The Female Future Programme (FFP), is a leadership and boardroom competence development programme aimed at equipping corporate women with the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to take up leadership and boardroom roles. The FFP originally developed and implemented in Norway by the NHO has been replicated in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Tunisia, and has successfully empowered participants to achieve their aspirations of giving back to their organisations and the corporate world at large, their acquired competencies. The Ghana Employers Association (GEA) is collaborating with the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO) to implement this programme in Ghana.

The Programme is for public organisations, private companies, and civil society groups who want to “pearl drive” to mobilise and develop their female talents. It’s also for growth-oriented career and business woman who aspires to belong to the top echelons of decision-making in the corporate and political world, to lead and serve on boards.


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Women in business and management: The business case for change

Does gender diversity HELP business? Globally, over 57% of respondents agree that gender diversity initiatives improve business outcomes. Of the enterprises tracking gender-diversity initiatives 5% reported less than a 5% profit 27% reported a profit increase of between 5-10%, 29% reported a profit increase of between 11%-15%. Read More

Ways to improve employee morale at the workplace

When employees suffer from poor morale, their work performance begins to suffer too. Employee morale is valuable because it serves as the drive, commitment and motivation for workers to do their jobs efficiently and effectively. Low morale, on the other hand, has the potential to cause an increase in absenteeism, turnover and poor productivity, which

BoG gives 2020 deadline to rural banks, MFIs to meet capital requirements

The central bank has given rural and community banks and microfinance institutions up to February 2020 to meet their respective minimum capital requirements. The Bank of Ghana in 2015 announced an upward revision to the minimum capital requirements of rural/community banks to GH¢1 million to be met by December 31, 2017. Also, the central bank