Human Capital Development in First Bank of Nigeria PLC

Titilope Olusegun Olalere, Adesoji Adetunji Adenugba

Abstract


Human Capital Development is essential for the growth and development of any nation. Human capital are perhaps the most dynamic of all the resources of any organization. Over the years, the Financial Sector had been plagued with scarcity of trained bankers and financial experts, which has led to employment of half fit experts who needs further training to make them suitable for the banking jobs. It is in the light of this that this paper examines the effectiveness of Human Capital Development Programmes of First Bank of Nigeria Plc. The study utilized both secondary and primary for gathering information. For the primary source it utilized both questionnaire and in-depth interview as instruments and for secondary data; the organization’s human capital development chart, handbook and training records. The findings revealed that the Human Capital Development Programmes of First Bank of Nigeria Plc have improved the skills, attitude and performance of staff of the bank which invariably has led to the achievement of organizational goals and objectives. The findings also discovered the need for the bank to put in place motivational policies that will be attractive to the staff in order to retain them after the training and development exercise. This is will reduce employee turnover or attrition, which is visible in the bank.

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Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 2039-9340(Print) ISSN 2039-2117(Online)

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