IIT Madras Digital Skills Academy has launched online Premier Banker

The course is required by the highly enhanced employment opportunities in the Fintech and Financial Services sectors.

The Digital Skills Academy, an initiative of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras through its Center for Continuing Education (CCE), is partnering with Infact Pro To do. ‘

Participants in the Premier Banker course will receive a certificate from the Center for Continuing Education, IIT Madras for successfully completing the module.

Supplemental in-house training in BFSI sector skills with leading banks is also under consideration for candidates who have successfully completed the course.

Professor M. Thanmozhi is a former faculty member of the Department of Management Studies at IIT Madras and former director of the National Institute of Securities Markets, established by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). She was ranked among the top 100 women in finance in India by AIWMA in 2019 and 2020. The professor will then give a lecture on policy and practice.

Course qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in any subject and a passion for gaining proficiency in the BFSI domain. Graduate students in the second or third year of their studies will also be considered for enrollment. Previous experience in banking or financial services is preferred but not mandatory.

Courses will provide:

  • Understanding banking and finance, digital banking, mutual funds and more
  • A banking and financial toolkit
  • Intensive training for financial health analysis and forecasting
  • An in-depth look at the basic principles of banking and finance.

Dr. Balaji Iyer, former Vice President of ICICI Securities, with two decades of experience in major banks, will serve as co-head of the training program and will work with a group of eminent banking experts on hand-on and tool-based delivery. Training and deep skills in various fields of banking.

Digital Skills Academy has been offering online training programs since 2018 with over 25 courses under the expert guidance of Nasscom IT-ITeS Sector Skills Council. DSA is chaired by Shri. Lakshmi Narayanan, Founder CEO of Cognizant Technology Solutions and former Director of IIT Madras and Professor MS Ananta, Founder of Digital Online Education in India through NPTEL.

Details about course fees and syllabus can be obtained by clicking here and here.

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