The ASIAN BANKING SCHOOL (ABS) is dedicated to developing talent and is the largest specialised provider of quality banking training programmes in the ASEAN
As the industry’s preferred partner in learning and development, ABS offers customised and open enrolment training programmes that cover a comprehensive list of banking areas developed by its Specialist Training Consultancy Team or in collaboration with strategic learning partners that includes some of the top business schools in the world. This includes its Executive Education programmes with Cass Business School, City, University of London; the University of Cambridge Judge Business School and INSEAD.
ABS also works closely with the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers in raising competency standards for the industry through the delivery of training workshops related to professional qualifications developed and awarded by the professional body; and is the exclusive regional training partner for the Chartered Banker Institute, UK. It plays a significant role in enriching the talent pipeline for the financial services sector through the Financial Sector Talent Enrichment Programme (FSTEP) and Graduate Training programmes; and is also responsible for designing, developing and delivering the industry-wide Ethics and AML/CFT programmes.
Bangor Business School at Bangor University awarded Gold standard in the UK 2017 (Teaching Excellence Framework) is a leading teaching and research focussed business school; partnering with the Chartered Banker Institute to deliver globally recognised Chartered Banker MBA in banking and finance.
The Chartered Banker Institute is the largest professional body for bankers in the UK, and is the only organisation in the world approved by the UK’s Privy Council to award the “Chartered Banker” designation to their qualified members. Founded in 1875, to serve the public interest by enhancing and sustaining the highest standards of customer-focused, ethical professionalism in banking. Their impact and influence continues to grow, with members and students in 87 countries worldwide