Bank Alfalah Completes Ethica CIFE Training, Renews for 2017

Bank Alfalah Completes Ethica CIFE Training, Renews for 2017

Ethica Institute of Islamic Finance delivers training and certification at Bank Alfalah for staff to become Certified Islamic Finance Executives (CIFE)

Dubai, UAE, Apr 11, 2017

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 11, 2017 — Ethica announced today that 70 employees from Bank Alfalah, one of Pakistan’s leading Islamic banks, participated in Ethica's rigorous Certified Islamic Finance Executive program. Ethica Institute of Islamic Finance is the Dubai-based training and certification institute offering e-learning to individuals worldwide.

Atif Bajwa, President and Chief Executive Officer at Bank Alfalah, said, “With the motto of ‘the way forward,’ we at Bank Alfalah are strong believers in human capital development to breed the finest class of professionals in Islamic banking and finance. As we continue to create and promote an innovative learning culture with customer-centricity in all our branded learning offerings, the collaboration with such Islamic finance training leaders as Ethica helps us develop seasoned Islamic bankers who are trained to transform the entire industry.”

“We were delighted to see that 94 percent of Bank Alfalah’s learners passed the CIFE program on the first attempt. This is testament to the interest level of the users and Bank Alfalah’s commitment to Islamic finance,” said Ethica’s spokesperson. The bank is renewing its license with Ethica for the 2017/2018 year with training for more staff. It is possible that the bank will also pursue the more advanced ACIFE certificates Ethica offers. Ethica alumni work in over 160 financial institutions across 65 countries around the world. Recently the institute received the "Best Islamic Finance Training Provider 2017” from UK-based MEA Markets.

Ethica’s CIFE program introduces learners to the core essentials of Islamic finance in short, 20-minute modules delivered 100% online. The program is delivered at the learner’s computer and is completed in 1 to 4 months, depending on the learner's time commitment.


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