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Executive Education

Cutting edge and innovative learning for the global financial services sector

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Chartered Banker MBA

The only qualification in the world combining an MBA and Chartered Banker status

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The world's only dual qualification of an MBA and Financial Intelligence Specialist.

Bangor Business School - Executive Education

Executive Education Programmes

Chartered Banker MBA

A unique dual qualification of an MBA together with the prestigious Chartered Banker Designation - the highest professional award available to banking professionals worldwide.

Chartered Banker status is awarded by the Chartered Banker Institute, a global professional education body for bankers and the only banking institute in the world which can confer this designation.

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Financial Crime & Compliance MBA

A ground-breaking and relevant qualification allowing you to gain a dual award of an MBA together with the professional designation of Financial Intelligence Specialist (FIS).

Awarded in partnership with ManchesterCF, global providers of financial intelligence training, the Financial Intelligence Specialist (FIS) designation sets a new standard in the world of financial intelligence.

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Programme Brochures

Chartered Banker MBA

Please click on the link below to download a PDF Version of the CBMBA Brochure:

CBMBA Brochure (PDF)

Financial Crime & Compliance MBA

Please click on the link below to download a PDF Version of the FCCMBA Brochure:

FCCMBA Brochure (PDF)

Postgraduate Certificate in Bank Management & Technology (CertBMT)

The Postgraduate Certificate in Bank Management and Technology (CertBMT) is a standalone professional and academic qualification for bankers and other financial services professionals who wish to improve their practical understanding of bank management and technology.

This programme provides a fast-track learning pathway to Chartered Banker qualification and can be studied in as little as 12 months.

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Single Module Study

Single modules can be taken informally for Continuous Professional Development or with the option to complete the formal assessment and gain internationally recognised postgraduate credits. The credits can later be advanced to an Executive Education postgraduate award.

Study flexibly and choose modules to suit your own development needs. Aimed at mid-career professionals working in the financial industry or regulation. Entry consideration will be given to individuals with minimal experience or qualifications.

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How To Apply

Applications are invited for the Autumn 2024 semester for the Chartered Banker MBA, Financial Crime & Compliance MBA and the Postgraduate Certificate in Bank Management & Technology (CertBMT).

Apply for an Executive Education Programme

If you would like your eligibility confirming prior to applying, please email supporting documents such as a CV and if you have transcripts of professional or postgraduate programmes of studies undertaken to Please note that the admissions team will advise you on what information is required to support your application, so obtaining transcripts for previous study should not delay your application.

Once enrolled onto the programme, students have 3 months of their first semester to provide certified copies of their certificates.

Executive Education Graduate Testimonials

Tisca Pratt

Tisca Pratt

Project Manager/Consultant, Bahamas Investment Authority

"Studying the Chartered Banker MBA allowed me to view the industry through a different, more knowledgeable lens. Studying by distance was convenient with access to the educational portal at any time, along with the reliability and availability of technical and human support available". 

Ebhohimen Pascal Oziegbe

Ebhohimen Pascal Oziegbe

Deputy Manager, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation

"The Chartered Banker MBA has played many key roles in enhancing my skill set. The program has equipped me with specialized knowledge and expertise in various areas of banking and finance with a deep understanding of the industry, making me more effective and valuable in my job role. It has given me a much needed professional recognition which enhances my professional credibility amongst industry peers". 


Odunayo Olaoluwa Akinyede

Odunayo Olaoluwa Akinyede

Managing Director, Guaranty Trust Bank (Tanzania) Limited

"Studying the Chartered Banker MBA has significantly boosted my industry credibility, thereby enhancing my confidence in the field, it has also equipped me with deeper understanding of Banking while also refining my problem-solving skills, elevating my employability, and positioning me for career advancements".

Gracious Changaya

Gracious Changaya

Cluster Manager, NBS Bank Plc

"Bangor University is one of the best universities in the world, from registration, communication, modes of deliveries, the materials, the lecturers & general support. Now I do understand banking business better than before, enabling me to contribute meaningfully to my employer’s strategies as we strive to serve all the stakeholders excellently".


Norhashimah Binti Mohd Nor

Norhashimah Binti Mohd Nor

Head of Business Review, Wealth Management Division 
Bank Islam Malaysia (Islamic Bank) 

“The knowledge gained from the Chartered Banker MBA has expanded my understanding of cross functionality in banking and financing systems and refined my skills in the day-to-day function at work.  The materials discussed and studied are very current and relatable in today’s modern-day banking and finance and the flexible scheduling offered is beneficial to professional practitioners studying on a part time basis”. 

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Nigel Holness

Managing Director of CIBC First Caribbean International Bank Jamaica

"The Chartered Banker MBA Programme has been a great experience and the choice is not regretted, as it exceeded the expectations and surpassed the value of the capital invested.  The programme is cutting edge and most relevant for today's fast-changing world, taking participants into the future."

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Sisily Johnson

AVP, Deputy Head of Client Register, Tax & Reporting, Pictet Bank & Trust Limited, Bahamas

"I thoroughly enjoyed Bangor University’s CBMBA Programme. From admission to graduation, the professionalism and support consistently exhibited by the University made the journey a memorable one.

Without the slightest hesitation, I highly recommend the programme to anyone seeking to further develop their knowledgebase and enhance their critical thinking ability. Innovative, Stimulating and Relevant.”

