Probationary Officer Training Programme is an initiative of ICICI Bank to attract young talent who wish to pursue a career in banking. It is designed to develop specialists with banking knowledge and selling skills to fulfil the need of trained bankers. It is a one year training programme, conducted at ICICI Manipal Academy, Bengaluru.
Since its inception in 2007 more than 10,000 students have joined the Bank after undergoing the training at the ICICI Manipal Academy, Bengaluru.
Salient Features of Probationary Officer Training Programme:
The training has a blended curriculum with instructor led classroom sessions, e-learning and internship at ICICI Bank branches/offices.
The training imparts knowledge and skills in core banking (banking products, banking operations, channels and customers, receipts and payments, etc). The trainees will have the opportunity to specialize in one of the following areas in banking:
i) Trade Finance
ii) Privilege Banking
iii) Rural Inclusive Banking
iv) Retail Banking
v) Any other Profile as decided by ICICI Bank.
The participants are put through a very rigorous training with special emphasis on application of knowledge and overall development of personality.
The classroom sessions (7 months) are conducted at the ICICI Manipal Academy and internship (5 months ) at any ICICI Bank branch or office (within India).
The Probationary Officers are paid stipend to meet the out of pocket expenses.
The Probationary Officers will get an assured employment with ICICI Bank on successful completion of the Probationary Officer Training Programme.
The faculty is comprised of experienced professionals in the domain of banking and finance and behavioral sciences. There is a special focus on the overall grooming of the individuals and that is further facilitated through a learning environment that is created through lectures delivered by experts from ICICI Bank and the banking industry.
The campus is equipped with the best educational infrastructure e.g. air-conditioned classrooms, video conferencing rooms, auditorium, well stocked library, boarding and lodging facilities, recreation and sports facilities, etc. The residential nature of the programme ensures that the Probationary Officers imbibe the culture and values of ICICI Group.