To be recognised as a Chartered Banker Centre of Excellence an Institution must meet the following criteria:
Have a relevant banking and finance degree accredited for recognition against the Chartered Banker qualification structure. This will allow graduates who complete the degree to apply for full or partial Institute membership and allow them to use a specified designation.
Host jointly branded events bringing together academics and banking practitioners and providing a great opportunity for engagement.
Create or contribute to high quality research of interest to banking and wider financial services and share this research with Institute members and relevant students.