Industrial Attachment Report

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Chapter 1

1.1Background

1.2Objectives

Chapter 2

2.1Location and Brief history of establishment

2.2Objectives and establishment

2.3Organizational structure

2.4The various departments/units in the establishment and their function

Chapter 3 and 4

3.1Reporting on the work actually carried out with clear statements on experiences gained

Chapter 5

5.1Summary of attachment activities

5.2Problems encountered during the program

5.3Suggestions for improvement

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

1.1Background

Industrial Attachment is an industrial training giving to every student in Ghana Telecom University College in its third year in the four year course undertaking. This is normally undertaking in the long vacation which last for a period of three months. The industrial attachment considers the course taking in the tertiary. Students normally go to an institution related to their course of study. Industrial attachment involved both the private and public institution or government organizations. Normally the institutions (Ghana Telecom University College) negotiate with the various institution or organization to attach some students to the Organization.

Industrial attachment is an integral part of curriculum in Ghana Telecom University College, preparing students for dynamic, real-life IT employment situations, cultivating their professionalism, aptitude and attitude, adaptive, interpersonal and collaborative skills. They are placed in real-life situations working alongside with experience professionals in the IT industry, both local and overseas.

The final-year students are able to put into practice the knowledge and skills acquired from their course, applying it to real-life working environment, gaining the required experience even before they graduate. This helps prepare the student for ready absorption into the workforce and various industries. The attachment also helps to forge, foster and support a close relationship between the Industry and the Ghana Telecom University College .e.g. Relationship between Vodafone Ghana and Ghana Telecom University College.

1.2 Objectives

The objectives include providing a structured attachment program with emphasis on applications, management and hands-on experience for the students to: (a) Apply knowledge learned
(b) Acquire practical skills
(c) Strengthen work values
(d) Gain interpersonal skills

CHAPTER TWO

THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ECOBANK

2.1 History of establishment of Ecobank and Location
Ecobank, whose official name is Ecobank Transnational Inc., is a pan-African banking group with a presence in more African countries than any other bank. It is the leading independent regional banking Group in West and Central Africa, serving wholesale and retail customers. ETI, a public limited liability company, was established as a bank holding company in 1985 under a private sector initiative spearheaded by the Federation of West African Chambers of Commerce and Industry with the support of ECOWAS. In the early 1980’s the banking industry in West Africa was dominated by foreign and state-owned banks. There were hardly any commercial banks in West Africa owned and managed by the African private sector. ETI was founded with the objective of filling this vacuum. Ecobank maintains a network of over 600 branches and service offices. The bank group's customer base is almost 2 million accounts in Ghana. The group employs in excess of 11,000 people. The shares of Ecobank Transnational Inc., the parent company of Ecobank, are traded on three West African stock exchanges, namely: the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE), the Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) and the BRVM stock exchange in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Ecobank Ghana has been instrumental in the financial affairs of Ghana. One notable development is the financing of Ghana's sole oil refinery at Tema, a city east of the capital city...
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