News • Talent

Grupo Empresarial Argos has supported nearly 200 employees in their professional development thanks to the scholarship and financial sponsorship program in higher education

26 April 2024
  • Since the program began, 58% of the beneficiaries have been men and 42% women, who have been able to pursue their specialization, master’s, or doctoral studies.
  • The employees have completed their academic programs at top-level institutions in Argentina, Australia, Colombia, the United States, France, Spain, the United Kingdom, Sweden, and the Netherlands.
  • Of the employees who have participated in this initiative by Grupo Empresarial Argos, 80% have studied for a master’s degree, 16% for a specialization, and 6% for a doctorate.

With the purpose of supporting the academic, professional, and comprehensive training of its talent, the organization has benefited about 200 employees from Grupo Argos, Cementos Argos, Celsia, and Odinsa, with its scholarship and sponsorship program to pursue studies such as specializations, master’s degrees, and doctorates.

Of the total employees who enjoy or have enjoyed this benefit provided by the company, 67% have been able to grow within the organization thanks to the opportunity they had to strengthen their professional development at top-level educational institutions worldwide.

“At Grupo Empresarial Argos, we are driven by being part of the development of our talent and we are convinced that this is one of the best ways to grow together, as this new knowledge contributes to the development of the organization and also allows us to materialize our purpose of positively transforming the lives of millions of people.”

Lina Valencia Talent Manager of Grupo Argos

Of the participants in this program, 64% belong to specialist and middle management roles, promoting growth and mobility at various levels of the organization. On the other hand, those who have received this support for higher education have developed it in various areas of knowledge such as management and leadership, sustainability, finance, technology, among others.