Technology is slowly changing the way we do everything. Shopping, house hunting, commuting, working and now Banking! Technology has helped us save a lot of time and effort in a lot of our day to day tasks and is now the most looked at option for doing anything in a better way. Startups are now offering solutions for making payments, trading and investing easier. Due to their ability to make our lives simpler at a fraction of the cost, Fintech companies are being valued at Billions of Dollars and are attracting some serious funding!! The World is moving ahead, but how do young students and executives take advantage of it?
BSE Institute Ltd and Mumbai University are jointly offering a 2 year Masters in FinTech to graduates interested in Banking, Finance, Insurance and Financial Markets.
BSE Ltd was Asia’s first stock exchange that is today the World’s largest and fastest stock exchange. It aims to help students and professionals with the information and knowledge it has accumulated over its existence of 141 years. BSE Institute Ltd (BIL) is a 100% subsidiary of BSE and was started with the aim mentioned above. BSE Institute has the distinct advantage of being at the centre of action – the financial hub of India, one of the world’s most rapid emerging markets. This has helped BIL provide insights into the unique functions of this world.
Mumbai University is counted among the best Universities if India. It was founded in 1857, and hence counts of hundreds of students who today are doyens of their respective industries and help it in various ways such as curriculum design and industry connect. Some of the illustrious alumni of the company are – Mukesh Ambani, Anil Ambani, Narotam Sekhasaria, Adi Godrej, Chanda Kocchar, Keki Mistry and Azim Premji as its alumni.
The course will be taught using a blended learning format that includes teaching using case studies built on current industry problems, group discussions, presentations and projects. The course will be taught by industry professionals who have over a few decades of work experience in the BFSI sector. All BIL professors are practicing industry professionals who are placed at senior positions in the industry.
The major subjects of the course are Financial Accounting, Business Statistics, Data Analysis and Interpretation, Principles of Financial Management, Peer to Peer networks, Blockchains, Digital currencies, Insuretech, Derivatives, Fund Management, Robo Advisors, Algorithmic Trading, Banking Technology & Operations, Cybersecurity applications and entrepreneurship management.
Students get to intern with a major global financial institution as a 2 month summer internship, to understand how they work and have a chance to make a meaningful contribution. This is also a chance for students to bag a pre-placement offer.
Mumbai University offers a Masters degree after completing the 2 year course in Financial Technology. Click here to know more about the course.