Ratnakar Bank Launches 2nd batch of ‘Ratna School of Banking’ in Association with Manipal Global Education Services

Last Updated: Tue, Jan 08, 2013 09:50 hrs

Bangalore, Karnataka, India:-- Program offered by the ‘Ratna School of Banking’ is a three month residential program on Banking for graduates

-- Participants will be awarded a Certificate in Banking & Customer Relationship by Manipal Global Education Services Pvt Ltd

-- An additional attractive feature also includes a monthly stipend of Rs. 10000/- p.m. to the participants during the three months program period & guaranteed placement at the Bank in the Officer cadre on successful completion of the program

After the successful culmination of the first batch of Ratna School of Banking which was launched on 30th July, 2012, Ratnakar Bank in association with Manipal Global Education Services (MaGE) has announced the commencement of its 2nd batch in December 2012 in Bangalore.

This is a three month full time residential program where the participants selected by Ratnakar Bank will be trained on various aspects of Banking, Relationship Management, Economics for Bankers and Retail Banking. In addition to generic management & banking modules, the program will also include training on Finacle , the latest Core Banking System (CBS).

Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be awarded a Certificate in Banking & Customer Relationship by Manipal Global Educational Services Pvt Ltd and will be absorbed in the Officer cadre at Ratnakar Bank. Another attractive feature of the program is the monthly stipend of Rs. 10,000, the students earn during the course of their study program. Any graduate with 60% or more marks in the age group of 21-25 years can apply for this program.

This banking program will address the need for quality training of prospective employees at Ratnakar Bank.

Speaking on the occasion Mr. Tajinder Kumar, Head – Human Resources, Ratnakar Bank said, “In line with our expansion plans, we see this as an opportunity to develop and train our future leaders, offering career & growth prospects to young ambitious minds from across the country, thus providing them access to careers in the banking industry.

Mr. V. Sivaramakrishnan, Executive President, Manipal Global Education Services Pvt Ltd said, “We are delighted to be associated with Ratnakar Bank for training their selected participants. We at MaGE, have been successfully applying this Industry-Academia business model with banks in India and have seen the immense contributions such programs make. We are confident that this program will help Ratnakar Bank create pool highly capable and knowledgeable Officers”.

About Ratnakar Bank:

Ratnakar Bank is a scheduled commercial bank established in 1943, with registered office at Kolhapur and a rich business legacy in the region serving the trading, agri & manufacturing sectors through a network of 118 licensed branches spread across Maharashtra, Gujarat, Delhi, Karnataka & Goa. It has assets of around Rs. 7,300 crores and a business volume of nearly Rs. 9,000 crores as of March 31, 2012. The Bank's leadership includes a highly experienced team with strong credentials. For more information, please visit www.ratnakarbank.co.in.

About Manipal Global Education Services: Manipal Global Education Services is the leading India-headquartered International provider of high-quality higher education services. Its ambit includes a wide range of higher education services to institutions in India, corporate training programmes in partnership with leading enterprises, vocational training across a number of sectors, as well as technology-driven services in areas such as testing and education delivery. It also owns and operates university campuses in Malaysia, Antigua in the Caribbean, Dubai and Nepal. It services and supports over 200,000 students currently, many of them through its award-winning technology platform, EduNxt™.

Manipal Global Education Services believes that industry relevance is the key construct in career-focused education in India. This has led to the development of innovative partnerships, with City & Guilds UK to launch IndiaSkills, and, with leading Indian banks. Its other strategic investments include MeritTrac, India's leading testing & assessment company, and iRize, a leading creator of the employment ecosystem in India.

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