A Shot in the Arm for India’s BFSI Sector: NIIT and ICICI Bank owned IFBI celebrates 5th year

New Delhi, December 6, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRUrgent) The continued growth of private banks and insurance companies in India is consistently generating lakhs of jobs in both sectors. The need of the hour is qualified, trained and skilled manpower. This massive requirement is specifically addressed by the Institute of Finance Banking and Insurance (IFBI), which is celebrating its fifth year as one of the largest talent providers for India’s BFSI industry.

Jointly set-up by Asia’s No 1 IT education provider and India’s No1 private sector bank viz, NIIT and ICICI Bank, IFBI provides education and training solutions for both individual and corporate clients. Since its inception, the institute has delivered over 9,000 industry-ready candidates and 20,000 ‘re-skilled’ professionals to the financial services sector.

IFBI’s programmes are designed to create entry-level professionals, empowered with the knowledge, skills, techniques and attitudes required for sales, customer interaction, relationship building and agency management - for a fast growing sales career in both banking and insurance. The faculty of 100+ experienced professionals is involved in both training delivery and content development. The institute also has access to additional panel of BFSI professionals who can advise and engage for specific assignments.

But what truly positions IFBI as the leader in BFSI talent provision, is 100% placement support. Based on eligibility & academic performance, every student from the institute is offered placement with leading organizations of the BFSI sector, including ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, ING Vysya Bank, RBS, Deutsche Bank, ICICI Securities, Religare Enterprises, ING Vysya Financial Services, TATA AIG Life Insurance, HDFC Standard Life Insurance, ICICI Prudential, and many more.

Established by NIIT in association with ICICI BANK, IFBI reflects the strengths of both these parents.

NIIT's expertise in the design and conduct of distributed non-formal education and its experience of manpower-development for India's IT sector, are combined with ICICI Bank's domain-knowledge across the spectrum of financial services and its leadership status within the banking sector.

IFBI's offerings are designed in this context of modern-day Banking, Insurance and Financial Services by developing competencies on 4 dimensions - domain, technology, application and customer-service. These 4 competencies are the defining characteristics of IFBI's programs of study and of students and professionals groomed by it.

IFBI offers an unbeatable combination for the student, and the industry.For details on IFBI’s programmes and services, Visit http://www.ifbi.com for details

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