In a bid to promote financial literacy, the State Bank of India (SBI) has launched five first massive open online courses (MOOCs). Learners can start registering for these courses on the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) Knowledge Hub platform from today, February 9.
The five courses are namely, ‘Banking Fundamentals’, ‘MSME Lending in a Nutshell’, ‘Electronic Payment System in India’, ‘Priority Sector Lending Norms’ and ‘NRI Business & Compliance’.
For these courses, SBI has partnered with NSE Academy through its Strategic Training Unit. The duration of the course varies from 3 to 6 weeks and the learners must devote 2 to 3 hours per week to the course.
Through these courses, SBI will equip professionals with knowledge in various areas of banking and provide unique learning opportunities for professionals aspiring to a career in banking.
The courses organized by SBI are “a good mix of theory and operational aspects which will enable learners to have a deeper understanding of the fundamentals of banking, compliance, lending standards and a host of other topics,” the e-learning platform said in an official statement. .
Om Prakash Mishra, DMD (HR) & CDO, SBI said, “It gives me immense pleasure to announce SBI’s partnership with NSE Academy, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Stock Exchange of India. . We are confident that our collaboration focused on functional courses, for learners in the BFSI sector, will benefit millions of career-focused people. We believe that SBI’s online courses will equip learners with sound knowledge of various aspects of banking and financial services and help them add value in their professional life.
Lakshmi R Srinivas, Chief General Manager and Head (Strategic Training Unit), SBI, said, “We are delighted to bring our courses to learners across the country in association with NSE Academy. We initially offer five courses with the aim of providing an understanding of the different aspects of banking professionals in banking, students and other learners.
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