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Embrace Digital


How will this programme help me?

This programme brings in four unique advantages that will enable professionals to become digital first in the banking and financial services area.

  • Real-world Curriculum
    Prepare to become a digitalisation expert with LIVE banking projects
  • Distinguished Faculty
    Taught by leading researchers and experts in digital banking
  • Case Study Learning
    Deep dive into industry-leading case studies that have redefined banking in India
  • Peer Networking Opportunities
    Learn along and connect with an illustrious industry peer group
  • Executive Alumni Status
    Gain the prestigious Executive Education Alumni Status from NIBM

Digital Banking and Leadership Course Overview

The Advanced Programme in Digital Banking and Leadership, offered by NIBM in collaboration with TalentSprint, is an ideal opportunity for banking and finance professionals in the public and private sectors, as well as tech and consulting professionals working with or for the BFSI domain. This comprehensive 6-month executive program is specifically designed to enhance your leadership capabilities and equip you with the necessary expertise to excel in the dynamic field of digital banking.

Throughout the program, you will develop a leadership mindset that is essential for effectively managing the challenges and leveraging the opportunities in the digital banking sector. The course curriculum focuses on building a strong foundation in digital technologies that are transforming the BFSI industry, enabling you to capitalize on new growth opportunities and drive organizational growth.

As a participant, you will benefit from live interactive sessions conducted by experienced faculty from NIBM and digital banking practitioners and 3 Days NIBM campus visit along with certification ceremony. The program provides access to best-in-class self-learning content, allowing you to deepen your knowledge and skills at your own pace. Engaging in group projects and capstone projects will provide practical hands-on experience, enabling you to apply your learnings to real-world scenarios in the digital banking landscape.

Adapt & Win

Embracing Digitalization & Strategic Decision making Skills in BFSI

Is this programme right for me?

This programme is ideal for you, if you are

  • A banking or finance professional in the public/private sectors
  • A tech or consulting professional working with/for BFSI domain


  • Graduation in any discipline, with a minimum of 5 years of experience.
  • Any Bachelor/Master’s degree in any discipline with a minimum 50% marks.

Participant Profile

Find out why professionals want to join the programme

  • "I am an experienced continuous improvement professional with deep banking domain knowledge seeking to leverage my expertise in digital transformation to enhance efficiency, and customer satisfaction, and drive revenue growth in the BFSI industry."
    Rahul Kotnala, Associate Director, Accenture
  • "I chose this course due to the necessity of the banking industry preparing for forthcoming trends such as Open Banking, API, and web 3.0, as well as to enhance my knowledge and contribute to expanding my organization in the context of digital transformation."
    S.Kannan, Chief Associate, SBI
  • "Digitalization, advanced technology, and analytics will prove to be make-or-break factors for any organization in the near future, and leaders must be able to foresee this in order to guide others. I aspire to be in a leadership position, so I want to prepare myself for this journey by enrolling in a course at this level."
    Saroj Kumari, Deputy Manager, SBI

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What will I learn?

  • Digital Banking and Finance

    Digital Transformation and Technology Change in Banking
    Developments in Global Financial Markets

  • Modern Technologies - AIML & Blockchain Applications in Banking

    AI and Data Science

  • Transforming to the Digital Era

    Credit Management in a Digital World
    Business Data Analytics and Financial Modelling
    Modern Concepts of Risk Management
    Digital Marketing and Customer Analytics

  • Leadership and Change Management

    Organizational Change Management and HR in Digital Space
    Effective Leadership for Digital Business

  • Capstone Projects
    • Data Analytics for fraud
    • Study of digital tools for Credit monitoring and early warning signals
    • Study NPA resolution under
      Covid-19/IBC/RBI Master circulars
    • Value at Risk for Active Portfolio
    • Credit Risk Scorecards and Model
      Validation Tests
    • Customer Delight using
      Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
    • Blockchain Technology and its
      applications in banking
    • Open Banking
      business models

Who will I learn from?

