Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM) has launched eight certification programmes to develop skilled workforce in the banking sector.
BIMB said the bankers who have completed the programmes are becoming important members at their workplaces with the specialized knowledge and unique skills.Professionals from banks and financial institutions can get themselves enrolled in the programmes in two intakes every year, said a BIBM press release on Monday.
In 2015, BIBM jointly launched the Certified Expert in Risk Management (CERM) course with the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management in Germany.
Later, the BIBM Launched four more certification courses.
They include “Certified Expert in Credit Management (CECM)”, “Certified Expert in Trade Services (CETS)”, “Certified Expert in Anti Money Laundering and Financial Crime (CEAF)”, and “Certified Expert in E-Banking (CEEB)”.
Certified Islamic Banking and Finance Professionals (CIBFP) has also been recently launched under the auspices of international and local Islamic finance professionals.
All these Certified Expert courses are being regularly conducted with great success, BIBM said.“The certification courses are helping to reduce various types of risks in the banking sector,” said BIBM director general Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman.
“Skilled manpower reduces the risks in the banking sector. Bankers who have completed the certification courses will play a significant role in the development of the banking sector in the days to come,” he added.
BIBM director Mohammad Sohail Mostafa said, “The main objective of launching of the certification courses at BIBM is to enhance the professionalism of bankers working in the banking sector.”
“The courses are also to make them acquainted with the contemporary banking systems and the global changes,” he said.
BIBM has launched two joint certification courses with world-renowned Moody's Analytics.
They include Moody's BIBM Joint Certificate in Commercial Credit (CICC) and Moody's BIBM Joint Certificate in SME Credit (CISMEC).