The SECURITIES INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (SIDC) is the leading capital market learning and development solutions provider for industry participants in Malaysia and the growth and emerging markets that include market professionals, company directors and regulators. It was established in 1994 as the learning and development arm of the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and incorporated in 2007.
As the capital market industry’s partner in learning and development, SIDC has been developing and delivering programmes that raise the standard of participants and support market growth for over two decades. It also provides strategic consulting services and industry insights, frequently partnering with government agencies and international organisations to carry out capacity building initiatives for market regulators and industry players.
SIDC works closely with the SC in setting the competency standards for the capital market industry. It develops, maintains and administers the SC Licensing Examinations and the mandatory Continuing Professional Education (CPE) programme for Capital Markets Services Representative’s Licence (CMSRL) holders for the Malaysian capital market.
SIDC also plays a significant role in nurturing the talent pipeline for the Malaysian capital market.
Through its unique talent development programmes, SIDC has successfully produced quality new resources, which are well accepted by the industry, for both the conventional and Islamic capital market.