The Walkers Group is giving 35 of
their Caymanian employees sponsored educational and training opportunities
across a range of subjects.
The opportunities include full
sponsorship in masters of business administration, degree and certificate-level
courses and several training programmes designed by Walkers.
The administrative and support
services employees are taking courses in full- degree distance learning in the
US and UK and locally at UCCI and ICCI.
“Ensuring that our Caymanian
employees are fully equipped with the necessary skills and experience to
succeed and progress with the firm in what has become an increasingly global
environment is of paramount importance to Walkers,” said Grant Stein, a global managing
partner with Walkers. “Our investment in their education at this stage is also
an investment in their future with the firm.”
One of Walkers’ senior HR
administrators, Kitti Chambers, is being sponsored for a bachelor’s degree in
business administration at St Leo University in the US. Dwight Williams, a systems analyst, is
pursuing a master’s degree in information systems management at the University
Walkers is also offering vocational
training with the Junior Secretary Programme for high school graduates with
little or no administrative experience.
Five other sponsored students who
recently completed their legal education with Walkers are now employed as
Articled Clerks and are on their way to becoming attorneys with the firm.