The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) and Prometric, trusted global provider of market-leading test development and delivery solutions, have announced a multi-year contract renewal for the exclusive delivery of computer-based (CBT) testing solutions, across the CISI portfolio of financial services industry qualification exams.
CISI exams are delivered worldwide and recognized globally as a qualification standard for finance professionals in wealth/retail, compliance/risk, operations and capital markets.
“As an organization, we utilize technology to the benefit of our members, who can have multiple interactions with our testing program,” said Simon Culhane, Chartered FCSI and CEO of the CISI. “Our relationship with Prometric enhances the CISI candidate experience, providing convenient testing and trusted results in countries throughout the world. The CISI and Prometric have successfully administered more than 300,000 exams over the nine years of our relationship.”
Computer-based CISI examinations are available worldwide in more than 430 Prometric test centers, including sites across Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Middle East, North and South America.
“The CISI and Prometric share a commitment to candidates, and recognize the investment they and their employers make in their professional development and continuing education,” said Garrett Sherry, Vice President and General Manager of Prometric’s Europe, Middle East and Africa business regions. “Prometric looks forward to continuing to deliver a comprehensive service that ensures CISI candidates and members are guaranteed a professional testing environment, and the added convenience of computer-based testing in key financial centers across the world.”
The CISI is the largest and most widely respected professional body for those who work in the securities and investment industry in the UK and in a growing number of major financial centers globally. Formed in 1992 by London Stock Exchange practitioners, CISI now has more than 40,000 members in 110 countries. In the past year, CISI set over 38,000 examinations in 66 countries, covering a range of vocational qualifications.
Members benefit from a variety of professional and social activities. In its latest financial year, CISI had almost 11,000 bookings at more than 350 events, from its regular series of continuing professional development seminars throughout Britain and in a growing number of centers overseas, to prestigious and highly-acclaimed conferences.