CEDR Mediator skills training in Astana 

AIFC Bureau for Continuing Professional Development in cooperation with AIFC Court and International Arbitration Centre is announcing brand-new academic program for professionals - "CEDR Mediator skills". CEDR (Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution) is the largest conflict management and resolution consultancy in the world. The course will take place June 18-23 in Astana. CEDR Mediator skills training is a five-day intense program covering skills needed to effectively mediate commercial disputes. It will be conducted by the most experienced mediation trainers in the world.


AIFC Bureau for CPD participated in a job fair in London

The AIFC Bureau for Continuing Professional Development participated in a job fair on the 4th of May in London. The Embassy of Kazakhstan in the United Kingdom organized the event with the support of the Astana International Financial Center. The AIFC Bureau for CPD actively supports the initiatives of students from Kazakhstan in the UK and assists in their further professional development in the financial labor market.


ACCA Exam preparation (Astana, Almaty)

Dear friends!

AIFC Bureau of Continuing Professional Development announces the launch of the ACCA exam preparation course:
F5 - Performance Management
F7 - Financial Statements
F8 - Audit and provision
F9 - Financial Management


AIFC Bureau for CPD intends to cooperate with the Climate Bond Initiative for continuing professional development in Green finance

AIFC Bureau for CPD participated in a panel discussion: "The Growing Potential of Green Finance in Kazakhstan," organized in a partnership with the British Embassy in Kazakhstan.

AIFC Bureau for CPD and Climate Bond Initiative (NGO, working to mobilize debt capital markets for climate solutions) agreed to cooperate in terms of continuing professional education in Green finance.


FinTech Bootcamp Spring 2018 call

Dear friends!

AIFC Bureau for CPD welcoming you to FinTech Bootcamp Spring 2018 for developers!


23-24-25 March 2018 – 3 days of pure coding!


+ introduction to blockchain in financial domain

+ essential cryptography

+ smart contracts landscape

+ DAPP stack

Register here

AIFC Bureau for CPD Team




AIFC Bureau grants

Dear friends!

Soon we will announce the launch of the "Successful Grants 2018" program, aimed at obtaining international certifications in the main areas of AIFC activities with reimbursement of costs for passing trainings and passing exams.

Since the start of the program, 140 candidates have become happy grants holders, having successfully passed the qualification selection, consisting of a series of tests and interviews with members of the Academic Council.

Comingup soon! 

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CFA LEVEL I in Almaty

Dear friends!
Excellent news for those who have long planned preparation for the CFA Level I exam - The Bureau of Continuing Professional Development of the AIFC announces a diagnostic test in Almaty!
On March 10, within the framework of the expansion of cooperation and the presence of the AIFC Bureau in the regions, testing will be conducted to select candidates for the preparatory course in the Investment Management program based on the international certification of CFA Level I with the assistance of PASS Academy.


Diagnostic Test in Astana

Dear friends,
February, in Astana, on the basis of the KAZGYU University, a Diagnostic Test was held on the Investment Management program based on the international certification of CFA Level I.
According to the results of the test, candidates were selected for the training course, which will start on March 3, 2018 and last 16 weeks.
The successful candidates will be notified of the enrollment by the e-mail address indicated at the registration.
Congratulations and we wish you excellent results!


What the most progressive ones do after university graduation?

Have you graduated a prestigious university and you have a good job, however thinking about further development? We would like to tell you about what the most progressive ones do. Instead of wasting time on master’s degree on MBA, currently there’s a trend to get the higher hurdle - they get the international professional certificate without job interruption.

What’s the difference between the certifications? What are the advantages? First of all, lets’ start from the most popular and most demanded.