After Graduation, Move One Step Ahead to TimesPro!
TimesPro is an Amazing Career Transforming Venture introduced by Times of India offering banking course targeting fresh graduates.
This innovative 6 month duration PGDBM Program is designed to generate an ideal understanding of banking operations and processes to raise a professional banker inside the learners!
Studying through Timespro banking course is a direct way to one of the fastest growing verticals of the Indian economy, that is, The Indian Banking and Financial services sector.
This year will be definitely witness the huge career opportunities for young Indians in Indian Banking and Financial services sector.
This is the easiest way to get in-depth exposure to various banking aspects which is essential for a great banking career.
Fees @ Rs. 99,500 seems to be quite high, but lesser than most trendy courses like CA/MBA/CFA/CIMA.
|Eligibility||Min. 50% Marks in Graduation, less than 26 years of age|
|Process||Clear Times Pro Admission (TAP) Test|
|TAP Test||Passing this is a pre-requisite for taking an admission to the course. Candidates will be allowed a maximum of three attempts for the TAP test. – Fees for TAP is Rs. 500|
|Course Fees||Rs. 99,500 (all inclusive)|
|Placements||3 interviews guaranteed with private banks after completion of the course|
|Curriculum||Course consists of 15 modules. See detailed curriculum at the end.|
|Expected Salary||2 to 3 lakhs per annum|
|Certification||From Times of India Group|
Introduction to Banking: The module provides insight into the banking sector, which is one of the largest employers in the country and has the potential to provide over 7,50,000 jobs in the course of the next five years.
Law and Practice of Banking: The module deals with the Constitution and Regulation of Banks, and the laws that impact banking operations, transactions and relationship with the stake-holders.
Accounting and Financial Mathematics for Bankers: This module covers accounting terminology, principles and concepts which revolve around the 4 key elements of accounting – assets, liabilities, income and expense.
Retail Banking: This module covers the set of services that a bank provides to the end consumer, which includes transactions like savings and current accounts, fixed deposits, recurring deposits, mortgages, personal loans, debit/credit cards, etc.
Business Banking: This module covers services that a bank provides to other institutions. Services include currency conversion, working capital financing, large trade transactions, etc.
NRI Banking: The NRI Banking module forms an important segment from a business point of view. NRIs earn foreign exchange which they can deposit in banks that are authorized by the RBI to accept such deposits. Due to the sheer volume of business, many banks have dedicated branches in locations where there is a high concentration of NRIs.
Wealth Management and Financial Planning: The wealth management module incorporates financial planning, investment portfolio management and a number of aggregated financial services.
New Age Banking: The module deals with distribution channel strategies used to deliver financial services outside the ambit of bank branches. These strategies help an existing bank branch network to offer customers alternate channels (such as the internet, mobile, etc.) through which they can access financial services.
Communication Skills: Communication skills are imparted to help students perform basic functions of management, i.e., planning, organizing, leading and controlling.
Sales and Relationship Management: This module helps learners improve their selling and relationship-building skills.
Essentials of Customer Service: The module involves understanding aspects such as speed and accuracy of back-end and front-end operations, understanding customer needs, resolving customer queries, etc. Learners are also taught to use customer service management software.
Business Intelligence: The module covers technology applications that support branch banking and new-age banking operations (e.g. ATMs, mobile banking & internet banking), and customer relationship management tools.
Core Banking Software: This module provides learners a thorough understanding of the various banking processes such as; opening, closing, activation, deactivation of customer accounts; cash deposit and withdrawal transactions; the process of transfer transactions; generation of reports, etc. The module also provides a detailed processes study of the use of Finacle to operate these processes.
Management of Banks: This module discusses concepts of banking that are essential to maintaining the financial health of a bank and improving its performance in a competitive environment.