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Employability skills of young graduates
Overview of the MCB
MCB Vision and Values
MCB Core Activities & Support functions
Career Opportunities at MCB
MCB and its people
Next Steps for you

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  • Employability  skills  of  young  graduates   MCB  –  An  employer  of  choice  
  • OUR  PEOPLE  |  15   Opportunity       isnowhere  
  • AGENDA  |  1   AGENDA   The  presenta?on  will  cover  the  following:-­‐     •   Employability  skills  of    young  graduates   •   Overview  of  the  MCB   •   MCB  Vision  and  Values   •   MCB  Core  AcIviIes  &  Support  funcIons   •   Career  OpportuniIes  at  MCB   •   MCB  and  its  people   •   Next  Steps  for  you    
  • CONCLUSION  |  7   Employability  skills  of  young   graduates  
  • COMPETENCIES  |  14   Employability  and  Employability  skills            Employability                “the  capability  for  gaining  and  maintaining   employment”                    Employability  Skills     •  Skills    that  are  developed  inside  and  outside  formal  educaIon  that   can  be  transferred  to  the  workplace   •  Knowledge  and  abiliIes  relaIng  to  a  parIcular  job   •  Ability  to  idenIfy  suitable  job  opportuniIes  and  self  presentaIon   for  applicaIons  and  interviews    
  •   Personal Skills Interpersonal Skills Study Skills Career Management Skills ManagementEntrepreneurship Ultimately skills that make you more employable
  • Coaching                  Time  Management                  MoIvaIon              Commercial  Awareness          Driven            Team  Player   Leader    Good  Communicator    Honesty                                                                Good  sportsmanship  PosiIve  personal  image   Problem-­‐Solving    Flexibility    Literacy                                                    Reliable                      Numeracy                        CommiXed     Resilient                          Disciplined                  PaIence          Loyalty    AmbiIous          RespecYul      Self-­‐Aware                                                            Goal-­‐Orientated                  PrioriIsing    Wants  to  learn    Networks  and  Builds  RelaIonships        Guides  Others  
  •           What  are  the  top  skills  that  employers   are  looking  for?  
  • “The successful applicant will be determined and energetic, with a high level of numeracy, I.T. literacy, research and presentation skills. They will be capable of working effectively as an individual and as a part of a team. They will have the ability...proven or latent...to manage people now or in the not-too-distant future, and make things happen.” The  Job  Advert  
  • “The successful applicant will be determined and energetic, with a high level of numeracy, ICT, literacy, research and presentation skills. They will be capable of working effectively to deadlines as an individual and as a part of a team. They will have the ability...proven or latent...to manage people now or in the not-too-distant future, and make things happen.” Decoding  the  Job  Advert    
  • •  Determined –  Ge]ng  through  difficult  Imes;  stress;  meeIng  deadlines;   achieving  high  grades.     •  Energetic –  When  did  you  last  do  that  liXle  bit  extra?           •  Numeracy –  StaIsIcal  analysis  of  quanItaIve  data.         Decoding  the  Job  Advert  
  • •  I.T. skills –  Every  assignment;  you  DO  have  good  ICT  skills.           •  Literacy skills –  Reading  and  wriIng  –  when  did  you  last  do  that?           •  Research skills –  Academically  taught  and  finely  honed  research  skills;   when  didn’t  you  last  have  to  research?         Decoding  the  Job  Advert  
  • •  Presentation skills –  PowerPoint  and  beyond;  public  speaking;  the  presentaIon  of  your   work;  your  professional  image.       •  Working effectively to deadlines –  Most  of  the  work  that  you  undertake.         •  Individual –  Working  alone.       •  Working effectively as a part of a team –  Group  work;  sports;  employment.         Decoding  the  Job  Advert  
  • Decoding  the  Job  Advert   •  Manage people – Group  working  responsibiliIes;  relaIonships  with   those  around  you;  organisaIon  and  managing   self.         •  Make things happen – InnovaIon;  creaIvity;  problem  solving;   achievement.        
