Associate Chartered Banker Programme

The Associate Chartered Banker Programme is the main course of study of the Institute that leads to the award of our ACIB designation, the Institute’s flagship certificate.

The certificate is suitable for practitioners who are new to the industry or already working, in the banking environments.

The Associate Chartered Banker programme prepares professionals with the needed foundational knowledge and skills needed for banking professionals in our ever-changing industry.

The Associate Chartered Banker program develops knowledge and appreciation of the banking industry, which are essential for efficient performance.

  • Improve the learner’s knowledge, understanding, and skills pertaining to the global banking industry;
  • combine knowledge of the causes transforming how we finance with application of fundamental banking principles;
  • Analyze how banks are adapting to customers’ evolving expectations in an environment with greater competition;

Associate Chartered Banker

Level 1

1.1 Principles of Banking Law

1.2 Introduction to Accounting

1.3 Economics in Banking

1.4 Elements of Banking

1.5 Principles of Management

Level 2

2.1 Law Relating to Banking

2.2 Management Practices

2.3 Customer Service – Marketing & the Competitive Environment

2.4 The Monetary & Financial System

2.5 Quantitative Methods for Decision Making

Level 3

3.1 Financial Reporting, Planning & Analysis

3.2 Bank Strategic Information Management

3.3 International Trade Finance

3.4 Credit Management-Lending

3.5 Banking Operation-Regulation, Market Practice & Treasury Management

3.6 Practice of Banking-Law & Practice

LEVEL 4 (Optional Level)
(Candidates Are To Choose Any Option of Their Choice)
8th Graduation Programme

Option 1

Retail Banking (Commercial)

4.11 Strategic Marketing Management

4.12 Marketing of Financial Services

4.13 Microfinance & Rural Banking

Option 2

Mortgage Finance

4.11 Strategic Marketing Management

4.22 Mortgage Law & Practice

4.23 Insurance

Option 3

Executor and Trustee Business

4.11 Strategic Marketing Management

4.32 Administration of Trust

4.33 Taxation

Option 4

Corporate & International Finance

4.11 Strategic Marketing Management

4.42 Corporate Banking – Law & Practice

4.43 Multinational Corporate Banking- Finance & Investment

Option 5

Corporate Governance and Risk Management

4.11 Strategic Marketing Management

4.52 Risk Management

4.53 Corporate Governance

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