Programme Overview



If you have just graduated and possess a strong track record of academic excellence, then you are highly encouraged to apply. Remember, this puts you on track to be part of the next generation of change-makers.


Programme Type



Application Deadline

Applications for The Complete Banker™ Programme are now open


Application Process

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Hone your leadership potential, build your professional network and get involved in high-priority projects.


The Complete Banker™ is a two-year structured development programme that provides participants with a holistic overview of and experience within the banking industry.

Armed with this, you will be able to chart the path of your professional growth with the goal of attaining your maximum potential. The strategic nature of this programme rewards those with diverse and innovative perspectives.


Qualities We Expect


To be part of #teamCIMB, you will need to:


  • Be a corporate athlete.

  • Be agile, versatile and dynamic. 

  • Understand the importance of adaptability, and have the stamina to move with the fast-paced rhythm of our work environment. 

  • Have strong communication skills.

Our Programme


Intensive Classroom Training (1 month)

You’ll kickoff the programme with an intensive curriculum centered around our firm, our businesses and the banking industry.

Your training will span one month, and will run concurrently with professional development and career mapping opportunities through real-life case studies, projects and field trips.

Job Rotations (11 months)

The following 11 months will see you in role rotations across four different business units, with the opportunity for regional placements.

The business units you will be placed in will be chosen to complement your career track, helping you develop a deeper understanding of our organisation as you get involved in projects that directly impact the company’s operations.

Throughout this time, you will receive invaluable and rigorous coaching from our team of mentors. Use this time wisely to build your network within our corporate structure.

Elective Development (3 months)

Upon successfully completing the first half of the programme, you will be given the opportunity to choose from a variety of robust development electives, ranging from regional job attachments and external job attachments with our partners, to our cultural immersion option.

Job Placement (9 months)

In the final 9 months of The Complete Banker Programme, you be on track for increased responsibilities and leadership roles.

We will help position you for success in a position across our existing businesses. Cross-border exposure will be made possible for our highly motivated analysts.

Recruitment Process And Intake Details


Our recruitment process is challenging but fun and the bonus is that you will also make friends along the way.


Send in your application and answer a few simple questions


Shortlisted applicants will receive an email to take part in our fun online games that will assess your cognitive ability and thinking skills


Shortlisted applicants will be invited to a digital interview


Shortlisted applicants will be invited to our assessment centre where they will participate in an individual face-to-face interview followed by a group case study and presentation


Shortlisted applicants will undergo a final interview

Application and Assessment Schedule


We accept applications all year round. To help you plan your post-graduation celebrations and travel plans, here are the details so you don’t miss out.

  April Intake October  Intake
August – December 
January – July 
Assessment & Interview


Final Interview & Offer Extended


We encourage you to diversify and expand your career search, if you do not receive a response from us within 2 weeks.