Egyptian Banking Institute: Best Financial Training Institute MENA 2021


The Egyptian Banking Institute (EBI) was established by the country’s Central Bank in 1991 to standardise international best practice in the banking and finance industry. The not-for-profit organisation is a regional hub of integrated financial knowledge, with the aim of spreading financial literacy as it expands across the continent. EBI offers a range of in-person and virtual training programmes in areas of banking, management, leadership, information technology and SMEs. It can tailor programmes according to partner requirements. In 2009, EBI was the first accredited financial training institute in Egypt and the region by the US non-profit Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET), EBI succeeded in obtaining the reaccreditation for 2 more terms ending in 2024

The courses are taught by banking professionals, and the feedback from students and sponsoring institutions is consistently positive. EBI cooperates with more than 50 top notch international providers to deliver international programs in Egypt and in the region. EBI board members are on the leadership teams of Banks and the country’s central bank. EBI charts a strategic growth plan every five years, which coincides with its ACCET accreditation renewal. The plan acts as a roadmap for development, collaboration, and expansion. EBI provided its training services in more than 40 African countries with more than 3500 African trainees.

The judging panel announces the Egyptian Banking Institute as winner of the 2021 award for Best Financial Training Institute (MENA).