Islamic Capital Market Talent Development (ICMTD)

Islamic Capital Market Talent Development (ICMTD)

ISLAMIC CAPITAL MARKET TALENT DEVELOPMENT (ICMTD)

 

Offered since 2009, The Islamic Capital Market Talent Development (ICMTD) programme (formerly known as the Islamic Capital Market Graduate Training Scheme – ICMGTS) was jointly developed by the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and the Securities Industry Development Corporation (SIDC) to facilitate the development of human capital for the Islamic Capital Market (ICM).

The content for the ICMTD programme has been elevated to equip its graduates with the knowledge and skills that are suited for client advisory roles in offering capital market products and services. The ICMTD programme is industry focused and will be delivered through a wide variety of methodologies which include virtual classroom, hands-on workshop, business simulation project, case study discussions, presentations and e-learning. The programme also comprises internship opportunities for participants to kickstart their careers in ICM, thus simultaneously channelling fresh talents for future developmental needs of the Malaysian capital market.

The ICMTD programme consists of a 2-month intensive virtual classroom training, followed by a 3-month internship at participating companies. The intensive virtual training includes technical modules, soft skills modules and e-learning modules, anchored on the following 5 building pillars:

  1. Islamic Capital Market
  2. Core Capital Market
  3. Technology
  4. Self-Development
  5. Sustainability
Intensive Virtual Training Period:
15 October – 22 December 2021
Internship Period:
17 January – 15 April 2022
Application Closing Date:
24 September 2021
    • An avenue for young talents to acquire fundamental knowledge and skills in the Islamic Capital Market, as well as creating a career pathway in the fund management field
    • Monthly allowance throughout the tenure of the programme
    • On-the-job training via a 3-month internship programme in selected financial institutions and intermediaries
    • Explore career opportunities with selected ICMTD participating companies

WHAT THE ALUMNI HAVE TO SAY

“The comprehensive technical modules on ICM were presented by practitioners and experts in the industry, giving us a complete understanding and clear picture of the industry practices”  Syarul Azren Che Mahamud 

“A very comprehensive programme that drove me to find my niche in ICM while gaining knowledge and experience from mentors and lecturers” – Lee Chia Lin

“ICMGTS gave me a better understanding of the contemporary industry needs as well as provided me better career prospects in a growth-oriented field with challenging responsibilities” Muhamad Nasir Haron

OBJECTIVE

Its main objective is to produce entry-level professionals with strong fundamental knowledge and skills in Islamic Capital Market.

 

METHODOLOGY

Virtual classrooms via webinars, hands-on virtual workshop, business simulation project, case study discussions, presentations, e-learning, facilitation, mentoring and counselling.

 

KEY FEATURES

VIRTUAL ASSESSMENT- SELECTION PROCESS

    • Psychometric test
    • Writing test
    • Group discussions
    • Pitching session
    • Group interview

PROGRAMME DURATION

    • 2-month virtual classroom training
    • 3-month internship

INDUSTRY TRAINING AND PARTICIPATION

    • 3-month internship
    • All participants are eligible for internship with selected financial institutions and intermediaries

PROGRAMME PARTICIPANTS

    • Fresh graduates and entry-level professionals not exceeding 30 years of age, with less than 3 years of working experience

SC LICENSING EXAMINATIONS (SCLE)

    • Opportunities for participants to sit for 2 SCLE combination modules as part of a planned career pathway

CERTIFICATION

    • Data Analytics
    • English Business Communication
  1. Malaysian citizen
  2. Fresh graduates and entry-level professionals not exceeding 30 years of age, with less than 3 years of working experience
  3. Have at least a degree with CGPA of 3.0, 70% or Second Class Upper and above or its equivalent from a recognised institution of higher learning in any of the following fields:
    • Accounting / Islamic Accounting
    • Banking / Islamic Banking
    • Economics / Islamic Economics
    • Business Administration
    • Finance / Islamic finance
    • Legal
    • Shariah
  4. Strong interest and passion in capital market/Islamic capital market
  5. Possess excellent inter-personal and communication skills
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