The Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) and Bahrain Bourse (BHB) announce the official launch of “The Investment Academy” to build and expand on fundamental knowledge of financial products, investment selection techniques, and investment strategies available to individuals and their companies in Capital Markets.
The Investment Academy will offer public awareness sessions, professional certifications as well as capital market courses. The official launch of the collaboration was held on 27th November 2017 at the Bahrain Bourse Trading Floor.
The Investment Academy aims to target a broad spectrum of audiences from Students to Individual Investors and Small Business Investors providing them with the basic knowledge of financial products and investment strategies. With this, the BIBF intends to train an immense number of participants to further raise awareness about the industry.
The BIBF’s Director, Dr. Ahmed Al Shaikh said “The BIBF’s Centre for Banking aspires to be in the forefront of imparting practical and useful knowledge to all participants who attends its programmes. The Investment Academy is an example of disseminating professional training opportunities on trading, investment, saving, foreign exchange and much more to everyone who is keen to learn the options that are available for investing and saving and enable them to fulfill their personal goals on wealth creation.”
On his part, Bahrain Bourse’s Chief Executive Officer Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, said: “This initiative goes in line with the Bourse’s strategy that aims at fulfilling BHB’s vision towards enhancing awareness on various investment & trading instruments.”
“The Academy is being offered in collaboration with the BIBF as one of our key initiatives to enhance investment awareness, targeting particularly a broader spectrum of public audience.” Shaikh Khalifa added.