BOP, PSTD join hands to create culture of learning

Staff Reporter

In line with its vision to create a culture of learning within the organization and to provide the employees access to innovative learning and development tools, the Bank of Punjab entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Pakistan Society for Training and Development (PSTD) at the Bank of Punjab, Head Office at Lahore.

The purpose of the MOU is to develop and expand a framework of learning partnership between BOP and PSTD and to establish and implement joint efforts for capacity building and human capital de-velopment of the employees at BOP through access to e-learning as well as talent acquisition, compe-tency assessment tools, as well as training of employees of the Bank through state of the art and the best available resources in the country.

The MOU provides a holistic framework compris-ing of training and certification programs for the Bank’s employees over the next five years.

The agreement was signed by Ms. Alia Zafar, Group Head, People & Organizational Excellence Group, The Bank of Punjab and Mr. Adeel Shareef, Acting Chief Executive Officer, PSTD, whereby senior executives from both the organizations at-tended the event.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Adeel Shareef, stated that being a resilient and dynamic organization, PSTD has always learned from challenges and turned them into opportunities.

This was evident from the way PSTD dealt with the global pandemic, whereby the organization made no compromise in learning and development initiatives by use of technology and innovation, thereby switching to virtual learning, e-modules and digital transformations.

He further affirmed to enhance the training landscape of Pakistan through provision of digital solutions to their clients.

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