Created in 1986 by renowned experts in bank accounting, AFGES is a major player in financial services sector training in France.

AFGES unites more than seventy-five instructors who are all recognized experts with a passion for professional training.  We provide training at our clients’ premises, by videoconference or in our own training rooms equipped with the latest interactive technologies, just a stone’s throw from the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.

Our clients include the biggest names in the banking sector in France (BPCE, SG, Crédit Agricole, BNPP, ACPR, etc.), numerous audit firms as well as the main public financial institutions. They trust us to provide training of excellence from a rich catalogue of more than 155 courses to develop their teams’ expertise.

In order to provide the recognition our participants deserve and partnership with the CNAM and the University Paris Dauphine, AFGES has set up courses of study leading accredited certifications.


The AFGES has been certified since 24/02/2020.

  • Article 6 of Law n°2018-771 of 5 September 2018 on the freedom to choose one’s professional future provides for an obligation to certify, by a third party organization, organizations carrying out actions contributing to the development of skills on the basis of a single national reference system, if they wish to benefit from public or mutualized funds. In other words, from 1 January 2022, the DataDock will disappear and training bodies will have to be certified by a certifying body on the basis of a National Quality Reference System.


Find out more about AFGES in the sections below.

AFGES: a training centre with an international dimension

  • Coordination and organization of training projects abroad
  • Training courses in English for the greater part of our catalogue
  • Partners in several countries around the world.

AFGES Morocco




On 23 February 2016, AFGES Morocco was created

Originally an invoicing subsidiary, this entity has expanded its objectives:

  • Better servicing our Moroccan clients with quality training,
  • Enabling them to have their training courses taken over by the FOPT.


AFGES in Luxembourg and Monaco


The biggest banking and insurance actors in the Luxembourg and Monaco financial centres trust us.

We regularly work on Anti Money Laundering, Accounting, Internal Control, Basel 3, Solvency 2, IFRS 17, IDD, GDPR, MIFID, etc…

Two main modes of intervention:

  • Face-to-face training in open or in-house settings
  • Online with e-learning & virtual classes both in French and English

Our trainers are experts and proficient in local practices and regulations.

We provide quality training courses at a fair price in line with our standard of excellence (98% satisfaction rate).



AFGES is a training centre on a human scale

  • Our fundamental principles: attentiveness, respect for commitments and responsiveness
  • Our driving force: excellence
  • Our management: high performance, rated G3+ by the Banque de France

AFGES has an expertise recognized since 1986 by the world of banking, finance and insurance for:

  • In-depth knowledge of the field
  • Constant anticipation of training market expectations.
  • At the cutting edge of accounting and regulatory information and news.
  • Reference publications written by our associates and trainers.

AFGES: a circumspect response to the specificities of banking, financial and insurance professions.


Our Accredited Certifications


AFGES: a competent, close-knit and dynamic team

  • Priority: the quality of our services.
  • Respect of our partners’ deadlines and process.
  • Objective: to exceed our standard of 95% satisfied customers.


  • Bank accounting.
  • Banking context and regulations.
  • Prudential requirements and financial reporting.
  • Audit and control/risks.
  • Corporate and bank finance.
  • Bank management accounting.
  • Bank taxation.
  • Asset management.
  • Payment systems and means of payment.

Training in English on almost all of these topics.

Video-conferencing, e-learning, micro-learning



The Banking, Finance and Insurance sector:

  • Accountants, management accountants, auditors, inspectors, internal controllers, unit trust and management company controllers, tax specialists, directors, corporate treasurers, managers and also front office functions: account managers, sales representatives, analysts, etc.
  • Statutory Auditors.

We are the trusted training partner of:

  • Some of the biggest names in the banking sector: BPCE, SG, Crédit Agricole, BNPP, ACPR, LBP, CIC, HSBC, NSMD…
  • Credit institutions, financing organisations, public financial institutions: Caisse des Dépôts, Crédit National, Agence Française de Développement, Caisse d’Amortissement…
  • More than 60 foreign banks fromBelgium, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Portugal, Greece, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Haiti, Lebanon, Rwanda, Burundi, Cameroon…
  • Numerous auditane consulting firms.
  • Computer software companies such as SOPRA and MUREX.



The AFGES pedagogical team consists of:

  • 5 department managers.
  • 75 trainers.


  • Seventy five experts who are passionate about vocational training and sharing their knowledge.
  • Modern interactive teaching methods based on empathy, exploration and challenge.
  • Cutting edge teaching materials distributed to participants.
  • Spacious training rooms equipped with interactive whiteboards for recording and playback of notetaking at the end of the training.
  • A growing range of modules in on-line training, e-learning and micro-learning.





This independent professional association which reunites member financial institutions in France,. It provides monitoring and advice of banking regulation, promoting discussions among the management teams of its members on the impact upcoming changes as well as representing them in giving feedback to regulators.

OCBF has been negotiating AFGES training sessions for its members for more than sixteen years.


Professional association bringing together bank accounting practitioners to exchange views, compare positions and strengthen the practitioners’ role in consultation with the authorities responsible for accounting or prudential regulations.  Members are active in the IASB accounting regulation processes and participate in international, European and French working groups.

Global Finance Algeria

This company specializes in the banking sector and provides consulting and training though a network of its own or AFGES consultants. Its catalogue of training courses advisory areas include risk management, banking accounting and regulations, IFRS, corporate finance, trade finance, Islamic finance.

Performium France

His specialty: Risk Management & Customer Relations in the Banking & Insurance sector. With its expert consultants and those of AFGES, it organizes Consulting – Training – Recruitment missions.

With the AFGES, it sets up training courses in the North and East of France and in the Benelux.


Artips is a French website that offers Internet users free subscription to receive an art anecdote three times a week  These are short and original explanations of a famous or little-known work of art. 


FormaLearning creates teaching resources and proposes innovative and tailor-made digital training solutions.