Thursday, July 06, 2017 10.52 AM / Malaysia's Securities
Industry Development Corporation
Industry Development Corporation (SIDC), the learning and development arm of
the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC), today introduces a new Industry
Competency Framework (ICF) to provide universal guidance for competency
capabilities for capital market professionals.
move aims to further enhance competitiveness of the industry in view of the
changing global landscape.
CEO, Sharifatul Hanizah Said Ali said, “ICF is timely not only to address the
industry’s talent gap but also to cater for possible future challenges by
enhancing organisational capabilities. Designed to drive sustainable
performance by empowering current professionals and employees in the industry,
it functions as a useful tool for assessing competencies for career mobility
and progression in the capital market.”
forward, ICF will serve as a building block for the development of
competency-aligned qualifications and training programmes for the capital
market, including SIDC’s Capital Market Professional Qualification (CMPQ) which
will be rolled-out at the end of the year. It details the required key
knowledge, skills and attributes for relevant roles under the regulated capital
market activities, with its specific set of indicators and measurement
the framework’s key features is the Competency Dictionary, a tool that describes
the core competencies related to specific roles along with their associated
required competency level.
58 competency titles and covering 105 job roles, ICF is the first comprehensive
competency framework for the Malaysian capital market.
framework is expected to expand the curriculum for Continuing Professional
Education, a mandatory technical knowledge, skills and ethics programme for
capital market professionals, to include behavioural competencies such as
self-management skills, people management skills and organisational leadership
more information on ICF and its related resources, namely the Competency Model,
Competency Dictionary and Competency Mapping, a microsite is made available at www.sidc.com.my/ICF.