The College of Banking and Financial Studies (CBFS) is a government organization established by a Royal Decree in 1983 with the objectives of educating and training bankers and encouraging research in Banking and Financial subjects. It is under the juristic supervision of the Central Bank of Oman (CBO) and is supported by the commercial banks operating in the Sultanate.
Over three decades, the College has been helping the financial services industry to meet its human resource development needs by offering academic and training courses that are tailor-made for the emerging needs of Oman. It is an active partner in the Omanization of the banking sector.
Having redefined its Vision and Mission, the College is committed to becoming a leading Higher Education Institution in Banking and Finance in the region.It proposes to do so by adding further to its portfolio of internationally accredited educational programmes and by ensuring that capacity building matches with the dynamics of the market place.
The CBFS vision is to become a leading institution for higher education in Banking and Finance in the region.
The CBFS mission is to develop and offer internationally recognized programmes, capacity building, research and consultancy services, to meet evolving needs of Banking and Finance in the region.