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Executive Education & Short Courses


Developing future leaders in banking and finance.


We are offering a full portfolio of courses covering retail, corporate and investment banking delivered by our carefully selected group of trainers throughout the Middle East and North Africa MENA region.

Available at foundation, intermediate and advanced levels, Progress builds the technical and interpersonal skills required of today’s banker. We can also customise our courses by adding further case studies, documentation and procedures from your institution into learning.


Benefits for you

  • Flexible to your business needs
  • Face to face and online learning
  • Earn credit towards other qualifications
  • Graduate training opportunities

Learning at every level

We offer courses at foundation (practitioner), intermediate (professional) and advanced (expert) levels.

Qualifications at this stage provide a good foundation for further progression.

  • For new entrants and staff working at junior levels within the bank
  • For professionals from separate businesses seeking a solid introduction to the banking industry
  • Provides a range of Certificate qualifications in specialist areas such as Retail and Commercial Banking Conduct
  • Those holding a Certificate level qualification are eligible to apply for Membership of The London Institute of Banking & Finance

Designed to support those in management and graduate entrant roles.

  • For more experienced professionals
  • To gain a robust understanding of adjacent businesses: for example, relationship managers pursuing better product knowledge, or product specialists looking to understand credit analysis
  • Offers a range of industry recognised qualifications designed to support those in management and graduate entrant roles
  • 30 of the required 60 credits can be achieved by undertaking Progress training courses

Candidates who achieve 60 credits at this stage, including the Conduct of Business qualifications, are eligible to achieve the Professional Diploma in Banking & Finance (PDipB&F) designation and apply for Associate status of The London Institute of Banking & Finance.

This is the pathway to Chartered status and is designed for those in, or aspiring to, senior roles.

  • Aimed at practitioners in the subject area of the course who want to extend their technical skills and ensure that they are fully up to date with best practice and advanced analytical techniques
  • 30 of the required 60 credits can be achieved by undertaking Progress training courses

To be awarded Chartered Associate status, candidates are required to hold the PDipB&F (or equivalent), complete a further 60 credits at Level 6 and have three years of relevant experience.

High quality structured training is a critical incentive that attracts the best talent to your bank.

We can combine courses from the Progress portfolio to create a relevant and attractive programme for new-hire graduates. Graduates can receive accreditation and course credits in addition to their qualification.