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
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
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.”
The Institute registered five professional designations in its capacity as a Professional Body...
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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Latest IOBSA News, Events & Articles
IIE MSA IOBSA CB(SA) – 17 April 2019 Abbreviated version DiagramRead more...
The board of directors of the IOBSA invite you to attend the 115th AGM, now the professional body for banking.…Read more...