New IIM course on Anvil

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ICICI prudential life insurance, a leading insurance company in the private sector and IIM - Calcutta, a premier business college, in joint collaboration are all set to start a new course keeping its focus on the insurance sector. The new IIM course on anvil named as Executive Program in Management and Insurance (EMPI) is specially designed for graduates and offers an extensive training in sectors of insurance as well as management. The course aims to produce trained insurance professionals for the upcoming growing market.

The insurance sector registering such high growth in the past few years are on the look out for trained professionals and a course offered by the premium business school would best suit the need of the market. The program specially aims at creating perfectly trained professionals with knowledge about both the theoretical and practical aspects of the insurance industry.

Course Fee

The course fee of this 1 year program is slated at ` 2.1 lacs.
Curriculum of the New IIM Course on Anvil

The course is designed to be a non - residential, 12 month full time program consisting of both theoretical and practical training. The students will be involved to a thorough 10 months of classroom teaching followed by two months of internship program with ICICI prudential life insurance. The first batch that started from August 2008, had around 80 to 100 students.

The curriculum of the new IIM course on Anvil has been designed jointly by ICICI prudential life and IIM - C to provide a comprehensive view of the sector to the students.

Admission Criteria

Students would be admitted to the course after he/ she clears an aptitude test and group discussion followed by an interview. The students will be provided with the offer letter from ICICI prudential life as soon as they gets admitted for the same.

Future Prospects

The students on successful completion of the program would get a certificate of completion from IIM - C, once the program ends. In any case, if the students fails in one or maximum two course would get a participation certification issued by IIM - C. The most intriguing fact that gives an edge to this new IIM course on anvil is that, the students after successful completion of their course would directly be absorbed by ICICI prudential life at the post of a manager. The students failing to clear the program would not be left disappointed too, and they would be absorbed at a post of lower level. Furthermore, the course does not come attached with a bond and students are free to join any other organization of their choice after the end of the program.

USP of the program

The USP of this new program lies in the fact that it has aimed to establish a talent pool and address the requirement of the insurance sector, on the other hand the program promises to be different from any other MBA programs available all over and this is what gains the students. Students of this new IIM course on anvil will attain an idea about important insurance issues like actuarial science and financial planning. The Indian insurance industry registering such high growth is in need of trained professionals and this new tie -up course between ICICI prudential life insurance and IIM - C serves the need best.

Last Updated on 15-06-2011

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