Funds and IFS

Practical knowledge, skills and accreditation for a global and dynamic industry

In a rapidly evolving investment environment, IOB is committed to providing practical and directly applicable education programmes to the most valuable resource of the international financial services and funds industries – their people. We encourage both individuals and corporates to invest in their own future and the future of their companies through education and up-skilling to ensure their critical role in meeting the broadening demands of the investment landscape are understood and met.

Mary O’Dea, Chief Executive, IOB

Funds and International Financial Services Programmes

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Download the IOB IFS Prospectus 2021-2022

The programmes offered by IOB provide practical knowledge for those working in the funds industry. Courses are reflective of the varied requirements of a new entrant to an experienced industry professional. Modules are delivered by funds industry specialists who bring their industry experience and knowledge ensuring relevance to the programme.

The funds industry is a global dynamic industry; programme content is regularly reviewed to ensure that it keeps apace with the ever-changing industry, including the regulatory environment, new product offerings, outsourcing and offshoring, increased automation and globalisation of fund hubs.

As a recognised college of UCD, IOB offers you internationally recognised qualifications at level 7, 8 and 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications. Combining academic rigour with practical relevance, your journey through our programmes leads you to encounter the latest thinking and practice with fellow professionals both as teachers and as fellow students.