Solveig Nicklos, Director BIBF
mentioned, "One of BIBF
's strategic objectives are to provide continuous executive education at the highest level.
It was a key requirement to provide users with an easy to find relevant, detailed set of information on everything BIBF
Delegation members said they were impressed with the quality, magnitude and depth of the educational standard at BIBF
and showed particular interest in BIBF
's Islamic finance programmes.
QMF's lead auditor designations with ISO methodologies ensure BIBF
is well placed to fill any development needs within this specialised field," he added.
Gessling pointed to the importance of attending the courses, which include a Critical Thinking Course, Personality and Career Path Assessment, and leadership and communication development training that will include a Level 3 Certificate in Team Leading certified by the UK-based Chartered Management Institute; which will be held in cooperation with BIBF
over the summer.
SMEs have long been the drivers of job creation across the Western world and if we are to create the necessary jobs in this region then that is where we will have to look for growth,' said Anuradha Shaw, a senior lecturer at BIBF
As a thought leader in the field of education, BIBF
has led industrial innovation across multiple business sectors.
KPMG will help develop and share IFRS training content, and provide technical trainers to deliver courses teaming with BIBF
Director Solveig Nicklos noted that unlike many of the qualifications on Islamic Finance that are currently available in the market, the result of the collaboration between BIBF
and the CISI will focus on specialised key areas in Islamic banking and finance, such as Shari'ah auditing, governance and ethics, risk management, and Islamic financial markets and instruments.
The topics discussed at the meeting included the implementation of an agreement signed earlier to establish BIBF
as a recognised centre for the UoL international programmes.
The agreement was signed by council chairwoman Amal Almoayyed and BIBF
director Solveig Nicklos at the council headquarters in the presence of representatives from both sides.
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) and BIBF
intend to jointly launch an initiative where monthly training sessions will be organized as of 6 December 2014.