Branch Management Proficiency Program



 With the addition of number of bank branches by private and public sector banks, there is a need for competent and modern branch banking management professionals. Young banking professionals need proper inputs and coaching to ready themselves for this coveted and important role.  A modern branch manager needs to have knowledge of multiple disciplines to manage a bank branch. Individuals with the optimum mix of knowledge and skills have enormous opportunities in the field of branch management. The program encapsulates all the key aspects of branch management - administrative, entrepreneurial, leadership and stakeholder management to support execute the bank’s chosen strategies.



In order to meet the growing need for skill enhancement, knowledge requirement for effective management of a bank branch in a competitive environment, IFBI announces Branch Management Proficiency Program (BMPP) under its BankPlus Executive Education Series. 

The program addresses to the following core requirements of the Branch Management role;

-          Business Development

-          Customer Service

-          Operations and Compliance

-          Team Management

-          Self-Effectiveness

-          Business Environment awareness 

-          Domain breadth



Upon completion of the program, the learner will be awarded a Proficiency Certificate from IFBI, based on performance or a Participation certificate if the learner opts for “no assessment”.  The program will enable the participant to prepare for entry into a specialized area much sought after by bankers. The program would help create higher possibilities for accelerated growth in career.



  • Officers/Managers/Relationship Managers looking for Branch Management role
  • Managers working as Branch Managers or those who have recently taken this role
  • General banking officers desirous of up-skilling themselves



This program has been designed specifically for working professionals to :

  • Understand the nuances of managing a modern bank branch and the role in full
  • Understand branch profitability and key business drivers
  • Understand and review domain areas like Retail, Wealth, SME, Credit, Trade & FOREX
  • Gain inputs on Team Management and Leadership skills
  • Understand  the technology used in banking and emerging trends
  • Understand the various banking operations required for smooth functioning of a branch
  • Understand typical challenges and performance management issues and how to address  them
  • Place the dynamic external environment in context 



The program will be delivered with the help of case studies, real life examples and group discussions.

The program will be co-delivered by experienced bankers from Private Sector, Public Sector and Foreign Banks in India.



  • Taught by expert panel
  • Personalized mentoring
  • Gives you real life perspective
  • Guest lectures from various banks
  • Combines banking knowledge with modern banking practices
  • Comprehensive program
  • Convenient Sunday schedules
  • Case studies and group activities
  • Special pricing for IFBI alumni


PROGRAM DIRECTOR-Mr. A. Ramakrishnan

  • 30+yrs of rich experience with SBI Group. Retired as Chief General Manager(CGM)  
  • Deep domain experience in Retail Banking, Corporate Banking (Credit, Treasury, FOREX)



  • Duration: 5 months
  • Frequency: Once a week [3 hours on each Sunday]
  • Delivery: Classes at NIIT IFBI Centre for Advanced Learning in your city*, using Synchronous Learning Technology platform



  • Application form is available online-  http://www.ifbi.com/userlogin/apply_now.aspx
  • Application form along with the registration fee to be submitted at IFBI center.
  • Class schedule :
    • Weekends – Only Sundays
    • 3 hours every Sunday




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