Direct Federal Credit Union Launches "Direct University" for Employees

 
 
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NEEDHAM, Mass. - June 5, 2018 - PRLog -- Direct Federal Credit Union (www.direct.com) has announced the launch of "Direct University," a continuing education program for their employees.

Direct University is designed to educate employees on the strategic focus of the credit union. It provides continuous professional development opportunities and engages employees at all levels. Direct University is designed to mirror a collegiate university structure and the areas of study available to employees are the six strategic areas of the credit union's strategic plan; People, Continuous Improvement, Financial Management, Access and Delivery, Service, and Growth. "Associates," "Bachelors," "Masters," and "PhD" programs are available and the degrees will become a part of consideration in career development.

Direct University takes a blended learning approach which includes instructor led classroom training, online training, movies, required reading, exams, and practicums. All employees are required to take part in the University and will be required to complete the "Associates" level degree. It is anticipated, by the end of its inaugural year, all employees will have completed at least 40 hours of Direct University courses/coursework. The program is led and managed by Erin Proulx, Training & Development Manager at Direct Federal Credit Union.

"At Direct Federal our employees are our priority. Direct University will be vital in creating an industry-leading career development program that will allow our employees to define their own career paths and a culture that empowers employees to continually build knowledge," said Joe Walsh, President and CEO at Direct Federal.

About Direct Federal Credit Union

One of the fastest growing financial institutions in Massachusetts, Direct Federal Credit Union offers great rates, easy access and remarkable service. Named one of the 200 healthiest credit unions in the country, the progressive not-for-profit credit union re-invests their earnings in their membership. From mortgages, home equity lines, and auto loans to checking, savings, and CDs, Direct Federal provides an integrated array of products and services, all enhanced with the simplicity and convenience of the latest online and mobile technologies. Direct Federal Credit Union is located at 50 Cabot Street, Needham, MA. For more information, please call 888.2DIRECT or visit www.direct.com.
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