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EIF INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

Get certified by joining Emirates Institute of Finance Certification Programs in collaboration with different international banking institutes.

ABOUT EIF INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

As banks adopt cutting edge technology, they are facing a shortage of skilled professionals. To address this challenge, EIF has introduced a range of certifications covering various aspects of banking. These certifications cover nearly all the roles in banking such as credit analysis, compliance, risk management etc. EIF also provides certifications in emerging areas such as Artificial Intelligence and Responsible Banking.

EIF certifications have a flexible framework, making them suitable for both freshers and experienced professionals. They offer numerous benefits to learners aiming to advance their careers in the banking industry. Acquiring these certifications enables learners to validate their skills and knowledge and provides the learners with a competitive advantage.

CERTIFICATION PARTNERS

EIF certifications are offered in collaboration with globally recognized training institutions. This enhances the credibility of EIF international certifications and ensures that these certifications are recognised globally. To issue joint certifications, EIF has partnered with institutions such as The Chartered Banker Institute, EC-Council, Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions and CFTE.

EXPLORE OUR CERTIFICATIONS

AML & CFT Compliance

Artificial Intelligence

Business English

Corporate Relationship Management

Credit Analysis

Cybersecurity

Data Analytics

Financial Technology

Fraud Management

Human Resource Management

Internal Audit

Islamic Retail Banking

Product Management

Quality and Innovation

Responsible Banking

Risk Management

Trade Finance

Treasury Management

Wealth Management

Motor Insurance

Health Insurance

ABOUT EIF INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

The EIF learning pathways are now internationally accredited. The successful learners will be awarded a joint international certification by EIF and Chartered Banker Institute, UK. Chartered Banker Institute (CBI), established in 1875, was awarded the Royal Charter in 1975. CBI is UK’s largest Bankers Institute with over 30,000 members in different parts of the world.

THE EIF CERTIFICATION FRAMEWORK

  • The learning pathway is designed over a period of 1 – 2 quarters.
  • The successful learners will be awarded a joint certificate by EIF and CBI after the final assessment.
  • There will be formative and summative assessments during each learning pathway.
  • Completion of all the courses is mandatory to qualify for certification.
  • Summative assessment will be an objective online assessment conducted 4 times in a year covering all the topics covered in the learning pathway.
  • The pass percentage for successful completion of the international certification is 60%.
  • As these program are part of the EIF Annual Training Plan (ATP), there will not be any additional training cost.
  • However, an assessment and certification fee of AED 1,750 + VAT per person will apply for candidates appearing for the certification.
  • The learning pathway is targeted at an intermediate to advanced level focused on creating a working knowledge of the domain.
  • The ideal target audience is individual contributors with few years experience and/or new graduates being groomed for functional areas.
  • Existing experienced employees in the domain looking forward to updating their skills and getting certified can also join the pathway.
Learners who have attended the courses in the pathway at EIF in 2020, 2021, and 2022 can be exempt from attending these courses upon producing certificate of attendance

CREATING BUSINESS IMPACT FROM PATHWAY: SUGGESTIONS

1. Job Placement in respective domain while undertaking the learning journey

To ensure effective learning which translates to business impact, it is important that the learner is placed in the some domain while undergoing the learning journey.


2. Line Manager Involvement: Debriefing sessions

As the topics are highly technical in nature and involve practical aspects, the learning effectiveness is optimal when the line manager gets involved in the learning.

It is suggested that post each topic there is a one on one debriefing session.

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      EIF INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN FINTECH (EICF)

      Officials working in the areas of digital transformation, business strategy, process improvement and from relevant business domains.
      • Understand the dynamics of digital transformation in the financial services sector.
      • Understand the challenges and opportunities emanating from the fintech space.
      • Explore the use cases of blockchain in banking.
      • Explore how the technologies like AI, ML, Cloud, IoT, RPA etc. can be used in banking sector.
      • Understand the role of data protection and security.

      LEARNING PATHWAYS: FINTECH

      01
      Fintech 101
      02
      Cybersecurity Essentials for All
      03
      Open Banking and API
      04
      Blockchain 101
      05
      AI & Machine Learning 101
      06
      Cloud Applications 101
      07
      Robotic Process Automation
      08
      Payment Tech
      09
      IoT Applications in Financial Sector
      10
      Assessment & Certification

      EIF INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN RISK MANAGEMENT (EICRM)

      Officials currently working in different areas of risk management and people who are looking to explore a career in the risk management domain.

