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MKU to offer CISI International qualifications

The global professional body Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) has partnered with Mount Kenya University to offer CISI international qualifications. MKU is the first University offering CISI qualifications in Kenya. The CISI is the professional body for financial services practitioners within the securities and investment sector and has a range of globally recognized qualifications.

The CISI programme will give MKU students the opportunity to study for a CISI professional qualification, before finishing their degree hence giving them an opportunity to further reinforce their professional skills which will ensure they stand out.

Dr. Vincent Gaitho (C), Vice-Chairman University council been briefed by Mr. Kevin Moore, the Director of Global Business Development (UK) and Mr. Kimacia Gitau, the Representative of CISI in Eastern Africa on the roll out of CISI program in MKUDr. Vincent Gaitho (C), Vice-Chairman University council been briefed by Mr. Kevin Moore, the Director of Global Business Development (UK) and Mr. Kimacia Gitau, the Representative of CISI in Eastern Africa on the roll out of CISI program in MKU

Dr. Christopher Mutembei, the director, Centre for Professional Development said “We are very pleased to be working with CISI on this partnership, to ensure that our graduates have the opportunity to gain professional status in the field of Banking and Investments, Wealth Creation, Capital Markets, Compliance/Risk and Operations. This will have a great impact on our student community and expose our learners to the wider professional network.”

Kevin Moore, CISI global business development director, said: “Developing our presence within Eastern Africa has always been top priority for us, and we are delighted that Mount Kenya University is CISI’s first University partner in the region. Our qualifications will help MKU stakeholders not only by equipping them with up-to-date knowledge on the financial services sector, but more importantly imbibing the importance of work ethics and professional integrity in the profession.”

Students studying at Mount Kenya University will enjoy a discount of 75% on the international examination fees listed on CISI website (see: www.cisi.org).

We therefore urge all students and professionals in the job areas of Wealth Creation, Banking, Capital Markets Compliance/Risk and Operations are to register

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