Certified Investment Fund Director (CIFD) designates are internationally recognised as holding the highest professional standards within the investment funds industry. These designates include investment fund directors, those with extensive asset management or funds experience who aspire to become investment fund directors and other financial services executives. CIFDs have an enhanced understanding of investment fund governance, having completed the CIFD programme.
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Become a Certified Fund Director to:
Join a strong network of fund director and executives
Develop your skills and expertise with a recognised badge of excellence
Demonstrate your commitment governance education and investor protection
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IOB courses provide meaningful credentials that demonstrate ongoing dedication to professional development. The courses, learning site, materials, lecturers and fellow participants allow you to build your support structure and extend your network.
I have been a member of the IOB for many years…I recommend that every person working in the financial services industry in Ireland should join IOB as it will help you to grow and develop your career in banking.
IOB was founded in 1898 by a small group of financial services professionals. Today we are Ireland's largest professional membership community.Join IOB today