One thing most students realized during the decade of 2000 is that an MBA is the fastest way for anyone to bag a well paying job right after college. In order to capitalize on this perception, thousands of MBA institutes mushroomed all over the country. Today in 2017, the problem is different. There are so many institutes offering MBA, that the quality of education has dropped, thus resulting in hiring managers looking for other courses which offer knowledgable, well trained & groomed professionals who can hit the ground running as contributing professionals.
BSE Institute Ltd (BIL) in collaboration with the University of Mumbai is jointly offering a 2 year Masters in Financial Technology that aims to solve this exact problem faced by the industry and students. Students will be trained to be as competent as any person with an MBA in Finance. Students will also receive a specialization in managing operations of Financial Technology like Blockchains, Digital Currencies and Algorithmic Trading. Financial Technology is a sunrise industry that promises to disrupt the way business in the Financial World is done and hence is expected to grow exponentially, thus needing a lot of skilled professionals.
The course is divided ito 4 semesters and will be taught by expert industry professionals who have a few decades of work experience between them. All the faculties are experienced professionals who are sought after Finance professionals who are regularly quoted in the news media. The course is taught with a focus on case studies which are developed using real business problems faced by companies. This lets students to start thinking like industry professionals who understand the dynamics of the industry and can be contributing employees for a company right from the day they join.
The course has been designed keeping the requirements of the industry in mind. The subjects are Fundamental & Technical Analysis, Digital Currencies, Risk Management, Communication, Competitive Strategy, Digital Tech, Business and Financial Econometrics, Algorithmic trading, Accounting for Financial markets, Strategic Financial Management, Blockchains, Debt Markets, Reading Financial statements, Forex Markets, Financial Modelling, Robo advisors Fund Management, Investment Banking, Commodity Markets, etc.
With a history of over 141 years, the Bombay Stock Exchange is the oldest stock exchange in Asia and is today the fastest and the largest in the World. With an eye on training working professionals and students in the Banking, Financial Services, Insurance and Global Financial Markets, BSE Ltd founded BSE Institute Ltd (BIL). The Institute has been at the forefront of providing industry relevant skills and knowledge to interested candidates for more than a decade. BIL has the advantage of being located in the centre of the country’s financial hub, thus allowing students to observe the industry from up close.
BIL courses are recognized all over the World in major countries in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and North America. The courses have received citations in multiple media outlets.
Mumbai University has the distinction of training and grooming some of the most distinguished pesonalities of the country from many walks of life. Adi Godrej, Anil Ambani, Mukesh Ambani, Azim Premji, Jamsetji Tata, Dorabji Tata, Chanda Kocchar, Jagdish Mahindra, etc. who are all well known and established names of the business World have Mumbai University as their Alma Mater. The University has over 5.5 lakh students enrolled at any given point of time. It is one of the oldest and the most prestigious educational institution of India.
BIL students successfully completing the course shall be awarded a degree and shall be given placement assistance. Students can get more information about the course here.