Ghana Employers' Association

October training seminar: planning my future

September 7, 2017 Events News Training Programs 0

Date: 17– 18th October, 2018

Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm each day

Venue: Airport West Hotel, Accra

Fees: GH¢1,450.00 (GEA Members)

GH¢1,650.00 (Non-GEA Members)


Programme Overview:

Final separation from the organisation is an important life phase. While all employees desire to retire comfortably, the complexity, planning and time required in building a successful exit plan can make the whole process seem difficult.

Conscious planning is therefore imperative in order to take proactive steps towards achieving a reasonable level of activity, comfortability, quality and meaningful life at this significant milestone.

This seminar has therefore been packaged to assist employers support and prepare their employees for a qualitative, active and fulfilling life after work.


  • understand and appreciate the pension regime in Ghana
  • plan for a qualitative and active life after formal employment
  • build their confidence to look forward with assurance to retirement as a new, inevitable and promising phase of life
  • identify available opportunities in the investment/ business environment
  • understand the fundamentals of generating business ideas, preparing business plans, setting up and managing one’s own business
  • manage their health/longevity

Content Includes:

  • 3 Tier National Pension Scheme
  • Procedures for receiving SSNIT benefits
  • The Concept of Retirement
  • Definition
  • Philosophy
  • Emotions
  • Looking forward to Life After Work: Realities & Challenges
  • Estate Planning (including making a Will)
  • Forms of Business and how to register them
  • Generating your business ideas/writing bankable business plans
  • Personal Financial Planning (including viable investment options)
  • Identifying Business opportunities in Ghana
  • Managing your health: Life-long health tips

Who should attend?

  • All Employees especially those who have less than fifteen years before retirement


The subjects and topics are transferred by means of short focused presentations which are followed by experiential learning sessions. In these sessions, the knowledge gained is applied to real-world examples and case studies. Rapid learning of the methods and techniques is achieved by means of group work, individual work, participant discussion, facilitator interaction and constructive feedback.


  1. Emmanuel Kofi Sackey is a Lawyer with twenty-seven (27) years experience at the Ghana Bar Association. He has extensive knowledge and practice in general legal practice and enforcement of Social Security Laws. With the passage of the National Pensions Act of 2008 (Act 766) he contributed immensely towards the training and education of staff and the general public on their rights, responsibilities and benefits under the Three Tier Pensions Scheme. He has since the year 2000 been assisting Ghana Employers’ Association in training both public & private sector Employees on the subject of Preparing for Retirement.


  1. David Tetteh has over 15 years experience in frontier markets with a focus on Africa and a proven ability to lead teams on Capital Market Projects. He has a broad based understanding of the African Stock Exchanges culminating in being appointed as a member of the West African Capital Markets Integration Committee. (Ongoing) He is the former CEO, CAL Brokers Ltd and currently the Executive Director of Fincap Securities Ltd, a Start-up Fintech Firm involved in Investment Banking and Wealth Management Ltd. He has over the years worked with GEA in training both public and private sector employees on investment opportunities in Ghana and personal financial planning.



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