College of Banking and Financial Studies
CBO has under its organizational umbrella an educational institution, namely, College of Banking and Financial Studies, with other Banks and financial Institutions in Oman as its patrons. Although under the overall control of CBO, CBFS has been set up as an autonomous college under the Royal Decree (No. 64/83) in the year 1983. The college functions under a Dean, governed by a Board with its chairman, and Deputy Chairman drawn from CBO. The college offers undergraduate studies, postgraduate studies, professional studies, and a variety of management development programmes. Courses offered are of high professional quality, and some of them are accredited to reputed universities internationally. A major achievement of the college has been its pivotal role played by the college in Omanising the Banking sector where more than 92 % of jobs are held by the nationals.