Training

Renewable Energy & Audit Committee workshops

Representatives of the MBA’s member banks have participated in a virtual workshop by the SADC Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (SACREEE), on Renewable Energy Project Appraisal Workshop for Financial Institutions in the SADC Region, held from 3 May 2021 to 28 May 2021. The MBA has also participated in the Audit Committee Guidelines […]
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Training Program under ISA Solar Initiative

40 officers from MBA member banks participated in a week-long Online Training program for Bankers of International Solar Alliance (ISA) Countries under ISA’s Banking Solar Initiative. The training programme aimed at enhancing banker’s understanding of photovoltaic systems and ability to assess their viability. This initiative was held between 19 to 23 April 2021, and was […]
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Collaboration with the UoM & Coursera

As part of its capacity building mandate, the MBA has been engaging with the University of Mauritius (UoM), to find ways of ensuring better alignment between the output of the University and the needs of the Banking Industry. Particular focus has been laid on the need for agile learning through digital platforms. On 30 March […]
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Half-day workshop on AML

On 23 March, the MBA organised a webinar on Anti-money Laundering (AML) for senior Compliance professionals. The MBA was grateful to host Ms. Yotsna Lalji Venketasawmy, CEO of Konformitas Conulting, and Mr. Guillaume Ollivry, former director of the Financial Intelligence Unit, to share their experience and perspectives with members. Topics covered by their presentations included […]
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Career fair for the banking sector

As part of its Capacity Building mandate, the MBA is in discussion with the University of Mauritius to organise a career fair dedicated to the banking sector. The idea was met positively by the Vice-Chancellor of the UoM at a meeting held with the MBA earlier this month. After the MBA’s career fair at Middlesex […]
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Middlesex University Mauritius Careers fair

As part of its Capacity Building mandate, the MBA provided its support to the Middlesex University Mauritius Careers fair. Four banks are supporting the initiative, which aims to give university students an insight into employment prospects within the banking sector. Around 200 students are participating in the careers fair being held from 15 February to […]
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Interactive training session for banks’ Heads of HR

The MBA Human Resources (HR) forum was honoured to host the Chief Operating Officer of Business Mauritius (BM), Mr. Pradeep Dursun, who gave a comprehensive Business Mauritius presentations to MBA members on recent changes to employment legislation. Business Mauritius is the apex private sector body for matters relating to employment, and MBA is one of […]
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Collaboration with the Egyptian Banking Institute

The MBA also monitors the work of other bankers’ associations and occasionally engage into collaborations with them. Through the MBA’s participation in the Alliance of African Institute of Bankers (AAIOB), five Mauritian bank employees were selected to participate in a pan-African leadership training session organised by the Egyptian Banking Institute, as part of their first […]
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National qualifications framework

Since the beginning of this year, the MBA has held two working sessions with the MQA, with a view to updating the current National Qualifications framework in relation to banking. This was an opportunity for the MBA to share the work of the MBA HR Committee on a proposed new syllabus for a National Certificate […]
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Bridging IT skills gap in banking sector

Since 2020, the MBA has held a number of working sessions with its members and the University of Mauritius to clearly identify and bridge the IT skills gap in the banking sector. Earlier this month, the MBA and the Mauritius Africa Fintech Hub held a working session to map out the skills shortfall, and brainstorm […]
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