St. Philomena’s College was delighted to sign an MOU with Bajaj Finance Limited to conduct a 100-hour Certificate Programme in Banking, Finance and Insurance (CPBFI). This proposal was referred through the Placement Cell.
The sole objective of the program was to enhance the learner’s ability with an assurance that it would contribute to build a better personality which would definitely distinguish them from others especially when it comes to job.
The Certificate Programme in Banking, Finance and Insurance was structured having a strong assessment criterion which includes minimum 75% attendance and minimum 50% score in online assessment without which a student will not qualify for the certificate.
In the second batch 43 students from the Department of Commerce and Business Administration enrolled for this programme and 26 of them successfully qualified for the certificate. 7 students for HRW Star performance and 9 students for HRW participation certificate.
A Pre-Assessment Quiz was conducted on 21/11/2022 to assess the student’s level of awareness about financial service industry before the start of the programme. The program was launched on 22/11/2022 virtually. Thereafter, it was an online sessions decided by both the institutes.
The CPBFI started with a three-day SWAROOP session by Mr. Shekar Raj and it was one of the most enjoyed sessions by the students. He took the learners to the CPBFI program in a much deeper level.
The Banking classes were engaged by Ms. Priya D’Souza who explained every topic clearly which lead learners to analyze the content. The classes were of great help to students who are planning a career in the field of banking.
The insurance and finance classes were conducted by Mr. Arun who taught students through his life experience. He shared interesting and valuable experience which he had with his clients as well as fellow colleagues and showed how the life of an insurance agent truly is. Students understood the benefits of being an insurance agent and also the need to have an insurance policy for oneself.
Communication and Work Skills sessions were conducted by Mr,Subhash .He covered various topics which helped enhance their communication and interactive skills. Apart from this, group projects and assignments were given and also conducted mock interviews.
On 08/02/2023 all the participants were given a time slot to attend online mock interview with judges appointed by Bajaj Finserv which was an amazing experience for the students. The feedback on student’s performance was reported to the course coordinator by the learning partner with all details regarding attendance and performance in examination with regard to all students.
On the whole, all the classes that were held during the 100 hours of teaching- learning were indeed very useful to all students regardless of their future carrier plans. Finally, all the students had a post assessment quiz which showed an obvious improvement in their scores.