One of the biggest advantages of the 21st century is that no knowledge is out of reach. If there is anything that one wishes to learn and be the best at it, they can do it anytime, any place and anywhere. The downside to this is that skills that are scarce today are available in plenty tomorrow. It is therefor necessary to have a sound understanding of not just one, but at least of couple of important industries and their businesses.

Technology is one of the most important function of any organization today as it has practically changed the way any business is done. Finance is one of the last industries to be disrupted, but considering the impact that the world of Finance has on economies all over the World, it is important to situp and take note of the way the industry is changing. The biggest challenge that major banks and financial institutions face is their inability to hire large number of talented professionals for managing these businesses, due to the unavailability of skilled professionals. The industry desperately needs professionals who understand financial markets, banking and technology.

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 opportunity to visit these countries under student exchange programs.

BSE Institute Ltd (BIL) and Mumbai University jointly offer a 2 year Masters in Financial Technology. The course is designed to equip students with a sound understanding of Banking, Financial Services, Insurance and Global Markets with a focus on the way technology is disrupting the traditional way of doing business. The course concentrates on major financial theories and concepts a student is expected to know after his MBA/ Masters in Finance coupled with the contemporary way of doing business.

The course is designed around subject 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.

Students can also learn day trading in a simulation lab, that lets them conduct mock trading at real time prices. This gives students a feel of what they can expect if chosen for a certain type of job. Students will also be a part of a summer internship, where they get to train at the best financial institutions and banks, and under some of the best professionals of the industry.

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.

Mumbai University offers a degree on successful completion of the course. Students will be provided with placement assistance on completing the course. Click here to know more about the course.

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