A vibrant and healthy market for financial services is essential for economic performance and growth. Financial markets and financial institutions need to change accordingly in order to finance the real sector. A variety of issues such as the changing paradigm for financial sector regulations, risk management in banks, the emergence of new financial intermediaries, product innovations, innovation in payment mechanisms, financial management practices, corporate governance and risk mitigation techniques, will be discussed at the Conference.
Director General of IMI and patron of bfscon Dr. Pritam Singh stated, “With the increased level of globalization, the importance of financial institutions has grown but a number of global risks have emerged at the same time. The goal of the International Conference on Banking and Finance is to promote the exchange of ideas and experience between India and other countries. IMI is committed towards undertaking such internationally relevant endeavours for enlightening participants to successfully manage and lead in an increasingly global business environment.”
The first day of the Conference will witness the presence of Dr.Dipal Dasgupta, Principal Economic Adviser, Ministry of Finance, Government of India, Ms. Usha Ananthasubramanian, Exec Director, Punjab National Bank and Mr. K.B Shankar, Sr. Mgr- Financial Institutions, Group Risk, HSBC Holdings plc, UK. Dr. Michael Troege, ESCP Europe will hold forth on the second day. He will be joined by Dr. Christophe Moussu also from ESCP Europe, Mr. Aman Chugh, Trainer for ICICI Bank Ltd besides Mr. K B Shankar.
“ESCP Europe as a high-level school of management with international scope aspires to contribute actively to the development of an economic culture that is based on common ideas of progress and mutual support. We are pleased to join IMI in bringing regulators, policy makers and managers together to reflect on global ambitions for economic and societal change”- ESCP Europe.
Established in 1981 with the support of IMI, Geneva (now IMD Lausanne), IMI is India's first corporate sponsored B-School. Besides a regular post-graduate two-year diploma programme in Business Management (PGDM)and Human Resource Management (PGDM-HR), the institute also conducts a 15- month Executive Post Graduate Diploma programme in Management (Executive PGDM) for middle-level managers with a minimum of five years’ working experience and a three-year PGDM (Part-Time) programme for working executives. In 2010, the institute also started a Fellow Programme in Management (FPM). With the parent institute in Delhi and campuses in Bhubaneswar and Kolkata, IMI has grown from strength to strength with an eclectic mix of quality faculty. International linkages with leading B-schools in countries such as the US, Canada, Italy, France and Belgium give the students the required international exposure and a global understanding of the corporate world. The institute has been ranked as the best management institute with excellent placement and industry interface by Times Research Media, sixth among private B-schools in India by Outlook, eighth overall by CNBC TV18 in Indian B-School Rankings and always featured among the top six private B-schools with respect to its Intellectual Capital.