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Since 1991, the Training Department at the Association of Banks in Lebanon (ABL) has received a great deal of support from all ABL member banks. Over the years, the department, with the close cooperation of management in the banking sector, has worked to understand the needs of its labor force, and it has acted to satisfy those needs with the most advanced training techniques and methods, as is shown in the 2013 activities report. The training Program of 2015 targets all ranks in banks’ departments . It consists of 35 different activities. These activities could be of different types such as conferences, seminars, workshops or short courses. They can last from one to several days. The program has been published and diffused in the beginning of this year, and the time schedule will be announced to Banks’ General Managers and Heads of Human Resources Departments once agreed upon with trainers. The activities of the previous month are described in the ABL Monthly Bulletin, where you can find details concerning the main topics discussed during the activities, the trainers, the number of participants, the location and sometimes the recommendations submitted to banks’ management or supervisory authorities. Moreover, the training department can be of great help to banks requiring in house training for their employees. It can study their needs, provide them with a list of professional trainers, and tailor-made contents according to their requirements. In addition to its contribution to the completion of several banking manuals and guides, the training Department has summarized and edited some of its training activities in the ABL Resources. Registrations for our training activities are made by banks’ management that can apply from now on via e-mail by filling the registration form, as well as through the classical ways of communication (i. e. telephone, fax, post). Finally, we guarantee all interested parties that we’ll take into consideration all their suggestions and comments, in order to fulfill our mission in the best manner.
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April 23, 2015
ABL Board of Directors organized on April 22 a lunch at the Phoenicia Hotel in honor of the Banking Control Commission. The Governor of the Central Bank and a number of its deputies attended the celebration. Several bankers were present to congratulate the newly designated president and members of the said commission....
April 02, 2015
In response to the front page article of Al Akhbar’s issue of 2 April 2015 on “the financing of Daech”, the Association of Banks in Lebanon wishes to confirm the following: - The information in the article attributed to banking sources having participated in the meeting held between Mr. Daniel Glazer, Assistant Secretary for the Department of Treasury of the United States, and the members of the Board of Directors of the Association of Banks in Lebanon to discuss the status of the Lebanese banks, is completely inaccurate....
April 22, 2015
The Lebanese American University inaugurated today in its Beirut campus the “Adnan Kassar School of Business” following a generous donation from H. E. Mr. Adnan Kassar , Chairman and major shareholder of Fransabank Group, Chairman of the Lebanese Economic Organizations and Honorary Chairman of the General Union of Arab Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture....
April 02, 2015
Bank Audi and MasterCard today launched the “Tap2Pay - NFC Wearables”, the first-of-its kind payment solution in the Middle East, during a press conference held at Bank Audi headquarters in Bab Idriss on Tuesday, March 31, 2015...
April 01, 2015
In line with its strategy to support the Lebanese Youth, Bank of Beirut delivered another batch of scholarships worth USD18,000 to the winning students of the 3D University Account draw ...
 
 
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