National development initiatives to build the bankers of tomorrow

We support the development of local communities, fresh graduates and new industry joiners by developing their technical and behavioural competencies in banking programmes that are internationally accredited.

Our national development programmes bridge the readiness gap. They prepare participants for careers in banking through a structured programme of learning, on the job training and a focus on employability skills development.

National development
programmes to upskill and reskill



Gain knowledge through accredited British education from The London Institute of Banking & Finance

Economic development

Economic development

Support country economic plans for growth and prosperity



Make a smooth transition from education to the workplace



Support internal career development and succession planning of nationals

Our methodology
building bankers of tomorrow


We undertake capability assessments to support talent identification or the validation of internally selected talent by participating banks.

Technical skills

We offer technical banking training across a range of critical banking roles. Direct and practical commercial relevance is at the core of our offering.

Internationally recognised

Course certificates are internationally recognised in the UK qualifications framework.

On the job

Participants join the sponsoring bank for six weeks gaining an immersive and real-world experience of key banking roles.

Expert faculty

Programmes are led by our faculty of international experts that includes senior level, expractitioners from leading banks.

Employability skills

Employability skills training develops critical soft skills like teamwork and collaboration and helps participants to develop a career mindset.

We are LIBF, shaping the future of bankers

The London Institute of Banking & Finance (MENA) Ltd is an incorporated company in Abu Dhabi Global Market registered number 000001628.