BIBF explains benefits of Chartered Financial Analyst qualification
The event was held Sept. 28 at BIBF’s property in Juffair.
Key speakers at the open house worked to highlight the significance of the CFA qualification. Speakers included Mahmoud Nawar, president of CFA Society Bahrain; representatives from Tamkeen; and faculty of BIBF. Each presenter spoke on the challenges faced in the financial sector.
“The CFA qualification is the most prestigious globally recognized qualification in the financial services field; it gives a solid foundation to our learners in this field,” BIBF Head of Banking and Accounting Deen Jayah said. “We are extremely proud of our students’ achievements, who have exceeded the global average pass rate in 2016.”
Presenters at the event, including BIBF faculty and CFA charter holders, spoke on their experiences and shared information with attendees on how to become CFA qualified. In addition, the Tamkeen team informed candidates on benefits offered by Tamkeen’s services, which attempt to improve upon human capital across the nation.
“The financial challenges faced by the Middle East has reconfirmed the importance of ethics, education and good corporate governance in the investment markets,” Mahmoud Nawar, president of CFA Society Bahrain, said. “Representing the world’s largest organization 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.”
BIBF will offer the CFA preparatory course for level one and two in November.