ICICI direct Centre for Financial Learning (ICFL) is an initiative of ICICI Securities Ltd. set up with an objective of simplifying financial knowledge and increasing financial literacy. ICFL training programmes are categorized under Investment Education Programmes and Professional Certification & Development Programmes. More than 4 lakh students, professionals and investors have acquired practical knowledge through various ICFL programmes over the years. ICICIdirect Centre for Financial Learning has been conferred with the Award for Innovation in Learning and Best Online Learning Solution at the World Education Congress. It also won the Emerging Brand Award at CMO Asia in Singapore.
ICICIdirect Centre for Financial Learning has gained industry expertise through years of practice in the domain of Financial Services. The world of Finance in general financial services in particular is becoming more and more specialized. This has resulted in a need of global professional industry certifications which are tailor made with global outlook and industry requirement. Delivery of training on these certifications by an Industry leader results in further extension of knowledge as they add to it the ‘Practioner’s Approach’. With this perspective, ICFL is pleased to associate with MIT School of Telecom and Management Studies for its Centre for Excellence in Finance.
The association between MIT School of Telecom and Management Studies and ICICIdirect Centre for Financial Learning aims to offer some benefits mentioned below to the students of MIT School of Telecom and Management Studies.
Bridge Skill Gap: Bridge gap between industry requirements and academic output by enhancing the competencies of students
Specialized Domain Skills: Acquisition of specialized skills and knowledge by students through Globally Recognized Certifications
Practical Curriculum: Training from practitioners to acquire a practitioner’s outlook
Expert Faculty: Access to experienced faculty from all over India
The ICICIdirect Centre for Financial Learning (ICFL) aims to address the learning needs of students in the domain of Finance through its Professional Certification and Development Programmes that have a practical and implementable approach. These programmes are focused to create next generation leaders by expanding the pool of qualified and certified professionals in the industry. They are also focused to provide better employment opportunities and competitive advantage over others.
The various Professional Certification and Development Programmes offered by ICFL are
- Training for international certifications like Certified Financial Planner (CFPCM) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®)
- Joint Certificate programmes in Stock Markets with National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM)
- Certification programmes in Finance in association with esteemed institute’s like XLRI Jamshedpur, Indian Institute of Management ( IIM )Indore, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management (FS), International Management Institute (IMI), New Delhi and All India Management Association (AIMA)
- Workshops on Capital Markets
Mode of Delivery: The mode of delivery of these programmes is through ICFL’s Virtual Classroom( V-Class)
V- Class is ICFL’s endeavor to introduce a platform that has features of real-time virtual interactions where virtual lectures are delivered by the expert faculties, industry professionals and academicians. Equipped with its numerous functionalities, V-Class provides the student flexibility to attend the program at his/ her convenience from college lab and home on any device (for e.g. desktop, laptop or a hand held device). The student has access to the recorded sessions which is subject to necessary approvals.
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