The Institute of Banking Studies is considered the first destination for workers in the banking sector to receive banking skills and knowledge. It was established by the Republican Decree Law No. (27) for the year 1978. It began conducting its activities and holding its first session in December 1980, and all banks operating in the Republic are considered its founding members, benefiting from its programs and covering its budget according to specific percentages in its statute.
Providing capacity-building services for human resources and qualitative training for Yemeni banks and financial institutions in accordance with international standards in order to contribute to the development and modernization of the Yemeni banking sector to achieve the well-being of the individual and society.
The human being is our first focus and building his capabilities is our job and we represent the following values to do our job
- Quality and efficiency
- Constant updating and keeping pace with the times
- The spirit of cooperation and excellence in service provision
To be the leading institution in providing quality training and qualification programs specialized in the financial and banking field in accordance with international best practices.
- Banking Operations
- Credit and Risk
- Legislation, compliance and governance
- Accounting, Finance and Auditing
- Management and marketing
- International Programs
- Computer and IT skills
- Training Sessions
- English Language Courses
The IBS aims to raise the level of technical and professional competence of all banking sector employees, to spread the banking culture and theoretical and applied sciences, to develop and improve banking service methods in Yemen with the aim of increasing the ability of workers in the banking sector to perform their mission in serving the national economy, enabling them to play a leading role in achieving the goals of their institutions.
The IBS pays special attention to computer skills programs with the aim of developing the capabilities of Yemeni bank employees to benefit from data management and analysis techniques, through the techniques of the Excel program, leading to data analysis using business intelligence tools - Power Bi. The IBS has implemented 24 training programs within the Computer Skills and Information Technology Programs Department, where 481 participants benefited, the total training hours were 705.
Training on banking and institutional formation
Within a short period of time, the Institute of Banking Studies was able to achieve qualitative leaps in the field of specific, specialized and professional training, raising the level of training through the formation of comprehensive and diverse professional and specialized training programs in the areas of banking and financial work, combating money laundering and financing terrorism, microfinance, accounting, finance and auditing, banking operations, Credit and risk, legislation, compliance and governance, accounting, finance and auditing, management and marketing, international programs, English language courses, and Islamic banking.
Seminars, panel discussions, research and studies
The IBS holds seminars and workshops on banking financial issues at the Institute’s headquarters and via the Internet. These seminars and workshops included a seminar entitled Islamic banking, as well as another seminar entitled Awareness of information security as well as financial transformation. A group of workers and those interested in the Yemeni banking sector participated in these seminars.
Find out the latest news from the institute
The exhibition of electronic financial services was concluded today in Sana'a, which was organized by the Institute of Banking Studies and the College of Commerce and Economics - Sana'a University, under the generous sponsorship of the Governor of the Central Bank of Yemen and the President of Sana'a University, which lasted for three days, starting from March 19.
International institutions and institutes with which the Institute of Banking Studies establishes partnerships.
Project Management Institute
Project Management Institute (PMI) is the leading professional association for project management, and the authority for a growing global community of millions of project professionals and individuals who use project management skills. Collectively, these professionals and “changemakers” consistently create better outcomes for businesses, community and society worldwide.
Coursera e-learning platform
Coursera partners with more than 275 leading universities and companies to bring flexible, affordable, job-relevant online learning to individuals and organizations worldwide. We offer a range of learning opportunities—from hands-on projects and courses to job-ready certificates and degree programs.
Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI)
AAOIFI, established in 1991 and based in Bahrain, is the leading international not-for-profit organisation primarily responsible for development and issuance of standards for the global Islamic finance industry.
General Council of Islamic Banks and Financial Institutions
CIBAFI is an international non-profit organisation founded in 2001 by the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and a number of leading Islamic financial institutions. CIBAFI is affiliated with the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
London Institute of Banking and Finance - London (LIBF)
The London Institute of Banking and Finance - London (LIBF) is considered one of the oldest institutions that provides training and professional qualification in financial and banking aspects. It will offer six of the most prominent international certificates in the field of international trade, documentary credits and letters of guarantee, which are accredited by the International Chamber of Commerce ICC.
ACAMS is the largest international membership organization for Anti-Financial Crime professionals. We support individuals and organizations who are dedicated to ending financial crime through thought leadership, continuing professional education, and our best-in-class peer network.