Professional Training program on Banking Management, 10 - 12 October 2016

This is a two and a half day professional development program on Banking Management  in response to a recent request from Bank of Bhutan, Bhutan for the 37 Branch and Line Managers of Bank of Bhutan. The training program will be held at AIT campus from 10 - 12 October 2016. The “Professional Training Program in Banking Management” builds on basic financial theory and the principles courses in management. It addresses topics that are important for managing financial institutions in a rapidly changing international environment. The aim of the program is to provide Banking Professionals a better understanding of the role and importance of Bank Management in the Banking Sector.

Bank of Bhutan Limited

Bank of Bhutan (BoB), the oldest bank of the country, was established by Royal Charter in May 1968. It also acted as the Central Bank of Bhutan till the establishment of the Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan in 1982.  It was registered under the Companies Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan, 2000. It was established as a public sector commercial bank and continued to perform as the country’s only banking institution until 1997.

Today, BoB stands as the largest commercial bank with a total branch network of 45 offices spread across the country, with its presence in every Dzongkhag, Dungkhag, and major townships. Banking operations were automated through adoption of core banking solution in 2009. In addition, 62 ATMs, Internet Banking, SMS Banking, POS, and Mobile & Agency Banking Services were added as alternate delivery channels of banking services. BoBL has a paid up capital of Nu. 1,500 million as on 31st December 2014 and its shares held by Druk Holding & Investments and the State Bank of India in the ratio of 80:20 respectively.

The Sponsor of this program is Bank of Bhutan Limited.

Course director : Dr. Faiz Shah,

     Head, Development Management Unit at AIT Extension.

Course coordination team comprises of:  Mathew Kuruvilla,

  Mr. Songpon Saengpun and

  Ms. Nidthakant Suklap.

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