Jersey International Business School

Jersey International Business School (JIBS) is a leading provider of highly specialised training and education in international financial centres. We deliver a wide range of professional qualifications and career-development courses which meet international standards. Our core lecturers are highly sought after and in addition to lecturing on the degree programme they teach a range of professional qualifications and deliver in-company training around the world. The School has a business reference library, good study facilities and operates from a central location which means that you will be studying at the heart of the Island’s financial services district.

Industry events

University Centre students are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to attend the Business School's professional events. The events provide degree students with the opportunity to connect with professionals and advance their knowledge in their specific field of interest. Events include:

  • Annual Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium
  • Investment and Private Wealth Management Conference
  • International Taxation Conference
  • Leadership & Management Forum
  • Real Estate & Real Estate Funds Conference

Annual Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium

Degree students are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to attend the Business School's professional events, and the University Centre actively supports this drive and interest. The events provide students with the opportunity to connect with professionals and advance their knowledge in their specific field of interest. We believe that attending professional events is critical to a student’s academic and holistic development.

Acknowledged by senior offshore practitioners as the essential event for MLROs, MLCOs, Compliance Officers, Senior Managers and Directors. The symposium offers a valuable opportunity to reflect upon the challenges faced by industry, whilst also equipping participants with enhanced awareness of the key risks in compliance and the fight against financial crime.

Keynote speakers in recent years:

  • Paul Moore, the 'HBOS Whistleblower', who, as head of global risk at HBOS, became a public figure when he warned that the bank was over-exposed and lending recklessly.

  • Robert Mazur, Federal Agent on Operation C-Chase, who told his story of bringing down high-ranking members of Colombian drug cartels in the largest money laundering prosecution in US history.

  • Polly Greenberg, Chief of Major Economic Crimes Bureau at the New York County District Attorney’s Office, which investigates and prosecutes all manner of white-collar fraud, including accounting fraud, securities and commodities fraud, large-scale mortgage and insurance fraud and Ponzi schemes.

CPD Plus Seminar Series

The CPD Plus Seminar Series has a legacy of providing essential updates for professionals delivered by internationally recognised experts.  The series is a trusted source of CPD training and updating for industry professionals in Jersey. It brings together experts to deliver high-impact seminars on relevant topics to the finance industry over a 12-month period.

Speakers cover areas such as:

  • Compliance
  • Trusts
  • Tax
  • Corporate governance
  • Risk management
  • Regulatory updates
  • Hedge funds
  • Financial crime
  • Sanctions
  • Funds
 

Professional qualifications

The Business School is the exclusive provider of a host of globally recognised qualifications including the Central Law Training programmes leading to the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners qualifications and the International Compliance Association (ICA) qualifications. We also deliver investment business training awarded by the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI). Our industry qualifications range from compliance and financial crime prevention to international trust management and private wealth management.

International Compliance Association (ICA)
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI)