There will be Eight awards to be offered namely:
- THE (BUSINESS LEADER)SABA CEO OF THE YEAR
In this award we are looking for a business leader who has contributed immensely in building his company’s brand and image, has led others in innovation and imaginative, profitable and user friendly products and services. This leader also excels in Governance practices, Strategic management and in Risk management in all its aspects.
- THE BEST COMPANY TO WORK FOR
In this award we are looking for a company that knows how to find the best talents for its business, has best practices in recruitment and placement, provides conducive work environment and treats employees with dignity. The company has developed and uses effective performance management framework, and develops skills of its employees on continuous basis
- THE BEST MARKETER OF THE YEAR
In this award , SABA is looking for a Company whose marketing policies clearly identify appropriate customers, has great customer knowledge and offers best customer satisfaction that enhances loyalty. The company ensures that customers get the best quality products and services and practices exemplary marketing communication. All these efforts have led to proven profitable business ,
- THE BEST COMPANY IN CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
In this award, SABA is looking for a company that believes in sharing success with the community, the mother-nature. The company will have planned programs on resources and utilities management, safety and environment. Others include ethical business practices, community cultural and traditional philanthropy, quantity, value, quality and impact of programs
- THE BEST BANK OF THE YEAR
In this award we shall look into key ratings such as PAR, NP entities, asset quality , capital adequacy and return on equity. We will assess the Average annual total shareholder return, EPS growth, Revenue growth and Net economic profit growth. We shall include the growth strategies such as in SME, retail, youth , women, net worth customers, corporate customers, e-banking. The Tool also addresses customer retention , customer loyalty, referrals and outreach. We also assess customer penetration, borrowers, number of accounts[dormant, value, new costs and how how the KYC is implemented. Other factors include brand recognition, identifying with community, integrating technology
- THE BEST WOMAN SME IN OF THE YEAR
We will probe into the following attributes of the woman in business- Ambition, Confidence, Self-belief and knowing self . They are risk taker, are hard working with pre-set goals, filled with passion and their understanding of what they are offering. The award also looks into assertiveness, bravery, persistence and resilient. The woman in business will have uncompromised integrity , will have flexible expectations and recognizes that not every attempt will result in success, are not afraid to ask for help and are prepared to Take the Exit. SABA will assess how they have build a network, ability to negotiate, and how they can take criticism . The woman should have optimum education, and a willingness to learn and be good in money management. Best woman in business, are good in giving back and have a balanced of life .
- THE BEST YOUTH SME OF THE YEAR
The best entrepreneur with be judged as in the woman SME award –however some more attributes will be added to the tool.
- THE OVERALL BEST SABA COMPANY OF THE YEAR
Which will be decided on the aggregate score of the four categories of Business Leader-SABA CEO of the Year, The best company to work for, the best marketing company, the best company in social responsibility.