Microfinance Apprenticeship Program Microfinance Apprenticeship Program is a training system that combines practical training in Microfinance Institutions and theoretical training at the institute. It is based on a dual training system where 80% focuses on practical training and skills application while 20% is theoretical training that is learner centered and by participatory learning. This leads to the award of a Certificate in Microfinance Apprenticeship Program of the Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial Services. Objective To empower microfinance institutions by equipping staff with hands – on cross – functional skills that are sufficient for the contemporary needs [...]
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This policy relates to the UIBFS Continuous Professional Development (CPD) requirements and the relevance of CPD for members, including recommended and unacceptable CPD. UIBFS CPD Requirements UIBFS shall implement mandatory CPD for all members (excluding Students and Honorary Fellows). Member CPD requirements are set below. UIBFS CPD REQUIREMENT PER MEMBER CATEGORY: MEMBERSHIP LEVEL / CATEGORY CPD HOURS REQUIRED Affiliate 20 Affiliate Professional 25 Certificated Professional 30 Associate 35 Member 35 Fellow 35 1.1 On an annual basis, Affiliates are required to complete 20 CPD hours, Affiliate Professional – 25 CPD hours and Certificated Professional [...]
Unlock the secrets hidden within your data Get data-rich insight to respond quickly to changing conditions and trends in your market and to be innovative in the way you operate—without the ability to program in Python or R. Aspiring and established business leaders need to make quick strategic, tactical, and operational decisions, some of which are very complex. Making such decisions requires large amounts of relevant data and knowledge so, business leaders need to (1) understand what is in the data, (2) communicate their needs to those in Data/IT, and most importantly, (3) get a return on the data analytics [...]
JOB ADVERTISEMENT The Uganda Institute of Banking & Financial Services is the body responsible for the provision of Professional Training within the Financial Services Sector. It is a body corporate, limited by guarantee. It offers both professional and skills courses for both practicing and prospective bankers and staff of financial institutions in general. The Institute hereby invites applications from interested individuals for the position of Training and Partnership Manager [...]
UGANDA INSTITUTE OF BANKING AND FINANCIAL SERVICES ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING / GRADUATION PROGRAMME ON FRIDAY, 28th MAY 2021 AT SHERATON HOTEL, KAMPALA AGM PROGRAM 8.00am – 8.30am : Arrival of Invited Guests and breakfast 8.30am -8.40am : Opening Prayer and National Anthem 8.40am – 8.50am : Ascertainment of Quorum, Registration of Proxies & Apologies; 8.50am – 09.15am : Welcome Remarks by the Board Chairman / Presentation of Board Report; 9.15am – 9.30am : Confirmation of Minutes of Previous Meeting and Matters Arising; 9.30am – 9.45am : Presentation of Accounts and Auditor’s Report; 9.45am – 10.00am : Appointment / Election of [...]
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) of the Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial Services (“the Company”) for the year ended 31 December 2021 will be held physically on Thursday 2nd June 2022 at 8:00 a.m. at Sheraton Hotel Kampala to conduct the following business: Ordinary Business To receive, consider and if approved, adopt the Company’s Audited Financial Statements for the year ended 31 December 2021, together with the reports of the Chairman, Directors, and External Auditor thereon. To consider, and if deemed fit, approve the re-appointment of PKF Certified Public [...]
Publications & Journals (Financial Services Magazine and Institute’s News Letter -The Bank Scene) The Institute produces two publications: The Financial Services Magazine. This is issued out freely as a privilege to members of the Institute. The major objectives of the Magazine are: To serve as a forum for disseminating information about developments in the financial sector in general, and the banking industry in particular; To address contentious issues in the banking and financial services industry and to enhance public awareness of the relevance and role of banking in the economic setup of the country; To serve as a medium through [...]
Short Computer and IT Related Courses The Institute runs four separate sessions for short courses in the department of IT & Computer-Based courses that allows you the flexibility to attend at your convenience. We train in small groups to meet the needs of individual participants and use a variety of learning methods to stimulate interest and meet different learning styles. We also offer a free follow-up service by email or phone to all trainees. The sessions are: a) Morning (9:30 AM – 1:00 PM) b) Afternoon (2:00 PM – 5:30 PM) c) Evening (6:00 PM – 9:30 PM) d) Weekend [...]
MCC-RFI-14 Risk, Fraud & Internal Controls in MFIS Course Objectives To provide participants with knowledge and skills on internal controls for sound MFI management • Participants to understand the effects of Risk, frauds and internal controls on sustainability and profitability of MFIs To understand Risks and frauds concepts and Risk management process Target participants Managers, Supervisors, Accountants, Accounts Assistants, loan committee members, supervisory committee members, Board members, Internal Auditors and Compliance Officers. Key Topics to be covered Introduction to Risk: Risk concept Major Risk categories in MFIs Causes of Risks Risk management process and Responsibility for Risk [...]