St. Kilian’s bank has the X fac­tor

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TRAN­SI­TION year stu­dents at St. Kilian’s in Bray are cur­rently tak­ing part in the Build a Bank Chal­lenge.

The theme they’ve cho­sen is an X fac­tor theme and they’ve named their bank; ‘The X Bank’.

All of ‘The X Bank’ mem­bers were cho­sen from the Tran­si­tion Year Busi­ness class and all of the stu­dents had to go through an in­ter­view and pre­pare and bring with them their own Cur­ricu­lum Vi­tae.

The suc­cess­ful team were cho­sen and con­duct reg­u­lar meet­ings. The po­si­tions avail­able were bank man­ager, as­sis­tant man­ager, au­di­tor, sales and mar­ket­ing di­rec­tor and two tell­ers.

Af­ter a se­ries of in­ter­views the Bank Man­ager cho­sen was Ashley McK­eon fol­lowed by Daniel McCann as As­sis­tant Man­ager. Wai Kit Phang got the job as Au­di­tor and Deana Keogh, the Sales and Mar­ket­ing Di­rec­tor. Melissa Nel­son and Ryan White also got the job as the bank’s tell­ers.

The X Bank staff or­gan­ised a hike up Bray Head in Jan­uary of this year to learn about team work and to­geth­er­ness.

The stu­dents wrote up nu­mer­ous sur­veys to see if their fel­low stu­dents had any in­ter­est in open­ing a bank ac­count in the school, and if so to see which days and times suited the other stu­dents in the St. Kilian’s.

The team has come up with var­i­ous aims for the rest of the school year, in­clud­ing re­cruit­ing more cus­tomers, to in­tro­duce new ways to bank such as phone and in­ter­net bank­ing and to pro­vide on­go­ing cus­tomer ser­vice for cus­tomers and their needs.

The X Bank team have also come up with imag­i­na­tive ways to pro­mote their new bank in which past X Fac­tor con­tes­tant’s names will be used to help such as; JLS (Just Love Sav­ing) or Alexan­dra Burke (Amaz­ing Bankers). There will also be an X Fac­tor look-a-like com­pe­ti­tion where ‘The X Bank’ will give prizes to the best en­trants.

Tran­si­tion Year stu­dents Ryan White, Melissa Nel­son, Deana Keogh, Ash­leigh McK­eon and Daniel McCann launch The X Bank at St Kilian’s.

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