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BSE Institute Limited and CISI Sign MOU. :


Mumbai, 2nd July, 2013: BSE Institute Limited (BIL), and the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) and have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote global financial qualifications in India. Global certifications will allow finance professionals to work on international projects and also increase job mobility prospects. Since, these qualifications are recognized in a large number of countries around the world the scope of work of qualified professionals increases manifold.

BIL will gradually offer the wide range of qualifications from CISI which includes:

  • Investment Operations Certificate (IOC)
  • International Certificate in Wealth Management
  • Investment Advice Diploma
  • Global Financial Compliance
  • Risk in Financial Services
  • Combating Financial Crime
  • IT in Investment Operations
  • Certificate in Investments
  • Investment Management
  • Cert in Corporate Finance
  • Certificate in Investment Management
  • Certificate in Private Client Investment Advice & Management
  • CISI Masters in Wealth Management
  • Diploma in Investment Compliance
  • Diploma in Investment Operations
  • Diploma in Corporate Finance

BSE Institute's CEO & MD, Shri Ambarish Datta said, "In the increasingly borderless world of financial services, there is a growing need for professionals with global qualifications. Financial services businesses throughout the world are increasingly using geographically dispersed teams to work on different components of increasingly complex assignments. CISI qualifications allow organizations to ensure that all persons working on the assignment have the same level of knowledge and skills, and are able to deliver a consistent level of service. Through this collaboration with CISI, we will be able to address the growing need in India for globally qualified professionals in various areas of the financial services industry, like wealth management, compliance and risk management and operations."

Simon Culhane, Chartered FCSI and CISI CEO said: "We are extremely pleased to be working with the BSE Institute as this unique partnership will offer its members throughout India the opportunity to obtain benchmark, globally recognised qualifications. CISI membership will allow students to access a range of benefits which will help them maintain their professionalism, competence and enhance their career progression."

The signing ceremony was organized on July 2nd, 2013 at the BSE. Several dignitaries from finance industry and Media were present to witness the launch.

For further information on the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment contact Lora Benson, Head of Media, London UK Tel: +44 20 7645 0662/+44 7801 521034 or lora.benson@cisi.org

For further information on the BSE Institute Ltd contact Vinod Nair, Head Academics and Product Development, Mumbai India Tel: 91-22-22728884 or vinod.nair@bseindia.com

Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment

The CISI's mission is to help members attain, maintain and develop their knowledge and skills and to promote the highest standards of ethics and integrity in the securities and investment industry. Based in the City of London, the CISI is a global organisation with representative offices in financial centres such as Dublin, Singapore, Dubai, Mumbai and Colombo. We work in close cooperation with regulators, firms and other professional bodies worldwide. With its 40,000 worldwide membership, the CISI is the professional body which sets examinations and offers qualifications for those working, or looking to establish a career in, the wealth management and capital markets industry.

BSE Institute Limited

BSE Institute Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of BSE Limited. BIL conducts a wide range of programs ranging from 1 day workshops to a two year full time post graduate programs in financial markets. BIL trains over 10,000 participants a year. BIL also conducts certification exams for financial market professionals to enable them to practice their profession in various areas like cash markets, derivatives, and mutual funds. Every year they certify over 40,000 market professionals. They also conduct specialized workshops for international financial market professionals including those from Asian and African countries to equip them with the knowledge of current market practices, services and regulatory trends. Every year over a 1000 global professionals attend these workshops. In addition BIL also conducts collaborative programs with its international partners which include the Nyenrode Business School (Netherlands), Frankfurt School of Finance & Management (Germany), Singapore Management University, Thailand Securities Institute ( TSI ), Australian Trade Commission, Toronto Financial Services Center (Ontario, Canada), International Financial Center Montreal (Quebec, Canada), and IBMC Financial Group, UAE.