The Foreign Exchange and International Trade Prodegree, powered by HDFC Bank
The Foreign Exchange and International Trade Prodegree, in collaboration with HDFC Bank gives aspirants an opportunity to start a career in FX with India’s No. 1 Private Bank. Imarticus Learning works with HDFC Bank for the selection and training for this role. Candidates go through a selection process, after which, they are issued a confirmation from HDFC Bank.
Imarticus Learning and HDFC Bank will jointly select candidates
HDFC Bank Confirmation
HDFC Bank to provide the job confirmation prior to the course payment
Fortnightly guest lectures by senior representatives at HDFC Bank
Get 100% refund of your course fee after 18 months of service at HDFC Bank
Online & Flexible
Flexible learning paths to learn any time, any place, and on any device
About HDFC Bank
HDFC Bank was incorporated in 1994 and now has over 85,000 employees and is India’s second largest private bank in terms of assets. It is the most valued brand in India and has a number of services, that include wholesale banking, retail banking, treasury and loans.
The program is co-created with HDFC Bank and comes with a cutting edge industry-aligned curriculum, guest lectures, mentorship and recruitment opportunities. Upon graduation, HDFC Bank provides students a job in the Retail Trade and Foreign Exchange team.
This Prodegree has over 100 hours of live training covering the financial landscape, FX sales, retail trade finance, mechanics of the trade lifecycle, regulations, compliance and Personal development.
This is an innovative approach where for the first time, you get a job confirmation from HDFC Bank prior to making your course payment. You are first selected, then trained, and finally hired.
The Prodegree offers learning material that you can consume at your own pace, as well as over 100 hours of live Instructor-led Virtual Classes (Webinars) which are conducted on weekends. In addition, there are guest lectures by the HDFC Bank management.
100% Money Refund
HDFC Bank will refund the entire course fee of Rs. 45,000 to all candidates who complete 18 months of service at the bank (1.5 years). Effectively, the entire program becomes completely free for you.
The HDFC Prodegree is delivered using an innovative learning methodology that blends theoretical concepts with hands-on practical learning using industry case studies.
Providing Business Context, Approach and Methodology
Self-paced videos to understand key concepts
Case studies throughout the program, including by EY
Guest Lectures by EY Leadership
Project Submissions at the End of Each Semester
Assessments (Quizzes and Assignments) to gauge understanding throughout the program
The Foreign Exchange and International Trade Prodegree is co-created with HDFC Bank and features a cutting-edge curriculum that is industry-aligned to get you job-ready.
Careers at HDFC Bank
Develop in-depth knowledge of Foreign Exchange, combined with comprehensive know-how of the International Trade landscape, ranging From retail trade finance, mechanics of Trade finance and its lifecycle to regulations and compliance
Work for India’s No. 1 Private Bank and winner of multiple awards for Best Bank in India across categories. The bank offers its employees a great work environment, competitive compensation, along with excellent employee benefits.
High Impact Career
Become part of one of the fastest growing sectors in India. Trade Finance is of vital importance to the global economy as the World Trade Organization estimates that 80 to 90% of global trade depends on Trade Finance.
Work with and learn from highly driven teams in a cutting-edge work environment encompassing complex processes, high-end technology, dynamic markets and products.
The HDFC Bank Foreign Exchange and International Trade Prodegree is a training program ideal for students and professionals who are interested in working with HDFC Bank
After making a payment of Rs. 500, you will receive a link to the aptitude test. This will be conducted on a third-party application and selected candidates move to the next stage.
Imarticus Learning will interview candidates and selected candidates will then be interviewed by a panel at HDFC Bank.
The HDFC Bank Interview
Students will be interviewed by a panel at HDFC Bank online via web video conferences.
Job Offer Confirmation
Selected candidates will receive a job confirmation from HDFC Bank, after which the payment of Rs. 45,000 is due immediately.
Final Offer Letter
An interim test will be conducted at the end of the second month. Upon successfully scoring over 60%, the final offer letter will be released by HDFC Bank.
