Advanced Programme in FinTech and Financial Blockchain (APFFB)
The total value of Digital payment transactions is expected to reach $6.7 trillion by 2023.
FinTech in India is a revolution underway with technology innovation, powering this growth. Realizing its potential, the Indian financial system has since embarked on a digital journey and is catching up fast with its global peers in terms of adoption. The industry now needs highly skilled professionals who can manage and navigate the FinTech business world, filled with phenomenal opportunities.
IIM Calcutta, in association with TalentSprint, offers a 6-month Advanced Programme in FinTech and Financial Blockchain (APFFB). The programme is designed for professionals in Banking, Consulting, Financial Services, Insurance, Management, and Technology, who want to lead FinTech initiatives in their organization or start their own.
With the programme, professionals can stay abreast of the industry’s latest trends and advancements. The programme since its inception in 2019, has transformed over 370 professionals across 170+ leading global organizations with FinTech capabilities. The alumni are professionals from leading corporations like PwC India, Deloitte, NABARD, Deutsche Bank, NPCI, Ernst & Young, Oracle, Paytm, Societe Generale, KPMG, Standard Chartered, SBI, HSBC, Barclays, Capital Street, Citibank, ICICI Bank, Infosys, Kotak Bank, Mahindra & Mahindra, Bandhan Bank, Mashreq Bank, BNY Mellon, Fidelity Investments, Flipkart, HDFC Bank, and many more.
The primary objective of launching this programme is to meet the requirements of the FinTech industry. Due to regulatory restrictions, FinTech industry faces challenge in hiring foreign hands. Hence, this sector has to rely on local talent pool. In order to support the phenomenal growth of the sector, the industry needs more than 10,000 talent per year. IIM Calcutta, with its edge on quantitative courses and analytics programme, is well placed to meet this need. TalentSprint with its deep knowledge of the FinTech industry is well placed to support IIM Calcutta in this effort.
The program is designed for those engaged at middle and senior management levels in organizations and who are interested in creating a blueprint of a FinTech strategy for their company. The course will cover managerial as well as technical content assuming that participants will play the role of leaders driving FinTech projects in their firms.
The duration of the programme is 6 months. The online sessions will be primarily delivered on TalentSprint’s interactive direct-to-device platform. Part of the programme will be delivered through face-to-face sessions at campus.
Two-days towards the end of the programme depending on Covid-19 pandemic situation.
Domestic Programme fee: Rs. 3,90,000/- + (applicable taxes)
Campus fee: Rs. 16,000/- + (applicable taxes)
The pedagogy will be highly interactive. It will leverage use of technology and will consist of, depending on the subject, a judicious blend of lectures, real life case studies, quizzes and assignments.
- Data Analysis and Interpretation
- Financial Issues in Fintech
- Foundations of FinTech and Associated Risks
- Digital Payments
- All about Blockchain
- Digital disruptions in Financial Services
- Crypto Assets and Tokens
- Data driven Financial Analytics
Working executives who are graduates (10+2+3 or equivalent)/post graduates in any discipline with minimum 50% marks, with an experience profile of at least 2 years after graduation are eligible.
Eligible candidates will be selected on the basis of assessment of educational and professional background and motivation based on the application form submitted.
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