Certificate in Banking and Finance

This CIAPS Certificate in Banking and Finance is a 3 months professional programme aimed at people interested in or already working in banking and finance.
Our ideal candidates will have plans and ambitions to work in banks, Micro Credit Institutions, and Financial Services companies.

It is a hands-on, innovative and dynamic programme that focuses on the strategic elements of retail banking and finance, their ethics, operations, sales, marketing, risk and relationship management.

Graduates from the course will leave CIAPS with a very clear understanding of the essential features of various types of banking and financial operations in the industry. During the programme each student will experience different areas of banking and financial roles and projects.

You can choose to have your classes on weekdays (Monday to Friday) or weekends (Saturday and Sunday).

Duration: 3 Months
Start Date: September 26th, 2020
Next Start Dates: Start of January 2021
Registration Fee: 100 USD
Course Fees: 500 USD


Key Modules to be covered in the Certificate in Banking and Finance Programme include:

  • History and Development of the Banking and Financial Industry
  • Financial Products and Firms
  • Operations and Roles in Banking and Finance
  • Banking and Technology
  • Laws and Regulations in Banking and Finance
  • Customer Service in Banking and Finance
  • Sales management in Banking and Finance
  • Communication in Banking and Financial Industry
  • Relationship Management
  • Projects, Practice and Partnership

Admission and Fees

Applicants for this course should have a first degree or equivalent (Bachelors, HND). Having a good grade is a major advantage. Applicants without such qualifications may apply, but their applications will be subject to a more complex process and they will be required to demonstrate their ability to successfully follow the programme. In all cases, applicants will be tested by CIAPS through written assessments and verbal interview.

Applicants are highly advised to have access to a laptop or equivalent


Cost of the programme includes:

  • Tuition Fees
  • Learning Material
  • Ancillary Facilities.

Registration Fee: 100 USD

Programme Fees: The cost of the programme per delegate is 500 USD.

Payment Plan Available.
You can register now and pay your course fees later.


This course has been designed with the clear objective of training passionate, dedicated professionals who will be capable of covering important roles in banking and financial organisations. Depending on their experience and interests, graduates will leave the programme with the required competency and confidence to work in a variety of businesses and organisations as:

Branch Managers, Personal Bankers, Account Managers, Sales Managers, Customer Service Managers, Relationship Managers, Business consultants and strategists, Regulators


At CIAPS, we are proud of our high standards. We are conscious of the fact that much is demanded of our students during their time with us. To support our participants we have put in place a formidable team of academic advisers, experienced librarians and other learning support staff to help students get the best from their academic pursuits.

We are also very proud of our welfare and career services; these services are provided by a team of competent and passionate professionals available to assist students with career guidance, CV preparations and registrations with international professional bodies.

We have built, and continue to build, strong connections with reputable organisations that look for high standards and work with high achievers.

Learning and Assessment

This Professional Certificate Programme consists of ten modules. Participants in this course will be offered the opportunity to combine practise in real workplace situations with learning in our Centre.

It is a very interactive programme and each module can have both formative and summative assessment. These assessments can be written, verbal and based on observations.

There are two options for learning:

  • Classroom at the Centre
  • Distance Learning and Online

In both cases, final assessments will be marked in London.

Make sure you read “Admission & Fees” above to understand our admission criteria and fees before registering

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