Academic Center

Academic Center is responsible for the design, development, approval, implementation, monitoring of all professional development programs of the Bureau.

Training Center

The Bureau identified up to 16 professional areas in which it plans to develop skills based on professional development program for different levels of seniority levels to then offer it to local professional community.

Career Center

The Career Centre of AIFC BCPD has set a target to build up the Bureau’s HR system for continued engagement with HR teams of the AIFC eco-system and beyond.

Media Center

AIFC BCPD Media Centre represents the informational platform for an open dialogue and exchange of experience among market professionals, media and experts.


The Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) is a project initiated by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan that envisions creation of a regional financial hub for Central Asia, the Caucasus, EAEU, the Middle East, West China, Mongolia and Europe and aims to become an important financial platform, interacting with major regional and international financial centers. One of the top priority strategic directions for the advancement of the AIFC is the development and implementation of Islamic Finance program. Capital markets, asset management, private banking, fintech and alternative investments are among the various pillars envisioned to be part of the AIFC.

AIFC Bureau for Continuing Professional Development is responsible for human capital development and plans to retrain over 2000+ specialists in the financial industry of Kazakhstan and, ultimately, creating critical mass of professionals for AIFC eco-system and beyond. In addition, the Bureau is responsible for investment and financial literacy programs related to AIFC’s core pillars including Islamic Finance, Fintech, Capital Markets, Green Finance, as well as Asset and Wealth Management.



Start of cfa® program in Astana


Start of cfa® program in Almaty

UIB University, 8A,Abay str.

CFA® diagnostic test

Almaty: UIB University, 8A,Abay str.; Astana: AIFC BCPD Office at EXPO

Our courses

The AIFC Bureau for Continuing Professional Development provides professional programs based on international certifications for Investment management, risk management, accounting and auditing. The Academic Center will provide up to 100 programs in 16 areas of the financial industry for professionals in the financial sector

Investment Management Program

Investment Management Program (Chartered Financial Analyst® Program)

ACCA «Association of Chartered Certified Accountants»

AIFC Bureau for Continuing Professional Development provides preparatory courses for ACCA papers

Senior Professional in Human Resources International

Demonstrate your strategic international HR leadership with the Senior Professional in Human Resourc

Islamic Finance Programs

AIFC Bureau for CPD offers range of professional Programs in Islamic Finance developed by recognized


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