Middle Eastern business people

Regional banking and financial services client: Internal development


A publicly listed bank which is headquartered in UAE and operates in nine countries, including Europe, the United States, Asia and Africa.

What was the challenege?

A GCC headquartered bank needed our support to engage and develop Emiratis and senior leaders working within the bank. 

How did you help?

  • Designed and ran validated assessments and assessment centers for multiple leadership levels within the organization, with a focus on Emiratis
  • All-inclusive assessment center including industry specific business simulations – analytical exercises, role play exercises and presentation 
  • Comprehensive individual Feedback report, development planning and coaching sessions
  • Comprehensive and ongoing analysis and reporting to senior stakeholders
  • Expanded the assessment support from Executives and Managers through to Supervisors and new hires providing consistent and evidence-based assessment for selection and development across all levels benchmarked regionally and globally.

How was the outcome?

  • Over 50 high performing candidates were assessed on their strengths and gaps
  • Over 40 high performing individuals completed their career individual development plans
  • Highlighted resourceful individuals as part of the Leadership Development Program using results from Network Centrality data
  • Mentis has become the bank’s trusted talent management partner