A Sound Investment | SBCS to offer CISI Investment Management programmes

Published: 11:58 AM on April 21, 2018

Two new programmes have been added to SBCS’ ever-expanding portfolio of globally recognised and employment-focussed qualifications. SBCS will soon be offering programmes in Investment Management from the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI), one of the UK’s largest and most widely respected professional bodies for the global securities and investment industry:

  • International Introduction to Securities and Investment (IISI)
  • International Certificate in Wealth & Investment Management (ICWIM)

Approved as one of CISI’s Accredited Training Partners, SBCS will commence tuition in May 2018 with the IISI. The qualifications complement SBCS’ current accounting and finance offerings and are geared at persons interested in starting a career in securities, wealth and investment management, as well as, persons in the wider financial services industry; notably, ACCA members and associates.

Through the partnership between CISI and ACCA, ACCA members and associates will not only deepen their industry knowledge through these new qualifications but also benefit from preferential CISI membership rates. ACCA and CISI work together to provide CPD opportunities for ACCA members using CISI qualifications, and CISI membership offers a number of benefits for ACCA professionals:

  • free CPD events (over 350 events offered annually)
  • free access to CISI TV (over 100 exclusive webcasts)
  • free access to CISI Professional Refresher – e-learning modules to keep subscribers updated on regulatory changes in the financial industry

“We are pleased to offer these quality CISI courses to established and new-entrant financial professionals. The marriage of SBCS’ teaching and learning environment, and the training content from these renowned Professional Bodies provide a wonderful opportunity for interested persons to build competence that would benefit them in their careers and personal lives; the perennial hallmark of the SBCS experience,” said Executive Director, Dr Robin Maraj. 

To learn more about the new CISI offerings, please visit our CISI webpage or contact our Accountancy Training & Education Centre.

About the CISI

The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) is the leading professional body for securities, investment, wealth and financial planning professionals. Formed in 1992 by London Stock Exchange practitioners, the CISI has a global community of circa 45,000 members in 104 countries and last year more than 40,000 CISI exams were sat in 80 countries, 15,000 taken outside the UK. The aim of the CISI is to set standards of professional excellence and integrity for securities, investment, wealth and financial planning professionals, providing qualifications and promoting the highest level of competence to its members, individuals and firms.