Batch No. 04
Class Starts Feb, 2022

Executive Programme in Banking and Financial Sector (EPBFS)


IIM Calcutta

IIM Certificate courses in Banking and Finance offer a unique combination of latest concepts and techniques to prepare you for the dynamic banking and finance sector. Designed for mid-level and senior-level executives, these executive banking courses from IIM incorporate practical industry applications with cutting-edge and research-based curriculum. Out of the so many executive banking courses out there, the one that ticks all the quintessential check boxes for a competitive edge in your career is this one!


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Course Content

  • Introduction - Constituents of the Financial Sector – Institutional Structure (Banking, Insurance, Mutual Funds, Pension Funds, Foreign Institutional Investors) – Financial Markets (Money, Equity, Debt, G-Sec, Forex & Commodities) – Financial Sector and the Pandemic.
  • Accounting & Finance - Understanding the basics of Financial Accounting and Financial Statements; Financial Statement Analysis; Understanding Cost behavior for managerial internal decision-making (CVP); Accounting challenges in the context of Pandemic, understanding the concepts of Financial Management & innovative financial instruments like options, future and swaps
  • Economics - Microeconomic Forces, Macroeconomic Policies (Fiscal and Monetary) – International Economics impacting financial sector (FED Announcements, Exchange rates), Basics of Insurance Markets, Economic Policies in a Post-Pandemic World
  • Banking - The three pillars of Basel regulation (including Risk Management), Challenges in Value Creation, Corporate banking products (including working capital loans); Mergers & Acquisitions in Banks; Credit Assessment in post-pandemic world
  • Organizational Behavior - Inter-personal & leadership skills specifically needed to excel in financial sector, Managing Change, Working with teams in virtual environment
  • Marketing - Customer Relationship Management in financial sector, Developing innovative financial products and services, Digital Marketing, Marketing Challenges in a Post-Pandemic World
  • Strategy - Understanding strategy formulation and implementation, Expertise to assess the strategic positioning in the context of competition and growth & strategies in Post-Pandemic Digital World
  • Fintech - Digital finance, Financial analytics, Understanding opportunities and threats of Big Data, Rethinking Cybersecurity in the context of pandemic.
  • Regulation - Latest updates on dynamic changes in the regulatory environment of financial sector, Post-Pandemic Regulatory Adaptations
  • Quantitative tools - Customer data analysis for improvement, Service process management, Decision making under uncertainty and Risks

*66% attendance 'per module' is mandatory for successful completion of the course. Attendance at both the campuses is mandatory.

Capstone Project:

There would be a capstone group project to be submitted by the participants before the end of the programme.

Four grades namely, Excellent, Good, Fair and Poor, would be awarded.


Written Test, Assignments, Project & Online Examinations


Evaluation shall be conducted by the institute. Participants are evaluated on the basis of examinations for all the courses.

Certification & Duration

Programme Schedule and Duration

Our classes will be held once a week to accommodate your busy schedule and give time to think through your lessons.


Duration: 12 months

Sunday: 12:15 PM to 3:15 PM

Campus visit - 1 visit of 4 days

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Admission Process


Minimum 3 years of work experience & maximum 7 years. Others may apply by submitting an SOP for the consideration.

You should be a Graduate with a total score of 50%, an aggregate of 3 or 4 years.

The degree should be recognised by UGC/AICTE.

You should be currently working.



step 1: Fill the application form and submit documents with assistance from Hughes team.


step 2: Document validation by Hughes Team.


step 3: Selection by IIM Calcutta after screening of candidate profile.


step 4: Join the programme.

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Programme Fee

For All Students       Amount (INR)
Application Fee       INR 2,500/- +GST*
Registration Fee       INR 7,400/- + GST*
Programme Fee INR 2,64,000/- + GST*
Campus Fee     INR 32,000/- + GST*
Total Fee (Exclusive of Application & Registration Fee) INR 2,96,000/- + GST*
Installment 1 INR 66,000/-*
Programme Fee INR 66,000/-*
Installment 2 INR 66,000/-*
Programme Fee INR 66,000/-*
Installment 3 INR 66,000/-*
Programme Fee INR 66,000/-*
Installment 4 INR 66,000/-*
Programme Fee INR 66,000/-*
Campus Visit INR 32,000/-*
Visit 1 INR 32,000/-*

The student fee includes all the course material which is books, simulations and case studies, certification and alumni membership for the institute.

