Over 50 students have graduated from the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM )–Ghana as credit managers.
Delivering a welcome address at a ceremony in Accra, the Executive Secretary of the CICM–Ghana, Mr. Agyepong Amo explained that the institute is a professional body created in accordance with the Professional Bodies registraction Act, 1973 on July 4, 2014.
Touching on the mandate of the institute, Mr. Amo stated that the CICM provides credit management resources, education and certification to its members and is the only professional body that grants official designations to credit management professionals in Ghana.
On programmes structure, he pointed out that the institute covers areas in banking credit, trade credit, consumer credit export credit, credit insurance, credit information , and debt administration.
“We aim to provide the catalyst for development of competent and more qualified human resources that will enable financial institutions to offer efficient and competitive services to meet modern day demands”, he said.
Mr. Amo was optimistic the institute, which is relatively young, will grow and become the reference body in the credit management in Ghana.
By: Lawrence Segbefia /citibusinessnews.com/ Ghana