The Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) has pledged to continue to leverage technology for enhanced seamless operations to sustain its global competitiveness.
Mr Olatunde Amolegbe, the President, Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), made the remark during CIS Annual National Economic Review and Outlook 2022.
in the economic review, the Institute made workable recommendations to the Federal Government on how the Nigerian economy can withstand the global challenges and bounce back.
Addressing stakeholders during a webinar on 2021 Performance Scorecard and Vision for 2022, Amolegbe, announced that the processes of remote examination had been consummated and would henceforth run concurrently with the existing online model.
“…the institute shall continue to leverage technology for enhanced seamless operations to sustain its global competitiveness.
“In line with our resolve to maximally utilise technology to improve our services, the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers has commenced the holding of remote examinations to cater for our students resident in various countries across the world.
“This is also to ensure that the required talents are attracted and recruited into our market globally without hindrance. Several students resident in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States of America, successfully participated in the CIS’ Professional Stockbroking Examinations.”
According to Amolegbe, the notable achievements of the institute in the period under review includes; the approval by the National University Commission (NUC) of the Benchmark Minimum Academic Standard for the Curriculum of Securities and Investment Market.
He also commended the board and management of Mountain Top University for the commencement of Bachelor’s Degree in the professional course.
“Our vision for 2022 is to see the Securities and Investment profession registered in the hearts of young Nigerian scholars as their career choice and CIS as the model for other professional bodies to follow”, the President added.