Our People Learning and development
Our people are our most valuable asset
Our people undergo various structured training and development interventions grouped under five broad categories:
These training programmes are tailored to suit the specific needs of each employee so that they can improve their skills and develop their potential.
In 2019, our employees and those of our business partners benefitted from over 55 management, leadership development and artisanal programmes, with a cumulative attendance of over 9,800 trainees.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we conducted most management and leadership training sessions virtually in 2020 and 2021. We are also exploring opportunities for e‑learning and to incorporate virtual reality in our technical training.
Since 2014, we have invested close to US$15m in various competency-enhancement and professional development programmes for our people.
The downward trend in the training and development spend is because of the reduction of our workforce resulting from the transition from owner mining to contract mining at our Tarkwa mine in 2018.