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IOB is a leader in providing accredited professional qualifications across Financial Services, Banking, and Funds. Learning is designed around your busy professional life, delivered part-time, online and through blended learning.
We are pleased to advise that we are now open for applications for our full suite of level 9 programmes. All programmes are accredited by University College Dublin (UCD) – IOB is a Recognised College of UCD.
We are also delighted to inform you that IOB has received Government Funding for postgraduate programmes across Banking, Financial Services and Funds which offer IOB members a unique low-cost opportunity to re-skill, up-skill and new-skill employees across a spectrum of critical and emerging industry roles.
*Programmes marked with an asterisk are applicable for IFS Skillnet Funding
Financial Planning and Wealth Management
Graduate diploma in Financial Planning (CFP Professional Designation)
NEW Professional Certificate in Asset Management (AMP Professional Designation)
Governance, Risk and Compliance
Professional Certificate in Financial Crime Prevention (CFCP Professional Designation)*
Professional Certificate in Data Protection (CDPO Professional Designation)*
Professional Diploma in Advanced Operational Risk Management
Funds and International Financial Services
Professional Certificate for Designated Persons in Fund Management Company
Digital and Innovation
Professional Diploma in Digital Transformation in Financial Services*
Professional Diploma in Data and Analytics in Financial Services
Professional Diploma in Digital and Data Strategy in Financial Services
Professional Diploma in Banking (Chartered Banker Designation)
Other Level 9 Programmes & Qualifications
Professional Diploma in Leading Cultural Change and Ethical Behaviour in Financial Services*
Professional Diploma in Strategic Management in Financial Services
Acquire a stand-alone industry and role specific Postgraduate award, or choose your Pathway to the Msc in Financial Services designed to allow our students to acquire the MSc in Financial Services via a series of ‘bite-sized’, stand-alone individual Professional Diploma awards. Pathways allow students to select any two Professional Diplomas from the suite and, combining these with a core Professional "Diploma in Strategic Management in Financial Services", attain the MSc award.
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IOB plays a key role in shaping the careers of so many in financial services today through its wide selection of relevant qualifications. I highly recommend IOB to anyone starting in the industry or for those wishing to progress their career
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.
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