Bahrain institute partners with SunGard
Manama, July 13, 2011
The Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) said it has selected SunGard, a global provider of higher education software and technology services, to provide training to Bahrainis in the financial services sector.
BIBF will deploy SunGard Higher Education’s PowerCampus Digital Campus, a complete enterprise resource planning solution designed to help small and mid-sized institutions meet growing demands for improved accountability, performance and productivity.
It will help streamline routine tasks, and improve services to students and staff by providing an array of 24/7 self-service applications through its ePortal, including an integrated collaborative eLearning solution designed to engage today’s learners and promote interaction through an integrated set of Web 2.0 tools.
Additionally, BIBF will implement SunGard’s reporting and analytics solutions to help measure its institutional performance and further enhance efficiencies.
SunGard Higher Education will lead the implementation of the solutions to deliver a comprehensive solution for information management, learner administration and educational collaboration within the PowerCampus Digital Campus environment.
It will also deliver professional development programs to the Bahrainis, said a senior official.
“This is a significant step in our mission to build world-class training and professional development programs for Bahrainis in the fast growing financial services sector,” remarked Gary Muriwai, director of BIBF.
“We have selected SunGard Higher Education because of their expertise and track record in supporting educational institutions to deliver on their strategic missions and objectives,” he noted.
Mathew Boice, vice president, EMEA and India, SunGard Higher Education, pointed out that Bahrain has one of the most advanced financial services industries in the region and requires a steady supply of skilled talent.
'SunGard is pleased to support BIBF in its mandate as the institute of choice for the development of business and finance professionals,' he noted.
'We are committed to supporting the development of the private sector workforce; and we are especially proud to support a project of this nature in the country at this time,' he added.-TradeArabia News Service