  • •  A  SWOT  analysis  is  useful  for  idenIfying  areas   for  development   •  You  can  analyse  your  strengths  and  weaknesses   as  well  as  the  opportuniIes  and  threats  that   you  face   •  This  helps  you  focus  on  your  strengths,   minimize  your  weaknesses,  and  take  the   greatest  possible  advantage  of  opportuniIes   available  to  you   SWOT  –  A  useful  acIvity  
  • SWOT  Analysis   September 2011 16 Strengths   I  communicate  well  within  in  a  team.   I  am  completely  commiXed  to  my   studies.      Weaknesses   PresenIng  makes  me  feel  very  nervous.   I  focus  too  much  on  the  detail  and   someImes  this  effects    how  I  manage   my  Ime.   I’m  doing  a  presentaIon  as  part  of  an   assignment.    This  will  help  to  start  to   build  my  confidence  public  speaking.    Apply  for  a  part  Ime  job.    This  will  help   develop  my  customer  service  skills.   Opportuni?es   Stronger  candidates  applying  for  the  job     Threats     Strengths   What  strengths  you  should  consider   making  stronger  to  further  enhance   your  ability  to  pursue  your  goals      Weaknesses   What  weaknesses  you  need  to  improve   on,  or  manage,  so  that  they  don’t   impede  your  goal  se]ng   What  opportuniIes  are  best  for  you  to   pursue    What  internal  strengths  you  can  use  to   enhance  your  pursuit  of  these   opportuniIes   Opportuni?es   What  threats  you  need  to  eliminate/   minimise   What  internal  strengths  you  can  use  to   overcome  these  threats   Threats     Outcome from the SWOT analysis
  • Determining  your  employability  skills         Strengths   I  communicate  well  within  in  a  team.   I  am  completely  commiXed  to  my   studies.      Weaknesses   PresenIng  makes  me  feel  very  nervous.   I  focus  too  much  on  the  detail  and   someImes  this  effects    how  I  manage   my  Ime.   I’m  doing  a  presentaIon  as  part  of  an   assignment.    This  will  help  to  start  to   build  my  confidence  public  speaking.    Apply  for  a  part  Ime  job.    This  will  help   develop  my  customer  service  skills.   Opportuni?es   Stronger  candidates  applying  for  the  job     Threats     SWOT ANALYSIS
  • •  Sports  clubs  /  Team  Sports  /  SocieIes   •  PosiIons  of  responsibility,  moIvaIon,   relaIonships   •  Think  of  teams  you  play  in  or  clubs  you  are  in   involved  with.  You  may  have  developed  skills   such  as:   •  Teamwork   •  CommunicaIon     •  Time  management  /  organisaIon   •  Leadership   Skills acquired
  • Work  Experience     From  any  part  Ime  job,  internship  or  traineeship   you  will  acquire  the  following  skills:   •  CommunicaIon   •  Problem  solving   •  Teamwork   •  Time  management     •  Planning  and  organising   Skills acquired
  • Top Tips •  Find  out  about  the  careers  open  to  you  and  the  skills  you   need   •  Assess  your  own  employability  skill  level   •  Start  to  develop  personal  skills  –  get  involved  
  • Developing  your  employability   skills  is  a  life-­‐long  cyclic  process   Awareness Practice FeedbackReflection Refine
  • CONCLUSION  |  7   MCB  –  An  employer  of  choice  
  • Diversified and entrenched participation in non- bank financial services Above  5,200   point  of  sales   termimals •  Internet  Banking  (IB)  plaYorm  with  above  109,000   registered  customers   •  FaciliIes  for  SMS  and  mobile  banking   •  Some  2,700  employees;  over  19,000  local  &  foreign   investors;  around  900,000  individual  and  insItuIonal   customers   •  Over  1,600  correspondent  banks  worldwide   LEADING  FINANCIAL  INSTITUTION  IN  MAURITIUS   No.1  on  the  Stock   Exchange,  with  25%  of   total  market   capitalisaIon Market  Share   above 40% in respect of credit to the economy, local Extensive   Network 161 ATMs, incl. 11 Forex ATMs – 37% of overall ATM park 40 strategically located domestic branches …the  MCB  has  an  unmatched   domesIc  franchise   Established   in  1838…  
