The banking and finance industry has witnessed a drastic transformation since the pandemic outburst. The sector is expected to provide jobs to 1.6 million skilled workers by 2022 and thereafter. Organizations are gradually waking up to the reality of the need for upskilling as the sector parades towards embracing complete digitization. This could also be the right opportunity to contemplate the next career move.
Executive Programme for Banking and Financial Sector by IIM Calcutta in collaboration with TalentSprint equips professionals with capabilities to help the industry transition to the next level of operations seamlessly. The programme has been tailored to empower professionals to foresee challenges, solutions, and opportunities in the Banking and Finance industry in the coming times.
The programme helps professionals accelerate their careers in a fast-paced banking ecosystem. Participants can
Practice banking based on contemporary management principles
Build capabilities in new-age banking techniques
Transition to a leadership role, become a trendsetter, and create an impact in their organisation
Drive innovative efforts to increase productivity
IIM Calcutta Advantage: Get certified by IIM Calcutta, ranked #3 in Asia, Triple Accreditation - AMBA, EQUIS & AACSB.
Experiential Learning: Leverage distinctive pedagogy of lectures, real life case studies, quizzes, assignments and Campus Visits
Distinguished Faculty: Learn from IIM Calcutta Faculty, research experts in Banking and Finance practices
Executive Alumni Status: Become an Alumni of IIM Calcutta Executive Education and network with top professionals.
Most-preferred Learning Platform: Learn on TalentSprint's award-winning Pracademic Platform, the best-in-class interactive AI-powered digital delivery platform.
With expertise built during the programme,
The programme is best suited for
The programme will be taught by the esteemed IIM Calcutta Faculty. To meet your future mentors, visit here
The programme will be delivered in an interactive online format, retaining effectiveness while maintaining safety. The format uniquely combines the benefits of an in-class programme with the flexibility and safety of online learning.
Synchronous programme delivery by expert faculty
Interact and get doubts answered by faculty
Peer learning through working in groups with other participants
Support from mentors for projects
Re-attend classes through recorded archives
Access videos easily with searchable and indexed video archives
Learn from the comfort and safety of your home
Office hours with one-on-one mentor support
Your peer group will be mid to senior bankers, financial consultants, and other professionals majorly working in the BFSI sector.
This is an expertise building programme for experienced professionals. You will obtain a certification from IIM Calcutta, a globally recognized B-School in India.
A certificate of successful completion is provided upon completion of all requirements of the program. All examinations and evaluations related to the certification are carried out by IIM Calcutta.
Yes, participants of this programme get an Executive Alumni status of IIM Calcutta, one of the top-ranked B-Schools in Asia.
The programme format with LIVE Interactive lectures, real life case studies, quizzes and assignments enables a conducive environment to network with your peers in the cohort. Most participants can continue to network even after the cohort by using the alumni portal.
As an Institution of National Importance, IIM Calcutta enjoys autonomous status under the MHRD. This program is a fully approved certificate program offered through IIM Calcutta's Executive Education.
All participants are required to execute, before the start of the program, an agreement that consists of the standard programme Terms and Conditions. It has the following components:
Part A:Etiquette and Platform Rights
Classroom Etiquette & General Policy Guidelines
Tools and Platforms in Use
Part B: Honor Code
Part C: Certification
Part D: Programme Fee, Refund, and Termination Policy
Candidates will be selected based on the details of education, work experience, and a statement of purpose submitted along with the application.
A Relationship Manager will be assigned to the applicant, who will gather all the necessary information and represent his/her candidature to the selection committee for review. The profiles will be sent to IIM Calcutta for selection.
In case the applicant is an early-career professional, he/she may apply by submitting a 'Statement Of Purpose' for consideration.
Join in these easy steps:
Share your details and apply for the programme
Submit all the necessary documents
The programme selection committee will evaluate your candidature
Upon selection, complete your enrollment and join the programme
Module 1: Statistics for Managers
Module 2: Financial Reporting: Asset–Liability Management
Module 3: Financial Management in Financial Institutions
Module 4: Economic Policies and Financial Institutions
Module 5: Banking and Credit Assessment
Module 6: Financial Services
Module 7: Relationship Management and Strategy
Module 8: Savings and Investment: Pension and Mutual Fund
It's a 12-month programme comprising of
The programme will be delivered through faculty-led interactive live sessions on TalentSprint’s ipearl.ai. These online sessions will be held at a schedule convenient for working professionals. Participants will be able to interact with the faculty through video, audio, and chat. They will also be able to chat with fellow participants of the programme during online sessions.
