Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) on 19th October 2017 hosted the first capacity building workshop preparing staff for retirement at Pearl of Africa Hotel starting at 9 am – 5pm.
The day-long workshop will equip retirees with skills to prepare them for the next stage in their lives with presentations to assist them diligently choose paths that best suit them. The presentations are from reputable personalities in investment, money management, Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) and retirees from our industries sharing their life stories.
The 30 esteemed members retiring soon have been split across differing departments, business units and levels of management at UBC namely TV content producers, technicians, radio/TV engineers, content researchers, on air broadcasters and production graphics designers.
“As the national broadcaster, UBC would like to thank these staff for passionately and with devotion dedicated so many years to making us the powerhouse that we are today. We wouldn’t have done it without you all. You have weathered numerous storms and shown us direction time and time again. We are eternally grateful and wish them boundless opportunities in their next endeavors,” Winston Agaba, the managing director stressed.
Bank of Uganda defines financial literacy as having the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage one`s own finances well. One of the key topics during the workshop is going to be financial literacy and resourceful so as to make ingenious decisions. Quite frankly, this is a topic that is applicable even for those still in the workforce, but particularly pertinent for those retiring.”