Jasjeet Kaur, head of Sales and Strategy, talks about the The Foreign Exchange and International Trade Prodegree program with HDFC Bank.
Pradeep Khanapure discusses how the Imarticus Learning Management System (LMS) empowers your learning.
Finance Student Testimonials
Demo of the online instructor-led live webinars
Thirty three years of experience in Banking of which, 24 years in State Bank of India with focus in Corporate and SME credit management, branch banking, syndications, regulatory affairs, trade finance and training including guest faculty at Ahmedabad Management Association, SISI Gujarat, and Staff Training Centres of SBI. Ganesh also spent 5 years at ICICI Bank Ltd, with initial three years as the Head of Compliance, Quality Training and Regulatory Affairs – Corporate Operations Group, and the remaining two years as Location Head, Key Clients Operations Group – Global Trade Services Unit based out of Mumbai, India with focus on Corporate clients having an exceptional level of service delivery.
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What is the format of the program?
The Foreign Exchange and International Trade Prodegree, in collaboration with HDFC Bank gives aspirants an opportunity to start a career in FX with India’s No. 1 Private Bank. Imarticus Learning works with HDFC Bank for the selection and training for this role. We use:
Live Instructor-led Virtual Classes
Industry case studies and project work
Is an online training program right for me?
Online learning is recommended for candidates if:
You are comfortable with self-study
You have a steady internet connection
You want to learn at your own pace, anywhere and anytime
What are the key topics that get covered in the degree?
Financial Landscape and Banking Business
Forex Sales and Operations
Retail Trade Finance and Products
Mechanics of Trade Finance Products and Life Cycle
Regulations, Compliance and Soft Skills
What study material will be provided to us for the program?
The core learning will happen via 100 hours of Instructor-led Virtual Classes at designated times on weekends. You will receive additional study material like recordings of previous Virtual Classes, PowerPoint presentations, case studies, quizzes and eBooks on the learning portal.
You will be given access to a fully integrated online learning portal where all your learning materials will be uploaded. You will need to log in to the learning portal using the credentials provided and navigate through the portal as required.
Can you give us some more details on the Process?
A key differentiator of this HDFC Bank Prodegree is focus on employment at HDFC Bank. This is a training program for HDFC Bank. Here are the steps involved:
Counselling and Enrollment (By paying Rs. 500)
Eligibility check via an aptitude test and personal interviews
Interview with the HDFC Bank team
Selected students receive a job confirmation from HDFC Bank
Payment of Rs. 45,000 for the course to be made after receiving the confirmation
Final Offer Letter will be given upon completing the course with atleast 60% grades
HDFC Bank to refund the entire amount (Rs. 45,000) after the completion of 18 months of service
What are Webinars?
Webinars are live virtual classroom sessions that involve you, other students and your Instructor. During these real-time webinars, the Instructor will show you how to work with various systems and write code, review concepts, share insights with the aid of case studies and help with your project work. There will be real-time participation on the part of students who can also use this time to get their doubts clarified.
How often do I need to visit the Imarticus center?
The Global Trade and FX Prodegree is conducted virtually via the Internet. You will not be required to be physically present at our offices.
What certification will I receive on completion?
You will receive a Certificate of training and an Offer Letter from HDFC Bank upon completing the course
What if I miss a class?
The course features 200 hours of live Instructor-led classes. The live virtual classes are held for 3 hours on Saturdays and Sundays at a prescribed time, where the entire batch can log in and interact with the Instructor at the same time. If you are not available for the virtual classes on weekends, the same are also recorded and uploaded on the LMS. You may refer to these recordings to ensure you don’t miss out on your learning.
What are the fees for the program?
The initial assessment cost for the HDFC Bank Global Trade and FX Prodegree is Rs. 500 After receiving the conditional offer letter, an amount of Rs. 45,000 is payable. The entire amount of Rs. 45,000 will be refunded by HDFC Bank after 18 months of service at the bank.
You can pay by Credit Card, Debit Card or Netbanking from all leading banks. In the event you are unable to pay, please contact 18002677679 for further assistance.