As per the programme norms, participants have to maintain at least 75% of attendance during the programme. Going by the curriculum, it is recommended that participants maintain attendance for enriched learning. In the event of unavoidable circumstances, if any, one can access the recorded lectures on our platform to cover up for the missed sessions.
The programme includes continuous formative and summative assessments. The final scores will be determined based on the sum of scores of various assessments.
Yes, participants are required to have their laptops.
Reading material (pre/post session) will be shared regularly through the Online Learning Management System. The access will be available for 1 year from the date of the commencement of the programme.
A certificate of successful completion is provided upon completion of all requirements of the programme. All examinations and evaluations related to the certification are carried out by IIM Calcutta.
The programme includes 2 IIM-C Campus Visits of 3 days each. It gives you an opportunity to experience IIM-C Campus, meet the faculty and your peers, interact with them and get your doubts answered.
Plus, Campus Visits give you an opportunity to learn more about some of the most intriguing topics relevant to the fast evolving BFSI space.
Here are the tentative topics to be covered during campus visits:
Yes, flexible EMI options are available that enable you to pay the programme fee in instalments. Please reach out to your RM to know about the details of the schemes available.
For scholarship-related details please visit link. You can also reach out to your RM for more details.
No, the application fee is non-refundable.
No. The programme fee is non-refundable and non-transferable under any circumstances.
Professionals have multiple options for funding.
Sponsored by employer
Self-funded: Based on our experience of enabling 3000+ professionals who have participated in our executive programs, self-funding is the most preferred option with over 80% choosing this.
Three key reasons why professionals opt for it:
Freedom: To opt for a programme of their choice, at a time of their choice, with an institution of their choice and not be restrained by the organization’s policy.
Flexibility: To pursue greater career opportunities well even beyond their current employer or to nurture their entrepreneurial ambitions.
Funding: Access to flexible EMI schemes (paying as low as Rs. 5,550 per lac per month).
We have also observed that the commitment levels were higher among self-funding participants.
iPearl.ai (Interactive Platform for Experiential and Remote Learning) is created by TalentSprint’s engineering team led by our Chief Technology Officer, an IIT Kanpur alumni. The platform integrates best-in-class open source technologies and SaaS services and perfected them over the last seven years.
When this platform was built, we intended to offer it to our partners and customers for digital learning and delivery. Since 2013, the platform has been extensively used by IIM Calcutta, IIT Kanpur, IIIT Hyderabad and IIT Hyderabad, and many more of our customers and partners. To date, more than 300,000 students have used this platform, which is reputed for user experience, quality, and scale.
This feature-rich platform has become so popular that some of our partners are now using it for their academic needs.
The tried and tested direct-to-device platform enables 24 x 7 learning for its users. Some key benefits of the platform are:
A comparative study of iPearl.ai against Canvas, Impartus, Moodle, Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams, and Zoom was conducted. Features in the following categories were compared:
You will be given one-time access to watch the missed session. This recording will only be available for 21 days from the day of the actual session.
An internet-connected device, Computer/Laptop/Tablet/Smartphone, is enough to access the platform.
Web camera and Mic with necessary power backup will be needed for proctored online assessments.
The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta was established as the first national institute for Post Graduate Studies and Research in Management by the Government of India in November 1961, in collaboration with Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT), the Government of West Bengal, The Ford Foundation, and the Indian Industry. Over the years, IIM Calcutta has grown into a mature institution with a global reputation, imparting high-quality management education. It has been playing a pioneering role in professionalizing Indian management through its Post Graduate and Doctoral level Programmes, Executive Training Programmes, Research and Consulting Activities. It is ranked at #3 Management Business School in Asia and under Top 25, globally. For more information please visit the IIM Calcutta website.
Established in 2010, TalentSprint is a part of the NSE group and a global edtech company that brings transformational high-end and deep-tech learning programs to young and experienced professionals. The company’s digital learning platform ipearl.ai offers a hybrid onsite/online experience to seekers of deep technology expertise. TalentSprint partners with top academic institutions and global corporations to create and deliver world-class programs, certifications, and outcomes. Its programs have consistently seen a high engagement rate and customer delight. It is a leading Innovation Partner for the National Skill Development Corporation, an arm of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India. A recipient of various prestigious accolades, TalentSprint was recently honoured with the Indian Achievers Award 2022, constituted by the Indian Achievers Forum for its excellence in building deeptech talent in India. For more information about TalentSprint, visit our website.