T. A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI), a constituent unit of Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) and a double crown institute that is consistently ranked among the top B-Schools in India, has launched an online Master of Business Administration program in Banking and Financial Services (MBA-BKFS). This specialized two-year program aims at enabling learners to fast-track their managerial careers and grow to leadership positions in the BFSI sector.

Based on 8 years of successful delivery of the MBA- BKFS program in the on-campus mode, the online program has now been launched via the Online Manipal platform. It has been specially curated by TAPMI to be delivered to working professionals in online mode. Equipped with state-of-the-art digital infrastructure, an up-to-date curriculum, and 4 industry-oriented electives, the program empowers learners in digital transformation in the banking sector, cryptocurrency & blockchain, and other innovations in the new-age BFSI environment.

This is a 2-year degree program where learners would be able to virtually interact with the TAPMI faculty during the weekend live lectures. As part of this 100% online program, students will obtain access to live virtual classes, an advanced digital platform, experienced faculty, e-books and case studies to study from, and the prestigious TAPMI alumni status.

The institute would offer only 120 seats for the program at a special introductory batch price of INR 5,60,000 which is 20% lower than the actual program fee of INR 7,00,000. Students of the online program will be offered easy financing options in the form of loans at low-interest rates and part payment facilities to enable them to secure seats seamlessly. Additionally, students can also apply for education loans to obtain tax benefits.

The program delivers integrated learning for participants with 1 or more years of experience by offering 4 industry-oriented electives- Banking, Analytics for banking & finance, Capital markets, and Advanced corporate finance. Upon completion of the program, the learners would be able to excel in job roles and domains like Wealth Management, Investment banking, Financial analysis & risk management, Fund investment & services, Asset management, Corporate banking, Investor relations, and Financial compliance, to name a few.

Speaking on the launch, Prof. Madhu Veeraraghavan, Director- TAPMI & T. A Pai Chair Professor of Finance said, “The TAPMI- BKFS program is being offered in the on-campus mode since 2014 and has had a 100% placement record. We are now excited to launch our specially curated online MBA- BKFS program that will impact and empower more future leaders by boosting their capabilities multifold & aid their leadership journey in the BFSI sector. ”