About the Book
Today, banks face the enormous task of re-orienting their technology infrastructure towards interactive decision support and information gathering tools and away from anonymous account-keeping sentinels. Financial institutions are facing daunting challenge of selecting and exploiting new forms of technology to allow them to compete successfully. Technology is a vital element in the competitive landscape of financial service industry and is changing the very nature of selling and delivering financial products. It has moved from being merely a means of automating existing functions to being a key determinant in the organization of banks. The contents of the book are appropriately organized into four modules to cover all the essentials for those who intend to specialize in this fast changing area. This book is intended for the banking and financial industry professionals to understand technology so that they can appropriately leverage the same for business growth.
Indian Institute of Banking & Finance (IIBF) formerly The Indian Institute of Bankers, established in 1928, is a professional body of banks, financial institutions and their employees in India. During its 82 years of service, IIBF has emerged as a premier institute in banking and finance education for those employed in the sector, aiming for professional excellence. Since its inception, the Institute has awarded over 5 lakh banking and finance qualifications, viz; JAIIB, CAIIB, Diplomas and Certificates in specialized areas. The pedagogy of Distance Learning offered by the Institute comprises (i) publishing specific courseware for each paper/examination; (ii) publishing work books; (iii) holding tutorials through accredited institutions; (iv) organizing contact classes; (v)conducting virtual classes; (vi) offering e-learning through portal;(vii) organizing campus training for selected courses, etc
MODULE A: INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY • Information Technology and its Implications • Introduction to Computing • Introduction to Software • Networking Systems •
MODULE B: INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND TECHNOLOGY • Introduction to Information Systems • Database Management Systems • Data Warehousing and Data Mining •
MODULE C: BANKING TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS AND MANAGEMENT • E-Learning Environment • Banking Software • Electronic Clearing and Settlement Systems • Plastic Money • Electronic Commerce and Banking • RBI Reports on Technology •
MODULE D: INFORMATION SYSTEM SECURITY CONTROLS AND AUDIT • Computer Security • Communication Security • Disaster Management • Information System Audit • Competitive Bid Process – RFP and SLA