      • Understand the various risks faced by the bank and the risk management process.
      • Identify, quantify, manage, monitor various risks like credit, market, operational, liquidity and other risks.
      • Analyze the regulatory guidelines on capital and understand risk-based pricing.
      • Understand the importance of enterprise level risk management.

      LEARNING PATHWAYS: RISK MANAGEMENT

      01
      Risk Management in Banks
      02
      Fraud Prevention & Detection Masterclass
      03
      Operational Risk Management
      04
      Business Continuity Planning
      05
      Key Risk Indicators in Risk Management
      06
      Credit Risk Management
      07
      Risk Adjusted Return on Capital
      08
      IFRS - 9 for Credit Professionals
      09
      Liquidity Risk Management
      10
      Market Risk Management
      11
      Stress Testing Masterclass
      12
      Enterprise Risk Management
      13
      Assessment & Certification

      EIF INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN COMPLIANCE (EICC)

      MLRO, AML Manager, KYC & CDD Manager, Compliance Officer, Transaction Monitoring Officer, AML Sanctions Manager, Internal Auditor, FCC Compliance Officer or similar roles.

      • Understand the AML and CFT principles based on the UAE Federal Laws and Central Bank regulations.
      • Develop working knowledge in regards to the international recommendations and guidelines in the compliance domain from FATF and FSRs.
      • Identify the different types of sanctions and the sanction screening process.
      • Understand of international recommendations and guidelines relating AML /CFT/ FATCA /GDPR/CRS.
      • Understand the role of technology in combating financial crime.

      LEARNING PATHWAYS: COMPLIANCE

      01
      KYC & CDD Compliance
      02
      AML & CFT Laws & Regulations
      03
      European Union Directives
      04
      Role of FATF & FSRBs
      05
      Financial Intelligence Units (FIU)
      06
      Ultimate Beneficial Ownership (UBO)
      07
      Sanctions Monitoring
      08
      Transactions Monitoring
      09
      Trade Based Financial Crime Compliance
      10
      FATCA Rules & Regulations
      11
      Common Reporting Standards
      12
      GDPR Essentials
      13
      REGTECH
      14
      Effective Compliance Management Masterclass
      15
      Assessment & Certification

      EIF INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN DATA ANALYTICS (EICDA)

      Analysts, Managers and others based on relevance.

      • Inspect, cleanse, transform and model data.
      • Discover useful information that supports decision making.
      • Present visual insights with dashboard and using charts.
      • Approach business problems analytically and analyze data to generate business insights.
      • Understand the usage of tools like Excel, Python, Power BI, Tableau Public.

      LEARNING PATHWAYS: DATA ANALYTICS

      01
      Data Consolidation & Analysis using Excel
      02
      Dashboard using Excel
      03
      Data Visualization using Power BI
      04
      Dashboard using Tableau Public
      05
      Statistical Analysis using Excel
      06
      Analytics using Python
      07
      Introduction to Sales Analytics
      08
      Introduction to Fraud Analytics
      09
      Assessment & Certification

      EIF INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN FRAUD MANAGEMENT (EICFM)

      Fraud Prevention and Detection Manager, Fraud Risk Monitoring Officer, Fraud Examiner, Fraud Control Unit Manager, Manager – Internal Control, Manager – Fraud Operations, Internal Auditor.

      • Identify and prioritize of fraud risks within the organisation.
      • Understand the different types and dimensions of fraud.
      • Familiarize with the key aspects of fraud prevention and detection for internal controls.
      • Understand the importance of fraud analytics – opportunities and challenges.
      • Plan and conduct internal fraud examination.

      LEARNING PATHWAYS: FRAUD MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL

      01
      Introduction to Financial Crimes
      02
      Cybersecurity Essentials for All
      03
      Phishing
      04
      Swim Swap
      05
      Malware & Ransomware
      06
      Internal Fraud
      07
      How Strong is my Password
      08
      Cheque Fraud Prevention
      09
      Identity Crime
      10
      Credit Card Fraud Prevention
      11
      Document Screening & Signature Verification
      12
      Fraud Prevention & Detection Masterclass
      13
      Introduction to Fraud Analytics
      14
      Fraud Investigation
      15
      Assessment & Certification

      EIF INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN TREASURY MANAGEMENT (EICTM)

      Treasury Dealers, Treasury Mid Office, Treasury Back Office, Market Risk Management, Treasury Sales, Treasury Audit, and other related roles.

