Manipal Global Education Services, in association with Axis Bank, launched the ‘Young Bankers’ Program and inaugurated the campus premises at the Manipal University Bangalore Campus in Chokenahalli, Hegdenagar.
The ‘Young Banker’ Program is a one year full time residential program where students will be trained on the various aspects of Banking, Relationship Management and Sales. Apart from banking and management, students will also undergo intensive training in etiquette & grooming, communication skills and soft skills.
The program includes nine months of intensive campus training and three month internship at any Axis Bank across the country. Upon successful completion of the program, the students will be awarded with a Post Graduate Diploma in Banking Services by Manipal University and will be absorbed in the Assistant Manager grade by Axis Bank.
Axis Bank Young Bankers Program will address the need for quality training of prospective employees at Axis Bank. The crux of this industry-academia partnership is to help create an employable workforce with First Hour First Day productivity. An attractive feature of this program is the monthly stipend the students earn from the Bank during their study.
Speaking on the occasion Rajesh Dahiya, President & Head - Human Resources, Axis Bank said, Axis Bank offers young graduates a bright career opportunity in the exciting field of financial services.
This programme is aimed at equipping graduate students with necessary banking knowledge and skills for a career in Banking with Axis Bank. We at Axis Bank provide our employees a stimulating opportunity conducive to learning, performance and growth.
We are launching the Young Bankers Program with 120 participants from across India, providing career & growth opportunities to tier –II & tier-III towns” S. Vaitheeswaran, Chief Operating Officer, Manipal Global Education Services said, “We are delighted to start the Young Bankers Program with Axis Bank. Our aim is to provide quality education and training with strong industry connect and this program with Axis Bank reflects that deep interest and commitment.
Manipal Global Education Services has been successfully applying this Industry-Academia business model with other banks in India. We believe working relationships such as these will be truly beneficial to the industry, ensuring first-day-first-hour productivity. We are sure this association too will pave the way to many active collaborative engagements that will benefit the BFSI industry”