United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), known as “Africa’s Global Bank,” has successfully concluded itas inaugural Graduate Management Accelerated Programme (GMAP), marking a significant milestone in its commitment to grooming young African professionals.
These graduates, drawn from UBA’s 19 African subsidiaries, completed a rigorous capacity-building initiative that combined theoretical learning with practical on-the-job training.
Participants rotated across various departments and units within the bank, gaining valuable experience along the way.
Chairman of UBA, Tony Elumelu emphasized the importance of prioritizing human capital development and praised the program for producing talented and promising professionals prepared to elevate the bank to new heights.
He stated, “We would love to see our future CEOs from this program, and I hope that the enthusiasm, excitement, and energy I see in this room today translate into the greatness we anticipate. UBA is addressing unemployment in Africa by providing opportunities for young Africans.”
UBA’s GMAP demonstrates its dedication to investing in Africa’s youth, fostering professional growth, and addressing unemployment on the continent.
The program equips young graduates with the skills and experience needed to contribute to Africa’s development and play pivotal roles in the bank’s future leadership.