Centre of Excellence in Banking (CoEB) aims at (i)Imparting of knowledge on the best banking practices for the students and the industry, (ii) Taking lead for research activities on the contemporary banking topics and (iii) Carrying out proactively knowledge dissemination in banking related areas at national and international platforms.
CoEB endeavours for imparting of knowledge on the best banking practices embedded with the latest regulatory guidelines and theories. A new Course for the 1st time by any B-School in the country, “MSME Financing” (F316) was designed and on approval from Board of Studies, has been introduced in the year 2019 for PGDM 2018-10 batch. This
course focuses on the issues & challenges for MSMEs; the financing options from traditional Banks & Financial Institutions; and other financing instruments available for MSMEs.
The center is continuously engaged in research activity and has 15 publications within its fold by Dr. Rajendra Kumar Sinha (Chairperson). In addition, various activities undertaken as hitherto will continue to be pursued with vibrancy and focused efforts. Activities relating to Index on Service Excellence in banking services have been undertaken. A presentation to SBI, HDFC Bank, Ujjivan Small Finance Bank has been made on pilot survey in Retail Banking Index on Service Excellence.
In addition, the Centre of Excellence in Banking, IFIM Business School has been accredited by Indian Institute of Banking & Finance (IIBF) and signed a MoU with IIBF on 27th November 2019. Also, under the guidance of the centre, a super-specialisation in Banking for PGDM 2019-21 batch is launched.