A lot of students often complain about the stress that they face during college, not because of their studies, but because of the job hunting process! It truly is a challenge to look for employers who seek the exact skill set that has been given to students during their time at the college. What better way to secure your future than to be a part of a course that focuses on a sunrise industry that promises to disrupt our way of life. Technology has disrupted every sphere of our lives from education, communication, entertainment, shopping and now finance. FinTech is changing the way we bank, make payments or invest money. Fintech threatens to change the way we do all of this, thus putting banks at the risk of losing a lot of business. This has pushed banks to invest heavily in technology, but unfortunately, there is a dearth of talent that can manage this tech in an efficient way. Keeping an eye on this, global banks are hiring fintech professionals in large numbers.
BSE Institute Ltd (BIL) and Mumbai University jointly offer a 2 year Masters in Financial Technology. The course is designed to equip students who have completed their graduation 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. It is a 2 year full time course that concentrates on major financial theories & concepts a student would know after his MBA/ Masters in Finance along with the contemporary way of doing business. Students will also be familiar in handling and operating financial technology
The course has been designed by industry veterans to ensure that a graduate can contribute to the organization from day one, .i.e. he hits the ground running! The professors are working professionals who are placed at senior positions of major financial organizations. They are highly respected professionals whose opinions are sought after in the industry. Students will be taught using an interactive blended technique that places a lot of importance on a student’s participation in class. Students will be taught using case studies, presentations, interactive projects, group discussions, etc.
The major subjects of the course are Financial Technology, Blockchains, Cybersecurity, Big Data, Data Analytics, Business Statistics, Financial Accounting, Markets – Equity, Debt, Derivatives, Commodity, Forex, Cryptocurrencies, Fundamental & Technical Analysis, Investment Banking, Private Equities, Fund Management, etc. Students will also get to intern with a major financial organization during the summer.
BSE Institute Ltd (BIL) is a 100% subsidiary of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). The institute is at the centre of the country’s financial capital and is best placed to help students get a close view of the way the industry works.It was started to provide industry relevant skills and knowledge to students and working professionals. The courses and their curriculum are designed in collaboration with the industry in order to groom professionals with skills that are in great demand.
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 at the end of the course. Students will have to clear a written test and a GD PI round to secure admissions. Click here to know more about the course