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Heritage Banking company

Heritage Bank Meeting, 15th July 2016

We were pleased to welcome to The Management Centre visitors from Heritage Banking Company Limited, Lagos to meet with colleagues from Bangor University and Chartered Banker Institute.

Graduation 2016

CBMBA Graduation 2016, 15th July 2016

We congratulate the Chartered Banker MBA Class of 2016 where we welcomed students who attended the Graduation ceremony at Bangor University.

Click here to see more photos

EBTN Article

Press Release - Colin Morrison (Chartered Banker Institute) elected EBTN President

Ted Gardener

Nassau Guardian Interview with Professor Ted Gardener, June 2016


Florida Bankers Association Past President & Chairmen's Dinner

Chartered Banker MBA were pleased to be represented by Tanya Keith during attendance at the Past Presidents & Chairmen's Dinner on 6th June 2016 at the Eden Roc Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida. 

Tanya Keith, Bangor University pictured with Kenneth Pratt and Alex Sanchez, President and CEO at Florida Bankers Association.

See further photos here


Visit with Governor of The Central Bank of The Bahamas

Bangor University CBMBA along with The Bahamas Institute of Financial Services were pleased to attend a courtesy call to meet with Mr John Rolle, Governor of The Central Bank of The Bahamas.

In attendance, Mr John Rolle, Kim Bodie, Professor Ted Gardener, Tanya Keith


Chartered Banker MBA visit to The Bahamas, June 2016

Bangor University/ Chartered Banker MBA is proud to participate and sponsor a two day banking seminar with The Bahamas Institute of Financial Services, Nassau

CBMBA Florida

Chartered Banker MBA visit to Miami, June 2016

CBMBA were pleased to attend the Florida Bankers Association Event in Miami Beach, 6-8 June 2016

Sovereign consulting

Chartered Banker MBA Gibraltar Event, 6th June 2016

Partnership CIBN

Partnership with The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria

We were delighted to welcome Madam President and Chairman of Council of CIBN Mrs Otunba Debola Osibogun to Bangor University to attend a Partner signing ceremony to formalise our presence in Nigeria, Liberia, Sierra Leone and The Gambia. For more pictures visit our Facebook Page.

CIBN partner visit

The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria Partner visit to Bangor University, March 2016

Ted Gardener Gala Dinner

Chartered Banker MBA Gala Dinner, 8th March 2016



CAB conference 2015, 11th-14th of November

Bangor University were proud to sponsor again this year.


Drop-in session at the Hilton Resort, Bridgetown, Barbados, 10th of November 2015

Come and meet the team for an informal discussion on their visit to Barbados. All are welcome- hope to see you there.


CBMBA Partner with Bahamas Financial Services Conference, 16th-17th September 2015

We were proud to sponsor this full and informative two day conference in the Bahamas. Professor Phil Molyneux, Dean of the College of Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences and Professor of Banking and Finance at Bangor University was the keynote speaker on the 16th of September. The talk discussed 'Alternative Monetary Policy & Banks'. For a full itinerary of the conference, please click here.

Gala dinner

Chartered Banker MBA Gala Dinner, 8th of September 2015

JIFS scholarship

JIFS Award 50% Scholarship for the Autumn 2015 intake, August 2015

Prestigious Scholarship Awarded to Jamaican Banker for Top MBA Programme through Global Partnership with Leading University.

Botswana partner visit

Botswana Institute of Bankers - Partner Visit to Bangor University July 2015

We were delighted to welcome Brenda Lloyd from the Botswana Institute of Bankers to The Management Centre on the 22nd and 23rd of July 2015. Brenda was given a tour of the University and The Management Centre during her visit.

CBMBA Graduation

CBMBA Graduation 2015, 16th of July 2015

Congratulations to all that have gratuated today!

Click here for access to images of the day.

Gala dinner

CBMBA Gala Dinner

We can announce that the next Gala Dinner for the CBMBA programme will be on the 8th of September, 2015.

Location : The Management Centre  Time: 18:30-22:00

We can also confirm that the keynote address will be made by Alex Sanchez, President and CEO, Florida Bankers Association. Details of how to register for the event will follow shortly.

