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Myanmar Institute of Business acquired by financial adviser

Yangon financial adviser Trust Venture Partners (TVP) has acquired the Myanmar Institute of Business (MIB), an education and training provider for professionals in financial services, for an undisclosed amount. Demand for financial talent has spiked over the past four years, since foreign banks were permitted to open offices in Myanmar in 2015 and the bond […]

Finance Education in Myanmar: Demand Grows as Capital Market Develops

A student takes notes during a Bloomberg Terminal course at the Myanmar Institute of Business, August 2016/ Courtesy of the Myanmar Institute of Business) Traditionally, the small number of domestic investors in Myanmar have constructed investment portfolios primarily centered around cash, real-estate, commodities or currencies via position-trading. That’s beginning to change as Myanmar’s first stock […]

Business school opens in Yangon

Yangon has a new school focused on finance, with the aim of boosting Myanmar’s pool of educated business people. The Myanmar Institute of Business, which is located on the first floor of Myanmar Plaza, currently offers seven courses and can help students prep to gain an international certification, the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst). Its list […]