Members are valuable assets to the Institute. With their affiliation with the Institute and active participation in the Institute＊s activities, the Institute is growing stronger and stronger into a cohesive force with the banking and financial industry.
As a member, you will get the opportunity to be:
INFORMED through our Publications, Library and Seminars
- Banking Today and banking related publications 每 By getting complimentary copies of our bi-monthly journal, ※Banking Today§, and buying our publications, you will be updated with knowledge on banking practice and informed with our latest development.
- Library 每 You can enjoy our library reading service and be exposed to a wide collection of banking and finance related publications that are updated periodically.
- Website 每 The website has been revamped to provide you with useful information and networking platform. To meet your needs, we are eager to hear the areas of your interest. Please email your valuable comments and advices to us.
CONNECTED through Networking Events
- Seminars and luncheons 每 These events not only update you the insight of the finance industry, but they have also provide you with an opportunity to build networking in the industry for your future business co-operation or personal career advancement.
- Overseas study tours 每 The tours offer you the opportunity to step onto the world stage. Top management from overseas financial institutions or regulators will share their experiences and exchange information with you. In addition, the set of contacts established maybe your life-long benefit.
- Networking functions with China Tours 每 Provide you with valuable chances to share and exchange information with practitioners from other financial institutions in Mainland China and to expand your networking circle beyond the region.
EDUCATED through Training Programs
- Training programs 每 Provide more Continuing Education Fund (CEF) and Continuing Professional Development Accreditation (CPD) recognized programs, offer mutual qualification recognition such as Bachelor and Master degree programs, and debut new variety of training programs such as risk management, China series, personal development, and language training. These programs are designed to better suit your needs and to respond to the dynamic changes of the banking industry.
QUALIFIED through Professional Examinations
Associateship Examination 每 The Associateship Examination is a professional qualification for Associate (AHKIBTM) of the Institute. There are four specialized areas of study which are Credit/ Treasury/ Operations/ Wealth Management. Upon completion of the subjects required and attaining a pass in a case study examination, members will be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma with the title of the chosen specialized area listed on their Diploma. An Associate Scroll will be awarded when the experience requirements have been met.
- Accredited Banking Practitioners (ABP) Examination - The Accredited Banking Practitioners Examination covers essential knowledge required by every banking practitioner, including banking services, professional ethics, accounting and law in banking, financial systems and risk management.
- Certified Professional (CP) Examination: The Certified Professional Examination is designed for experienced banking practitioners to equip them with professional knowledge on specific business functions (Credit/ Operations/ Treasury/ Wealth Management).
- Certified Financial Management Planner (CFMPTM) Examination 每 The Institute has launched this new examination since November 2003. This examination is particularly suitable for those who desire or engage in the field of financial planning.
All the examinations will provide you with unique banking qualifications and professional identities, which are essential to help you ※fast-track§ your career in the industry.