      • Understand the structure, role and working of the treasury function in a bank.
      • Understand the various asset classes and their application.
      • Analyze how to make profitable trading and investment decisions and manage the risk on the portfolio.
      • Apply the learnings to the actual dealing and trading environment.

      LEARNING PATHWAYS: TREASURY PROFESSIONAL

      01
      Treasury Insights for Non-Treasury
      02
      Treasury Operations
      03
      Asset & Liabilities Management Primer
      04
      FX Primer
      05
      DCM & Fixed Income
      06
      Money Markets
      07
      Derivatives
      08
      Technical Analysis
      09
      Treasury & Portfolio Bourse Game
      10
      Assessment & Certification

      EIF INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN TRADE FINANCE (EICTF)

      Corporate Relationship Managers, Trade Finance Specialist, Officials in Trade Finance & Credit Department, Internal Auditors.

      • Understand the fundamental principles of trade finance, parties involved and their roles in traded finance.
      • Understand the INCO terms, dealing with responsibilities of buyers and sellers for the delivery of goods under sales contracts for international trade.
      • Determine how the practices articulated in UCP 600 are applied by documentary practitioners.
      • Understand of Bank Guarantees and Standby Letters of Credit and its legal frameworks.
      • Understand the various parties in the supply chain and the products offered to the clients.
      • Analyze trade based money laundering and other financial crimes.

      LEARNING PATHWAYS: TRADE FINANCE PROFESSIONAL

      01
      Trade Finance Primer
      02
      Bank Guarantees
      03
      INCO Terms
      04
      Trade Finance Masterclass
      05
      Trade Finance Documents Examination (ISBP) Masterclass
      06
      Supply Chain Finance
      07
      Trade Based Financial Crimes
      08
      Assessment & Certification

      EIF INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN QUALITY AND INNOVATION (EICQI)

      Quality Analyst, Quality Manager, Customer Experience Managers, IT Manger, Operations Manager, or similar related roles.

      • Demonstrate working knowledge of the concept of quality and its application in banking and financial sector.
      • Understand and apply quality management models like 5S, change management, seven tools of quality, business process re-engineering and lean six sigma.
      • Demonstrate working knowledge of agile principles and how it can be applied to the banking environment.
      • Understand the innovation culture in banking sector and how to embrace change in a positive way.

      LEARNING PATHWAYS: QUALITY AND INNOVATION PROFESSIONAL

      01
      CBUAE Consumer Protection Standards Awareness
      02
      Customer Journey Mapping
      03
      RCA & Complaint Management
      04
      Basics of Process Management
      05
      Business Process Re-engineering
      06
      Lean Six Sigma
      07
      Understanding EFQM Model (Dubai Quality Awards)
      08
      Agile 101
      09
      Design Thinking Essentials
      10
      Creative Thinking & Problem Solving
      11
      Assessment & Certification

      EIF INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN ISLAMIC RETAIL BANKING (EICIRB)

      Islamic Banking Professionals in Retail Banking, Operations, Sales etc.

      • Fundamental principles and key concepts of Islamic Banking and Finance.
      • Regulatory, Shari’ah and ethical framework for Islamic Banking and Finance Institutions.
      • Structure and mechanism of Islamic Retail Banking products and services.
      • AAOIFI Shari’ah standards for Murabaha and Ijarah.
      • Shari’ah compliance guidelines for documentation, procedure, and implementation of Islamic transactions.

      LEARNING PATHWAYS: ISLAMIC RETAIL BANKING

      01
      Introduction to Islamic Banking
      02
      Islamic Liability Products
      03
      Islamic Asset Products
      04
      Card Products in Islamic Banks
      05
      AAOIFI Shari'ah Standard on Murabaha
      06
      AAOIFI Shari'ah Standard on Ijarah
      07
      Islamic Retail Banking Products — Checklist for Shari'ah Compliance
      08
      Assessment & Certification

      EIF INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN INTERNAL AUDIT (EICIA)

      Internal Auditors, Compliance Officers, all staff of Audit and Risk Departments.

      • Identify areas to be audited by grouping, together end-to-end transaction and product processing cycles.
      • Prioritize auditable units and develop and implement risk-based auditing tools & techniques.
      • Create an effective AML audit / review program.
      • Identify treasury risks.
      • Review of treasury policy, operational risk controls, market risk controls and model code of conduct.
      • Review compliance with regulations and credit policy.
      • Plan and conduct internal fraud examination.
      • Understand the elements that contribute in implementing a comprehensive compliance monitoring and management system.

