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Fourth Annual American Express Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit Connects Social Purpose Leaders from Around the World

Premier leadership development programs convene to examine best practices for cultivating next generation nonprofit leaders
Press Release

NEW YORK, April 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - American Express (NYSE: AXP) will host its fourth annual Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit in New York on April 16 and 17, celebrating eleven years of a transformative program that has developed more than 3,600 nonprofit and social purpose leaders.

Scotiabank Announces Eighth Cohort of Scotia Vision Achiever Programme

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Scotiabank Jamaica announced the eighth cohort of small business owners in the 2018 edition of the Scotia Vision Achiever Programme last Wednesday.

The intensive 17-week course led by renowned business coach Marcia Woon Choy begins in April...

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DMZ Launches ‘Women Founders Accelerator Program’ to Improve Gender Gap in Canada’s Tech Sector

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TORONTO, February 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The DMZ at Ryerson University announced today the launch of a Women Founders accelerator program to help early-stage women-led startups secure early revenue and find their product-market fit. The four-month accelerator program, launched in partnership with Scotiabank and Tangerine, will fuel the success of Canadian women innovators.

Building a Better Ladder: How Scotiabank Fosters Female Talent Through Sponsorship

By Shelley White, Women of Influence
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Not having a sponsor is a key reason many talented women never reach their potential. That’s why up and comer Alana Riley was paired with Alex Besharat, Senior Vice President & Head, Canadian Wealth Management through Scotiabank’s Canadian Banking Sponsorship Program. With a senior leader advocating on her behalf, there’s no telling how far Alana’s career will go.

Sometimes the best way to grow as a leader is to jump out of your comfort zone, says Alana Riley.

Sands Academy Elevate Certificates: Sonila Dhima

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Shortly after transitioning from Assistant Pool Manager to Refreshment Center Manager at The Venetian and The Palazzo, Sonila Dhima was made aware of courses offered through Sands Academy. In conjunction with the Learning and Development courses offered to all Team Members, Sands Academy established the Elevate Series, a series of courses focused on providing tools for leaders to manage their Team Members and build relationships to ensure success within their departments. 

PNC Teams Up with Google on New IT Support Professional Certificate

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Google and online learning giant Coursera on Tuesday unveiled a new certificate program to train Americans, including those without college degrees, for entry-level IT jobs.

Sands China Ltd. Celebrates First Class of International Strategic Leadership Program Graduates

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In July 2017, a group of 25 Sands China Ltd. Team Members were selected as the first class of Sands China International Strategic Leadership Program for Integrated Resorts. The class graduated on November 17 with a commencement ceremony at Sands Cotai Central

Learn How to Bring Your CSR Programming to the Next Level in Just Six Months

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Now in its fifth year, the Institute for Corporate Social Responsibility was designed by and for those working in the CSR field as a practical, interactive, and affordable professional development opportunity for CSR practitioners.

Why IBM Invests Time and Dollars in the Institute for CSR

By: Diane Melley, Vice President, Global Citizenship Initiatives, Corporate Marketing, Communications and Citizenship, IBM
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At IBM, we view talent development as a core value and a key element of our current and future success. Investing in employee training not only helps attract and retain great team members, it also builds loyalty, inspires creativity, and increases our reputation as a company.

But, employee development, like many areas of business requires planning, investment, and an eye towards the future.

Why I Traveled Almost 6,000 Miles to Attend the Institute for Corporate Social Responsibility

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The Institute for Corporate Social Responsibility recently celebrated the graduation of their fourth class. Since the launch of the Institute in 2014, the program has attracted CSR professionals from around the region and across the country. Recently, we have seen interest from the international community. Sunday Kubba Hassan with Central Bank of Nigeria is the first international graduate from the Institute.

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