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  STUDY PROGRAMS AND QUALIFICATIONS

In order for the Institute of Bankers meet the needs and demands of the banking sector for professional training and skills development at a higher level adequately, it would like to be affiliated to the University of Malawi as the accredited partner. This partnership with the University of Malawi will assist in achieving the Institute of Bankers’ overall goal to establish itself as a centre of professional excellence in banking and other financial services through the provision of high quality training programs.

The Institute of Bankers will always endeavour to offer programs that are relevant to banks and the financial sector to keep them abreast on changes in the financial world. The Institute of Bankers will also provide its members an umbrella professional body in the country similar to those of the lawyers and the Accountants under the Law Society of Malawi and the Society of Accountants in Malawi.  Although the banking profession is one of the well known professions in this country, it has not been properly promoted due to lack of an affiliate professional body.

As a professional body Institute of Bankers will provide members with networking, educational, training and information opportunities.  It will also run tailor made training courses to assist member institutions in addressing their skills capacity building needs. 

The Institute’s curriculum will offer professional training courses leading to the following qualifications;

  • Certificate in banking
  • Diploma in banking,
  • Advanced diploma in banking

Under diploma and advanced diploma students will specialising in any one of the following areas;

  • Credit Management
  • Marketing
  • Treasury and International Banking
  • Estates and Trusts
  • Financial Planning

Generic core and specialist core subjects will be compulsory and all candidates will be required to study and pass these subjects in order to qualify for a particular qualification.  Electives subjects are optional and candidates will be allowed to choose a particular number of subjects depending on the requirements of a particular qualification.

LIST OF VARIOUS STUDY PROGRAMS TO BE OFFERED BY INSTITUTE OF BANKERS

 

LEVEL 1

 

CERTIFICATE IN BANKING

 

 

 

COURSE CODE

 

COURSE TITLE

 

DURATION OF STUDY

 

LEVEL OF STUDY

IOBM-C101

Introduction to Business Accounting

6 Months

Certificate

IOBM-C102

Customer service

6 Months

Certificate

IOBM-C103

Fundamentals of Business Statistics

6 Months

Certificate

IOBM-C104

Introduction to Banking

6 Months

Certificate

IOBM-C105

Introduction to Business Communication

6 Months

Certificate

IOBM-C106

Introduction to Economics

6 Months

Certificate

IOBM-C107

Management

6 Months

Certificate

IOBM-C108

Basic Principles of Law

6 Months

Certificate

 

LEVEL 2

 

DIPLOMA IN BANKING

 

 

 

COURSE CODE

 

COURSE TITLE

 

DURATION OF STUDY

 

LEVEL OF STUDY

IOBM-D201

Treasury Management 1

6 Months

Diploma

IOBM-D202

International Trade Finance

6 Months

Diploma

IOBM-D203

Financial Markets 1

6 Months

Diploma

IOBM-D204

Credit Risk Assessment 1

6 Months

Diploma

IOBM-D205

Principles of Marketing

6 Months

Diploma

IOBM-D206

Financial Concepts A

6 Months

Diploma

IOBM-D207

Financial Concepts B

6 Months

Diploma

IOBM-D208

Principles of Investment

6 Months

Diploma

IOBM-D209

Trustee Accounts

6 Months

Diploma

IOBM-D210

Financial Planning Practice

6 Months

Diploma

IOBM-D211

Economic Environment

6 Months

Diploma

IOBM-D212

Introduction to Business Statistics

6 Months

Diploma

IOBM-D213

Taxation 1

6 Months

Diploma

IOBM-D214

Consumer Behaviour

6 Months

Diploma

IOBM-D215

Customer Relationship
Management

6 Months

Diploma

IOBM-D216

Law Relating to banking

6 Months

Diploma

IOBM-D217

Law of Trusts, Settlements and Administration of Estates

6 Months

Diploma

 

LEVEL 3

 

ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN BANKING

IOB Advanced Diploma Syllabus

DOWNLOAD (Pdf)


REGISTRATION

You can register now by obtaining a form from the Institute of Bankers Secretariat on 14 Laws 6t Road, behind the Reserve Bank of Malawi Blantyre Branch. Those with internet access can download the registration form from our
Website www.iobmalawi.com.   For further enquiries you may contact us on Telephone:
01 821 616 or Fax: 01 821 708 or email: tmuwa@bankers.mw.  The completed form should be sent to:

The Executive Director
Institute of Bankers in Malawi
14 Laws Road
P. O. Box 1359
BLANTYRE


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