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Akbank - Training App

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Company: Akbank, Istanbul, Turkey
Company Description: Akbank is one of the leading Turkey's private banking companies. Akbank was founded as a privately-owned commercial bank on January 30, 1948. With a strong and extensive domestic distribution network of more than 900 branches and 14,000 employees, Akbank operates from its Head Office in Istanbul and 23 regional directorates across Turkey
Nomination Category: Mobile Site & App Categories
Nomination Sub Category: Training

Nomination Title: Akbank Academy Mobile App

Date this app was first released: March 1, 2016

Briefly describe this mobile site or app’s objectives and how it has met those objectives (up to 200 words). If applicable, include here the platforms your app supports:

1-Access to T&D activities anywhere, anytime :With the launch of the app, in a short while 7500 employees downloaded the app and startedaccessing their waiting tasks, approvals,courses, videos, T&D agendas, training location(with map navigation) easily anytime and anywhere.
2- Increasing course completion ratio :With the power of mobile online course completion ratio increased quickly. Our mobil app is also integrated with our gamification system and it gives you extra points when you complete your tasks as mobile. This also increased the mobile usage.
3- Informing employees about their T&D activities quickly:Mobile Applicationis the best way to reach employees quickly.Our application has capability of sending auto/custom push notifications. Ex: reminder of classroom training and online learning assignments, approvals. We also decreased the email counts by usingpush notifications.
4- Facilitating Academy department's workforce management.Weget training approvals quickly from mobile app and we use mobile QR-Code reader fortrainingsattendance check, it helps our planning team.
5- Supporting digital transformation and mobility.The app gives mobility and hi-tech experiences to employees. Ex: it is integrated with beacon-techand gives welcome message to classroom-training-attendees.It is also-integrated-with-enterprise, so employees-can-reach-all-mobile services they need as a whole.