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UGBS courts industry to support raw business case project

By Isaac Aidoo
A Senior Lecturer with the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS), Dr Gordon Abekah-Nkrumah has urged organisations to cooperate with the school in its efforts to bring into lecture halls the business environments that mimic the challenges students are likely to face, managing businesses in the future.

Team Iris progresses to finals of CFO competition

Team Iris from the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) has made it to the finals of The CFO (Chief Financial Officer) Case Study Competition. The event, which is an international multi-round business management and leadership-focused competition is organised annually by The Charter Quest Institute of South Africa.

Ecobank is best in CSR, Financial Performance

By Isaac Aidoo
Ecobank Ghana Limited was the recipient of the Best bank in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award and best in Financial Performance at the 16th Ghana Banking Awards organised by Corporate Initiative Ghana (GIG) in Accra.

GCB Bank picks two awards at Banking Awards

By Isaac Aidoo
GCB Bank Limited was the recipient of two awards at the recently held 16th Ghana Banking Awards organised by the Corporate Initiative Ghana (CIG) in Accra.
The bank was adjudged the Most Active E-zwich Bank and was second runner -up in Best Bank in Competitive Pricing category of the Awards.
The colourful event, which pooled all 33 banks in Ghana, was on the theme ‘Redefining a sustainable customer experience in banking, sixty years after independence’.
GCB Bank won the Most Active E-zwich Bank at the 15th edition of the Banking Awards held for 2015. It was first runner-up in the Best Bank in Financial Performance after Ecobank at the same awards and second runner up the Best Bank in Competitive Pricing category.
The bank again for the 2015 financial year was first runner-up in the Best Bank in Trade Finance.
One year after the awards came into fruition, in 2002, GCB Bank, then Ghana Commercial Bank was the Most Socially Responsible Bank. It was the Best Bank in Trade Finance, Most Socially Responsible Bank, and Best Bank in Financial Performance all in 2007. In 2008, GCB Bank was adjudged Best Bank in Competitive Pricing.
The bank recently disclosed that it will from 2018 embark on a new three-year development plan to further build on the gains made with its current five-year strategic plan.
“We will carve out a new three-year strategic plan from 2018 to 2020 which will be anchored on people; processes, that is, technology enabled; sales and service; growth and profitability as the five year plan ends this year,” new Board Chairman of the bank, Mr Jude Kofi Arthur said at its 23rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Accra last month.
The bank is poised to continue to refurbish its branches in 2017 to improve the ambiance, invest in IT infrastructure to improve efficiency and convenience to customers and build capacity of the human capital through training and select external recruitment to execute the Bank’s agenda.

The Royal Bank excels in retail, cashless banking

By Isaac AIDOO, Accra

WHOLLY-OWNED Ghanaian bank, The Royal Bank (TRB), was honoured at the 16th Ghana Banking Awards held in Accra last Saturday.

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By Isaac AIDOO, Accra
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HFC Bank excels in Trade Finance, CSR

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NIB efforts crowned at 16th Banking Awards

By Isaac AIDOO, Accra
GHANAIAN-OWNED National Investment Bank (NIB) won three Awards at the 16th Ghana Banking Awards organised by Corporate Initiative Ghana (CIG) which was held in Accra last Saturday.

Busy wins two awards at GITTA 2017

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