Programme delivered by Leading Digital Banking Researchers and Practitioners

Programme Directors

  • Dr. Arindam Bandyopadhyay

    Professor in Finance and Dean (Academic Programme). He received his Ph.D. from the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). He has published more than 20 academic papers in reputed international and national peer-reviewed journals like Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Journal of Economics and Business, and more. He has authored books in the area of Risk Management, published by Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press. In addition, he is editor of NIBM’s journal PRAJNAN. He has undertaken major consultancy assignments in Risk Management, Banking, Finance and the Housing Market. His research expertise lies in Risk Management, Basel Regulations, Applied Corporate Finance and Quantitative Techniques.
  • Dr. Deepankar Roy
    Associate Professor

    An Associate Professor in Information and Technology at NIBM, Dr. Deepankar holds a Ph.D. from the Department of Management, Savitribai Phule Pune University. He also holds a M.Tech. in Computer Application from IIT Dhanbad. In his career spanning over a decade, he has been associated with Management Education, Executive Training, Teaching and Academic Research, International Training, and Consulting in the area of Digital Transformation and Financial Technologies. He has published academic papers in peer-reviewed international and national journals like Journal of Internet Banking and Commerce, Indian Journal of Economics, and more. He has provided guidance to the Ministry of Finance, GoI for creating a concept paper/cabinet note for facilitating Cashless Payments in India. He has conducted several research projects in collaboration with international financial organizations and academic institutions. His expertise lies in Digital Financial Services, FinTech, Financial Inclusion and Information and Communication Technology Management.
  • Dr. Dipali Krishnakumar
    Associate Professor

    A Chartered Accountant and Associate Professor in Finance at NIBM, Dr. Dipali holds a Ph.D. from Symbiosis International University, Pune. With about 27 years experience, she has extensively worked across diverse areas of Banking and Finance: Investment Banking, Corporate Finance, Auditing, Accounting, Business Analysis, and Education. She has worked with leading organizations such as I-Sec (formed by a JV between ICICI and JP Morgan), Motorola, HSBC, ICICI Securities and P&O Nedlloyd. In addition, she also worked as Head of Department, Finance and Deputy Director at Symbiosis , Pune. Her research expertise lies in Earnings Manipulation, Ind AS/IFRS, and Mergers and Acquisitions. Many of her research works have been published in the journals of international repute.

How can I join this programme?

  • Apply for the

  • Selection by
    NIBM Committee*

  • Join the

*Selection for the programme will be done by NIBM and is strictly based on education, work experience, and motivation of the participants.

What will be my investment?

Application Fee

Total Programme Fee ₹2,50,000 (18% GST extra as applicable)

Special Pricing for Corporates

*Campus Visit Fee included

Modes of payment available

  • Internet Banking
  • Credit/Debit Card
  • UPI

Easy Financing Options

12 Month 0% Interest Scheme / Interest-Based Schemes

Financing as low as ₹8,360/Month

EMI Options

Loan Partners

How will I benefit from this programme?

The Programme enables you to transition to a Digital Banking role and transform your organisation

Advance Your Career

  • Develop a leadership mindset to navigate digital banking
  • Build expertise in digital technologies that are transforming the BFSI sector
  • Leverage new growth opportunities in the banking space

Drive Organisational Growth

  • Apply the power of
    technology in banking
  • Build modelling techniques
    to drive growth
  • Develop new strategic capabilities that create a competitive edge

How will the programme be delivered?

  • 6 Month
    Executive Programme
  • 3 Days NIBM Campus Visit along with Certification Ceremony
  • 135 Hours of Live Interactive Sessions by NIBM Faculty and Digital Banking Practitioners
  • Best-in-class, Group Projects and Capstone Projects

Lectures will be on all Sundays: 10am to 12:30pm and 2pm to 4:30pm

Assignments will be on 2nd and 4th Saturdays: 10am to 1pm (as applicable)

Classes starting from October 2024

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Frequently Asked Questions

The programme is best suited for

  • Banking professionals in the public sector, private sector and cooperative banks
  • Managers in FinTech, Financial Services (NBFC, Financial Markets, Insurance, Capital Market companies)

Your peers will be experienced and senior management professionals from diverse organizations across Banking, Finance, Insurance, NBFC, FinTech, Financial Markets, Consulting, Infrastructure Finance Companies, Cooperative Banks, preparing for leadership roles.