Mumbai: TimesPro has partnered with SGPC’s Guru Nanak Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, for a Post Graduate Business Management Program in Banking & Financial Services. As compared to other management programs, the PGDM offers an unparalleled advantage to students looking forward to a career in BFSI industry.
The Indian banking industry has the potential to become the 5th largest by 2022, states a KPMG-CII report and hence would require top notch professionals who understand its intricacies, especially in the wake of demonetization and advent of digital banking.
On the announcement, Anish Srikrishna, President – Times Professional Learning said, “BFSI sector is poised for unprecedented growth and challenges. I’m confident that this partnership will help create a pool of dynamic professionals, ready to reap the benefits and take challenges head on.”
This two-year PGDM (Banking and Financial Services) program, approved by AICTE, has TimesPro as the academic and employability partner, whereas the PGDM shall be conferred by SGPC’s GNIMS.
Director Dr. Dattajirao Patil, the spokesperson for GNIMS said, “We are proud to associate with TimesPro, an experienced and reputed training institute, with such a rich legacy and hope our students get the best out of it.”
This program will be delivered by renowned industry practitioners using an industry-vetted curriculum including Harvard Business School Case Studies. It has the perfect blend of theoretical knowledge and practical learning. Besides rigorous classroom training, students have to go for field visits to various banks in the first year whereas in the second year they are exposed to experiential learning through full-time placement opportunities.
The program also delivers software-based learning in advanced BFSI software such as Finacle™ and ET Finpro™. They are also prepared for NISM and DBF certifications, which are well-recognized in the industry.
So it’s not surprising then that students from earlier batches have been placed at some of the best banks and financial institutions in the country, such as DBS, HSBC, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, Standard Chartered Securities, Tata Capital and Yes Bank to name a few.