BIBF plays a vital role in the training and development of human capital in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Our commitment to excellence has strengthened our position as the top provider of quality education across all major business disciplines.
We serve as a partner to numerous world-class institutions; delivering thought leadership, research and advisory, assessment and training in the areas of Accounting and Finance, Academic Studies, Executive Development, Banking, Leadership and Management, Insurance, Islamic Finance and Information Technology; resulting in a complete business solution.
BIBF covers a wide spectrum of subject matter, with over 400 different courses offered to the financial and corporate market; tailor-made training solutions based on organisational requirements; specialised programmes taught by leading market specialists; and professional qualifications and degree programmes in partnership with major international organisations.
BIBF continues to exceed global benchmarks for many of the qualifications it offers with its affiliates.
Since its inception in 1981, BIBF has grown from training 450 applicants a year primarily within the banking industry, to 16,000 drawing participants from all sectors of the economy, and are proud to have qualified over 200,000 learners in the last 3 decades.
Our faculty comprise of market practitioners, academics and qualified senior industry professionals. Their diverse backgrounds ensure an enriched participant experience, striking the perfect balance between theory and practice.
BIBF has made its mark internationally with clients in Asia, Africa, Europe, USA and the Middle East, well on its way to becoming the global institute of choice.
The Institute of Choice for the Development of Business Professionals.
We will achieve our vision by providing Quality, Thought Leadership, and Value through:
- Offering a career-linked, comprehensive range of professional development programmes that have a life-long professional impact
- Leveraging best-in-class global alliances and strategic partnerships
- Ensuring a stimulating learning environment through high calibre faculty, practitioners & staff, innovative delivery and cutting edge infrastructure
- Contributing unique industry knowledge and skills through our centres of excellence with the aim of earning the respect of our peers and inspiring the trust of our stakeholders
- Maximise our contribution in strengthening our nation’s position as a regional financial hub
WHY CHOOSE BIBF AS YOUR LEARNING PARTNER
- We are the region’s premiere training and development provider, recognised for the value, thought leadership and quality of our programmes.
- BIBF has been instrumental in the creation and implementation of the qualifications framework in the Kingdom and is proud to serve as the backbone of the financial sector.
- We partner with the world’s leading institutions to offer internationally recognised qualifications to the Bahraini labour market in support of the Central Bank of Bahrain’s (CBB) growth objectives for the banking and financial services industry.
- BIBF’s academic programmes are developed in collaboration with best-in-class international universities and are recognised by the Bahrain Higher Education Council (HEC).
- We set global standards for training and development in the areas of Islamic Finance and Takaful.
- BIBF consistently achieves exceptional results in comparison to global pass rates for a majority of the professional qualifications it offers.