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22.02.2021 Business & Finance

CGIA Network Ghana holds one-day capacity building workshop for business and financial journalists

By Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo
CGIA Network Ghana holds one-day capacity building workshop for business and financial journalists
LISTEN FEB 22, 2021

The Chartered Global Investment Analysts Institute and the CGIA Network Ghana on Saturday, February 20, 2021, held a one-day workshop in Accra to build the capacity of business and financial journalists.

The workshop dubbed the “Business and Financial Journalists Workshop" was held at the Erata Hotel in East Legon and saw journalists in the capital receiving training from business and financial experts working with the CGIA.

Leading the training, Mr. Isaac Charles Acquah who is the vice-chair at CGIA Network Ghana stressed the need for journalists to keep themselves updated on current business trends especially at a time when the world is depending so much on digitization.

According to him, the digital economy is taking over the traditional economy at a fast pace and there is the need for everyone in any part of the world to keep up in order not to be left behind.

Mr. Isaac Charles Acquah shared that business and financial journalists ought to search for information on current and emerging business trends in the digital economy to shape decisions taken by investors.

“You should as business and financial journalists provide information that will guide investors into taking decisions that will take them into the new digital age,” the CGIA Network Ghana vice-chair told journalists at the training.

Taking his turn to interact with journalists at the training, Chairman for communication and advocacy at CGIA, Mr. Ebenezer Asumang challenged business and financial journalists to cultivate the habit of research and make it a point to contact experts at CGIA when chasing a business story.

He said, “Whether we like it or not the digitization is happening. There is no way it will go back so we must tune ourselves and go alongside it.

“I’m throwing it back to you, business and financial journalists, research, find out, and tell us for us to tune our mind to know what is happening.”

At the training, Global Council Member for the Chartered Global Investment Analysts Institute, Sandeep Kumar joined via Zoom from India while President of the CGIA Network, Mr. Enoch S.K.O Wontumi was in attendance to assure business and financial journalists of the readiness of his outfit to build a good working relationship.

About the CGIA Network Ghana:

The CGIA Network Ghana is one of many global networks of the CGIA Institute which was approved in 2018.

As a member network of the CGIA Institute, we are committed to inspiring and promoting the highest ethical standards in the finance and investment landscape in Ghana.

By fully leveraging our diverse experiences, backgrounds, and insights, we inspire and to challenge the status quo and create better outcomes by coming together.

About CGIA Institute:

The CGIA Institute is the world’s largest and recognized professional body providing approved designation for the finance and investment industry. The Institute provides the CGIA program which leads to the award of the CGIA Charter Designation recognized globally.

Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo
Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo

Journalist

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