About the 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 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. 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.

  • 50+ Years of
    Academic Excellence

  • Globally Ranked
    in Top 25

  • eWallets

    #3 in Asia

  • Triple Accredited

  • Unmatched
    Alumni Network

  • eWallets

    Finance Lab

May 2019 Cohort Profile

Participants with Professors and Industry Experts during the IIM Calcutta Campus Visit (May 23-25)

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Participant Profile

  • 100+Professionals

  • 70+Global Companies

  • 89%Participants with over 5 Years of Experience

  • 14%Women Participants

    Job Profile

  • 26%Leadership

  • 52%Managers

  • 16%Analyst and Developer

  • 6%Others


  • 32%Banking

  • 29%Financial Services

  • 20%IT and Consulting

  • 19%Others

From Top Organizations

  • Accenture
  • Amazon
  • Axis Bank
  • Bajaj Finserv
  • Barclays India
  • Canara Bank
  • Capgemini
  • Cognizant
  • Dell EMC
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Ernst & Young
  • HDFC Bank
  • ICICI Bank
  • IDBI Bank
  • IIFL
  • Infosys
  • JPMC
  • Kotak Bank
  • Mahindra Finance
  • Paytm
  • Standard Chartered
  • PwC India
  • SEBI
  • Tata Capital
  • TCS
  • Tech Mahindra
  • Vodafone Idea
  • Wipro
  • Yes Bank
  • More...

From Indian and Global Locations

  • Bengaluru
  • Chennai
  • Delhi
  • Hyderabad
  • Mumbai
  • Ahmedabad
  • Amritsar
  • Aurangabad
  • Coimbatore
  • Dehradun
  • Ghaziabad
  • Gurgaon
  • Indore
  • Jaipur
  • Jamshedpur
  • Kharagpur
  • Kolkata
  • Kurnool
  • Lucknow
  • Meerut
  • Nagpur
  • Nasik
  • Noida
  • Patna
  • Pune
  • Ranchi
  • Solapur
  • Surat
  • Vadodara
  • Varanasi
  • Dubai
  • Malaysia
  • Singapore
  • Bahrain
  • More...

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Format and Curriculum

  • Executive Programme

    6 Month Executive Programme

  • Faculty from IIM Calcutta

    Faculty from IIM Calcutta

  • Certificate by IIM Calcutta

    Certificate by IIM Calcutta

  • Online Sessions Twice a Week

    Online Sessions Twice a Week

  • Campus Visits

    2 Campus Visits of 3 days each

  • Case Studies

    Capstone Projects

Foundation Module

  • Data Analysis and Interpretation
  • Financial Markets and Products
  • Understanding Banks and Financial Institutions
  • Foundations of FinTech
  • Digital Payments

Advanced Module

  • All about Blockchain
  • Digital disruptions in Financial Services
  • Crypto Assets and Tokens
  • Risk Management for FinTech
  • Data-driven Financial Analytics

Detailed Curriculum

Capstone Projects

  • Transfers and Payments

    and Payments

  • eWallets

    eWallet Applications

  • Alternative Capital

    Alternate Capital
    for SME

  • Risk Management


  • Digital Insurance


  • Trading

    and Payment

  • Online Lending


  • More


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Programme Directors

  • Saibal ChattopadhyayProfessor, IIM Calcutta

    Completed his Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Connecticut. Been working with IIM Calcutta since 1997. Visiting faculty at the University of Connecticut at Stamford, and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

  • Ashok Banerjee Professor, IIM Calcutta

    Subject matter expert in Financial Accounting, Financial Management; Corporate Restructuring, and Trading Strategies. Previously worked with
    IIM Lucknow, IMT Ghaziabad and Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

  • Indranil Bose Professor, IIM Calcutta

    Globally acclaimed researcher in analytics and FinTech with BTech from IIT, MS from Iowa and PhD from Purdue. Previously at the University of Hong Kong and the University of Florida. Coordinator of IIMC Case Research Center and past advisor of analytics for SBI.

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What should you expect from this Programme?

  • LearnLearn from Leading IIM Calcutta Faculty
  • ReinforceReinforce learning by applying concepts
  • NetworkNetwork with Current and Future FinTech Leaders
  • CertificateExecutive Programme Certificate
    by IIM Calcutta
  • AlumniBecome an Alumni of IIM Calcutta Executive Education



  • GraduationGraduation or Post Graduation with at least 50% Marks
  • ExperienceExperience of at least 2 years


Enrolment Process*

  • Application

    Apply for

  • Block Your Seat


  • Enrollment


  • Enrollment


*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

Programme Delivery

Hybrid Delivery

Hyderabad IIM Calcutta Campus

  • Diamond Harbour Rd,
    Joka, Kolkata,
    West Bengal 700104

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    First Campus Visit: January 27-29, 2020

    Second Campus Visit: July 2020 (Tentative)

Hyderabad Live Online Sessions

  • Interactive Sessions
  • Weekend Schedule
  • Direct to Device


Programme Fee

Details Dates Amount
Enrolment Fee
Within 3 days of selection ₹20,000
First Instalment* December 20, 2019 ₹1,58,000
First Campus Visit Fee December 30, 2019 ₹18,000
Second Instalment* February 28, 2020 ₹1,58,000
Second Campus Visit Fee May 30, 2020 ₹18,000
Total Fee ₹3,72,000 + GST


Why FinTech? - A TEDx Talk

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About IIM Calcutta

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.

About TalentSprint

TalentSprint brings high-end and deep-tech education to aspiring and experienced professionals. It partners with world-class academic institutions and global corporations to develop and offer disruptive programs. TalentSprint's hybrid platform delivers unique online and onsite experiences that help build cutting-edge expertise, for today and tomorrow. Funded by Nexus Venture Partners and the NSDC, it is the recipient of several national and international awards including Dream Company To Work For 2017, Best Innovative Technology Organisation In Education Sector Award 2016, World HRD Congress HR Tech Leader Award 2014, CIO Review Company of the Year Award 2014, Silicon India Industry Performer of the Year Award 2014 and others. For more information please visit www.talentsprint.com.


Most Frequently Asked

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

  • Executive Programme Certificate by IIM Calcutta
  • Be part of the Alumni Network of IIM Calcutta Executive Education

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.