The CISI expands its presence in Jordan through a partnership with Integrated Development Academy

By Lora Benson | Feb 11, 2019


Following the recent announcement of its collaboration with the Jordan Securities Commission (JSC), the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) is proud to welcome the Integrated Development Academy (IDA), a specialised training provider in Amman, Jordan as one of its newest accredited training partners in the Middle East.

As a result of the partnership, the CISI’s internationally recognised qualifications are110219IntegratedDevelopmentAcademydealJORDAN now part of the IDA’s suite of business training and financial management offering. Qualifications available to IDA’s students include Fundamentals of Financial Services, Introduction to Securities & Investment, International Certificate in Wealth & Investment Management and Islamic Finance Qualification.

Matthew Cowan, Chartered MCSI, Regional Director at the CISI Middle East, said: “The financial services profession in Jordan is growing rapidly and we are pleased to be a part of this development by collaborating with established training partners in the country. Our partnership with IDA underscores the need to constantly update the skillset of financial professionals to keep up with the global marketplace.”

“The recent signing of the Memorandum of Understanding with JSC and the CISI accreditation with IDA are turning points for financial services professionals in Jordan, enabling  them to further develop their skills and knowledge through our qualifications and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programmes,” Mr. Cowan added.

Dr. Abdullah Sartawi, General Manager, Integrated Development Academy said, “Given the market’s competitive pace, the need to improve professionally is not an option anymore, it is a necessity. With the CISI’s qualifications now part of our training offering, the IDA can encourage our students to achieve professional excellence, producing world-class experts in the region.”

Integrated Development Academy is the CISI’s newest training partner among 101 worldwide. The CISI is committed to explore collaborations with industry players in support of its mission to uphold high standards of professionalism, integrity and work ethics in the financial services profession.