IIM Calcutta Certification | 6 Months | Interactive Live Online Programme |
The FinTech industry in India is growing at a break-neck speed and technology innovation is powering this growth. The industry now needs highly skilled professionals who can manage and navigate the FinTech business world that is filled with phenomenal opportunities.
The Advanced Programme in FinTech and Financial Blockchain (APFFB) has been designed for professionals who want to be at the forefront of the digital revolution and wish to lead FinTech initiatives to effect transformational changes in their organization or start their own venture. The Programme is ideal for professionals in Banking, Consulting, Financial Services, Insurance, Management, and Technology. It is currently running its 6th batch; 750+ participants from 210+ top companies have benefited from the programme.
The programme is a pioneering initiative by IIM Calcutta, a world-acclaimed destination for study of finance. It has been deeply enriched by the shared knowledge of mentors and participants over the last six batches. In a field that changes every day, IIM Calcutta ensures participants learn from the best and the latest publications in FinTech from across the world. It equips learners with both the academic framework and the practical skill sets to set a firm footing in this brave new financial world order. Participants continue to benefit even after the programme, from their interactions with the executive alumni of IIM Calcutta.
The country’s fintech market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 31% during 2021-2025
The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta was established as the first national institute for Post Graduate Studies and Research in Management by the Government of India in November 1961, in collaboration with Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT), the Government of West Bengal, The Ford Foundation, and the Indian Industry. Over the years, IIM Calcutta has grown into a mature institution with a global reputation, imparting high-quality management education. It has been playing a pioneering role in professionalising Indian management through its Post Graduate and Doctoral level Programmes, Executive Training Programmes, and Research and Consulting Activities. For more information, please visit
IIM Calcutta website
*Financial Times Executive Education Ranking 2022
**Financial Times Masters in Management Rankings 2020
Classes start in September 2022
The programme will be delivered on TalentSprint’s digital platform ipearl.ai
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*Selection for the Programme will be done by IIM Calcutta and is strictly based on education, work experience and motivation of the participants.
**Scanned copies to be submitted within 7 days 1. Education Certificate 2. Experience Letter/Latest Pay Slip
Established in 2010, TalentSprint is a part of NSE group and a global edtech company that brings transformational high-end and deep-tech learning programs to young and experienced professionals. The company’s digital learning platform ipearl.ai offers a hybrid onsite/online experience to seekers of deep technology expertise. TalentSprint partners with top academic institutions and global corporations to create and deliver world class programs, certifications, and outcomes.Its programs have consistently seen a high engagement rate and customer delight. It is a leading Innovation Partner for the National Skill Development Corporation, an arm of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India. A recipient of various prestigious accolades, TalentSprint was recently honored with the Indian Achievers Award 2022, for its excellence in building deeptech talent in India. For more information about TalentSprint, visit TalentSprint website
The digital revolution has taken the global finance ecosystem by storm with the space being opening its doors to FinTech, Blockchain and other new-age technology applications. FinTech has witnessed substantial growth in the past few years and has rapidly transformed the financial sector across the globe. With global FinTech adoption reaching 64%, FinTech is clearly becoming mainstream.
As the economies warm up to this financial revolution, India has emerged as a “prime destination” for FinTech with its adoption rate recorded at 87%, much above the global average of 64% as on 2021. As per BCG and FICCI, the sector is likely to achieve a valuation of $150-160 billion by 2025. Further the country has seen over 2,100 FinTech companies, of which 67% were set up in the past five years.
Realizing its advantage, financial institutions in India are viewing FinTech as an enabler, paving a path for strategic partnerships with FinTech firms, creating new roles, positions, and opportunities for people with the unique expertise needed to fill them. IIM Calcutta’s FinTech Programme helps professionals leverage this opportunity and accelerate their careers with a new beginning as an early adopter of this cutting-edge technology.
The programme is designed and taught by distinguished IIM Calutta Faculty who are globally recognized for their contribution to the FinTech industry.
To apply for the programme, professionals must hold a Bachelor/Master’s degree in any discipline with a minimum 50% marks and 2+ years of work experience.
The programme propels your professional growth.
The programme enables you to help your organisation embrace FinTech.