DURBAN - An learning and development programme run by the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) and Standard Bank has won a Gold award in the Professional Development category in the prestigious EFMD Excellence in Practice (EiP) Awards.
The Masterclass in Strategic Client Management Programme (MSCMP), a customised executive education learning intervention co-designed by the GSB in partnership with Standard Bank, has been running since 2014 and has graduated nearly 400 delegates from 17 African and 6 international countries.
EFMD Global plays a central role in shaping the global approach to management education and provides a unique forum for information, research and debate on innovation and best practice. The EiP Award seeks to build a bridge between business education institutions and corporations.
Kenny Fihla, Chief Executive, Corporate and Investment Banking at Standard Bank Group said, "The MSCM programme represents our Corporate Investment Banking wide focus on delivering exceptional client experiences in all markets in which we operate and it’s wonderful to be acknowledged by the EFMD for excellence in delivering an impactful learning experience for our people in partnership with UCT GSB".
Director of Executive Education at the UCT GSB, Kumeshnee West said, "The award acknowledges the importance of collaboration between the corporate and the learning provider to develop and deliver high-impact and sustainable results. It also celebrates excellence in the design, delivery and evaluation of the MSCM programme".