The only thing that has remained constant over the ages if change and to some extent the financial industry. Technology has changed over the ages from the stone age, to the industrial revolution and now where everyone knows a little bit about technology. Till now, technology had not made a lot of changes to financial markets and the way investments were made, but now it’s not just changing the industry, it’s disrupting it! The extent of the creative destruction is so great that established banks and MNCs are investing billions of Dollars every year to keep their systems updated. One major challenge in this field is the lack of skilled industry professionals who know how to use this technology in the financial world to get a good rate of return for their investors.

BSE Institute Ltd (BIL) is a 100% subsidiary of BSE Ltd and has an excellent track record of providing long term and short term courses to students. The courses are designed taking into consideration, the recommendations of the BFSI industry and senior industry professionals, thus ensuring that students learn industry relevant concepts and skills that lets them hit the ground running. BIL has collaborated with the University of Mumbai to offer a Masters in Financial Technology. It is a 2 year, 4 semester full time course which focuses on making students as competitive as MBAs with Finance. Students will be able to do all the functions that an MBA professional can but they will also be conversant in handling Fintech operations like Robo advisory, Alog trading, block chains, digital currencies, etc.

The course has been designed by working industry professionals who have over a decades work experience. The main 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 will also get to train under some of the best industry professionals working at major financial institutions. This is an opportunity for students to display their competence and land a lucrative pre-placement offer.

Mumbai University is one of the oldest and the most prestigious Universities’ of India, which was established in 1857. The University has over 5.5 lakh students enrolled at any given point of time.It has the distinction of training and grooming some of the most distinguished personalities of the country from almost all walks of life. Adi Godrej, Anil Ambani, Mukesh Ambani, Azim Premji, Chanda Kocchar, etc. who are all well known and established names of the business World have Mumbai University as their Alma Mater.

All students who successfully complete the course will be given placement assistance and shall be awarded a degree by the University of Mumbai. Students can learn more by clicking here.

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