CBMBA Cyprus

Chartered Banker MBA team due to visit Cyprus, with a talk from Professor Ted Gardener at The University of Nicosia, 21st of May, 2015

GOLD Magazine

Editorial in GOLD Magazine, Cyprus, March 2015

Trinidad and Tobago event

Chartered Banker MBA Trinidad & Tobago Event, 25th of March 2015

Sovereign COnsulting

Chartered Banker MBA Gibraltar Event, 23rd of March 2015

BIFS partner visit

Chartered Banker MBA BIFS Partner Visit during revision week, March 2015

gala dinner

Chartered Banker MBA Gala Dinner, 3rd of March 2015

Antigua event

Chartered Banker Antigua Event- January 2015


CBMBA Courtesey Call on Senior Management Team at Scotiabank, Bahamas - November 2014


CBMBA Courtesy Call on The Governor of The Central Bank, Bahamas - November 2014

The CBMBA team were pleased to attend courtesy calls with key industry stakeholders in the Banking and Financial services sector to include the Governor of The Central Bank, Mrs Wendy Craigg.


CBMBA Visit with Minister of Financial Services, The Hon. Ryan Pinder - November 2014

We were delighted to meet with the Minister of Financial Services Bahamas on a recent Partner Visit with the Bahamas Institute of Financial Services, Nassau.

CAB Conference

The Chartered Banker MBA Sponsor at CAB Conference 2014

12th-15th November

The Chartered Banker MBA were proud to sponsor such an important event in the banking calender.

Pictured, is Henry J Hazel, (Alumni) CBMBA, CPA, BA, General Manager/CEO, Eastern Caribbean Amalgamated Bank, Antigua and Barbuda with Darlene Jones, Director of the Jamaica Institute of Financial Services.


Jamaica Institute of Financial Services - Partner Visit to Bangor University September 2014

We were delighted to welcome and host Darlene Jones from the Jamaica Institute of Financial Services to join us for the CBMBA revision week and Gala Dinner hosted at The Management Centre, Bangor Business School.


Gala dinner

Chartered Banker MBA Gala Dinner September 2014

The Chartered Banker MBA will be hosting The Chartered Banker MBA Gala Dinner at The Management Centre, Bangor University on Tuesday 2nd September 2014.

Click here for more information about the Gala Dinner


Congratulations to our 2014 Graduates!

We are delighted to share that there are 59 graduates from the Chartered Banker MBA Programme this year, with 30 graduates attending the ceremony at The Management Centre.

Click here to read more about the ceremony and to see more photos


Chartered Banker MBA feature in Telegraph article ‘MBA: Capitalise on global interest’


March 2014


Click here to read article on Telegraph website

Baur asia ptd ltd

New Partnership with Baur Asia Ptd. Ltd

Friday 14th February 2014

We were delighted to welcome Prof Low Siew Thiam, Director of Baur Asia Ptd. Ltd to The Management Centre, Bangor University on Friday 14th February to attend a Partner signing ceremony to formalise our presence in Singapore, Sri Lanka and Thailand.

Click here to see more photos of the signing ceremony

Trends in global banking

Chartered Banker London Event - “Trends in Global Banking” Guest Speaker: David Sayer, Global Head of Banking, KPMG

Thursday 6th February 2014, 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Bangor Business School London Centre, Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose Street, London EC2A 2EW

Click here for more information


The CBMBA Team visit partners JIFS in Kingston, Jamaica. February 2014

The Jamaica Institute of Financial Services (JIFS) welcomed the Chartered Banker MBA Team during the period February 17 – 21, 2014.

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The Bahamas Institute of Financial Services Teams with Bangor University for Specialised MBA Program

November 2013

The Bahamas Institute of Financial Services welcomed UK's Bangor University last week to speak on their Chartered Banker MBA programme options that are specially tailored to working professionals and available through blended online learning.

Click here to read more



First Chartered Banker MBA students graduate!

29th July 2013

On Thursday 18th July the first set of Chartered Banker MBA students graduate in Bangor.

The Chartered Banker MBA Team proudly watched on as the students took part in the Graduation ceremony. Afterwards we celebrated with them at The Management Centre, Bangor Business School – home to the Chartered Banker MBA… Read More

Revision sessions

CBMBA March 2013 Revision Sessions on Bangor University Campus

1st March 2013

Chartered Banker MBA are proud to host a Gala Dinner on Tuesday March 5th as part of the March 2013 Revision Sessions.

We look forward to welcoming our Guest Speaker Mr Alex Sanchez, President & CEO of Florida Bankers Association.


First CBMBA Graduates talk about their experience

21st January 2013

2013 sees the first Graduates of our Chartered Banker MBA programme. Here a few of the Programme’s graduates tell us what they thought of the programme and how it has helped them… Read More

Caribbean conference

Chartered Banker Caribbean Conference Visit 2012

22nd November 2012

Bangor Business School, in partnership with the Jamaica Institute of Financial Services were recently proud Sponsors at the CAB AGM & Conference 2012 in Jamaica.

