It’s exciting to work with the team at FINSIA that has a real focus on developing new ways of building capability and professionalism within the banking sector. Having a passion to think differently and to focus on what developing people will mean in terms of better customer experience will help restore trust and pride in the sector. That’s why I see such value in the collaboration between FINSIA and the Chartered Banker Institute to develop a suite of qualifications that fit the aspirations of people strategies and also work to build up credits towards Chartered Banker status.
FINSIA has a range of professional qualifications covering all areas of financial services, each one designed to:
- Be flexible
- Cater for practitioners
- Cater for experienced leaders
Chartered Banker: The Gold Standard for Bankers
Lead by Example
As a highly qualified practitioner with the detailed knowledge of modern banking needed to tackle complex challenges facing the industry.
Your commitment to ongoing professional training on the highest internationally recognised gold standard will earn the trust of your peers.
Pinnacle of Professionalism
Showing you are the right person to lead the industry into the future, restoring trust, building the best possible outcomes for business as well as customers.
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Auckland Breakfast with Geoff Bascand, RBNZ
Reserve Bank of New Zealand Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand and the General Manager of Financial Stability will share insights from the latest Monetary Policy Statement.
Continuing Professional Development
FINSIA’s CPD scheme is designed to reflect professional requirements. All activities are categorised into two types of learning, referred to as structured and unstructured.
Demonstrate Your Professionalism
Undertaking CPD shows you are invested in your career, and committed to ongoing learning.
Evaluate Your Learning
Enables you to recognise knowledge gaps and helps you address them.
Enhance Your Employability
A commitment to CPD and your focus on continuous learning will stand out to employers.
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Quarterly Economic Update with Craig James, Commsec
Insolvency – Risks, Rights and Responsibilities
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Become a member of FINSIA
Gain industry recognition
FINSIA provides a platform for members to gain publicity through a variety of opportunities.
Contribute your industry expertise and experience to research projects, submissions or roundtable discussions.
Councils & Committees
FINSIA committees and councils are highly regarded and represent FINSIA and its members on a range of issues from diveristy, professional development, policy and advocacy, to strengthening involvement.
Our mentoring program is designed for young finance professionals with a minimum of two years’ experience or for those experienced professionals who want to give back to their industry and become a mentor.
Publishing in AJAF and InFinance can build your profile with an influential audience of finance professionals.
Education & Events
Members have an opportunity to use their public speaking, writing and technical expertise to help bridge the gap between university and the workdplace.
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Kate McCallum F Fin
In terms of mindset, I think the Chartered Banker is excellent in that it hones your focus on your accountabilities as a banker particularly with respect to customer outcomes, understanding your compliance and regulatory obligations and having ethical frameworks to apply sound judgement.
As Chartered Bankers, I think we are well placed to role model professional standards in the industry amongst those we lead and work with.
FINSIA, its members and staff, have a fabulous history of being leading advocates, thought leaders and drivers of professional standards.
At a time when the financial services industry is facing unprecedented change, with heightened community expectations, a challenging competitive environment and regulatory landscape, building professionalism across our industry and supporting our members to be the best they can is critical.