BSE Institute Ltd and IBMC Financial Professionals Group Dubai are joining hands to launch skill development courses in Kerala.
The courses will be launched under the National Skill Certification and Monetary Reward Scheme (STAR scheme) that was flagged of by Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on August 16. The objective of the scheme is to encourage skill development by providing monetary rewards for successful completion of approved training programmes.
Ambarish Datta, managing director & CEO, Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd officially launched the Kerala Region Career Oriented Financial Education Programme and inaugurated ‘IBMC Students Investor’s Club’ here on Wednesday. Sajith Kumar P K, director & CEO , IBMC Financial Professionals Group, K N Marzook, chairman, Kerala Chamber of Commerce and Industry, K V Thomas, former president, Cochin Stock Exchange, Vinod Nair, head - Academics and Product Development, BSE Institute, Anoop P S, CMO, IBMC Financial Professionals Group and official representatives from colleges and educational institutions across Kerala participated.
According to Ambarish Datta, BSE Institute, which has been at the forefront of skill development activities in the BFSI segment for the last 25 years.
The focus of the programme is hands-on and job-oriented training for students doing graduation and post graduation to take up the emerging jobs in banks and other financial institutions.
This will ensure that they are equipped for the required skills that the industry demands.
Such a skill development is possible for students only by associating with industry linked programmes and so our objective is to bridge the gap between academic learning and Industry Requirements.
Considering the emerging great demand for skilled financial professionals in India and abroad, we hope this is a great opportunity for students of Kerala to prepare themselves fit to face the challenges of the growing Financial Industry, said Sajith Kumar P K, director and CEO-IBMC Financial Professionals Group.