Coronation Merchant Bank Group’s operations have received a new boost with the graduation of more investment banking analysts from its yearly banking and finance academy, in its bid to foster continuous human capital development.
At the second graduation ceremony of the bank’s yearly event, its Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Coronation Merchant Bank Group, Abu Jimoh, said the graduate trainee programme is a key way of resourcing the institution.The yearly banking and finance academy is a graduate trainee programme for investment banking analysts, which takes place over a period of eight months.
During that time, budding analysts are trained across various areas of banking and financial services by exposing them to a broad based organisational learning, three-month internship programme, community development projects, corporate/soft skills development and a culture management programme. “It provides us with a platform to make meaningful contribution to the development of our host communities through the opportunities it provides to young people in the form of human capital development.
“Our strategy is to attract the best and brightest from across the world and immerse them in our culture at a very early stage.“We believe this strategy will help us in leadership sourcing as well as ensuring a well diversified workforce that will serve the organization in the years to come.
Also, the Head, Enterprise Management of the bank, Onayimi Aiwerioghene, said: “Our goal is to build the future of the banking group around these set of young and dynamic people.“As they commence their journey towards becoming leading investment bankers in Nigeria, we are committed to providing them with the tools, resources and skills they need to make their career with us very successful.
Coronation Merchant Bank group was established to fill the gap in a long-underserved market segment, seeking to address the need for long term capital across key sectors of the economy.The Group offers investment and corporate banking, private banking/wealth management and global markets/treasury services to its diverse clients.It also offers securities trading/brokerage, asset management and trustees services via its subsidiaries; Coronation Securities Limited, Coronation Asset Management Limited respectively. Driven by its vision of becoming Africa’s premier investment bank, it remains committed to becoming an oasis within the continent’s financial landscape for risk management, corporate governance and corporate social development.