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MENAFN Press - 15/04/2014
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(MENAFN Press) The Lord Mayor of London, Right Honorouble Alderman Fiona Woolf visited the BIBF recently to meet with Senior Management and discuss opportunities for improved support from UK-based universities.

The Lord Mayor's delegation of 17 included officials from the City of London, key personnel from various London-based institutions and representatives from the British Embassy.

During the course of the discussion, the Head of Centres at BIBF each presented their programme offerings and highlighted the deep-rooted affiliation BIBF has with the United Kingdom. The delegation was notably impressed with the quality, magnitude and depth of the educational standard at BIBF and showed particular interest in BIBF's Islamic Finance Programmes. BIBF expressed its keenness to acquire support in the field of Actuarial Arbitration Science, as well as forming academic affiliations with different specialised universities and business schools in the UK.

About BIBF
BIBF has an important role to play in supporting the financial sector of Bahrain. Our remit is the development of world class people for the sector. We do this by providing the highest quality of assessment, education, training and development and the amalgam of local best practices with the delivery of internationally accredited courses and programmes.Since its inception in 1981, BIBF has grown from 450 participants mainly from within the Banking sector to over 18,000 participants largely within the financial services industry. BIBF delivers training and development solutions across all major business disciplines including Accounting and Finance; Banking; Insurance; Islamic Finance; Information Technology; and Management and Leadership expertise. BIBF also has a major emphasis in Academic and Executive development.BIBF has an international footprint having delivered programmes in regions such as Asia, Africa and the wider Middle East, and educating over 50 different nationalities here in Bahrain. Our faculty are highly qualified and of multiple nationalities which not only brings diversity in thinking but passion in enriching the participant experience.BIBF offers a significant variety of courses including well over 200 morning courses (Open Courses); tailor made offerings based on organisational needs (Customised Courses specialised programmes taught by external market specialists (External Courses); and Professional qualifications / Degree programmes) in partnership with leading international organisations.



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