      LEARNING PATHWAYS: INTERNAL AUDIT

      01
      Internal Audit
      02
      Credit Audit
      03
      Treasury Audit
      04
      Sales Audit
      05
      AML Audit
      06
      IT Security Risk & Audit
      07
      Fraud Investigations
      08
      Effective Compliance Management Masterclass
      09
      Assessment & Certification

      EIF INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN WEALTH MANAGEMENT (EICWM)

      Wealth Relationship Managers, Assistant Relationship Managers, Portfolio Managers, Private Banking, Priority Banking and other related roles.

      • Demonstrate working knowledge of the wealth management domain.
      • Understand holistically the nature of the client’s requirements.
      • Develop working knowledge of various asset classes like equity, fixed income, real estate, structured products etc.
      • Understand how portfolio managers create and manage a portfolio based on the risk appetite of the client and the market conditions.
      • Understand the processes and tools of managing risks of the client portfolio.

      LEARNING PATHWAYS: WEALTH MANAGEMENT

      01
      Investment Asset Classes & Vehicles
      02
      Industry Regulation
      03
      Understanding Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Financial Ratios
      04
      Financial Planning
      05
      Portfolio Creation & Asset Allocaiton Strategies
      06
      Equity Research Masterclass
      07
      ESG Investing
      08
      Technical Analysis
      09
      Behavioral Finance
      10
      Treasury & Portfolio Management Bourse Game
      11
      Assessment & Certification

      EIF INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN CORPORATE RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT (EICCRM)​

      Relationship Manager, Assistant Relationship Manager, or similar client facing roles in Corporate and Business Banking.

      • Understand how to acquire, sustain, and offer the correct products to the corporate clients for all their business requirements.
      • Understand the clients business to assess business opportunity and risks.
      • Develop knowledge of sound credit proposals for approvals.
      • Know the compliance aspects regarding fraud and red flags to monitor and prevent losses.
      • Understand and analyze financial statements to know the financial strength of companies.
      • Acquire the skill of powerful negotiation, cross and upselling to increase the wallet share of the bank.

      LEARNING PATHWAYS: CORPORATE RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT

      01
      Identifying Business Opportunities from Financial Statements
      02
      Understanding Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Class and Financial Ratios
      03
      Trade Finance Primer (Optional)
      04
      Treasury Solutions for Relationship Managers
      05
      Cash Management and Transaction Banking
      06
      Art of Cross Selling
      07
      Negotiation Skills
      08
      Fraud & AML Red Flags for Relationship Managers
      09
      Risk Adjusted Return on Capital — RAROC
      10
      Supply Chain Finance
      11
      Assessment & Certification

      EIF INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN CREDIT ANALYSIS (EICCA)

      Credit Analyst, Credit Manager, Credit Operations, Credit Monitoring, Credit Risk or similar related roles.

      • Develop a working knowledge of the credit management process from initiation, underwriting, monitoring and credit risk management.
      • Understand and apply the credit analysis methodologies using financial statement analysis and other techniques.
      • Prepare sound credit proposals for approvals.
      • Develop a working knowledge on the credit documentation framework and methods.
      • Understand, analyze and report credit risk as per the Basel guidelines, IFRS – 9 etc.

      LEARNING PATHWAYS: CREDIT ANALYSIS

      01
      Financial Statement Analysis Primer
      02
      Cashflow Statement Analysis
      03
      Identifying Red Flags using Financial Statement
      04
      Early Warning Indicators for Problem Loans
      05
      Credit Analysis using Bank Statement
      06
      Credit Appraisal Methods
      07
      Credit Documentation
      08
      Credit Risk Management
      09
      IFRS-9 for Credit Professionals
      10
      Assessment & Certification

      EIF INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS COMMUNICATION (EICEC)

      This program consists of three levels: Phase 1, Phase 2 and Business Communication. Phase 1 and Phase 2 focus on improving learners’ English language skills, while the Business Communication level aims to improve learners’ general professional correspondence abilities. All three levels employ a task-based learning approach, where learners learn by doing in order to complete real-world tasks they might encounter at work. The level of learners would be decided on the basis of initial Pre-Assessment.

      • Formulate written and spoken sentences that reflect accurate syntax, grammar and mechanics (i.e. word order, verb forms, and punctuation).
      • Compose clear and complete professional subject matter, including emails, proposals and/or presentations.
      • Use target terminology when speaking and presenting in a clear and courteous manner.

