WINDHOEK, Feb. 26 – Nedbank Namibia recently welcomed 14 of its staff members into its Management Development Programme (MDP). The candidates, who are all on supervisory or management level, were selected from across the business to undertake the intense six month programme.
The Nedbank MDP is a collaboration with the University of Stellenbosch Business School and forms part of Nedbank’s Leadership Development Programme. Nedbank has initiated the programme to upskill and better equip employees in leadership roles within the business.
The course will cover subjects including, Finance and Business Environment, Marketing and Customer Service, People Management and Leadership as well as Strategy Formulation and Implementation. The candidates will also be required to submit a project to the business before their graduation at the end of August 2018.
This group will be the third intake into the MDP which has already seen 35 Nedbank staff members completed the course since its inception in 2016.
Speaking to the candidates Nedbank Managing Director, Lionel Matthews, encouraged them to work hard and emphasized that the programme is put in place to not only equip them with skill and to enhance their performance, but it also demonstrates Nedbank’s commitment to invest back into its people, “Nedbank has selected you for this programme because we see a potential in you, it is now your responsibility to work hard and use the learnings of this programme to not only enhance the bank but also to add value to yourselves as individuals.” – NDN Staffer