An official delegation from the institute visited Malaysia. The visit supports the joint cooperative relations...
An official delegation from the institute visited Malaysia. The visit supports the joint cooperative relations with the Malaysian educational institutions
INCIEF (International Center for Education in Islamic Finance)
EIBFS team met with the Deputy President Academic Prof. Datuk Dr. Syed Othman Alhabshi and President, CEO Daud Vicary Abdullah on November 1st, at INCEIF premises in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. Discussions revolved around re visiting the MOU and potential partnership agreement through their PCIF offerings.
IBFIM (Islamic Banking & Finance Institute Malaysia)
EIBFS team visited the IBFIM premises on 1st Nov. in their institute in KL. The team met with Mr. Badrul Hisham Abd Rahman, Head program development and partnership, M. Najib Shaharuddin, Chief learning Officer-H.O.D, Zanariah Zahari, Head Marketing & Business Development and Natejah Ahmad, Unit Manager.
The IBFIM team presented a briefing on its suite of programs, its operating model and strategic framework. The team suggested that both parties revisit the MOU to re work the deliverables.
FAA (Finance Accreditation Agency)
EIBFS team visited the FAA offices on 2nd November in Kuala Lumpur to recognize their efforts in accrediting the Islamic Banking Diploma program and to discuss future plans of more EIBFS program accreditations. The objective of the visit was also to discuss the upcoming FAA compliance visit to EIBFS, exploring the opportunity to obtain accreditation for our BSc program and to gain some insight into FAA’s collaboration with BAC (British Accreditation Council) and its implication on existing and upcoming accreditations.
The team met with Mr. Prem Anand M Arjunan, Associate Director Accreditation, and Muhammad Zulhimi Bachok, Executive Compliance, Accreditation along with other team members.
AICB (Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers)
Mr. Jamal Al Jassmi and the team welcomed the new CEO of Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (formerly known as IBBM) in Kuala Lumpur, Mr. Prasad Padmanaban. Also present in the meetings were Kristine Anne Williams, head of Marketing & Communications and Mrs. Chireen Head of Research from AICB.
Discussions revolved around the new CEO’s next steps, the strategic vision of AICB going forward and the separation of their training function formation of Asian Banking School.
ABS (Asian Banking School)
EIBFS visited the Asian Banking School in Kuala Lumpur to discuss collaboration opportunities in future. The team met with Mr. Huw Flynn Hughes, Director of Program Development and Quality Assurance and Ahmad Fairuz bin Mohd Adzahan Head, Program Development Division. Discussions revolved around ABS and AICB separation and what are the main responsibilities of ABS.
FAA visit to EIBFS Sharjah Branch
Representatives of Finance Accreditation Agency from Malaysia, a leading quality assurance and accreditation body supported by Bank Negara Malaysia, visited EIBFS Sharjah campus on November 8th 2016, for a compliance visit. The objective of the compliance visit was to review the progress of the accredited Islamic Banking Diploma program to ensure conformance to FAA Programme Accreditation (FPA) guidelines, requirements and specific conditions. EIBFS has been associated with FAA since 2014 when FAA granted the accreditation for the Islamic Banking Diploma Program.
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