The Bahamas Institute of Financial Services

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Bahamas Institute of Financial Services
Confidence, Integrity & Loyalty

The International Introduction to Securities & Investments Award has been specifically designed to meet the needs of new entrants to the investment industry. With a tailored and focused approach to international markets, the award provides an overview of all areas of investment. The qualification offers staff in a wide range of roles a valuable understanding of the language of the industry and provides firms with a benchmark entry level qualification which can be used for induction purposes.

Who should study for it?

BIFS and CISI recommends that the Introduction to Securities & Investment course is part of an induction programme taken by all new employees, irrespective of job title. It is also ideal for those in their final year of study or who have just left school. The new syllabus allows the qualification to be taken by a range of staff not just in traditional investment administration roles. It will be especially relevant to the following job roles in the finance sector:
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