The Institute of Bankers in Malawi (IOB Malawi) is pleased to advise its esteemed students and members of the general public that the next semester for study programs for May 2009 examinations commences on 1st December 2008.
Special attention to school leavers
This is a good opportunity for all school leavers who have finished school and are not sure of a career they would want to embark on in their lives. Choose banking, a professional career that can offer you lots of opportunities. This opportunity needs not to be missed.
Programs on offer
IOB Malawi is an affiliate of the University of Malawi and it offers professional courses in banking leading to award of Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Banking and related areas of specialisation upon successful completion of the study programs.
Certificate in Banking
Certificate level comprises of eight subjects which are divided into Parts A and B each comprising of four subjects. Students are required to complete Part A before registering for subjects in Part B. The courses are as follows:
Introduction to Banking
Introduction to Business Accounting
Introduction to Business Communication
Introduction to Economics
Fundamentals of Business Statistics
Introduction to Management
Basic Principles of Law
Diploma in Banking
There are eight subjects out of seventeen to be completed for the Diploma in Banking qualification and are sub-divided into generic core, specialist core and electives. Various combinations lead to the following areas of specialization:
Treasury & International Banking
Estates & Trusts Management
Advanced Diploma in Banking
The courses for Advanced Diploma category will commence hi April 2009.
The Certificate in Banking courses are open to holders of MSCE or its equivalent qualifications white the Diploma program is open to those who have completed Certificate in Banking studies or those in possession of a degree from a recognized university or institution.
IOB Malawi study programs are essentially through distant education. Through the partnership arrangement with the University of Malawi, the Management Development Centre at the Polytechnic will be conducting week ends (Saturday and Sunday) classes for those who would like some tuition.
In Lilongwe, tuition for IOB Malawi courses is provided by 'Corporate Governance College. Students who would like to attend classes are being advised to contact these institutions directly.
Other support services to students
The Institute has a resource centre where students access library facilities, study rooms and other facilities. The Institute will introduce revision classes to assist students prepare adequately for their examinations.
You can register now by obtaining a form from the Institute of Bankers Secretariat on 14 Laws Road, behind the Reserve Bank of Malawi, Biantyre Branch.
You can also click here to download the registration form.
For further enquiries, click here to send an enquiry online or you may also contact us on Telephone: (265) 1 821 616 or Fax: (265) 1 821 708 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org