CSI sets the standard for financial services education in Canada as the most experienced and trusted educator endorsed by regulatory authorities across Canada. Since it was established in 1970 as the Canadian Securities Institute®, over three-quarters of a million financial professionals have chosen CSI for their career training and development. In 2007 CSI expanded its educational services with the acquisition of the Institute of Canadian Bankers (ICB). Today, CSI offers one of the most comprehensive suites of courses and programs available to financial services professionals in Canada and around the world. CSI has earned a strong international reputation in financial services education, offering more than 270 courses and continuing education programs of world-class standard. CSI is expanding into new markets by developing educational content for securities industries in emerging international financial markets such as China and the Middle East.