The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has launched its new syllabus to address identified skills gaps and provide an overall grasp of critical knowledge and skills in the banking and finance industry.
The Chairman, Capacity Building and Certification Committee, CIBN, Mr Rotimi Omotoso, stated this during his remarks at the virtual roadshow with the key stakeholders of the Institute in the FCT of Nigeria on the new Banking Professional Examination Syllabus with the theme: ‘The Syllabus for Bankers of Today and the Future’.
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He said the new Syllabus is contemporary, robust and produced around the present needs and future demands of the 21st-century professional banker which combines professional rigour with robust practical application to provide the expected fountain of knowledge.
The Registrar/CEO, CIBN, Mr ‘Seye Awojobi, who was represented by Mr Segun Shonubi, Director, Capacity Building and Certification, CIBN, added that the institute reviews its Banking Professional Examinations Syllabus every five years to ensure that the contents are contemporary and cover emerging relevant issues within and outside the banking and finance industry.
He also stated that the new syllabus was ninth in the history of the Institute and it showed the commitment to developing competencies that are relevant, futuristic and in sync with the current trends in the banking industry.