Askari Bank recognizes its employees as the prime asset and the key contributors to the performance of the bank and places great emphasis on the attraction, development, motivation and retention of its employees.
Human capital of the bank is given the highest value in the aim to achieve our mission of being the bank of first choice. Accordingly, the bank’s focus remains on employee development coupled with improving the ambiance through regular reviews and refinements of processes and work environment thereby ensuring its dynamism and robustness and keeping the spirit of its key guiding principles and policies.
Therefore, employees’ professional development is one of the key elements of our human resource strategy. To keep abreast with technological development and other advancement, human capital enrichment through extensive in-house and external training is indispensable. Training goals are determined in the light of well defined training needs assessment (TNA) procedures as envisaged in the overall strategic plan of the bank.
Training & development team of the bank continue its pursuit for quality training to the bank’s staff in line with the approved training policy. During each year, various training programs are conducted for bank employees through in-house training academies at Rawalpindi, Lahore and Karachi, and external training facilities both local and international. We remain committed to provide ample opportunities for in-house and external trainings that will enable our employees to improve their skills and professional competence. These academies conduct workshops and operational skill development clinics in the disciplines of domestic banking operations, IT, credit & finance, international trade, risk management, service & attitude, management & communication, and on other diverse subjects including a series of leadership and team development programs for senior management of the bank.These courses are conducted by professionally skilled qualified faculty aided by industry experts.