Fee once paid is neither refundable nor transferable towards any other student/program/batch.

GST will be charged at prevailing rates (currently @18%).

Any extra payment due to any change in any of the applicable taxes during the tenure of the programme will have to be borne by the student.

Campus visit will be held subject to government directives and prevailing travel advisories.

Thank you for a successful Batch 3. Enrollments for Batch 4 will begin shortly.

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Learn from the best faculty in Executive Programme in Banking & Financial Sector

Prof. Partha Ray
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(Faculty for Executive Programme in Banking & Finance, IIMC)

Prof. Rajiv Kumar
Programme Director

(Faculty for Executive Programme in Banking & Finance, IIMC)

Prof. Arpita Ghosh
Programme Director

(Faculty for Executive Programme in Banking & Finance, IIMC)

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the best courses for banking professionals in India?

The Executive Programme in Banking and Financial Sector (EPBFS) from IIM Calcutta is considered to be one of the best courses for banking professionals in India. Candidates also attain IIM Calcutta Executive Education Alumni Status post completion of the course. 

Where can I get a diploma in banking and finance?

The Executive Programme in Banking and Financial Sector (EPBFS) from IIM Calcutta would be a great choice of a certification course that covers all the details of banking  and the financial sector in great depth.

Does IIM Calcutta provide a certificate course in banking and finance?

Yes, IIM Calcutta provides a certification course in the area of banking and finance. This is the Executive Programme in Banking and Financial Sector (EPBFS) from IIM Calcutta. 

Is IIM Calcutta course a one-year banking course?

The Executive Programme in Banking and Financial Sector (EPBFS) from IIM Calcutta is a twelve-month / one-year banking course that comes with a certification of completion after twelve months.

What is the duration of the IIM banking and finance course?

The duration of the Executive Programme in Banking and Financial Sector (EPBFS) from IIM Calcutta is twelve months or one year. Classes are held for three hours, once a week.

What are the IIM Calcutta banking and finance course details?

The Executive Programme in Banking and Financial Sector (EPBFS) from IIM Calcutta requires a minimum of 3 years of work experience. Maximum work experience would be 7 years to be eligible for the course. The candidate should be a Graduate with a total score of 50%, an aggregate of 3 or 4 years, and should be currently working. 

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Bhawana Tandon

Credit Manager
Axis Bank

EPBFS helps us in bridging the gap between what we have studied back in college to what we apply as on date. We have got to know about the Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Demand, Supply, Financial Management and shortcut ways to apply the concepts while we are on the job.

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Prakash Kumar Srivastava

State Bank of India

EPBFS is one of the best programs I had been waiting for. While working, we learn lots of things but we miss the touch of academics, this gap was filled by this program. I am are really very satisfied and have learnt a lot of things from the experienced faculty members.

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Binita Behal

Sr Finance Executive
Runwal Group

The course content of EPBFS given by IIM Calcutta is so amazing that you can link their theories in your own world. The session and infrastructure are amazing. Enjoyed the course content related to BSFI sector. Thanks to all the faculty members along with the technology partner in coordinating with us each day for a seamless experience, felt like the professors where in front of me and I could interact with them constantly.

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Shweta Berry

Head – Strategic Alliances, Marketing & Communications and CSR
Aeris Communications

The reason why I chose to come to IIM, Calcutta for this EPDSMMS is that the time has started to change now. The pedagogy has been excellent. Not only have we been exposed to the basic concepts of marketing but also to the case studies & methodology of learning in group studies and environment which is very conducive for the knowledge sharing as well as the peer learning. Also, the latest topics which are right now going digital and social have also been covered very well.

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