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 has completed 2 cohorts with 250+ participants currently working with 120+ top companies. 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 (IIMC) 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.
Prof. Saibal Chattopadhyay received his Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Connecticut, USA. He is a former Director of IIM Calcutta and currently a Professor in the Operations Management group. He has been a consultant for several projects including the Organizational Audit, Restructuring and Streamlining of the Dissemination of Trade Statistics and Intelligence for the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Some of his research interests are in the areas of Sequential methods in estimation and in selection and ranking problems, Inference on finite population and survey sampling, and Quantitative techniques in advanced marketing research. He has been a visiting faculty at the University of Connecticut at Stamford, and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Prof. Ashok Banerjee received his Ph.D. from Rajasthan University. He takes several advanced courses in Finance like Financial Accountancy, Financial Management; Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, Corporate Restructuring, Behavioural Finance, Quantitative Applications in Finance and Trading Strategies. He is the author of the book Financial Accounting: A Managerial Emphasis which is widely used as a text book in Finance and Accountancy courses in Indian Business schools. He has also authored several research papers such as Integration of Global Capital Markets: An Empirical Exploration and Value Premium in Indian Equity Market: an Empirical Evidence in major Finance & Management research journals. He is also the faculty in-charge of the Finance Research and Trading Lab at IIM Calcutta.
Prof. Indranil Bose received his Ph.D. in Management from Purdue University. He is a globally acclaimed researcher in Business Analytics, FinTech and Risk Management, Digital Disruption, and Data Science. He is an author of several prestigious articles, papers and journals such as Detection of Financial Rumors Using Big Data Analytics: The Case of the Bombay Stock Exchange, Smarter Banking: Blockchain Technology in the Indian Banking System and A Knowledge Based Scheme for Risk Assessment in Loan Processing by Banks. He acts as a coordinator of IIMC Case Research Center and has been an advisor of analytics for SBI. Earlier, he has worked as a Professor in The University of Hong Kong and University of Florida.
"The Programme content was excellent with challenging assignments. Faculty at IIM Calcutta were approachable, offered great advice and encouragement."
Ravipudi Srinivasa Rao
"I acknowledge their teaching methodology, especially case studies and presentations."
"A wonderful experience during these six months, something that I will cherish my entire life."
"Enjoyed the Programme. Hoping to reinforce this learning at my workplace."
"Great learning experience; simply thought-provoking and fascinating! Attending this Programme was indeed a lifetime experience for me."
"Special shout-out to the Professors for making ‘FinTech’ easy and sync it with the understanding capability of the participants.."
"Satisfied with the way, faculties have presented the concepts, making it easy for beginners."
80%Participants with over 5 Years of Experience
16%Analysts and Developers
22%IT and Consulting
Diamond Harbour Rd,
West Bengal 700104
First Campus Visit: July 2020
Second Campus Visit: December 2020
Ideal for aspiring FinTech professionals, across India and abroad, engaged at middle and senior management levels in Banking, Consulting, Financial Services, Insurance, Management & Technology.
*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
||₹20,000||Within 3 days of selection|
|First Instalment*||₹1,65,000||Within 30 days of enrolment|
|First Campus Visit Fee||₹18,000||May 31, 2020|
|Second Instalment*||₹1,65,000||By July 31, 2020|
|Second Campus Visit Fee||₹18,000||Oct 30, 2020|
|Total Fee||₹3,86,000 + GST|
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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. It houses a globally acclaimed Finance Lab, a state-of-the-art facility, that focuses on the integration of theory and research with practice.
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.
The Programme equips professionals with both the academic and research insights coupled with practical knowledge and enable 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 Projects. 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
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.
The programme 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 programme will cover managerial as well as technical content assuming that participants will play the role of leaders driving FinTech projects in their firms.
Digital disruption is shrinking the role and relevance of today’s banks and simultaneously helping them create better, faster, and cheaper services.
Investment in FinTech is breaking records, $39.6 Billion in 2018, clearly signifying that the digital revolution has arrived in the financial services sector. Thus, embracing the change and empowering yourself with the most-desired skillset and knowledge is highly important.
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.
All the members of faculty belong to IIM Calcutta. The selection will be done by IIM Calcutta and even the certificates will be issued by them.