The Financial Advice Programme (FAP) is a mandatory professional qualification endorsed by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) for all entry level professionals to the financial services sector in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
FAP is designed to develop and enhance participants’ knowledge and competencies in relation to investment professionals’ ethics and conduct, technical knowledge of banking and investment products, client-advisory relations and responsibilities, applicable laws and regulations, and elements of conventional and Islamic Banking. This programme, the first of its kind in the MENA region, is designed to include local and international regulations, cases, and examples.
BIBF has worked closely with The London Institute of Banking & Finance MENA and achieved accreditation for The Financial Advice Programme (I and II).
About BIBF: BIBF, established in 1981, is a semi-government training institute affiliated with the CBB and plays a vital role in the training and development of human capital in Bahrain and beyond. BIBF’s commitment to excellence has strengthened its position as the leading educational provider across all major business disciplines. The Institute serves as a partner to numerous world-class institutions, delivering Thought Leadership, Assessment and Training in the areas of: Banking, Islamic Finance, Executive Development, Accounting and Finance, Academic Studies, Leadership and Management, Insurance, Digital Transformation, Project Management, Supply Chain Management.