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UAC Launches Academy


UAC of Nigeria Plc has announced the launch of its training programme through the UAC Academy.

In a statement, the company noted that the academy was launched to empower both current and aspiring line managers within UAC of Nigeria.

It stated, “The inaugural session, held from Monday, March 18 to Thursday, March 21, 2024, featured immersive and interactive sessions facilitated by experienced trainers and industry experts.”

During his welcome address, the Group Managing Director of UACN, Fola Aiyesimoju, highlighted the significance of this initiative.

He said, “The UAC Academy’s Management and Leadership Series brings together talented leaders from across the group for a shared journey of learning and growth such that we make UAC a shining example of excellence.

 “The programme featured sessions on ‘Time Management and Effectiveness’ led by Vitus Ezinwa, Managing Director of Grand Cereals, and workshops on emotional intelligence as well as other key competencies essential for managerial success.”

Also, a consultant and family physician at Iwosan Lagoons Hospital, Dr Bright Johnbull, conducted a session on “Health and Wellness for Optimised Performance”, emphasising the critical link between employee well-being and productivity.

The Head of Talent Strategy at UACN, Abosede Ogundiyun, remarked, “At UACN, we recognise that our greatest asset is our people. The UAC Academy is a testament to our commitment to employee engagement and capacity building, aimed at providing our managers with the tools they need to thrive in their roles.

 “The UAC Academy epitomises the company’s ongoing dedication to employee development and organisational excellence. By prioritising capacity building and the growth of its workforce,

UACN positions itself as a trailblazer in talent management and sets a benchmark for excellence within the wider Nigerian business community.”