  • REFERENCE  PLAYER  BEYOND  LOCAL  SHORES   •  IniIaIon  of  regional  expansion  in  early  1990s   •  Presence  in  8  countries  overseas  through  subsidiaries,   associate  and  representaIve  offices   •  Involvement  in  other  markets  in  Africa  and  beyond   via  dedicated  plaYorms  and  service  offerings   Increasingly  prominent  ins?tu?on  in  sub-­‐Saharan  Africa  …   Overseas  subsidiaries/   Rep.  Office   MCB  associate  through   BFCOI   Countries  in  which  MCB     is  involved   The MCB is also present in France via its associate BFCOI and its representative office
  • 25 I OUR  MISSION   1   We  will  keep  finding   ways  to  meet  the  needs   of  our  customers   2   3   We  will  help  people   with  ideas  to  be   entrepreneurs   We  will  be  worthy  of   our  shareholders’   confidence   We  will  do  what  we   can  to  make  the  world   a  beer,  greener  place   And  we  will  never   go  away   4   5   6   We  will  listen  to  them   and  help  them  achieve   their  goals   Every  day,  we  will  help  make  something  happen   OUR  VISION  
  • 26 I Core  Values   TEAM  WORK  CUSTOMER  CARE   INNOVATION     KNOWLEDGE   INTEGRITY Excellence  
  • Bank  of  the  Year     for  Mauri?us   In  2012,  MCB  was,  for  the   fourth  Ime  in  the  last  five   years,  rewarded   by  ‘The  Banker  Magazine’   672nd   Among  the  Top  1000  Banks     (in  terms  of  Tier  1  Capital)   20th   in  Africa   Only  MauriIan  Bank  to  figure  in   the  Top  25  African  Banks   1st   in  East  Africa   Rankings  as  per     The  Banker  Top  1000  Banks     (July  2013)   •  Best  Emerging  Markets  Bank  2013  (Country  winner  -­‐  Mauri?us)  in  the  Global  Finance  Magazine   •  Best  Local  Bank  in  Mauri?us  in  the  EMEA  Finance  African  Banking  Awards  2012   •  Best  Risk  Management  Disclosures  Award  in  the  PricewaterhouseCoopers  Corporate  ReporIng   Awards  2013   •  Performance  Excellence  Award  aXributed  by  CiIbank,  Commerzbank,  J.P.  Morgan  and  Wells   Fargo  for  straight-­‐through  processing  rate  for  payments  and  transfers   •  A  leading  regional  bank  in  terms  of  profitability  in  the  Eco  Austral  Magazine  
  • OUR  ORGANISATION  |  7   OUR  ORGANISATION   OUR  CORE  ACTIVITIES     •   Retail  Banking   •   Corporate  Banking   •   InternaIonal  OperaIons   •   Cards   Supported  by  Business  Units   •       Group  Risk   •       Strategy,  Research  &  Development   •       AdministraIon   •       Finance   •       InformaIon  Technology   •       Banking  OperaIons   •       MarkeIng   •       Human  Resources   •       Group  Internal  Audit   •       CommunicaIon   •       Legal    
  • RETAIL  BANKING  |  8   RETAIL  BANKING     •   With  its  wide-­‐ranging  distribuIon  channels,  the  MCB  caters  for  the   day-­‐to-­‐day  needs  of  different  customer  segments  as  well  as  small  and   medium  enterprises,  while  focusing  on  the  requirements  of  high  net   worth  clients.   •     A  landmark  achievement  of  MCB  Retail  in  2011  was  the  redesign  of   the  enIre  branch  network  which  has  been  equipped  with  world-­‐class   infrastructure  concepts  and  service  levels.   • MCB  Retail  Banking  has  made  a  significant  move  in  shiuing  its  focus   from  a  “transacIonal”  to  “relaIonal”  banking  which  has  resulted  into   a  more  graIfying  banking  environment  and  experience  to  customers.   •   There  has  also  been  an  improved  product  offerings  (mobile  banking)   and  visibility  through  commercial  acIviIes  
  • CORPORATE  BANKING|  9   CORPORATE  BANKING     •   The  MCB  Corporate  Banking  supports  the  needs  of  operators  in   established  and  emerging  economic  sectors  by  providing  them  with   flexible  and  innovaIve  financial  soluIons  and  advice,  thus  helping  to   transform  opportuniIes  into  winning  strategies.     •     In  2011,  MCB  Corporate  Banking  was  involved  mostly  in  the   financing  of  large-­‐scale  projects  in  Hospitality  and  Property   management.       • It  has  also  posiIoned  itself  as  a  prime  provider  of  “Green  loans”  to   promote  environment-­‐friendly  projects.   • Significant  increase  in  “Credit  ProtecIon”  soluIon  for  their   customers      
