Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies to Host Three Virtual Open House Sessions in 2021, Invites Interested Students to Register
Dubai-UAE: 13 January, 2021– The Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS), a regional leader in banking and finance education and training, today announced that it will host three online Open Day sessions for Bachelor and Diploma Academic Programs intake 2021, instead of its usual in-person Open Day.
Scheduled for the January 14, 21, and 28, 2021, the sessions will introduce prospective students to the myriad programs like Bachelor in Banking & Finance, Bachelor in Accounting & Finance and diploma programs EIBFS is set to offer this year, in addition to providing them with a brief history of the Institute and related milestones. Furthermore, the EIBFs leadership team and representatives of leading UAE banks will share their professional experiences in the banking industry with the participants and highlight the evolving role of bankers in the region.
Interested students can register for the Open House sessions on the EIBFS website.
Speaking on the Open Day this year, Jamal Al Jassmi, General Manager of EIBFS, said: “The EIBFS Open Day, which is one of our biggest annual fixtures will move online this year. Through our three community engagement sessions, we look forward to connecting with students who seek meaningful careers in the banking sector and showcase what we can offer them in terms of knowledge enhancement and upskilling.”
He added: “To ensure the continued significance of our course offering, our team at EIBFS has worked very hard to revise the curricula to integrate the evolving needs of the banking industry. We are confident that this approach will deepen the capabilities of the existing workforce while empowering new entrants with necessary skills as well.”
In 2020, EIBFS successfully trained 30,000 professionals working in the banking and financial sector. For this year, the Institute has charted out competency-based, hands on development roadmaps, added several specialized courses that will be critical in a post pandemic world, and increased the uptake of deep tech tools such as artificial intelligence (AI) and gamification as part of its varied learning modules.
In this context, EIBFS recently launched its 2021 Annual Training Program (ATP), which has been created through identifying 12 competency-based learning pathways. The 2021 edition features a library of 360 courses and a schedule of 1,168 programs covering functional skills and soft skills development courses in categories including fintech, data analytics, corporate banking and management, trade finance, compliance and anti-money laundering and risk management, as well as Islamic banking and business communication.
The Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS) was founded in 1983. As a leading independent training center, it offers world-class education, training and allied services in the critical areas of banking and finance. Based in the UAE, EIBFS currently has three campuses for education and training services located in Sharjah, Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The Institute has made substantial contributions to the careers of thousands of students and working professionals in the financial services sector. EIBFS is also a strong supporter of Emiratization and has launched various initiatives that have greatly helped to promote the careers of Emiratis. All academic programs offered by EIBFS are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. Students who have successfully completed these programs have found productive employment at various levels in banks and financial institutions in the UAE and around the world.