from abroad and Nigeria who deliver a talk on contemporary market, as well as operational driven topics relevant to diverse sectors, drawing on their rich experiences.