The Qatari Banking Sector comprises of a combination of national and foreign banks. A
total of 17 banks
currently operate in Qatar, which are supervised and regulated by Qatar Central Bank,
nine of which are
Qatari institutions, including six commercial and three Islamic institutions. Also
represented are the
local branches of seven foreign banks. A specialized government owned institution -
Bank, was established in 1997 to provide financing to small and medium scale industries.
To cater for these existing and potential banks, QFBA launched a series of training
programmes aimed at
the development of Human resources in line with the bank’s continued efforts to train,
retain best talent in the industry.
QFBA programs comprise a range of 30 different courses for industry professionals and
day-to-day workplace experience closer to the attendees who are seeking a successful
career in the
future. Our programs are focused on business skills, banking fundamentals reaching to
and branch management.
The insurance sector is one of the important components of the financial and banking
services have become diverse. There are 9 insurance companies operating in Qatar, 5 of
national and 4 are agencies or branches of Arab or foreign companies.
Qatar Finance and Business Academy provides a full array of training courses which meets
the needs of
new employees and seasoned professionals.
We’ll provide comprehensive orientations to introduce employees to new roles, as well as
job-related education to help them develop throughout their careers. QFBA will inspire
your staff to
Amidst the widespread financial turmoil of recent years and as the global banking
tougher, Islamic finance proved to be capable of resisting negative international trends
from the crisis as a regional investment banking champion with an international reach.
Qatar Finance and Business Academy offers training and development in a new perspective
as the nation
travels on the 2022 journey.
QFBA programmes will enable Islamic Finance professionals to deliver high value service
advisory, financing and investment providing access to know-how and expertise within
Although still in its infancy by global standards, the Middle East is increasingly an
for asset management firms around the world and offers a compelling market opportunity
that is difficult
Asset Management as a discipline is relatively new. QFBA provides a range of training
programmes aimed at individuals and corporations to fast-track the development of their
QFBA also provides an in-depth knowledge and learning experience for Capital Market
understand the various conceptual and practical policy issues concerning capital market
Eminent instructors issue comprehensive courses on both general and country specific
QFC has firmly established itself as a thriving location for global and regional
firms looking to capitalize on the opportunities offered by the region.
Professionals in the local market should have a knowledge and understanding of the
appropriate Rules &
They may apply to an individual carrying on regulated activities and to authorized firms
firms and individuals should be aware of.
Work closely with all regulators in the market to design programmes that help equip
to operate successfully and to provide understanding of the professional standards
needed to conduct
The challenges in compliance and Anti Money laundering are faced by global financial
recently. This is the latest challenge faced by the global financial industry. It is
time to understand
and integrate compliance and anti-money laundering in mainstream financial system with
All banks in Qatar are required to install a proper monitoring system and appoint a
officer responsible for: Polices & Procedures, Know your customer (KYC), suspicious
Staff awareness of AML regulations.
QFBA in collaboration with QCB provides programmes for professionals working in money
prevention to help understand the benefits of, and regulatory requirements for training
in this area.
The QFBA offers a truly contextual perspective on Anti Money Laundering to each staff
of position. So it is vital that all be fully trained with the necessary skills and
knowledge to fulfill
his/her role in safeguarding the reputation of their firm and minimizing the threat.
professionals meet that requirement.
Finance and Accounting is the field of accountancy concerned with the preparation of
statements for decisions makers, such as suppliers, banks, employees, government
agencies, owners and
other stakeholders. The fundamental need for financial accounting is to reduce
by measuring and monitoring agents’ performance and reporting the results to interested
QFBA has partnered with international delivery and awarding bodies to provide
professional and rewarding
certifications. Thus leading finance and accounting professionals to much faster career
addition, researches conducted indicate the professional with finance and accounting
average salary and average total compensation is considerably higher than non-certified
For entry level and junior professionals, communication skills and language knowledge is
a must to climb
up the hierarchy ladder of the financial sector.
QFBA offers courses focusing on two core competencies: business language knowledge and
The business language knowledge component helps participants to develop both the
specialist language and
vocabulary needed for a range of banking contexts. The communication skills component
participants to practice using this language and vocabulary in simulated professional
training is interactive to ensure that everything can be applied effectively in the
Foundation program courses have been designed to expose participants to the core
requirements of the
QFBA offers courses that help achieve solid foundations for junior level executives in
sector or fresh graduates of a financial major to ensure that they have comprehensive
heir specialization. In order to achieve the best results QFBA design their courses in a
ensures professionals exposure to “transformational” learning.