May 20, 2024

The BIBF and Strathclyde Business School to collaborate on digital transformation and sustainability

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The BIBF and Strathclyde to develop programmes in digital transformation, sustainability, and Islamic Finance

The Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) recently received Professor David Hillier, Dean of Strathclyde Business School, accompanied by Dr. Phil Considine Director of Strathclyde Executive Education, and Dr. Ibrahim Khadra, Strathclyde University Advisor for Engagement with MENA Region, at its Headquarters in Bahrain Bay.

During the visit, Professor Hillier and his team discussed potential areas of collaboration, specifically in programme development related to digital transformation, sustainability, and Islamic finance, exploring opportunities with the institute to support the university in these areas of focus.

They also viewed the executive classrooms, sponsored by Strathclyde Business School, to provide an executive training environment for business leaders and senior professionals.

Dr. Ahmed Al-Shaikh, Director of the BIBF, welcomed the delegation and expressed his appreciation for the visit, saying: “Using our expertise in digital transformation, sustainability, and Islamic finance, we look forward to work together with our long-standing partner Strathclyde Business School to develop high-quality programmes that meet the changing needs of the industry in Bahrain and the wider region.”

Dr. Ahmed Al-Shaikh, Director of the BIBF

On his part, Prof. David Hillier, Dean of Strathclyde Business School, stated “It was a great pleasure to visit the BIBF and see the impressive executive classrooms sponsored by Strathclyde. This new facility will undoubtedly provide a high-quality learning environment for business professionals and encourage interaction among like-minded executives.” He also added, “We’re excited to continue the established collaboration and explore new opportunities for joint programme development.

Prof. David Hillier, Dean of Strathclyde Business School

The partnership between Strathclyde Business School and the BIBF is built on a long-standing relationship between the two institutions. With a shared vision of providing high-quality education and training to students and professionals in the banking and finance sector, the partnership marks a significant step in fostering collaboration between leading institutions in the field. Both institutions have a strong track record of developing innovative programmes and content that equip students and professionals with the necessary skills to succeed in today’s rapidly changing business environment. This partnership will further enhance the existing collaboration and create new opportunities for joint programme development, providing students and professionals with the best possible education and training to meet the evolving needs of the industry.

This visit marks a significant step in fostering collaboration between the two leading institutions serving the business sector, where they will work together to develop innovative programmes and content that will equip business professionals with the necessary skills to succeed in today’s rapidly changing business environment.

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