On 17 December, Bank Andara conducted an outbound and training for Bank Andara Jumbo Deposit Bundling Program at Bedugul, Bali. This program is a form of appreciation from Bank Andara to MFIs who have entrusted Bank Andara as a partner placement of deposits. With the theme “You Are The Best”, this event attended by 30 MFIs which consists of 24 BPR/rural banks (29 participants), 5 Cooperative (7 participants) and 1 LPD/Institute of Rural Villages (5 participants).
Mr. Don Johnston,Director of Business Development Bank Andara, present the opening speech. This one-day event started with outbound activity which followed by a whole team of participants and staff of Bank Andara busines unit until lunch time. This outbound activity has objectives to build cooperation within the team (team building) and practice concentration. Then the day continued with training session entitled “How to Influence People” delivered by trainers from Hanamarta namely Mrs. Rurin Bimala H. Mardewita.
The training material was very interesting, including how to recognize characters of customers, tips on how to face clients in an effective and well targeted way, marketing with ethic, self motivationand how to open a network of well prospect customer effectively by relying on a community approach. The way the training presented was attractive and communicative, so it encourage participants to participate actively during the whole session. Additional point is the training material which closely related and fulfill the needs of MFIs business team daily duties..
At the end of the training session, participants received a surprise gift of one BlackBerry Gemini for one participant who earned The Best One, with criterias such as actively involvedfrom the beginning until the end of outbound session, has a strong leadership, strategic thinking and give great contribution to the team to accomplish an accumulate victories, the winner is Mr. Dewa Alit Tanggan,also selected a group of participant as The Best Team. In addition of various prizes, each participant also received a certificate from the training. Here are some of enthusiasm and positive feedback from several participants.
1. BPR Adiartha Udiana:
"Enthusiastic, outbound events is quite interesting because it teaches cooperation among the team, the trainer is very impressive and we hope that time can be extended. Hopefully in the coming years the Bank Andara still synergize with MFIs."
2. BPR Saraswati Ekabumi:
"Thanks for the invitation, I'm happy to be part of this event. It provides a lesson for me both for my work and my personal life. Send my regards to the trainer. Cool! She inspires me. "
3. BPR Sinar Kuta:
"I am very impressed with this event because other than self-motivation there is an educational competition side. Outbound made me realize that it is important to have a regular exercise t to keep us ready to undergo activities. I will never forget this BlackBerry gift from Bank Andara. I will never give it away, even if I asked to auction it. . "
4. Koperasi Dalung:
"The yesterday’s event was what we want."
5. BPR Antenk:
"EXTRAORDINARY! Please extended the time for motivator session and please inform us if there will be any event like this in the future . Anyway, "INCREDIBLE". Thanks Bank Andara."