Corporate Training

Our Trainers

  • Dr. Ali Hamdan Al Balushi

    Assistant Dean for Corporate Support at CBFS. He has a PhD in Management from University of Southampton, UK, a master’s in Public Administration from the American University in Egypt and a bachelor’s degree in Arts (International Studies) from the University of South Carolina, Columbia.  He joined CBFS with a proven track record of management and leadership experiences at different Ministries. He conducts training in leadership, soft skills (negotiation skills, customer relationship management, customer service and behavioural skills).

  • Mr. Anis Moosa Al Lawati

    Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs at CBFS. He has over 30 years of experience in teaching and training in Oman, UAE and Jordan. He had previously held many key positions including Deputy Dean of Oman College of Management and Technology, Director of Training and Learning at Dubai Institute of HRM, Acting Director General at IBFS, Director of Training at Institute of Public Administration and Acting Dean at CBFS. He did his BA at Rollins College in Florida, USA and MBA at Yarmouk University in Jordan. He conducts training in selling skills, marketing, customer service, anti-money laundering, fraud control and behavioural skills.

  • Dr Ashok Kumar Nair

    Head of Academic Support Centre at CBFS. He has handled English language skills training and teaching experience of more than three decades in India, East Africa and Oman. He was associated with a UN programme in Ethiopia, which involved community teaching during the 1980s. His doctoral study was on communicative language, and his master’s in English. He holds IELTS Training certification and a diploma in teaching English. He is a member of the World Association for On-line Education (WAOE) and International Association of Innovation Professionals (IAIP). He conducts training in business communication, business writing and advanced business writing.

  • Dr. Binu James Mathew

    Assistant Professor and former Deputy Head (Academic) Quality Assurance Unit, CBFS. He has 24 years of teaching, training and research experience in English language and general management subjects. Previously, he worked with the University of Mumbai, Mumbai. He holds PhD from IIT Bombay, MA and M.Phil. (Research) in English, MBA in Customer Relationship Management and is certified as a Cambridge University CELTA-qualified teacher.  He conducts training in business communication, business writing, customer service, teamwork and presentation skills.

  • Mr. Hibathul Careem Feroskhan

    Assistant Lecturer at CBFS. He has over 15 years of experience in teaching and training in Oman, Seychelles and Sri Lanka. His areas of specialization include finance, accounting and performance management. He did his BBA at University of Colombo - Sri Lanka and has also completed ACCA. He has also completed the professional certificate in marketing from Chartered Instituted of Marketing (CIM). He conducts training in financial accounting, management accounting and financial analysis.

  • Ms. Joyce Noronha

    Senior Lecturer at CBFS. She is a Certified Company Secretary and has completed her M.Phil. (Commerce), LL.M, MBA (Finance), PGDHRM and PGDBM. She has six certifications of CISI, UK - Oman Securities Market Regulations, Global Financial Compliance, Combating Financial Crimes, Risk in Financial Services, Managing Operational Risk in Financial Institutions and International Certificate in Wealth Management. She is also a Certified Fraud Examiner. She has varied experience in the corporate world specializing in corporate governance, corporate finance, BPR, organization restructuring, HR and IR and as in-house legal advisor. She conducts training in law, risk management, internal audit, compliance and anti-money laundering.

  • Dr. K. Rajesh Nayak

    Director - Training at CBFS. He has over two decades of banking and training experience. His last position was Head of Training and Development at National Bank of Oman. He is a double Graduate in Commerce and Law, a double Post Graduate in Commerce and Business Administration (MBA) and a Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers. He has a Doctorate in Business Administration. He holds various professional certifications including Omega Credit Skills Development, Creative Train the Trainer, NLP for Trainers, Kirkpatrick Certificate in Training Evaluation, besides Introduction to Investments, Islamic Finance Qualification and International Certificate in Wealth and Investment Management of CISI, UK. He also has a Certificate of Occupational Assessment (Levels A & B) from British Psychological Society and Advanced Diploma in Credit from the Chartered Institute of Bankers, Scotland. He has attended Executive Development programs on Leadership and Strategy by Queens School of Business, Canada. He conducts training on corporate credit, risk management, law, anti-money laundering, finance and accounting.

  • Dr. Khurshid Khan

    Head - Staff Planning and Development at CBFS. He has over 3 decades of professional experience across retail, corporate, international and Islamic banking as well as HR, Learning and Development in India and Oman (Bank Muscat and National Bank of Oman). He has a Doctorate as well as master’s degree in Business Administration, MSc. in Mathematics and Post Graduate Diploma in Islamic Banking and Insurance. He holds many professional certifications including CAIIB, CISA, Certificate in Occupational Assessment (Level A & B) of British Psychological Society (UK), International Certificate in Wealth Management (ICWIM) and Islamic Financial Qualification (IFQ) of CISI, UK, Certified Islamic Professional Accountant (CIPA), Omega Credit Skills Development Certificate and Certified Expert in SME Finance from Frankfurt School of Finance and Management. He is a member of advisory board of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (UK) for ‘Islamic Financial Qualification (IFQ)’ and ‘Fundamentals of Islamic Banking and Finance’ certifications.

  • Dr. Labeeb Zeeshan

    Assistant Professor at CBFS. He has more than 22 years of industry and academic experience. A PhD holder from S.V. University – India, he was also associated with ICFAI, India. He conducts training in finance, accounting, securities and investments.

