IFIM launches distance learning programme in Banking and Capital Markets

August 31, 2016

Bangalore based IFIM B-School’s Centre for Distance Learning has introduced PGDM in Banking and Capital Markets, as part of its Professional Series, which is a combination of PGDM and a professional certification. The UGC-DEB and AICTE approved course facilitates in developing domain certified skills and knowledge which will enable continuous employability of learners. This e-learning programme has been collaboratively designed with leading certification partners and industry experts from BFSI. The distinctive attributes of this Professional Series can be outlined as: 
1. First distance learning programme that uniquely blends management course with certification in the Banking and Financial sector. 

2. First programme that will offer semester-wise certification to learners – as a result, they are job ready from the first semester based on the completion of their certification. 

3. The certification offered is mandated by some of the leading banks and is widely acknowledged in the IT/KPO/ Banking & Finance institutions/ Stock Market domain. 

BFSI sector is estimated to create 2 million jobs in next decade and India is projected to become the fifth largest banking sector globally by 2020. BFSI is adapting to better use of technology and higher specialisations therefore skill oriented talents which are in high demand for swift market penetration and effective operational implementation. IFIM offers a wide range of in-demand and specialised certifications which includes banking operations, wealth management, risk management, investment banking, and capital markets, among others. 

This unique distance learning programme combines core management concepts with practical and job oriented certifications. IFIM has designed this career oriented programme with due diligence and with the inputs from leading practitioners and leaders in the sector. The curriculum combines key financial concepts with the real-world industry experience and cases. It offers six subjects in each semester comprising four subjects in function-oriented-management- and two in domain-oriented-tools-training. 

Speaking on the occasion, A M Thimmaya, Board member at IFIM said, “There are many distance learning PGDM courses however, it has been noticed that even after the completion of such courses, learners are unable to reach the desired goals in their careers. The main reason behind it is that courses revolve solely around theory. Our course is highly relevant for learners as it has blended the most in-demand skill certification along with PGDM to accelerate growth of learners.” 

The course will open avenues for students in different fields and verticals  such as Corporate Banking, Risk Management, Investment Banking, Risk Management, Treasury, Capital Markets, Equity Research and Wealth Management. On successful completion of the course, the learners would have strong career prospects in leading banks and financial institutions such as HDFC bank, Axis Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank and IIFL to name a few. 

Located in Electronics City, Bangalore, IFIM Business School is one of the top business schools in India. For more information, visit www.ifim.edu.in/www.ifim.edu.in/ifim-distance-learning.html or dial +91-8067831012/+91–7349256521.

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