      LEARNING PATHWAYS: BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

      PHASE 1: ENGLISH PATHWAY

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      Pre-Assessment
      01
      Active Listening
      02
      Modal Verbs
      03
      Cause & Effect
      04
      Tone of Voice
      05
      Clarifying & Summarizing

      PHASE 2: ENGLISH PATHWAY

      01
      Proposal Writing
      02
      Modal Verbs
      03
      Persuasive Writing
      04
      Polite Disagreement
      05
      Persuasive Speaking

      PHASE 3: BUSINESS COMMUNICATION

      01
      Business Meeting Agendas
      02
      Giving & Receiving Feedback
      03
      Business Meeting Etiquette
      04
      Creating Presentations
      05
      Delivering Presentations

      OTHER PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

      FINTECH CERTIFICATIONS

      Certifications in Financial Technology or Fintech in collaboration with PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited (PwC)

      EIF-PWC CERTIFICATE IN BLOCKCHAIN

      Blockchain technology is creating disruptive changes in the financial services industry. The use cases of Blockchain in the financial services industry include areas like KYC, Compliance, Trade Finance, Investment Banking and much more. EIBFS has partnered with PWC Academy, a global leader in fintech consulting, research and practice to deliver the joint certificate program for the learners in UAE.

      The learners will develop understanding about the Blockchain technology and its use cases in various domains, thus making them well equipped for future roles.

      The successful participants will be awarded the Certificate in Blockchain jointly by PWC & EIBFS, after an intensive coursework which includes pre-course reading, classroom sessions, post course case study and final examination.

      The investment in the program is AED 7500/per person which includes training, materials and registration costs for the exam.

      EIF-PWC CERTIFICATE IN FINTECH

      Financial Technology (FinTech) has disrupted the financial services industry across all levels. The scope and application of fintech includes almost all key areas of banking and financial services industry.

      EIF has partnered with PWC Academy, a global leader in fintech consulting, research and practice to deliver the joint certificate program for the learners in UAE. This certificate program delivered by the experts would discuss the Fintech applications, fintech ecosystem, key technologies driving the change and fintech strategies in their organizations.

      The successful participants will be awarded the Certificate in Fintech jointly by PWC & EIF, after an intensive coursework which includes pre-course reading, classroom sessions, post course case study and final examination. The investment in the program is AED 7500/per person which includes training, materials & registration costs for the exam.

      EIF-PWC CERTIFICATE IN DATA ANALYTICS

      Data is the most important resource in the world. It is perceived as the ‘new oil. Data analytics is emerging as the most trending buzzword in the corporate world given its impact on making effective decisions.

      This certificate program will discuss how data analytics can be used for effective decision-making. The participants will learn through hands on approach how to prepare data, analyze and use it for descriptive, and predictive analytics.

      The successful participants will be awarded the Certificate in Data Analytics jointly by PWC & EIBFS, after an intensive coursework which includes pre-course reading, classroom sessions, post course case study and final examination. The investment in the program is AED 7500 + VAT / per person which includes training, materials and registration costs for the exam.

      PROGRAM METHODOLOGY

      PRE-COURSE READING
      1 WEEK
      CLASSROOM TRAINING
      2 DAYS
      POST-PROGRAM CASE STUDY WORK
      2 WEEKS
      FINAL ASSESSMENT
      The successful learner would receive the certificate jointly form EIF and PwC.

      CERTIFICATE IN BLOCKCHAIN

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      CERTIFICATE IN FINTECH

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      CERTIFICATE IN DATA ANALYTICS

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      COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATIONS

      Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Certification in collaboration with ACAMS, USA

      Emirates Institute of Finance in collaboration with the Association for Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS, USA) is offering the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) certification, to develop qualified personnel with deep and strong knowledge of anti-money laundering and its standards. CAMS provides you with professional growth opportunities and will position you as a leader in the AML. CAMS is considered the international gold standard in AML certifications. The preparation process strengthens your core capacity to combat financial crime and protect your organization from money laundering.

      Targeted Audience: AML Officers, Compliance Officers, Government Regulators, Enforcement/Intelligence Agents, Internal & External Auditors, Risk Management Specialists etc.

      Pre-requisites for the Exam: Participants must have 40 qualifying credits to take the examination based on education, professional certifications, and professional experience in the AML area.