  • Mr. M. Gnanendran

    Lecturer at CBFS. He is a qualified Chartered Global Management Accountant of UK. He started his career in accountancy by obtaining training through KPMG Sri Lanka. He worked in many commercial organizations including Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka. He conducts training in finance, accounting and internal audit.

  • Mr. Mirza Jamal Ahmed

    College Registrar at CBFS. He has 15 years of experience in administration, teaching, training and research and development.  He has practical expertise in project management, network administration, database designing, e-commerce solutions, e-learning technologies, information security concerns, cloud computing, and MS Office Applications. Prior to joining CBFS, he served at prestigious educational institutions in Oman and Pakistan. He holds MS/M.Phil. Computer Science degree and relevant professional certificates. He conducts training in MS office applications and information security.

  • Mr. Mohammed Farzan

    Lecturer at CBFS. He is a graduate with honours in Business Administration from University of Colombo and is a member of CIMA - UK. He also holds CIMA Diploma in Islamic Finance. He is the first certified trainer by CISI-UK in Oman and holds their following certifications - Introduction to Securities and Investment, Certificate in Wealth Management, Certificate in Investment Management, Islamic Finance Qualification (IFQ) and Advanced Wealth Management. He conducts training in finance, investments and wealth management.

  • Mr. Mughees Shaukat

    Head of Islamic Finance Unit at CBFS. He is a fintech specialist from MIT, USA and a Certified Shariah Advisor and Auditor (CSAA) from AAOIFI. He also holds MSc. in Islamic Finance from INCEIF, Malaysia and the Islamic Finance Qualification (IFQ) of CISI, UK. He has worked as a researcher in INCEIF and ISRA. He is also an honorary lecturer in the London School of Islamic Banking and Finance, member of the Editorial Board of The Global Islamic Finance Magazine. U.K. and member of the Research Council, Oman.

  • Ms. Priya Gopal

    Lecturer at CBFS. She is an IT professional, with experience in project management, system analysis and design, networking and software training. She holds a master’s degree in computer applications. She earlier worked as a software engineer, besides academic experience in software development and applications. She conducts training in MS Office applications.

  • Dr. Roslin Lazarus

    Assistant Professor at CBFS. She has over 16 years of teaching experience. She has a master ‘s degree and PhD in Commerce. She also holds the Introduction to Securities and Investment Certification of CISI-UK. She conducts training in finance and accounting.

  • Dr. Samya Al Shanfari

    Assistant Dean for Academic Support and Student Affairs at CBFS. She has 24 years of experience in teaching and training. She has obtained her PhD from the University of Edinburgh. She also holds an MSc. in Management and Leadership from Strathclyde University. She previously worked as Director of Quality Assurance Department and English Language Centre at CBFS. She is a registered External Reviewer for OAAA for both ISAA and GFP. She is also Deputy Chair of Oman Association for Quality in Higher Education (OAQHE). Her areas of training specialization are leadership, team building, organization behavior, motivation, self-management and customer service.

  • Dr. Salman Nusrat

    Assistant Professor at CBFS. He has over 15 years of teaching experience. He holds a post graduate and PhD degrees in commerce. He conducts training in foreign exchange, fixed income analysis and corporate credit analysis.

  • Mr. Sayyed Mohammed Danish

    Director - Undergraduate Studies at CBFS. He has done bachelor’s in Engineering, master’s in Management Studies and M.Phil. in Operations Management. He is a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) and Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB) from ASQ. He is also certified Manager of Quality/Organisational Excellence (CMOQ/OE), Certified Quality Auditor (CQA), Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Certified Quality Process Analyst (CQPA), Certified Quality Technician (CQT) and Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA) from American Society for Quality (ASQ). He has also completed Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from PMI, USA. He conducts training on service quality, project management and process management.

  • Ms. Sujatha Bhat

    Senior Lecturer at CBFS. She is a Chartered Accountant from ICAI, India and holds M. Com degree. She has over 2 decades of experience in auditing, taxation and teaching. She is a program leader for ACCA and CAT at CBFS. She conducts training in finance, accounting and budgeting.

  • Mr. Surendra Kumar Varshney

    Director – Information Technology. He has more than 40 years of expertise in IT education, IT consulting, IT system development, and IT Infra-structure development His areas of interest include web technology, databases, network, e-learning. He also served as a member of the curriculum committees to review /design the syllabi of IT degree programs in India and Oman. He had previously held key positions including Head of Educational Technology Centre at Al Musanna College of Technology Oman, Sr. Systems Analyst at Computer Centre Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh India. He did his Master and Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science from AMU India.

  • Mr. Vaheed Z. Ubaidullah

    Acting Director of Professional Studies at CBFS. He earlier worked as an Associate in the area of Finance and Control at Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore. He has done Bachelor’s in commerce and MBA in Finance. He has 4 certifications of CISI, UK - Global Securities, Operational Risk, Derivatives and Islamic Finance Qualification (IFQ). He conducts training in the areas of finance, risk management, treasury and investments.

  • Dr. Zaynab Nadim

    Assistant Professor at CBFS. She has over 19 years of teaching and training experience in Iraq and Oman. She has done her Master of Science in Business Administration and her Doctorate in Management. She has authored a book on Total Quality Management. She conducts training in retail banking, marketing and behavioural skills.