Joseph Healy CBMBA Graduate

Joseph Healy

CEO of Judo Bank, Australia 

"As a financial professional you never stop learning & being well qualified is fundamental"

Deno Cartwright CBMBA Graduate

Deno Cartwright

Compliance Manager, Cloud Carib Limited

“In an ever-changing global market, the diverse, pragmatic and challenging courses found in the Chartered Banker MBA programme equips its students to adequately meet the demands of today and think constructively to build a better tomorrow.”

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Valarie Bauckham

Global Business Partner, Chartered Banker Institute

“I found the CBMBA programme particularly beneficial, I learnt about topics pertinent to every organisation – such as marketing, HR, strategy, research methods – providing a holistic view of business.”

Alex Parkyn CBMBA Graduate

Alex Parkyn

Private Banker, Coutts & Co. London, England

“The Chartered Banker MBA has allowed me to apply both new and existing skills to my work and has opened doors to promotions as well as new career opportunities.

The flexibility to do all learning and exams from home has allowed me to be committed to my work whilst studying.”

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Jonelle Gardiner

Compliance Analyst, CG Atlantic Group, Bahamas

"The CBMBA programme was balanced, relevant and comprehensive.  It challenged me to grow as a Financial Services Professional and has enhanced my knowledge of the industry. "

Lucky Bogopa CBMBA

Lucky Bogopa

Senior Branch Manager, First National Bank of Botswana

"I have benefitted immensely from the rich and extensive offerings of the Chartered Banker MBA. The program enhance my understanding of banking and the challenges faced by the financial services sector as a whole, and fine tuned my grasp of issues of  financial risk and compliance across the globe. I strongly recommend it to anyone who is interested in acquiring a solid command of banking and finance." 

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Linda Wayoe

Bank Manager, Metro Bank, England

"The CBMBA programme not only enhanced my knowledge which is directly relevant to my role and beyond, but also got the opportunity to network with fellow seasoned financial services professionals globally.”

Delia Compton CBMBA Graduate

Delia Compton

Manager-High Risk & Correspondent Banking, CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank

“The CBMBA has enhanced my current skills by building business fundamentals such as leadership, critical-thinking, analytical and communication skills. The materials are comprehensive, the tutors are highly qualified and engaging and the academic support is excellent.

Holders of this qualification are recognised as highly qualified professionals with thorough knowledge of the existing banking sector. With this qualification, I am poised and excited to become an industry leading expert in my field and my employability has multiplied ten-fold.”

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Apostolos Savvas

Senior Project Manager, Tesco Bank

“Studying for the Chartered Banker MBA Programme was more than an amazing experience. It provides you with top quality professors, subject matter experts, access to unlimited academic resources and coverage of themes that are uniquely combined worldwide.”

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Denise Subaran

Team Lead- Restructure Project, JN Bank

"The CBMBA Programme has added significantly to my growth, knowledge and experience in the financial services industry. During my studies I was able to have a great balance between work and school. I was guided and taught by experienced professionals who ensured there was a full grasp of each module via Live, Pre- recorded and revision sessions.

The Bangor team was very responsive and helpful throughout the programme and ensured relevant notifications were disseminated timely."

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Isa Danjuma Osori

Deputy Manager, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation

"Having worked for over 17 years in the Banking industry, I must say that I found this program to be extremely rich in content. The insight I have gained through interactive and practical case study sessions, as well as the opportunity to learn from very experienced and diverse experts in the field, are undoubtedly invaluable. I strongly recommend this program to anyone who wants to build a career in the Banking industry."

Chorvelle Johnson

Chorvelle Johnson

Chief Executive Officer, Sagicor, Jamaica

“The CBMBA programme provided me with the tools to succeed and provided me with the knowledge to adapt to the ever-changing global banking space.”

Tony Moroney

Tony Moroney

Managing Director of International Financial Services, Berkeley Research Group

“I have found the experience and learning from the Chartered Banker MBA to be a significant benefit in my dealings with financial institutions, not just in the UK but also all over the world.”

Austine Shekwogaza CBMBA Testimonial

Austin Shekwogaza

Legal Officer, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation

“The CBMBA has broadened my knowledge and given me insights into the significance of business administration. The flexibility of the programme and responsiveness of the team was amazing.”

Sharon Bell CBMBA

Sharon Bell

Acting Ebusiness Assistant Manager, JN Bank Jamaica

"Studying the CBMBA has greatly enhanced my employability by improving my personal & professional development. I would wholeheartedly recommend the programme to anyone seeking to enrich their skills especially in the financial services industry."


Chioma Mogbo CBMBA

Chioma Mogbo

Divisional Head, Transaction Services, Guaranty Trust Bank PLC, Nigeria

"The Chartered Banker MBA program added so much value to me. I acquired new expertise that will last a lifetime. The quality of education was outstanding. I would recommend this program for every banker as it will equip them with the competitive advantage that can lead to career growth and improve the banking profession."

Dara Chauhan CBMBA

Dara Chauhan

Director, Corporate and Commercial Banking, NatWest Bank

"The Chartered Banker MBA was an engaging and interactive learning experience that equipped me for the ever-changing financial services landscape. I would highly recommend to any banking professional looking for that added USP in today’s world."

Contact Us

Contact the Executive Education team with any questions you may have before you get started:

Phone: +44 (0) 1248 38 38 00

WhatsApp: +44 (0) 7599 65 79 33


Address: Executive Education, Bangor Business School, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK, LL57 2DG

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