This virtual webinar took place on 30th March 2023 and was attended by 30 bank executives.
This virtual session took place on 30th January 2023 and was attended by 64 bank executives
This 3-day program was held from 18th to 20th December 2022 at OBA Office, 4 bank executives attended this certification program.
This virtual session that was requested by OBA's Compliance Committee was held on 12th December 2022 and attended by 41 bank executives.
Oman vs the US: Determinants of Interest Rates & Inflation; 15th November 2022
Meet the expert: FinTech Credit Platforms Perceived Risks Facets & Factors; 3rd November 2022.
A seminar was held on 27th July 2022 on Commercial Companies Law & the Personal Data Protection Law by Addleshaw Goddard and was attended by a number of bank executives. This event was held at First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB1) Head Office in CBD area.
This virtual seminar took place on 23rd June 2022 and was attended by more than 20 senior bankers. The resource delivered interesting content and the presentation was followed by Q&A session.
The workshop took on 22nd June 2022 at the PDO Training Centre at Mina Al Fahal and was attended by SME bankers, entrepreneurs and SME owners, CBO, Oman Chamber of Commerce, Riyada, and Oman Vision 2040 Implementation Follow-up Unit. The workshop discussed various challenges faced by entrepreneurs and SME owners post the pandemic and the objective was creating a dialogue around the ‘pain areas’ faced by SME owners with the aim of proposing a roadmap. A number of these challenges relate to finances and interface with banks.
On 23rd May 2022, OBA Academy arranged a half-day workshop with KPMG on VAT in the Financial Service Industry. 17 executives from 15 banks registered to attend this session.
A virtual workshop was held on 16th May 2022 titled 'Sustainable Finance and ESG Rising Risks & Opportunities' conducted by ESG Integrate Consultancy. The session was attended by around 40 bankers.
Two-day course on Customer Service Excellence was held on the 13th and 14th March 2022. This was pay per participant course attended by a number of participants.
On 14th March 2022, OBA Academy hosted Mr. Omar Ansary, Secretary General, Accounting & Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) in its series of 'Meet The Expert'.
The discussion revolved around strategic and operational challenges involving the adoption and implementation of AAOIFI standards. Specific topics covered during the session were, as follows:
The event was attended by around 70 senior executives from the banking community and CBO.
Topic: Overview of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) from a Banking Perspective
The session took place on 25th October 2021, attended by a number of senior bankers. Mr. Amin Al Husseini, ex. CEO Oman Arab Bank, is now engaged with the private corporate sector and had been consulting companies during the difficult COVID times. During the session, Mr. Amin provided insight on challenges facing corporates.
The topics covered were:
A wide range of risk management topics were covered, such as, roles and responsibilities of risk champions, risk management fundamentals & guidelines, corporate governance, BCP, risk taxonomies, compliance, and internal audit.