OVERVIEW

CIB aims to develop fully the professional potential of persons engaged in the practice of banking and financial services by enhancing their knowledge and skills through education and training and recognizing with appropriate qualifications those who achieve the required standards.

 OBJECTIVES

Participants will:

  • Gain a highly conducive standard of professional skills amongst persons engaged in the practice of banking.
  • Be able to offer efficient and competitive services to meet modern day sophisticated demands customers and satisfaction.
  • foster and maintain a high level of professional integrity, discipline and etiquette in the appropriate field or department.
  • Professionally be able to represent the banking profession both nationally and internationally.

TARGET GROUP

  • Financial Institutions
  • Candidates with passes of not less than D7 in their WASSCE result

BENEFITS

Members of the The Chartered Institute of Bankers in Ghana benefit from being part of the most prominent professional body in Ghana.

 

Key Benefits:

  • The Institute is the established professional education body which sets the standards in banking education in Ghana.
  • Institute courses are relevant to your career needs and will help you do your job better.
  • Institute courses are designed specifically to allow you to combine work and study.
  • The Institute’s credit accumulation system allows you to progress from certificate through diploma to University degree (and then, entry to masters’ level) – the modules you pass count towards the next phase of your educational development.
  • Institute courses provide maximum flexibility, allowing you to study at your own pace and to decide when and where you study.

The Ghanaian Banker
The Ghanaian Banker is the Institute’s quarterly journal; each member receives a personal copy. It covers issues of direct relevance to members and includes information on Institute developments and activities.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Holders of any of the following qualifications are eligible to apply.

  1. Six (6) Credits in GCE ‘O’ Level, including English Language and Mathematics or Accounting. Plus ‘A’ Levels with Passes in three (3) subjects, two (2) of which should not be below grade ‘D’.
  2. SHSCE: Credits in three (3) core subjects, including Core Mathematics and Core English, plus three (3) Passes in the Electives (with an aggregate of not more than 24), OR three (3) passes in RSA (Stage 3).
  3. Recognized Degrees, HND, Diplomas, DBS, ICA (GH), ACCA and other professional Qualifications.
  4. PASS MARK OF 50% in Matured Student Route-In-Course (MRIC) organized by CIB (Gh).

COURSE LEVEL: LEVEL 1

Course Name

  • Principles of Banking Law
  • Elements of Banking
  • Economics of Banking
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Principles of Management

COURSE LEVEL: LEVEL 2

Course Name

  • The Monetary and Financial System
  • Law Relating to Banking
  • Quantitative Methods for Decision Making
  • Management Practices
  • Customer Services – Marketing and The Competitive Environment

 

 

 

 

COURSE LEVEL: LEVEL 3

Course Name

  • Financial Reporting, Planning and Analysis
  • Bank Strategic Information Management
  • International Trade Finance
  • Credit Management – Lending
  • Banking Operations – Regulation, Market Practice and Treasury Management
  • Practice of Banking – Law & Practice

 

COURSE LEVEL: LEVEL 4

Option 1 – Retail Banking (Commercial)

Course Name

  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Marketing of Financial Services
  • Microfinance and Rural Banking

 

Option 2 – Mortgage Finance

Course Name

  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Mortgage Lenders – Law and Practice
  • Insurance

 

Option 3 – Executor & Trustee Business

Course Name

  • Taxation
  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Administration of Trust

 

 

 

Option 4 – Corporate & International Finance

Course Name

  • Corporate Banking – Law and Practice
  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Multinational Corporate Banking – Finance and Investment

 

APPLY

  1. The Professional course of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (Ghana) is made up of levels 1, 2, 3 & 4 under the new programme/curriculum.
  2. Exemptions are granted only in the Levels 1 & 2 of the new programme on subject for subject basis.
  3.  Examinations are held twice in a year, in April and October. There is no order for selection of courses for examination registration; however, candidates are expected to complete one level before proceeding to the next.

 

DURATION

Four (4) months

LOCATION: Lectures will be held at DATA LINK -TEMA COM-10, HO-Tel: 0289808080

FOR ENQUIRES

Tel. 0303 30 70 80, 0249 666 001 (Hotline)

Visit our website on: www.datalink.edu.gh