      Investment: 7500AED+VAT ((Includes training, mock exam, exam fee (one attempt) and 1-year membership)

      Duration: 15 Hours (Online through TEAMS)

      Registration: EIF Training Portal

      All candidates must fill out the registration form and be registered in the EIF Portal: Course Code 2106

      Benefits of completing CAMS with EIF

      • Certificate of completion for the CAMS preparation seminar
      • One-year professional membership with ACAMS
      • Online preparation seminar from ACAMS
      • Electronic edition of CAMS examination study guide and supplement
      • Mock exam

      Program Delivery Details

      • Day 1: Tuesday 30th Jan 2024
      • Day 2: Tuesday 6th Feb 2024
      • Day 3: Tuesday 13th Feb 2024
      • Day 4: Tuesday 20th Feb 2024
      • Day 5: Tuesday 27th Feb 2024

      Time: 06:00pm-9:00pm

      Exam: To be decided by participant

      Location: Online TEAMS

      Please send the completed registration form back to Eldhose Chakkappan Eldhose@eif.gov.ae.

      For enquiries, please contact Eldhose on 02466 4666 Ext 104.

      OVERVIEW

      The Certified Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS) certification is the global program for equipping professionals with the tools they need to understand and interpret changing sanctions regimes.

      The Certified Global Sanctions Specialists (CGSS) Certification is the culmination of five years of research and development on international sanctions compliance. The program equips professionals with the tools they need to understand and interpret changing sanctions regimes.

      CGSS is best suited for mid-to senior-level professionals, in the following areas:

      • Sanctions Compliance
      • Economic Sanctions
      • Financial Sanctions
      • Sanctions Screening
      • AMLICTE
      • AML Sanctions
      • Regulatory Compliance
      • Risk Management
      • Legal Counsel
      • Embargo
      • Compliance Technology
      METHODOLOGY

      Interactive program based on lectures, extensive use of case studies, class work, exercises, progress assessment, and final exam.

      INVESTMENT

      AED 7500 + VAT (includes training, 1 year membership with CAMS, exam registration, and mock exam)

      CISI CERTIFICATIONS

      Certifications in collaboration with Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment Qualifications.

      OVERVIEW

      The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) is the largest and most widely respected professional body for those who work in the securities and investment industry in the UK and in a growing number of financial centers globally. By providing 8 professional qualifications, it will ensure that practitioners in the financial services industry attain the competence they need.

      TARGET AUDIENCE: SCA regulations for Brokers, AML/Compliance Team, Investors, Risk Management officers, etc.

      INVESTMENT: Based on qualification

      • Level 3: International Introduction to Investment
      • Level 3: UAE Financial Rules and Regulations
      • Level 3: Securities
      • Level 3: Operational Risk in Financial Services
      • Level 3: Risk in Financial Services
      • Level 3: Global Financial Compliance
      • Level 3: Fundamentals of Financial Services
      • Level 3: Islamic Finance Qualification (IFQ)
      • Level 3: International Certificate in Wealth and Investment Management (ICWIM)

      Send us an email, for more details about this certification.

      RISK IN FINANCIAL SERVICE CERTIFICATION

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      CHARTERED FINANCIAL ANALYST CERTIFICATION

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      ISLAMIC BANKING CERTIFICATION

      A certification in collaboration with Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI)

      OVERVIEW

      Islamic banking and finance has witnessed phenomenal growth during last decade with the UAE developing into a global hub of Shari’ ah complaint economy and finance.

      As the number of financial institutions offering Islamic products is increasing, there is a pressing need for qualified professionals with in-depth knowledge of Islamic banking transactions and products who can meet the requirements of this growing Islamic finance market.

      With the establishment of the HA, the Higher Shariah Authority, the Islamic Banking sector in the UAE is set for transformational changes. The HS is supervising the implementation of Shariah Standards issued by AAOIFI, the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions. All financial institutions offering Islamic products must be fully complaint of the AAOIFI standards.

      The program Certified Islamic Banker’ aims to develop qualified personnel with strong knowledge of Shariah standards, Islamic banking products and operations as well Islamic financial market operations amongst employees across all functional areas to avoid any non-compliance issues.


      PROGRAM INVESTMENT: AED 7500 + VAT person including training, exam fees and certification

      After the completion of this course, the learners would be able to understand the:

      • Key guiding principles of Islamic banking and finance
      • Islamic banking VS conventional banking: Main differences in fund management and operations
      • Regulatory and Shari’ah framework for Islamic banking and finance institutions
      • Overview of the AAOIFI Shariah Standards for most used transactions
      • Types and structure of Islamic banking products; Liability products, Asset products, corporate banking products; Investment products
      • Islamic financial market operations; Islamic stocks, Sukuk* Takaful products
      MODULES
      • Module 1: Islamic banking concepts and operations; AAOIFI Shari’ah Standards for most used transactions
      • Module 2: Islamic Liability Products and Card Operations
      • Module 3: Islamic Asset Products
      • Module 4: Islamic Corporate/Business and Trade Financing, and Working Capital Financing
      • Module 5: Islamic Financial Markets and Takaful Operations

      LEAN SIX SIGMA GREEN BELT CERTIFICATION

      A certification collaboration with the International Quality Federation, United States of America.