Click here to some of the photos from the Conference.

BBA annual conference

Bangor Business School is proud to Partner with The Chartered Banker Institute as joint sponsors of BBA Annual International Banking Conference.

Restoring Trust

17th October 2012, 8 Northumberland, London WC2 5BY

To see more information click here.

Bangor uni

Bangor Business School, Bangor University #27 in ‘Top 10% institutions in the field of Banking’

28th September 2012

Bangor Business School, Bangor University were ranked number 27 in the Top 10% institutions in the field of Banking, as of August 2012. They are based on data about authors who have registered with the RePEc Author Service, institutions listed on EDIRC, bibliographic data collected by RePEc, citation analysis performed by CitEc and popularity data compiled by LogEc. For Banking, these are 878 authors affiliated with 1294 institutions.

The scores of institutions in each field are determined by a weighted sum of all authors affiliated with the respective institutions. The weights are determined, for each author, by the proportion of all working papers announced in NEP that have also been announced in NEP-BAN (Banking).

To see the full list click here.

gala dineer

CBMBA invite you to our annual Gala Dinner

September 2nd 2012

The Chartered Banker MBA Team are hosting a Gala dinner for those in the banking industry on 11th September 2012. We invite you to join the Team, banking professionals and our students in Bangor. Click here to see invitation and for more details on how to register.

CBMBA london event

CBMBA host London based event in September

25th July 2012

The CBMBA Team will be hosting an event in our Broadgate Tower campus in London on Wednesday 19th September 2012. Entitled “The British Banking System –The current state of play” & “The UK Inquiry into Banking Culture and Professional Standards” the event features guest speakers from Bangor Business School & Chartered Banker Institute. Find out more information and details how to reserve a place here.


Insider mag

Chartered Banker MBA features in Insider Magazine

3rd July 2012

‘Ready, exec, go’! That was the title of an article featured in Insider magazine recently. Focusing on the importance of Executive education the article, written by Nicola Porter, asked our CBMBA Programme Director to comment. You can read the full article here.


IFS Malta officials visit the Bangor University campus

12th June 2012

Joseph Agius, Robert Sultana, and Simon Grech, senior officers of the Institute of Financial Services (Malta), recently visited The Management Centre following the recent launch of the Chartered Banker MBA to Maltese professionals. Read More


Topical Articles by CBMBA Tutors page!

The tutors for The Chartered Banker MBA are considered experts in their field and regularly contribute to industry publications. We have put together a collection of the articles they have featured in. You can have a look at these here. This page is constantly reviewed and new articles added regularly!



city week

Chartered Banker MBA - Proud sponsors of City Week 2012

February 2012

The Chartered Banker MBA were proud to sponsor City Week 2012 recently in London

City Week is the global forum for senior members of the international financial services community. It enjoys the support of the UK Government, in the form of UK Trade & Investment, as well as that of a large number of UK and international financial services trade associations.

As one of the main sponsors the CBMBA Team exhibited at the conference, talking to a variety of people from across the Finance and Banking sector, discussing the MBA programme and the benefits.

Have a look at the photos from the event here.

signing ceremony

Chartered Banker MBA Team take part in signing ceremony with Institute of Bankers Malaysia

5th October 2011

The Chartered Banker MBA Team were proud to take part in a signing ceremony with the Institute of Bankers Malaysia on 5th October in Kuala Lumpur.

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Bahamas gets one of a kind MBA Chartered Banker program

Nassau Guardian Article - Business Section - Thursday July 28th, 2011

By: Stewart Miller, NG Business Reporter

The cutting-edge Chartered Banker MBA from Bangor University is now available in The Bahamas, with a special $5,000 scholarship offered for enrollees using the Bahamas Institute of Financial Services (BIFS).

Read More

CIBN partnership

Bangor Business School partners with the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Nigeria

Following successful talks and discussions at the World Conference of Banking Institutes, the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Nigeria visited Bangor' University and signed a MoU to become an affiliate partner and be able to offer members the opportunitity to study the

Chartered Banker MBA Programme.

the other king's speech

The other King's Speech -l-l-l-less leverage

Governon Mervyn King says banks should be forced to hold significantly more capital. Banks complain the costs are prohibitive and destabilising. Professor Phil Molyneux (Head of College, Bangor University) predicts 'a game of brinkmanship' with the regulators.


Telegraph article

Back to School for Bankers - Daily Telegraph article

Read the Chartered MBA artcile which was featured in the Telegraph,
January 2011

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