The Bahamas Institute of Financial Services

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An invitation is extended to all Banks, Trust Companies and other organizations operating in the Bahamas to join the Bahamas Institute of Financial Services.
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Our partners include many financial, educational, and local organizations. We also provide a link to their web sites for further information.


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Bahamas Institute of Financial Services
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Celebrating 40 Years

We are excited to advise that the year 2014 marks four decades since the establishment of the Bahamas Institute of Financial Services (formerly, The Bahamas Institute of Bankers).  The mandate of the Institute from inception has remained consistent with the objectives set out in its Articles of Association that is; to provide a high standard of education and training programs for employees in the financial services industry of the Bahamas. 

Since our establishment in 1974, over seven hundred professionals in the sector have obtained Associated Diploma in Banking with thousands enrolling and completing certifications and professional designations resulting in specialized skills relevant to meeting the demands of the financial services sector.

Annual Week of Seminars - May 27th - 29th, 2014

The Bahamas Institute of Financial Services (BIFS) held its Annual Seminars at the British Colonial Hilton, from Tuesday May 27 to Thursday May 29, 2014 under the theme: “RE-DEFINING THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY: EXPANDING OUR REACH”. Learn more >

Board Leadership Programme: Good Governance Beyond Compliance

BIFS is please to announce a new course in collaboration with The Bahamas Institute of Internal Auditors Bahamas Chapter on BOARD LEADERSHIP PROGRAM: Good Governance Beyond Compliance. The Programme goals are to improve participants understanding of corporate governance and board directors’ responsibilities, as well as to develop the competencies directors and company executives require to implement effective corporate governance practices and share company board hare company board experiences and build networks among local directors and company executives. Learn more >

Fundamentals of Financial Services

The Bahamas Institute of Financial Services, in conjunction with the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, is proud to announce the launch of a new programme, “Fundamentals of Financial Services”, created specifically for high school senior students interested in Financial Services. Learn more >
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