ICICI Business Leadership Programme is an initiative by ICICI Bank in partnership with NIIT University to deliver Master of Business Administration (MBA – Finance & Banking) programme with specialization in finance and banking. It aims to provide opportunities to professionals, who demonstrate an aptitude for the banking industry, to get identified and nurtured as future business leaders. It provides a career leap to business leadership positions and an opportunity to serve corporate India.
The unique design of the programme focuses on providing high degree of industry exposure, by academic and functional experts from the financial domian and banking industry. The programme has a desired blend, wherein students will undergo six months module of industry linked internship at ICICI Bank twice during the 2 year course duration. The programme will commence in April 2012.
What are the benefits?
Students joining will be trained in the areas depending on their electives including Corporate Banking, Risk Management and Information Technology.
On successful completion of the MBA (Finance & Banking) Programme students will be absorbed at ICICI Bank as Manager-II grade or above based on duration of prior work experience.
The starting remuneration on Cost to Company basis for these students will be in the range of rupee 15 lacs and above [per annum].
Who should apply?
Graduates who are aged under 30 years as of 15th April, 2012 with consistent 60% and above marks in Graduation / 12th / 10th. The minimum work experience required is 3 years full time.
More details on eligibility
Working professionals who are CAs / Engineers / Graduates from engineering, IT, finance, economics, law, commerce, statistics etc / Chartered Accountants /Professionals with varied work experience (including shop floor professionals).
Preferable work experience in industries like manufacturing [pharmaceuticals, steel, oil, gas and petroleum, etc.], infrastructure, aviation, software, power, telecom and finance.
The selection process
Applicants will be shortlisted on merit and will be invited for the selection process. Shortlisted applicants will have go through the below mentioned selection stages:
Entrance test – The entrance test aims at measuring the aptitude of the applicants through verbal ability, numerical ability and logical reasoning.
Group discussion stage- Applicants clearing the aptitude test will be invited for group discussion. Based on case studies, the group discussions are mainly conducted to judge applicants on their analytical thinking, approach adapted to hypothetical business situations and the ability to break down complex problems to arrive at simple solutions.
Psychometric Profiling / Personal Interview- Applicant clearing GD stage will be eligible for the Personal Interview Stage.
Psychometric Profiling- This is a questionnaire based psychometric tool that assesses the typical or preferred behaviour of individuals in work settings. Applicants are required to complete the questionnaire before they appear for the interview. This tool gives us a better understanding of preferred behaviour of the applicant and is not used for elimination of applicants.
Personal Interview- Shortlisted applicants will go through the personal interview round. This is the final step in the selection process.
Note: The programme will commence in April 2012.
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