Saint Joseph University of Beirut (USJ) is pleased to announce that Dr. Walid Yazigi has been appointed Director of the Higher Institute of Banking Studies (ISEB), effective September 1, 2020.
Dr. Walid Yazigi holds an MSc in Biochemistry from the University of Lorraine, an MSc in Economics and Management, specializing in Human Resource Management from Paris Diderot University (Paris 7) and a Ph.D. in Human Resource Management from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
Throughout his professional career in France, Saudi Arabia and Lebanon in the financial, banking, industrial and insurance sectors, ISEB’s new director has participated :
Since 2000, Dr. Yazigi has been a part-time lecturer at various Lebanese universities. He has published two books on insurance: “Insurance Guide for Sales People” and “Insurance Foundation”, two books on human resources: “Human Resource Certification Program Textbook” and “Negotiation Is Not Persuasion”, and three plays including two for the French Institute of Lebanon (IFL).
According to Dr. Yazigi, ISEB, just like all other institutions in Lebanon, is challenged by a number of difficulties. However, the challenges it has to overcome are tailor-made for ISEB:
In order to tackle current and emerging challenges, Dr. Walid Yazigi, plans to revamp education at ISEB, to give it a new impetus by strengthening its partnership with USJ, more specifically with the Faculty of Business Administration and Management and with Lebanese banks first and foremost, and to broaden the spectrum of its degrees to better meet the needs of the financial sector in Lebanon and the region.