About the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers (HKIB).
1 Overview of Banking System.
The History of Banking.
Banks as Financial Intermediaries.
The Basel Committee.
The US Banking System.
The Banking System in Mainland China.
The Banking System in Hong Kong.
2 Risk Management in Banking Services.
Interest Rate Risk.
A Sound Risk Management System and the CAMEL System.
3 Bank Management and Services.
Board and Management Composition.
Manned Banking Services.
Management Versus Customer Service.
Electronic Banking Services.
4 Retail Banking Services.
New Development and Focus.
5 Corporate and Commercial Banking Services.
Bank Lending and Credit Analysis.
Corporate Advisory and Risk Management Services.
6 Treasury and Banking Operations.
Bank Treasury Management.
7 Ethics and the Corporation.
What Are Ethics?
Approaches to Normative Ethics.
Social and Environmental Responsibility.
Reputation Risk Management.
Ethics and the Corporation.
8 Ethics and the Individuals.
Ethics and Individuals.
Confl icts of Interest.
Putting Ethics into Practice Individually.
9 Corporate Governance and Compliance.
Laws Regarding Financial Services.
Using Codes of Practice.
Internal Controls and Audits.
The continuous professional development program, which comprises of professional examinations and training courses, has helped bank employees to make advancements in their banking career, and is valued by most of them who are determined to strengthen their knowledge base.
In view of the changing landscape of the banking industry in Hong Kong, the importance of continuous professional development and education in this competitive financial market has gained increasing attention. The professional examinations and training programs are offered for members or bank staffs to equip with the essential skills and knowledge to help them "fast–track" their management career.