IU holds talks with Chase Bank on partnership

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Inoorero University, through the Regional Center for Enterprise Development (RCED) has been holding discussions with the leading SME bank in the country, Chase Bank Limited, to consider possible avenues of partnership.

Following an article published in the Business Daily on the University’s Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Business Mentorship Program by RCED Coordinator, Mr. Daniel Huba, the award winning bank sought RCED’s audience to discuss possible areas of collaboration with regards to the MSME sector.

Chase Bank CEO, Mr. Duncan Kabui, commended the University for the taking the lead in nurturing entrepreneurship by capacitating MSMEs to engage in growth oriented businesses. He expressed the bank’s interest in partnering with RCED to offer unrivalled quality service to its clients throughout the country “Our focus is to continually deliver a unique banking experience modeled around a one stop financial solutions product offering with a focus on the SME Market, through such strategic alliances” he said.

Some of the areas under consideration for partnership include; offering the business mentorship training course to Chase Bank staff, offering the Kuza Biashara training to Chase Bank clientele, working with the Professional Business Mentors Network (PBMN) and conducting research on MSME related issues.

Also present during the talks was the Chase Bank Executive Assistant, Mr. Gordon Schofield and RCED’s Marketing and Communication Executive, Maureen Siele.

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