Pre CFA Course in Astana and Almaty

The AIFC Bureau is happy to announce the start of enrolment to the preparatory program ‘Pre-CFA’ in Astana and Almaty. If you plan to take the CFA® (Chartered Financial Analyst) exam in June 2019, but you don’t have basic knowledge or experience in the financial sector, then this program is designed exclusively for you. The first lecture will take place on November 3, 2018.



AIFC Burea u at Generations Contest case cup

On October 20, 2018, Nazarbayev University hosted a large career forum for students. It was the logical conclusion of the national case-championship Generations Contest.

The Generations Contest Championship is the largest case championship in the consulting and finance sections organized by SF Education and the KFSA. SF Education is a financial educational platform in Russia and the CIS that has trained more than 1,500 students since 2015.


meeting with the CFA Institute China

The AIFC held an official meeting with the CFA Institute China delegation on October 17-18 in Astana. Chinese branch is one of the largest CFA associations worldwide. The purpose of their visit was building partnership with the AIFC and prospects of organizing joint conference for investors «CFA Global Investment Summit» in September 2019 in Astana. According to L J Jia, Country Head of CFA China, “Astana was selected as part of a strategic partnership with the AIFC, as well as under the ‘One Belt One Road’ program for regional economic development.



On October 9-11, 2018, the World Cup of Student Entrepreneurship - ENACTUS WORLD CUP 2018 was held in San Jose, USA.
The delegation of Kazakhstan, consisting of 40 people, joined the global Enactus family, whose members are from 35 different universities and countries; and represented our country in the big event in front of the 3500 current and future leaders, business innovators and social entrepreneurs.



Astana International Financial Center and the Eurasian National University named after L.N. Gumilev signed a Memorandum of understanding and cooperation. The document was signed by Kairat Kelimbetov, AIFC Governor, and Yerlan Sydykov, Rector of ENU.


The priority areas of cooperation between the Parties will be provision of training for specialists in the fields of Islamic finance, banking, capital markets, asset management, financial technology and human capital development.



The start of aaoifi seminar

The seminar for the “Certified Islamic Professional Accountant” (CIPA) qualification has started yesterday, on 8th of October. It was organized by the Bureau for Continuing Professional Development in partnership with AAOIFI - a Bahrain based non-profit Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions.


Culmination of Islamic Finance Week of 2018 - Islamic Finance Day

The second annual Islamic Finance Week Conference on Islamic Finance of the AIFC Bureau for Continuing Professional Development, opened on October 7 in Astana. The agenda of this year's professional event raises the most pressing issues on the development of the Islamic finance industry in Kazakhstan and around the world, and also creates an interactive platform for industry professionals, academic and business circles in order to create infrastructure on the basis of the Astana International Financial Centre.


Investor's day was held in astana

Investor Day is held in Astana under the auspices of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)


On October 6, the Investor’s Day conference opened in Astana with the participation of representatives of the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) and international experts, organized by the AIFC Bureau for Continuing Professional Development.


RISK management workshop in almaty

In the framework of the World Investor Week 2018, the AIFC Bureau in collaboration with the international company Razor Risk Management held a seminar on risk management at Alma University (Almaty). The main topic of the seminar was the theory of credit and interest rate risk assessment and management. International trainers from the London-based company shared their own experience and practical knowledge using special software.


Bureau victory in nomination “Initiatives for the Development of Human Capital” in GIFA award

The AIFC Bureau for CPD received the prestigious Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) award in the nomination “Initiatives for the Development of Human Capital” in the field of Islamic finance.

The eighth ceremony of the prestigious award of the Islamic world was held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. This event annually brings together heads of state and government of various countries, as well as representatives of international Islamic financial institutions.