Associateship Certificate in Banking

Diploma program (Kenya Institute of Bankers)


About Associateship Certificate in Banking programme

The Associate Examinations covers a wide range of subjects in the Banking and Financial Services industry.

Successful completion of the examination leads to the award of the highest Banking Diploma (Associateship Certificate) which is also the highest and final level of any professional banking qualification in Kenya.

Holders of the Associateship Certificate are designated as “Associate of the Kenya Institute of Bankers”, AKIB. This designation is very important as far as the Financial Services sector is concerned.

The Associateship qualification provides a person who has chosen banking as a career, a strong foundation for further advancement. 

Entry requirements for Associateship Certificate in Banking

  • Holders of KIB Diploma, or
  • First degree, or
  • CPA Part II, or
  • any other course as may be deemed relevant.

Associateship Certificate in Banking Course Subjects

Students are required to elect nine units while seven units are mandatory and two units are optional.

Units Offered:-

  • Financial Reporting Analysis Planning
  • The Monetary & Financial System ,
  • Management & Organization
  • Law & Practice Relating to Banking & Finance
  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Lending
  • International Trade Finance

Options (Elective units – Choice of Two Only)

  • Taxation
  • Insurance
  • Investment
  • Financial Management
  • Law & Practice for Mortgage Lenders
  • Management of Information Technology

Colleges offering Associateship Certificate in Banking

Associateship Certificate in Banking

Kenya Institute of Financial and Applied Management (kifam)
Nairobi County