Change may be the only thing that is permanent, but it is also easy to get used to! Technology may have changed rapidly and may have disrupted multiple industries (Finance included), but it still is not one of those things that is hard to master! A will to learn, a desire to succeed and the hunger to be the best is all it takes to be get ahead in life. And this applies even to the world of Finance, which is being disrupted as we speak. Technology has changed the way Banking, Investing and Finance is done! Banks and financial institutions are now adopting all the new technologies and cheaper options that are offered by young startups and tech firms. However, in order to beat the startups, companies need to build business divisions that can support this tech and therein lies the challenge. Due to a dearth of skilled and talented Fintech professionals, they are unable to scale up in the manner in which they wish to.
Here lies an opportunity for students and professionals interested in growing fast in the World of finance. If they can provide the skills that these banks and MNCs need, the World will be their oyster. Keeping this in mind, BSE Institute Ltd (BIL) and Mumbai University are jointly offering a 2 years full time Masters in Financial Technology course. The course is designed to help students be competent professionals who can manage entire business divisions of major financial corporations and banks that focus specifically on FinTech.
The course is divided into 4 semesters, with each year having one semester. Students must have completed their graduation and should clear a written test, group discussion and personal interview to secure admission. Students will be taught by working industry professionals who have at least a decade’s work experience in the BFSI sector. They have a major role in designing the course and its curriculum. Students will be taught using case studies, business cases, group discussions and presentations that are designed using recent industry problems and situations. The aim is to ensure students have a proactive and a curious bent of mind that lets no answer go unquestioned.
The course curriculum consists of subjects like 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.
Mumbai University was founded in 1857 and has over 5 lakh students on its rolls at any point of time. It is one of the oldest, largest and the most prestigious learning institutions of India. Due to its illustrious legacy, it counts on its millions of alumni, many of whom lead illustrious organizations and industries, for designing its curriculum and guiding students.
BSE Institute LTD (BIL) is a 100% subsidiary of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and has over a decade’s experience in providing training to students and working professionals in the field of Insurance, Banking and Finance. BIL offers multiple short term and long term courses for beginning their career or moving up the corporate ladder. BIL has won multiple education awards nationally and globally for the high quality of education and training provided by it. BIL courses are recognized globally in countries like UK, Germany, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, etc. This gives students an opportunityto visit these countries under student exchange programs.
Mumbai University offers a degree on successful completion of the course. Students will be provided with placement assistance at the end of the course. Click here to know more about the course.