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THE INSTITUTE OF BANKERS IN SOUTH AFRICA

BUILDING PROFESSIONAL CAPITAL FOR A WORLD CLASS FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR

Financial Leadership Into The Digital Age

Originally established as a library for the banking sector, the IOBSA is now poised to become the leading Digital Knowledge Vault for the Banking and Financial Services Sector in South Africa.

115 Years of History. A Vision to Shape the Future. IOBSA

Our Vision, Motto, Mission, and Values

IOBSA – VISION

Leading the development of Financial Services Professionals through global relevance

OUR MOTTO

BUILDING PROFESSIONAL CAPITAL

IOBSA – MISSION

To be the gateway to Professional Excellence through:

  • Providing a professional and ethical development platform for our members and the sector
  • Enhancing sector skills through lifelong learning programmes
  • Creation of the professional banker designations, endorsed by banks
  • Recognising the diversity of careers through the creation of multiple routes to Chartered /Professional Banker status
  • Partnering with international bodies to create value locally

Our History

The IOBSA has a respectable history as the second oldest Institute of Banking in the world and was established in 1904.

The Institute has a history and relationship with the banking and financial services sector spanning 110 years.

 

The constitution states (1999:3)

“Its main objective has been the promotion of efficiency through education and continuing professional development in the banking industry in general and of its members in particular.

It sought to do this by the dissemination of knowledge on the theory and practice of banking and by conducting examinations and other educational activities.”

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Professional Recognition

The Institute registered five professional designations in its capacity as a Professional Body...

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A Professional Body

A key objective of the IOBSA is to protect the interest of the public in general by promoting professionalism in the banking...

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Critical Skills Letters

Applicants Wishing To Obtain A Critical Skills Visa Letter And Permanent Residence Letter...

Latest IOBSA News, Events & Articles

Board Announcement – Appointment of CEO

By Webmaster | July 17, 2019

Dear Colleagues The Board of Directors of The Institute of Bankers in South Africa (IOB) is pleased to announce the…

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IIE-MSA-IOBSA Learning Path Towards a Chartered Banker South Africa CB, (SA)

By Webmaster | May 7, 2019

IIE MSA IOBSA CB(SA) – 17 April 2019 Abbreviated version Diagram

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IOBSA 17th April 2019 AGM

By Webmaster | April 24, 2019

IIE MSA IOBSA CB(SA) – 17 April 2019 Abbreviated version Diagram Agenda AGM 2019 IOBSA – BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2019_2020…

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Invitation to attend the AGM of The Institute of Bankers in South Africa

By Webmaster | March 8, 2019

The board of directors of the IOBSA invite you to attend the 115th AGM, now the professional body for banking.…

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September Newsletter and AGM Feedback

By Webmaster | October 17, 2018

We are pleased to present you with feedback from our 2018 AGM.   Please review all the content and provide…

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Changes to membership fee requirements for applicants of Critical Skills Letters

By Webmaster | September 11, 2018

CHANGES TO MEMBERSHIP FEE REQUIREMENTS FOR CRITICAL SKILLS VISA APPLICATION LETTERS

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