FinTech is an abbreviation for Financial Technology. FinTech is basically the technology that is slowly but surely changing the way banking, payments and finance is done. FinTech threatens to disrupt and make the old way of banking, making payments, trading on stock markets, investing, etc totally redundant. The charge of this industry is led by many startups. Most people who are fluent in the way the financial industry/ world/ markets operate & wish to make an entry here lack the basic skills and knowledge needed to succeed here.
In order to address this, BSE Institute Ltd (BIL) offers a Masters in Financial Technology with the University of Mumbai. It is a 2 year course that is divided into 4 semesters. The course aims to help students specialize in all subjects that are taught in an MBA Finance course and subjects that are important to understand the FinTech industry. Students will be able to read and make sound financial decisions on the basis of financial statements and reports that they get. They will also be competent in managing and operating FinTech businesses and its operations.
The curriculum is designed by the faculties who have atleast a decade of work experience in the BFSI sector. All faculties are working professionals who are placed at senior positions in the industry. The faculties teach using a blended teaching approach that promotes an interactive method of teaching which helps students develop a curious and a analytical bent of mind that is necessary for the BFSI industry.
The course consists of subjects like Financial Accounts, Effective Business Communication, Reading Financial Statements and Reports, Business Statistics, Data Analysis, Data Science, Economics, Principles of Management, Fintech applications, Fintech innovations, Digital Currencies, Sales & Marketing of Financial & Insurance Products, Business Law, Business Research, Leadership Development, Portfolio Management, Derivatives, Financial Modelling, Investment Banking, Algorithmic Trading, Commodity Markets, Forex Markets, SME Finance and a Summer Internship.
The internship is an opportunity for students to display their learnt knowledge & skills on live projects at financial institutions in order to bag a Pre-Placement offer.
Mumbai University is the oldest and the most prestigious University of India. The University has a glorious record of training and grooming students who go on to become doyens of the industry of their choice. The University has its students as the leading lights of many important companies of India and the World. The University is able to use this to its advantage as it is able to fall back on its alumni network to develop its curriculum and to place its students.
The Bombay Stock Exchange is Asia’s oldest and the World’s largest and the fastest stock exchange. BSE saw an opportunity to help grow and strengthen the existing community of finance professionals. With an aim to help students and professionals learn and grow in their professional lives, BSE founded BSE Institute (BIL), a 100% subsidiary of BSE. BIL offers multiple courses in the field of Banking, Finance, Insurance and Capital Markets.
All students completing the course will be awarded a degree by the Mumbai University and shall be given placement assistance. Students can learn more about the course by clicking here.