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MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

 

Welcome to the Zambia Institute of Banking and Financial Services Website.

You are accessing the official website of the Zambia Institute of Banking & Financial Services (ZIBFS) and it is our hope that you will find the information on this website not only interesting but helpful too. To begin with, the ZIBFS, formed in 1992, is an autonomous training Institute in banking, financial services and business-related courses.

It operates using a robust IT infrastructure, including an advanced Student Management System which enables members of the Institute to access a number of services online, such as online membership and examination registration, online access of examination results, online payments, online discussion forums, etc.

The Institute offers a number of industry-relevant programmes including the Certificate and Diploma in Banking & Finance, Certified Credit Professional Programme, Professional and Advanced Professional Diploma in Banking & Financial Services, and Post Graduate Certificates in Retail Banking and Risk Management. Enrolment on these programmes is conducted throughout  the year. You are encouraged to enrol on these practical and industry relevant programmes. Technical and skills training is also offered in various topics including, but not limited to Anti-Money Laundering, Basel III, Internal Audit & Controls, Credit Appraisal & Credit Management, Management & Supervisory Skills, Cashiers & Teller training, etc. You are encouraged to download brochures from the downloads section of this website to get more information on the courses and programmes offered by the Institute.

The Institute is also an accredited examination centre for the ACI-Financial Markets Association Examinations. All registration for ACI Examinations takes place via the ACI FMA main website.  You can find the link here: https://acifma.com/exam-centers. From this site, you can choose which country you would like to take the exam in.  You will then receive a confirmation email.  Within 48 hours, you will receive your invoice and registration confirmation. Otherwise please contact education@acifma.com.  More information on the ACI examinations can be obtained from the ZIBFS Secretariat.

Further, the Institute is also engaged in a number of activities to enhance information sharing in the financial sector. Among the activities lined up in the course of 2018 include but not limited to the Institute's Graduation Ceremony to be held on Saturday 17th February 2018 at the New Government Complex in Lusaka. The Institute also plans to hold its 2018 Annual Ball (Gala Dinner) on Friday 9th March 2018. Other events planned for the year include the Institute's  4th Banking & Finance Conference in September 2018, the Annual General Meeting to be held in April 2018, various Discussion Fora  and a number of training courses including the training on Movable Assets Basedread_more

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