MANIPAL: T A Pai Management Institute, premier B-School in India, announced launch of its big new initiative – TAPMI Virtual, Executive Learning delivered through synchronous and live mode to distributed classrooms in 27+ cities. The first flagship program of TAPMI virtual initiative is a post-graduate certificate program in banking, insurance and financial markets (BIFM) and creates a new learning opportunity for working executives.

TAPMI‘s director Veeraraghavan said, “TAPMI Virtual is targeted at corporate executives who are keen to fast track their career. This unique model of learning and applying concurrently is truly designed for lifelong learning. TAPMI Virtual is really the future of classroom reaching quality education to those who need it wherever they are.” TAPMI has created a studio infrastructure on the campus from where its faculty delivers the program.

Meera L B Aranha, program head – banking and financial services, said, “Penetration of insurance, credit card, digital payment and retail investment in stock market are extremely low in India and with increasing awareness and coming of an enabling eco system, BFSI sector is poised for a qualitative transformation and quantitative growth”

Surya, chairman, TAPMI Virtual executive learning said, “The 11-month program will be delivered through mix of virtual synchronous mode, campus segment, project work and off-classroom engagement. Campus segment will provide participants hands-on applied learning of market concepts in finance lab through Bloomberg and Reuters. TAPMI Learning and Engagement Platform and Learning Tab will augment learning of participants.”

VC Now, technology partner of TAPMI will deploy its video-conferencing platform to connect the students at the distributed classrooms across India. The program is scheduled to commence on November 11 and will have a course fee of Rs 4 lakh. Applicants need to have a minimum industry experience of four years at reputed companies after completion of their graduation, a communiqué from TAMPI here on Thursday stated.
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