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In its continuous quest to better serve the banking sector and its human capital, the Association of Banks in Lebanon has created in april 2016 a Human Resources Development (HRD) department to grow beyond its training service capabilities.

This department aims to develop the HR departments in banks by coordinating with concerned parties on banking industry trends and employment legislation. Its goal is to assist and support banks in implementing best HR competency based practices and provide them with relevant statistical data and metrics while ensuring their compliance with HR resolutions, namely the Collective Labor Agreement.

Accordingly, the Human Resources Development department role will encompass the following sections:

1- Organizational Development

Assist banks in designing talent management / succession planning, compensation, grading systems and performance management programs based on best practices.

2- Corporate Social Responsibility

Assist banks to become more sustainable and socially responsible in addressing areas such as employees’ wellness, energy use, waste reduction, carbon footprint, civic role, capacity building, etc…

3- Learning and Development:

Keep organizing public and in-house training activities (conferences, workshops, seminars, short courses…) for employees of the banking sector while covering all Lebanese territories, according to a training calendar agreed upon with ABL / HR and social affairs committee and approved by the board of directors of the association.

The training Program of 2016 has been published and diffused at the beginning of this year. As for the time schedule, it is announced to Banks’ General Managers and Heads of Human Resources Departments once agreed upon with trainers. Registrations for the training activities are made by banks’ management that can apply via e-mail by filling the registration form, as well as through the classical ways of communication (i.e. mail, telephone, fax). Also, the department appreciates pertaining suggestions and comments. Also, the precedent  annual activities of the department are shown in the 2014 activities report.

The activities of the previous month of the HRD department are described in the ABL Monthly Bulletin, where details such as the main topics discussed during the activities, trainers, number of participants, location and sometimes recommendations submitted to banks’ management or supervisory authorities.

You may get several banking manuals and guides that the department has contributed to their publication and listed in the ABL Publications.

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October 17, 2016
As usual and in the frame of the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB), a senior bank delegation of 30 bankers participated in these meetings that were held in Washington-DC, from October 1st till October 5th, 2016...
June 30, 2016
The 54th ABL annual General Assembly was held on June 30th, 2016 at ABL premises at noon....
June 13, 2016
The Board of Directors of the Association of Banks in Lebanon held an extraordinary meeting today at 11h at ABL premises to discuss the current developments after yesterday’s evening blast in Beirut, Verdun area, and issued the following statement:
May 27, 2016
The US Treasury delegation headed by Assistant Secretary Mr. Daniel Glaser visited today the Association of Banks in Lebanon at Saifi...
May 14, 2016
The Association of Banks in Lebanon is very satisfied for the improvements made by Lebanon with regard to protecting its reputation on the financial level...
October 26, 2016
Fransabank won MasterCard Champion Partner Bank Award in the first MasterCard Innovation Forum in Eastern Europe held in Budapest "MasterCard forum for innovation 2016". This year...
October 21, 2016
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October 19, 2016
Byblos Bank, keeping pace with the latest trends in the financial industry, participated in one of this year’s SWIFT auditorium sessions at the Sibos conference and exhibition, held in Geneva....
October 01, 2016
True to its reputation of innovative and technology-driven bank, Bank Audi has announced the launch of Novot, a premiere in the region which will enrich its customer experience...
September 29, 2016
Thanks to Visa, BLOM Bank is happy to announce the names of the lucky BLOM cardholders in Lebanon who won exclusive packages to watch The Rio 2016 Olympic Games live from Rio Di Janeiro in Brazil...
September 28, 2016
HE Mr. Adnan Kassar, Chairman of Fransabank Group awarded “Energy Ambassador of the Year 2016 – Lebanese Company”...
September 27, 2016
Banque Libano-Française (BLF) held a panel on “Innovation for Sustainability” on September 22, 2016, during the Beirut Energy Forum at Le Royal Hotel, Dbayeh...
September 26, 2016
In line with its plans to reinforce its local presence, Byblos Bank inaugurated the new premises hosting its Bekaa Regional Management and its second branch in Zahleh...
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