  • CARDS|  10   CARDS   •   By  means  of  its  advanced  technology,  global  partnerships  and   extensive  merchant  network,  the  MCB  acts  as  a  one-­‐stop-­‐shop  for  all   cards  related  needs  of  clients.     •   A  comprehensive  range  of  card  payment  soluIons  to  personal  and   corporate  clients:     •   debit  and     •   fleet  cards     •   credit  cards   •   4600  merchant  terminals   •   160  ATM  represenIng  38%  of  the  local  ATM  park  (incl.  11  Forex   ATMs)   •   Exclusive  acquirer  status  for  American  Express,  China  UnionPay   and  Diners  Club   •   E-­‐commerce  –  secure  and  recurring  payments  
  • INTERNATIONAL  |  11   INTERNATIONAL   • The  MCB  leverages  on  its  network  of  internaIonal  correspondents  and   access  to  global  finance  to  provide  custom-­‐made  financial  soluIons.  A   cornerstone  of  our  regional  diversificaIon  is  the  ‘Bank  of  Banks’  ini?a?ve   which  aims  to  posiIon  the  Bank  as  a  regional  hub  in  handling  trade  finance,   payments  and  cards  operaIons  outsourcing,  amongst  others,  for  banking   counterparts.   •       Main  achievements  are:-­‐   • Group’s  outbound  operaIons  rose  by  30%  in  related  gross  operaIng   margin   •   Solicited  by  its  African  banking  counterparts  as  a  privileged  partner  for   joint  ventures  in  the  financing  of  major  deals  in  the  region   •   Africa  Forward  Together  Seminar    
  • CAREER  OPPORTUNITIES  |  12   CAREER  OPPORTUNITIES   RETAIL  BANKING     Teller  >  Customer  Service  Supervisor  >  Account  Execu?ves  >  Branch  Managers  >   Regional  Managers       CORPORATE  BANKING     Assistant  Credit  Analyst  >  Credit  Analyst  >  Account  ExecuIves       INTERNATIONAL  OPERATIONS     OperaIons  Support  >  Account  Execu?ves  >  Manager              
  • CAREER  OPPORTUNITIES  |  13   CAREER  OPPORTUNITIES   STRATEGY,  RESEARCH  &  DEVELOPMENT     Researcher  >  Business  Analyst  >  Business  Strategist       FINANCE     Business  Analyst  >  Business  &  Strategic  planning  analyst  >  Financial  Manager       GROUP  INTERNAL  AUDIT     Semi-­‐senior  internal  auditor  >  Senior  Internal  Auditor  >  Audit  Coordinator         MARKETING     Market  Analyst  Support  >  Strategic  Marke?ng  Analyst  >  Strategic  MarkeIng  Manager            
  • COMPETENCIES  |  14   CORE  COMPETENCIES   WHAT  ARE  THE  COMPETENCIES/SKILLS  REQUIRED  TO  BE  PART  OF  MCB?     •   Excellent  presentaIon  and  communicaIon  skills     •   Good  Leadership  skills     •   Excellent  Teamplayers  with  good  interpersonal  skills     •   Strategic  Thinker     •   Resilience       •   Good  analysis  and  problem-­‐solving  skills     •   High  sense  of  proacIveness              
  • OUR  PEOPLE  |  15   OUR  PEOPLE     •   At  MCB,  we        Aract,          Develop,            Recognise              &  Reward  quality  people   •   We  set  high  standards  of  professional  development   •   We  encourage  growth  and  career  development   •   Competency  based  HR  System  
  • NEXT  STEPS|  18   NEXT  STEPS   •  Your  CV  is  kept  in  our  database   •  We  shall  revert  back  to  you  for  any  upcoming   opportuniIes   •  Visit  our  website  regularly  (www.mcb.mu)   •  Apply  on-­‐line  for  jobs  in  which  you  are  interested     •  Website:  www.mcb.mu  >  MCB  Group  >  Careers            
  • CONCLUSION  |  7   THANK  YOU    
  • •  Discrepancy between students and employers view of graduates employability skills •  http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=418596&c=1 •  Networking skills: how important are they and can they be taught? •  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-16415584 •  Employers hold attitude and personality in higher esteem than academic qualifications •  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/news/article-2087270/School-leavers-better-workers-graduates- universities-fail-equip-people-work-say-employers.html •  Learning to speak properly – a controversial employability skill? •  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-16630260 •  •  Reasons employers do not recruit •  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationnews/9036281/Third-of-companies-struggling-to-recruit- skilled-graduates.html •  Importance of getting students to think globally •  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-16071105