      OVERVIEW

      Green Belts play a very important in any six sigma project. This certification has been developed to equip the participants with the skills/ competency expected from a green belt. The certification focusses on the basic tools and techniques of the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control) methodology and how they can be implemented in banking. The programs is custom designed for bankers and looks at real life examples of how six sigma can be implemented in the banking/financial sphere.

      TARGET AUDIENCE

      Upon completion of the program, the participants will be required to pass the IQF exam which is administered online. Participants will also be encouraged to lead and complete one project within 1 year of course completion, coaching for which will be provided by EIF faculty.

      PREREQUISITES: A basic understanding of quality or Lean Six Sigma training from EIF

      METHOD OF DELIVERY: Interactive program based on lectures and case studies.

      DURATION: 60 hours

      TARGETED AUDIENCE: Process managers, Project leaders, Operations Managers

      PROGRAM INVESTMENT: AED 7,000 + VAT/person

      COURSE CONTENT

      I

      DEFINE PHASE

      • The Basics of Six Sigma
      • Six Sigma Fundamentals
      • Selecting Lean Six Sigma Projects
      • The Lean Enterprise

      II

      MEASURE PHASE

      • Process Definition
      • Six Sigma Statistics
      • Measurement System Analysis
      • Process Capability

      III

      ANALYZE PHASE

      • Patterns of Variation
      • Inferential Statistics
      • Hypothesis Testing
      • Hypothesis Testing with Normal & Non-Normal Data

      IV

      IMPROVE PHASE

      • Simple Linear Regression
      • Multiple Regression Analysis

      V

      CONTROL PHASE

      • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
      • Six Sigma Control Plans

      GREEN & SUSTAINABLE FINANCE CERTIFICATION

      A certification collaboration with Chartered Banker.

      ABOUT THE PROGRAM

      This certification is focused at developing the learner’s knowledge, understanding and skills relating to green and sustainable finance by providing an overview of, and introduction to, the underpinning science, principles, and practice of the field. It aims to increase the learner’s knowledge and understanding of the range of green and sustainable products and services in the banking, investment, and insurance sectors supporting the transition to a low-carbon world.

      On completion of this certification, the learner should be able to:
        • Explain what is meant by ‘green’ and ‘sustainable finance, and the ways in which the finance sector can support the transition to a sustainable, low carbon economy.
        • Explain the role of a range of key players and policy and regulatory frameworks in building and supporting a sustainable financial system
        • Explain the importance of monitoring, measuring, and reporting the flow of investment to support the transition to a sustainable, low-carbon world.
        • Examine the nature and importance of key climate related and environmental risks, and how different types of financial services activity, products and services can improve the quality and functioning of the natural environment and natural systems.
        • Describe the role of the financial service sector, in supporting the development of green and sustainable finance and the transition to a low carbon economy

      MODE OF DELIVERY: Self-paced E-learing followed by a two-day Final exam preparatory training.

      PROGRAM DURATION: As the program is primarily self-paced E-learning, it can be completed in minimum of 3 months and a maximum of 12 months.

      PROGRAM INVESTMENT: AED 6500 + VAT/Person

      CLIMATE RISK CERTIFICATION

      A professional certification collaboration with Chartered Banker.

      SUMMARY

      Managing climate-related risks and supporting the transition to a low-carbon world are amongst our most significant global challenges. Central banks and financial regulators consider the identification, measurement, and disclosure of these risks to be a priority. Recognising the strategic importance of this topic, the Chartered Body Alliance have developed their first joint qualification, the Certificate in Climate Risk. This qualification is aimed at financial services risk professionals (or aspiring risk professionals) globally who wish to develop and demonstrate their knowledge of climate risk.

      On completion of this certification, the learner will be able to:
      • Describe climate change and its impacts on the environment, economy, society, and the financial services sector.
      • Identify, describe, and classify climate-related financial and non-financial risks, and the impacts of these on the economy, society, and the financial services sector.
      • Examine the challenges in measuring, monitoring, and reporting climate risks, and the availability and quality of data.
      • Outline common approaches to modelling climate risks, including the use of scenario analysis.
      • Examine regulatory approaches and responses to climate risk at global, regional, and national levels, and their impacts on the financial services sector.
      • Discuss the opportunities for the financial services sector in supporting the transition to a sustainable, low carbon world.

