National Bank of Fujairah unveils its exclusive ‘NBF Technology Academy’

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Third edition of NBF Technology Academy
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National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) has launched its “NBF Technology Academy” for the third consecutive year.

“Offering a unique opportunity for Emirati technology graduates to receive in-depth training and progressive career opportunities, helping them get ‘work ready’, this year’s focus is on Applications Development & AI, in line with trends in the digital sector,” according to the statement.

The NBF Technology Academy reaffirms the bank’s commitment to developing Emirati talent. Further, the academy will focus on nurturing the leaders of tomorrow in the evolving digital space.

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“Investing in future generations and providing the nation’s youth with the skills to help them thrive in the banking sector, as well as the wider economy, has been a key part of NBF’s strategy since our inception. As we continue on our own digital transformation journey, and the UAE’s digital economy continues to grow at pace in line with the UAE leadership’s vision, we are proud to launch the third year of the NBF Technology Academy, empowering more students with the digital knowledge and skills to fulfill their career ambitions.”

The initiative is also part of NBF’s ongoing efforts to develop the digital knowledge of UAE nationals and equip them with the skills they need to achieve their career goals while contributing to the country’s economic growth.

As per the statement, “Welcoming 11 graduates with technology backgrounds for the 2023 intake, students will take part in a six-month program, which has been developed using state-of-the-art methodologies that incorporate neuroscience of learning and gamification to boost the overall learning experience.”

The training will be delivered in collaboration with PwC’s Academy Middle East, and modules include Artificial Intelligence, Data, Cybersecurity, and more, with the focus on developing their skills and knowledge to thrive in the workplace of the future, the Bank added.

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