Institute of Bankers in Malawi has the following categories of members.

 

Member Category

Definition

Member benefits

 

Student Member

This is an individual who  is studying and writing exams to pursue  an Advanced Diploma. The member can also be  an individual who is already working in the banking and financial services industry but has not completed the Institute’s qualifications in banking either Diploma or Degree.

Past papers, guidance notes, eBooks, Banking resources, professional insights, quarterly  newsletter, access to IOB library, mentoring  program, profession recognition, Forums, Continuing Profession Program, trainings, Internships with banks, Scholarships

 

Diplomate

An individual who holds an Advanced Diploma of Institute of Bankers in Malawi

Continuing Profession Program, Information about the banking industry, Quarterly  newsletter, online professional networking, Opportunity for employment from member banks, , mentoring  program

 

Graduate Member

An individual who holds a degree in banking from the University of Malawi or any other accredited University.

Continuing Profession Program, Information about the banking industry, quarterly  newsletter,  online professional networking, Opportunity for employment from member banks, , mentoring  program

 

Associate Member

This is an individual who is working in a Bank/ Financial Institution and  has successfully completed the Institute’s Diploma or  Professional Diploma  or Degree in Banking and Finance or has CIB qualifications  from other institutions other than IOBM.

Information about the banking industry, Continuing Profession Program, Quarterly  newsletter,  recognition, IOB branded items, mentoring  program

 

Life  Member

This is an individual  who have rendered services to the institute or banking industry and have knowledge and experience

Quarterly  newsletter, forums, recognition

 

Fellow

This is an individual who is a senior professional and qualified banker in the banking industry. A could be a CEO of a bank and Directors.

Professional recognition, Branded items from the institute, Continuing Profession Program, Fellows Biannual Lunch and Dinner, Quarterly  newsletter. , mentoring  program

 

Honorary Fellow

Fellowship is the highest grade of membership. A special application form will be filled out by the applicant. Fellows shall be elected by the Institute These will be individuals who have distinction in the field of banking, Finance, economics, management and academic in Recognition of their special contribution to the Institute.

Professional recognition, Branded items from the institute, Continuing Profession Program, Fellows Biannual Breakfast and Dinner, Fellows Forum, Quarterly  newsletter,  mentoring  program

 

Ordinary Member

This is an individual who neither works in the banking & finance industry nor studying with the Institute, but has an active interest in the banking industry.

Information about the banking industry, trainings for non bankers, Forums, quarterly newsletter

 

Corporate Member

Any financial institution admitted to membership.

Trainings to their employees, information about the banking industry, Discounted rates for training courses.