      MODE OF DELIVERY: Self-paced E-learning followed by a two-day Final exam preparatory training.

      PROGRAM DURATION: As the program is primarily self-paced E-learning, it can be completed in minimum of 3 months and a maximum of 12 months.

      PROGRAM INVESTMENT: AED 6500 + VAT / Person

      CIPD CERTIFICATIONS

      The following are CIPD certifications from Level 3, 5, and 7.

      CIPD qualifications are global benchmark qualifications for HR professionals covering various areas like organizational development, Learning and development, talent management, business partnering and other strategic HR areas. This program is delivered in collaboration with a specialized partner in the domain vices in the banking, investment, and insurance sectors supporting the transition to a low-carbon world.

      OVERVIEW:
      • Business culture and change in context
      • Principles of analytics
      • Core behaviours for people professionals
      • Essentials of people practice

      TARGET AUDIENCE

      Professionals operating at entry level but with aspirations of rapid advancement to management level to increase their knowledge and ability relating to HR, L&D and business issues.

      OVERVIEW:

      • Organisational performance and culture in practice
      • Professional behaviours and valuing people
      • Talent management and workforce planning
      • Leadership and management development
      • Evidence-based practice
      • Employment relationship management
      • Reward for performance and contribution

       

      TARGET AUDIENCE

      For those operating at management or at a level higher in people management to increase their knowledge and ability relating to people management and business issues.

      OVERVIEW:
      • Organisational performance and culture in practice
      • Professional behaviours and valuing people
      • Learning & Development design to create value
      • Facilitate personalised and performance focused learning
      • Evidence-based practice
      • Supporting self-directed and social learning
      • Leadership and management development

      TARGET AUDIENCE

      For L&D Professionals operating at a management or higher level to increase their knowledge and ability in learning and development and how the function relates to business issues.

      OVERVIEW:
      • Work and Working Lives in a Changing Business Environment
      • People Management and Development Strategies and Performance
      • Personal Effectiveness, Ethics & Business Acumen

      Business Research in People Practice (involves a research project):

      • Strategic Employment Relations
      • Strategic Reward Management
      • Resourcing and Talent Management to Sustain Success
      • Well-being at Work

      TARGET AUDIENCE

      Experience people practitioners, operating at or about to advance to strategic level in either people management or development. For those who wish to extend their skills, shape strategy, policy and people practice.

      Assessments: All 3 qualifications are assessed by written assignment, there are no exams.

      Cost of Program:
      • Level 3: AED 17,000 + VAT
      • Level 5: AED 23,000 + VAT
      • Level 7: AED 34,000 + VAT

      Payment Terms: Payment must be made within 1 month of the course start date.

      Delivery Method: Virtual Instructor Lead Training on Zoom.

      RETAIL BANKER CERTIFICATION

      To achieve the Certified Retail Banker qualification, it is required to complete all three awards mentioned below. However, they can be taken individually as well.

      OVERVIEW:

      The “Level 5 Award in Certified Retail Banker” involves the knowledge, skills, and competencies of three National Qualification Awards:

      • 01: Award in Retail Banking Customer Service
      • 02: Award in Retail Banking Operations
      • 03: Award in Retail Banking Sales

      Learners will be required to complete the three awards to achieve the Certified Retail Banker qualification. However, they can also choose to take the qualifications individually. All th awards have been designed, developed, and verified by RNDC and sub committees of industry experts, and have been approved by the National Qualifications Authority.

      TARGETED AUDIENCE:
      • Individuals aspiring to work in retail bank environment within the sales, service and operations departments.
      • employees with up to 5 years work experience retail bank environment within the sales, service and operations departments, who are looking forward to enriching their skills.

      DURATION:
      • Program start date: ( 7 weeks) including classroom sessions & assessments
      • No. of Classroom sessions – 15 days
      • No. of Assessment sessions – 7 days (Assessment time may vary for each module. For some modules assessment time could be 1 – 2 hrs only).

      PRE REQUISITES:
      • Working knowledge of English Language to meet the requirements of the Award.
      • Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree holders. or individualswith 3 years of banking experience.

      METHOD OF DELIVERY:
      • Exclusive delivery and assessment methods have been adopted to measure the learning outcomes and performance criteria.
      • Job shadowing, guest speakers, professional discussions, assignments, projects and portfolio development are allocated in notional hours.
      Emirates Institute of Finance