Fourth Graduation Ceremony of BIBM’s Certification Courses held29-05-2022
Dhaka, May 26, 2022
The Graduation Ceremony of BIBM’s Certification Courses organized by Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM) held at Police Plaza Convention Center (Hall-1). Mr. Fazle Kabir, Chairman of the BIBM Governing Board and Governor, Bangladesh Bank was present at the event as Chief Guest.
This is the fourth Graduation Ceremony of BIBM for the Certified Expert Bankers of 8 programs: Certified Expert in Credit Management (CECM); Certified Expert in Trade Services (CETS); ‘Certified Expert in Anti Money Laundering and Financial Crime (CEAF); ‘Certified Expert in E-Banking (CEEB)’; Certified Islamic Banking and Finance Professional (CIBFP); Moody's BIBM Joint Certificate in Commercial Credit (CICC); Moody's BIBM Joint Certificate in SME Credit (CiSMEC); Frankfurt School of Finance and Management’s and BIBM joint certification program of Certified Expert in Risk Management (CERM); A total number of two hundred seventy graduates were awarded certificates in the program.
Mr. Syed Mahbubur Rahman, Former Chairman of Association of Bankers, Bangladesh (ABB) and Managing Director & CEO of Mutual Trust Bank Limited (MTBL) delivered the ceremonial speech. The program chaired by Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman, Director General of BIBM. Mr. Mohammad Sohail Mostafa, Director (Training and Certification Program) delivered inaugural speech. Dr.Barkat-e-Khuda, Dr. Muzaffer Ahmad Chair Professor of BIBM & Former Professor of Dhaka University spoke at the event.
Governor of the Bangladesh Bank Mr. Fazle Kabir said, certified expert bankers will play a pivotal role in managing, adjusting and overcoming successfully any new type of challenge so that you can ensure your bright future through accomplishing a smooth and well-functioning financial system. He also said, banking sector is a knowledge-based and dynamic industry. The Professionals working in this industry have to remain updated, keeping themselves ahead of time, to thrive in this industry.
Mr.Syed Mahbubur Rahman, Former Chairman of Bankers, Bangladesh and Managing Director CEO of Mutual Trust Bank Limited said, acquiring specialized knowledge and unique skills, the graduates can be able to play an important role in the banking sector. He also said, I strongly believe that to become a ‘global banker’ such professional programs will be more effective, fruitful and time befitting for the bankers of Bangladesh.
Dr. Barkat-e-Khuda, Dr. Muzzafer Ahmed Chair Professor of BIBM said, certification programs will accelerate the capacity development process banking industry further. Over the years, BIBM has helped hundreds of thousands of practitioners, as well as graduates eager to join the industry, to acquire essential banking skills and to stay tuned with the latest knowledge of the industry.
BIBM Director General Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman said that the certification courses are helping to reduce various types of risks in the banking sector. Skilled manpower reduces the risks in the banking sector. Bankers who have completed the certification course will play a significant role in the development of the banking sector in the upcoming days. He also said, we are planning to offer our ninth certification program on ‘Certified Expert in NPL Recovery and Investment Management (CENPL) a joint collaboration with Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Germany and BIBM.
Mr.Mohammad Sohail Mostafa, Director (Training and Certification Program) of BIBM said, the main objective of launching the certification courses at BIBM is to enhance the professional expertise of bankers working in the banking sector in Bangladesh as well as acquaint them with contemporary banking system and global thinking.
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