The Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF), in collaboration with CFA Society Bahrain, hosted an open house to highlight the benefits and opportunities of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualification on Wednesday 28th September at BIBF’s premises in Juffair.
The seminar shed the light on the importance of the CFA qualification, with speakers addressing the various challenges facing the financial sector today. Key speakers at the event were Mr. Mahmoud Nawar, CFA, President of CFA Society Bahrain, representatives from Tamkeen and faculty of BIBF.
During the seminar, the BIBF faculty and CFA charter holders shared their experiences and briefed the candidates on the steps towards obtaining this qualification. Additionally, representatives from Tamkeen guided the candidates on how to benefit from Tamkeen’s support, which aims to achieve human capital development on a national level.
On this occasion, the BIBF’s Head of Banking and Accounting Mr. Deen Jayah said, “The CFA qualification is the most prestigious globally-recognised qualification in the financial services field; it gives a solid foundation to our learners in this field. We are extremely proud of our students’ achievements, who have exceeded the global average pass rate in 2016”.
Mr. Mahmoud Nawar, CFA, President of CFA Society Bahrain commented: “The financial challenges faced by the Middle East has reconfirmed the importance of ethics, education and good corporate governance in the investment markets. Representing the world’s largest organisation promoting ethical investment practices, we are obliged to help build a greater degree of trust within the finance and investment community by setting the highest standards of ethics, education and professional excellence. An event such as this helps raise awareness of how the globally esteemed qualification can help further develop the Kingdom’s investment industry”.
The BIBF will be running the CFA preparatory course for level I and II in November this year. For further details please contact 17815591 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .