Most students have the aim of leading the organization that they work for or aim to lead an organization that they founded. What they don’t fully realize is that there are many people who are needed to support the leaders of any organization, many people who may or may not be directly on their pay rolls. A lot of specialist consultants and experts are needed to advise the CEOs, specialists who are highly paid and always in demand. Organizations cannot function without them! Financial technology consultant is an apt example of this. A new field that is disrupting the way banking and finance is done is making senior bankers situp and take notice. Due to the shortage in the number of professionals available, senior managers are turning to well read consultants & professionals for advice.

BSE Institute Ltd (BIL) was founded by the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) over a decade ago with the aim of supporting students and professionals who are interested in building their careers in the BFSI sector. BIL acts as a go to organization for the industry, which advises it about the skills that are badly needed in the job sector. BIL designs industry relevant short term and long term courses that help students get placed immediately. They courses also help working professionals to get additional certifications to move up the corporate ladder. All BIL courses are designed by working industry professionals who also teach at the institute.

BIL and the University of Mumbai offer a 2 year full time Masters in Financial Technology course. The course is offered to all those who have completed their graduation. The course has been divided into 4 semesters which covers subjects like 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. The objective of the internship is to let students understand every aspect of the financial world and display their expertise with the skills that they have learnt. It is also an opportunity for students to get a pre placement offer.

Students will be taught by industry professionals who have 10 or more years of work experience in Banking, Finance and Insurance and are currently placed at senior positions in major financial corporations. These professionals are instrumental in designing the course. Students will be taught using case studies and presentations that focus on building an individuals ability to think and behave like a fintech professional.

Mumbai University founded in 1857 is one of the oldest Universities of India. It has over 5 lakh students studying under it at any point of time. Its alumni are some of the most well-known professionals of the industry and support the university in developing the courses and curriculum.

Mumbai University offers a Master’s 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.

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