NBK Launches Eighth Cohort of ‘High-Fliers’

KUWAIT: Reflecting its firm belief in investing in human capital and continuous development of its employees, National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) has launched the Eighth cohort of its “High-Fliers” program for qualifying young banking leaders, in cooperation with IE Business School, Madrid. The training program, which expands over a period of six months, and engages NBK’s international branches, covers various modules and topics including: technological trends, design thinking, change management, strategy, negotiation skills, positive leadership and digital transformation.

Najla Al-Sager

The participants will work within teams to introduce innovative ideas and solutions. Concluding the program, the winning team will be selected By a panel of NBK executives and representatives of IE Business School On this occasion, Najla Al-Sager, Head of Talent Management, Group Human Resources at National Bank of Kuwait, said: “The program is primarily focused on enabling trainees to unlock their full potential and encouraging them to combine technical and leadership skills to cultivate strategic thinking in leadership upon successful completion.”

“NBK places human capital development as a top priority, harnessing all capabilities to develop its employees by providing them with training and development programs in partnership with the most reputable educational institutions worldwide, in order to keep pace with the key development in the banking industry,” she noted. Al-Sager emphasized that NBK always seeks to unlock the creative energies of its employees, which is positively reflected on their performance, ultimately placing the bank at a leading position, both locally and regionally.

The “High Fliers” Program is part of NBK’s consistent endeavors for human capital and talent development to prepare qualified future leaders who are able to sustain the bank’s long-standing success. Founded in 1973, IE Business School, Madrid is one of the top leading business schools in the world. It is consistently recognized as one of the world’s top centers of learning by international magazines and publications including Forbes, the Economist, The Financial Times and Bloomberg.

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