Programme Overview

Indian FinTech sector is set to generate $190 B annual revenues by 2030~ BCG

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 9-month Advanced Management Programme in FinTech and Financial Blockchain (AMPFFB). The programme is designed for senior 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, senior professionals can stay abreast of the industry’s latest trends and advancements. Since its inception in 2019, the program has transformed over 750 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.

Programme Objective

The primary objective of launching this programme is to meet the requirements of the FinTech industry. Due to regulatory restrictions, the FinTech industry faces challenges in hiring foreign hands. Hence, this sector has to rely on a local talent pool. To support the sector's phenomenal growth, 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.

Programme Directors
Professor Sudarshan Kumar

Professor Sudarshan Kumar

Finance and Control

Professor Vimal Kumar M

Professor Vimal Kumar M

Management Information Systems

Who Should Attend

The program is designed for those engaged at middle and senior management levels in organizations and 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..


Working executives who are graduates (10+2+3 or equivalent)/postgraduates in any discipline with minimum 50% marks, with an experience profile of at least 5 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.

Programme Duration and Delivery

The duration of the programme is 9 months. The online sessions will be primarily delivered through interactive direct-to-device platform once a week (Select Sunday: 10 AM to 1 PM) and part of the programme will be delivered through face-to-face sessions at campus

Two Three-days campus visits during the programme depending on any exigency or pandemic situation

The pedagogy will be highly interactive. It will leverage the use of technology and will consist of, depending on the subject, a judicious blend of lectures, real-life case studies, quizzes, and assignments.

Programme Content

Foundation Module:

  • Fintech Trends: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Financial Foundation of FinTech
  • Data-Driven Analysis in FinTech
  • Digital Payments

Advanced Module:

  • All about Financial Blockchain
  • FinTech Leadership in Financial Services
  • Digital Product Development and Management
  • Advanced FinTech Analytics

Capstone Project

Programme Sample Certificate

Alumni Status
  • LDP participants who complete the programme successfully become the Alumni of IIMC Executive Education, which currently has over 30,000 members.
  • LDP Alumni are given an email-id in the IIM Calcutta domain.
  • LDP Alumni can register in the IIM Calcutta Alumni portal either with this email-id or with their personal email-ids. The IIM Calcutta Alumni portal is a common platform for Alumni of all programmes of the Institute to interact with each other and stay connected with the Institute.
  • The Institute shares newsletters, important news and articles about the Institute and its activities, the achievements of the Institute's faculty, staff, students and alumni, upcoming events and programmes etc., on the portal.
  • Alumni can post their achievements, write about jobs or LIVE project opportunities for other alumni to see.
  • The IIM Calcutta alumni network can also be accessed on mobile phones through the mobile app.
  • Executive Education Alumni are entitled to a discount of 5% on the programme fee if they opt to do another LDP.
  • By using the different features of the IIM Calcutta portal, alumni across programmes can engage with each other in many meaningful ways. It is up to the alumni themselves to leverage the platform

How to Apply

For further details and for downloading the application form please visit:

Name : Hasini Bhupathi
Email ID : hasini.b[at]talentsprint[dot]com
Phone : 7331112138