PGDM Banking and Financial Services (BFS) Programme
Two-year full-time AICTE approved and AACSB accredited residential programme in Business Management.
The Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad (IMT, G) offers the AICTE approved PGDM (BFS) (Banking and Financial Services) Programme in academic collaboration with the Vlerick Business School (VBS), Belgium.
The programme was launched in the academic year 2019-20 when the first batch of students was admitted. The second batch joined the programme in the academic year 2020-21. The first batch included 32 students and is looking forward to graduate after earning the required course credits. The second batch consists of 40 students is about to complete the first year of studies and is about to start the Summer Internship Program (SIP) very soon.
Students of the program have secured jobs and internships at banks, financial sector companies, consulting and analytics firms in a diverse set of roles.
The PGDM (BFS) programme provides students with contemporary skills and knowledge that are relevant for managing core operations of firms operating in the banking and financial services sector. The goal of the programme is to groom budding managers who are immediately employable in core banking and financial services functions and who can be groomed as future leaders in banking and financial services industry.
The programme architecture, placed as Annexures, is jointly developed by IMTG and VBS. VBS faculty will deliver about 40% of the courses.
In addition to summer internships, students are required to complete a boot camp in Brussels and London. This boot camp is expected to give them international exposure and an opportunity to understand the working of best-run European banks and financial institutions.
Vlerick Business School
Vlerick Business School, Brussels is the oldest business and management school in Europe. It was established in 1953. It is a triple accredited (AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS) business school with campuses in Brussels, Ghent and Leuven.
Over the years, the School has built a solid and worldwide reputation as a leading, independent institution with a strong international focus and close ties to both the academic and corporate worlds.
Vlerick Business School has built expertise in three specific industries – Energy, Health Care and Financial Services. Its strategic Focus is on Digital Transformation, and Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Vlerick Business School offers MBA Programmes, Masters Programmes, Doctoral Programme and Management Programmes for working executives. The ‘Masters in Finance’ Programme of Vlerick is ranked 22 in Europe and 26 worldwide by Financial Times (FT).
Institute of Management Technology Ghaziabad (IMTG) was established in 1980 with the objective of grooming budding managers with an understanding of the Indian ethos, culture and business environment, who will be able to address the current challenges faced by Indian companies. After opening up of the economy in early 1990s, the mosaic of the Indian corporate sector has changed with the entry of multinational companies and emergence of Indian multinationals. With this change, IMTG has transformed itself into a business school, which grooms youth into socially-sensitive and ethically-oriented managers with deep understanding of Indian ethos and culture and ability to bring global perspectives in managing business.
IMTG offers AICTE approved PGDM programmes in Marketing, Finance, Banking and Financial Services, Human Resource Management, Operations Management, and Information Technology. It has established Emerging Technology Lab and Bloomberg Lab to provide hands-on experience to students on use of analytics in different functional domains.
IMTG is being ranked consistently among the top business schools in India. It has around 12,000 alumni, 300 of whom occupy CXO positions in different companies located in India and abroad. Its programmes are accredited by AACSB and NBA.
PGDM BFS Programme Architecture
Programme Architecture PGDM BFS