News & Events

UMB Partners with Harvard Business School

Posted on

Management of UMB with the students from Harvard Business School UMB has welcomed six students from Harvard Business School as part of a required first-year course at Harvard Business School called FIELD, which stands for Field Immersion Experiences for Leadership Development. UMB is one of 156 FIELD Global Partners in 13 countries around the world. …

UMB Organizes Trade Business Seminar For SME Customers

Posted on

The Business Banking Department of Universal Merchant Bank (UMB), has organized a trade business seminar for its SME customers. The event which was held on the 5th November, 2015 at the UMB Head Office, was organized under the theme, “Enhancing Your Trade Business in Partnership with UMB“.     The main focus of the seminar …

UMB Aspire Essay Competition

Posted on

Essay topic: The cost to operating with integrity makes it not worthwhile to function above board; how should the next generation minimize this cost and make integrity the hallmark of building the new Ghana. Mechanics for the competition Deadline is November 30, 2015. 5 page typewritten essay Font size 11 1.5 spacing Must have a …

Universal Merchant Bank Engages Tertiary Students

Posted on

Universal Merchant Bank (UMB), in partnership with Lenovo Ghana, Surfline and Phoenix Insurance Ghana Ltd, has once again engaged students from several tertiary institutions at the second UMB Student Seminar. The event, which was organized under the theme: Transforming Ghana, The Role Of The Tertiary Student took place on Saturday 26th September, 2015 and participants …

Staff of UMB Donate School Bus to Woodfield Manor School

Posted on

Staff of Universal Merchant Bank (UMB), have donated a brand new Hyundai H1 bus to the Woodfield Manor Autism and Special Needs School at Adenta in Accra. This donation is part of the bank’s corporate social responsibility program, which is centered on education. Presenting the bus to the school, UMB Director of Retail, Mr. Lawrence …

UMB Launches VISA Classic Debit Card

Posted on

UMB has officially launched the UMB Visa Classic Debit Card. The partnership with Visa Inc. forms part of the banks’ commitment to provide greater convenience and enhanced service delivery to their cherished customers. The UMB Visa Classic Debit card will give customers 24/7 access to their funds on UMB ATMs, other Visa branded ATMs and …

Managing Director/CEO of UMB Participates In ACCA Student Summit

Posted on

The Managing Director/CEO of UMB, Mr. John Awuah, participated in the 2nd Annual ACCA Ghana Students Summit which was under the theme, ‘Employability, Be in Demand’. The event was held on August 21, 2015 at the Accra International Conference Centre. Mr. Awuah was a member of a panel that addressed the topic, ‘Rising through the …

UMB organizes Chinese Business Seminar

Posted on

UMB, in collaboration with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the Republic of Ghana organized a seminar for the Chinese business community in Ghana. The event which was held on the 12th August, 2015 at the UMB Head Office, was organized under the theme, “Challenges and Opportunities for Growth of Chinese Business …

UMB and Joy FM Launch Flood Relief Fund and Donate to Korle Bu Hospital

Posted on

UMB and Joy FM partnered together to create the UMB and Joy FM Flood Relief Fund in response to the devastating events that occurred on June 3, 2015. UMB provided the initial seed money of GHS50,000 to help achieve the fund’s objective in purchasing necessary medical supplies to treat those severely impacted by the floods …

UMB CEO Participates In The Ghana Economic Forum

Posted on

The MD/CEO of UMB, Mr. John Awuah, on the 9th and 10th of June, 2015 participated in the Ghana Economic Forum. The forum, which was organized under the theme: Ghanaian-Owned Economy: Setting the Agenda for Achieving It, is a private-sector-led initiative by Business & Financial Times newspaper, which seeks to create the platform to debate …