The “Leadership Academy” project of Unicredit Bulbank jointly with the “Council of Women in Business in Bulgaria” won the big award for Investment in the human capital at the 13th Annual Responsible Business Awards of the Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum.
The award was given to Tsvetanka Mintcheva, member of the Management board of UniCredit Bulbank and member of the “Council of Women in Business in Bulgaria” and Supervisor of the “Leadership Academy” project. She received the prestigious award for responsible business from the Vice Prime Minister Labour and Social Policy Minister Ivaylo Kalfin. Tsvetanka Mintcheva share the award with the Chairwoman of the “Council of Women in Business in Bulgaria” Dr. eng. Boriana Manolova, CEO of Siemens Bulgaria
Among the official guest of the ceremony were President Rosen Plevneliev, Vice Prime Ministers Meglena Kuneva and Ivaylo Kalfin, Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova, British Ambassador Emma Hopkins, representatives of the business, NGO sector, media and etc.
The Leadership Academy is for women from small and middle enterprises or occupying middle management levels and is an Annual Highly Professional Training Program. Experienced trainers from Unicredit Bulbank conduct trainings at the Academy, focused on the development of the leadership skills, encouragement of the sense of initiative and entrepreneurial spirit of the modern woman for the expansion of her business and taking more responsibilities. This year an additional training based on the design thinking model was provided by SAP. The professional selection of the candidates is performed at the Evaluation center of CEZ Bulgaria.
The Leadership Academy is under the patronage of Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova. Only after a few weeks she will award the graduates of class 2015/2016. Straight after that the campaign for applying for the 2016/2017 Leadership Academy will be open.