IIM Calcutta Certification | 6 Months | Interactive Live Online Programme |
The programme content and teaching methodology helped in improving my critical thinking abilities and analysing skills. As an angel investor, I work closely with many FinTech startups. The learnings are helping me understand and guide them better.
Sweta Rau, Angel Investor
A 20 year FinTech professional, I joined the course to continue to stay relevant for next 10 years and it lived up to my expectations. IIM-C certification has got tremendous endorsement value—so many people in my professional network appreciated it! The programme has transformed the way I think about my career.
Harish Karunakaran, Director, GFS - Fiserv
I have been in retail banking for 12+ years and was looking to shift to
FinTech, specifically payments. This programme helped me get a deep understanding of concepts and the industry, which eventually helped me get the job I have always aspired for.
Amit Tyagi, Business Development Manager, MasterCard
As AVP, retail lending, I work with a huge customer base and interact with several internal teams. This course has helped me understand relevance and application of FinTech in day to day retail banking functions, e.g. how to analyze and interpret huge volumes of data, block chain applications, etc. It will definitely help in future job/ career changes but what really matters to me now is that I am able to do my current job with a lot more clarity and confidence.
Ankit Mathur, AVP, Axis Bank
Indian fintech market is expected to reach $200 Bn in revenue by 2030.1
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 which is 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 for professionals in Banking, Consulting, Financial Services, Insurance, Management, and Technology, who want to be at the forefront of the FinTech Revolution and wish to lead FinTech initiatives in their organization or want to start their own. The programme is currently running its 6th cohort; with a total of 740+ participants from 210+ top companies across all cohorts. IIM Calcutta, with its expertise in quantitative courses, analytics programmes, and financial markets is well placed to equip professionals with both the academic framework and the practical skill sets to help set a firm footing in this brave new financial world order.
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 professionalizing Indian management through its Post Graduate and Doctoral level Programmes, Executive Training Programmes, Research and Consulting Activities. It is ranked at #3 Management Business School in Asia and under Top 25, globally. For more information please visit www.iimcal.ac.in.
A Professor in the MIS (Management Information Systems) and Computer Science Group at IIM Calcutta. Prof. Debashis is acknowledged for his teaching, research, and consulting expertise in the areas of Information Technology (IT), Strategic IT Architecture, E-Commerce, Business Process Re-engineering, ERP, Information & Communications Technologies (ICT) for Development, Industry 4.0, Internet of Things (IoT), ICT & E-Governance, Wireless Networking & Mobile Computing (WNMC), Network Operations, Management & Security (NOMS) and Business Data Communication & Networking (DCN). He has authored over 100 prestigious articles, research publications and book chapters such as "A Ranking Algorithm for Online Social Network Search" and "An Analytical Method to Identify Social Ambassadors for Mobile Service Providers' Brand Page on Facebook". Most of his research papers presented in national and international conferences have been awarded the 'Best Paper' award. Prof. Debashis Saha holds both an M.Tech in Telecom and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the prestigious IIT Kharagpur.
An Associate Professor in the academic group of Finance and Control at IIM Calcutta, Professor Arnab is an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur and IIM Ahmedabad. Before IIM-C, he worked as an Assistant Professor at IIM Indore where he taught Finance and Accounting subjects. Before switching to academics, he briefly worked with Tata-Hitachi Construction Machinery as a Graduate Engineer Trainee and as an Associate with the Investment Banking Division of UBS Securities India. At IIM-C, Arnab takes courses on Corporate Finance, Investment Analysis, Portfolio Management, Financial Econometrics and Financial Risk Management.
"As an employee of tech-enabled NBFC, this programme will help me build FinTech capabilities to understand the nuances of the business I handle."
"With FinTech training from IIM Calcutta combined with my domain knowledge of BFSI, I see a successful future for the remaining part of my career."
"As a Banking professional, I see tremendous potential for SMEs in the realm of digitization. But, it needs seasoned professionals who can further add value with FinTech skills. I wish to be one of them and so have enrolled for this programme."
"I'm looking forward to nurturing my business ideas using FinTech but lack functional depth. This program will give a jumpstart to my ideas and enlighten my knowledge on this subject."
"The APFFB programme will give me an edge to become a thought leader in ever-evolving FinTech space and work on new technology ideas for wholesale banking."
"I'm a partner in an AI company that focuses on providing AI and Blockchain-based solutions to address current business challenges. While my co-partner is an AI expert, I'm keen on building capabilities in Fintech and Blockchain to grow the business."
"FinTech is going to be the biggest game-changer in the next decade, so I want to arm myself to stay ahead in this evolving industry. After attending one of the ETBFSI FinTech webinars by the experts I was keen further explore FinTech, thus enrolled for the programme."
"I'm a firm believer that the sector I'm associated with (Agriculture) can experience change if disruptive technologies like FinTech are adopted. To transform the process within the sector, I have enrolled in this programme."
Note: These are edited versions based on the details submitted by various programme applicants.
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.
*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 Programme equips professionals with both the academic and research insights coupled with practical knowledge and enables them for the brave new financial world order. Participants will get in-depth exposure to core FinTech domains.
Participants will learn from the leading Faculty of IIM Calcutta and work on interesting Capstone Case Studies. As a participant, you will also be able to network and associate with current and future FinTech leaders.
On the successful completion of this programme, participants will receive
The Advanced Programme in FinTech and Financial Blockchain is a first of its kind by an IIM. With FinTech evolving as the new E-commerce and the industry’s exploding demand for expertise, this programme has been launched by IIM Calcutta in association with TalentSprint.
IIM Calcutta is ranked #3 in Asia by FT. With IIM Calcutta’s expertise in Finance, Business, Technology, Markets and Analytics, it is well placed to launch this programme for middle and senior management professionals.
TalentSprint with its deep understanding of the FinTech industry, access to industry experts, and a state of art technology platform has been chosen by IIM Calcutta as the right partner for this programme.
This programme is best suited for management professionals at mid and senior levels from Banking, Financial Services, FinTech, Regulators, Industry bodies, Start-ups and Technology organizations. Participants aspiring to be future FinTech leaders and keen to create a FinTech blueprint for their organizations from across the country and abroad will be your peers in this programme.
Covid 19 has altered the business landscape extensively. However, this crisis could benefit the FinTech industry by accelerating digitization and making digital-only the new norm. Services such as lending, insurance, wealth management etc. are expected to go digital, driven to provide consumers with a user-friendly experience. In the next few years, rather than being one of the channels, FinTech will become a primary channel for financial services.
With global FinTech adoption reaching 64%, FinTech is clearly becoming mainstream. India tops FinTech adoption at 87%, with China.
The financial institutions in India are viewing FinTech as an enabler, giving rise to a number of strategic partnerships with FinTech firms. And the industry is creating new roles, positions, and opportunities for people with the unique expertise needed to fill them.
This is the time to pursue the FinTech Programme and fuel your career with a new beginning. Become an early adopter of this cutting-edge technology and brave the new financial world order.