Funds and International Financial Services Programmes
Introducing the Accredited Funds Professional Designation:
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Download the IOB IFS Prospectus 2023-2024
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.
IOB’s Submission to the Funds Sector 2030 consultation
IOB Sustainability Strategy
Our Funds Advisory Board
ESG leader Jack Lee on making the climate crisis personal
Funds by IOB Newsletter, Summer 2023
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A day in my week: Eoin Motherway, member of our Funds Advisory Board
Studying for a Professional Qualification During a Pandemic: The Right T...
"It's given me confidence to go on and apply for roles within my organisation"
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