Why CIS collaborated with LBS – Adeosun, by Samuel Mbadugha

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Why CIS collaborated with LBS – Adeosun,      by Samuel Mbadugha
L-R Registrar and Chief Executive, Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), Josiah Akerewusi, 2nd Vice President,  Fiona Ahimie, Dean, Lagos Business School (LBS), Professor Chris Ogbechie, President, CIS, Oluwole Adeosun and 1st Vice President, Oluropo Dada, at Signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), between LBS and CIS recently

The Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), has  signed a Memorandum  of Understanding (MoU) with the prestigious Lagos Business School (LBS), a giant step in upscaling professional competence and enhanced service delivery and product development across major economic sectors in the country.

The Institute’s President, Mr Oluwole Adeosun explained that the MOU was significant because it has brought the capital market together with a private sector- focused  university like LBS for the first time.

“CIS is known for excellence and continuous improvement. That is the reason we have wholesomely committed ourselves to this partnership with the LBS. Our intention is to further strengthen the skill content of our members by carrying out joint trainings and seminars with the LBS.” said Adeosun.

Corroborating him, the Dean, LBS, Professor Chris Ogbechie explained that with the MOU “  two strong brands that are coming together. The brands have similar values to see how they can help in improving the executive capacity in the capital market and to make the players in the market to be more professional. It will help them  to operate in more ethical way in order to grow our economy.”, Ogbechie said.

               The Kernel of the Story 

• The Institute shall vigorously pursue the success of this collaboration through its training subsidiary, the CIS Academy.

• Partnership of CIS with LBS is expected to provide a good platform for industry professionals and executives to catch up with the rapidly changing business landscape and innovations in the contemporary business environment.

• Collaboration of CIS and LBS shall provide a link between the executive education and the capital market and afford members the opportunity for quality programme,

• The two institutions share a lot in common. They were both established at about the same time: LBS in 1991 and CIS in 1992. They both share a common mandate to train and produce professional leaders for the Nigerian economy.

• They have both set the pace and standards in various jurisdictions.

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