The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), on Tuesday in Lagos, offered Certificates of Accreditation to 26 extra Instructional Coaching Service Suppliers (ETSPs) and two Financial institution Academies.
The Head, Company Communication and Exterior Relations, Mr Nelson Olagundoye, stated in a press release that the presentation was in accordance with the institutes function because the Accreditation Company for the implementation of the Competency Framework.
He stated that the framework was launched as a part of the technique to redirect the banking trade in direction of the trail of entrenching a sequenced competency improvement programme, to construct capability for the soundness of the monetary system.
Talking throughout the presentation, the CIBN President, Mr Bayo Olugbemi stated the occasion marked one other important milestone within the annals of the Institute.
Olugbemi stated that the institutes continued quest for the strengthening of the mental sources and capabilities of the human capital within the banking and finance trade had been clearly noticeable.
He stated that the certificates offered to 2 financial institution academies and ETSPs introduced the overall variety of establishments underneath the programme to 19 Financial institution Academies, 75 Instructional Coaching Service Suppliers, 69 Solicited Accreditation and Six Unsolicited Accreditation.
Olugbemi stated that the accreditation would allow graduates to be eligible for beneficiant exemptions from some topics within the banking skilled examinations, in addition to facilitate their early completion of the programme.
I’m excited to tell you that one of many Establishments accredited is the Central Financial institution of Nigeria Studying Centre, a really well-known Financial institution Examiners Course.
The apex financial institution subjecting its Studying Centre and Banking Examiners Course to the method undoubtedly serves as a beacon in the best course; setting the tempo for others but to adjust to the provisions of the Competency Framework to take action directly, Olugbemi stated.
Based on him, this accreditation is an affirmation that the organisations have adopted and complied with the required requirements.
He stated: The organisations scored above the minimal threshold on all of the parameters of measurement, because of this, gained a label of recognition, mark of high quality and distinction.
Olugbemi counseled the Financial institution Academies and ETSPs for his or her dedication, dedication and professionalism evident by the point, vitality and scarce useful resource employed towards attaining their present requirements.
The CIBN President additionally stated that the Institute had just lately reviewed and standardised its Banking Skilled Examination and Certification Programmes Syllabus, consistent with the worldwide greatest practices.
He famous that the brand new syllabus would drastically revolutionize banking and Finance schooling, not solely in Nigeria, however the entire of Africa.
Olugbemi stated that the Institute would constantly play its function within the deepening of requisite data in addition to additional entrenchment of ethics and professionalism within the Monetary Companies Trade.
The CIBN President stated that the Institute would proceed to collaborate with CBN and the Bankers Committee Sub-Committee on Competency and Trade Requirements, on the implementation of the Competency Framework for the nice of the Trade.
He promised it could not relaxation on its oars till a crop of banking professionals which are educated, expert and competent to develop and ship acceptable companies to the banking public had been groomed.
The accredited Establishments embrace Central Financial institution of Nigeria Studying Centre, Heritage Financial institution Academy; CrownAgent UK; B. Adedipe Associates Restricted; and Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (CISI), United Kingdom.
Others are the Nigerian Inventory Alternate X Academy; Mactay Consulting Restricted; Information Past Restricted; Brideswell Consulting Restricted; Ultravantage Options ; EdgeEcution World Assets Restricted and Katalyst Consulting
Michael Stevens Consulting; NLP Nigeria Restricted; Procept Associates Skilled Companies Restricted; Don Mitchell & Co Restricted; Bode Zakari Administration Consultants; Success for ALL Restricted; Edcof Instructional Companies Restricted and Kloverharris Restricted had been additionally accredited.
Individuals on the occasion embrace Mr Jude Monye, Government Director, Heritage Financial institution Plc; Mr. Thompson Friday, Deputy Director, Banking Supervision Division, CBN; Mrs Bode Zakari, Managing Advisor; and Bode Zakari Administration Consultants.
Edited By: Oluwole Sogunle (NAN)