Bank Manager Essay, Research Paper
The career that I have chosen to research is the Bank Manager. The bank
manager has to have excellent people and communication skills, also they have to be
outgoing. A bank manager has many duties such as making recommendations for
employee raises and promotions. They also answer any questions, concerns, or deal with
complaints that tellers or customers have, and they make sure the customers are satisfied
with their banking experience. Bank managers keep the entire bank or trust company
working smoothly by supervising the customer service representatives and regularly
Years ago, you could be promoted from bank teller to bank manager with only a
highschool diploma and you would get your training as you went. But now a days you
need a college diploma or a university degree, and at least two years of experience in
banking or business. Some school programs that you could take are; business
administration, economics or other related business courses. To become a bank manager
you would need some experience in managing and some banks require you to have
professional licenses, and certification from the Institute of Canadian Bankers. Most
banks offer a 12-month training program. Some banks like the Royal Bank look for
graduates from different school programs other than business, like; computer science,
communication, science and agriculture.
One place to get the proper training for a bank managerial career is the University
of British Columbia in Vancouver and the course is faculty of commerce and business
Other places to get proper training are Canadian Bankers Association in Toronto, Trust
Companies Association of Canada also in Toronto, and The Institute of Canadian Bankers
National Office in Montreal.
Bank managing jobs are mostly found in larger urban areas. There are more than
3,200 financial institutions in Canada and banks alone employed 221,000 people in 1998.
The work prospects for banks in the near future are good.