MBAs, primarily MBAs in Finance are said to secure the best placements in all of India. The reason being finance is said to be the one department that is very very important for each and every organization whether it is for profit or not. Their ability to manage finances is what makes them indispensable. However, a lot of colleges have mushroomed over the years hoping to replicate the same formula and make a quick buck. Due to their unsuccessful attempts, many students have been left with degrees that are worth nothing and are were an unnecessary drain on their resources. The only solution to this situation is to look for a course from a reputed institute that consults the industry before launching and designing a course.

BSE Institute Ltd (BIL) is that college with a difference. It is a 100% subsidiary of the Bombay Stock Exchange. It was founded to act as a bridge between the industry and the academia to ensure that students learn industry relevant skills and are able to start contributing at the workplace from day one. BIL offers multiple long term and short term industry relevant courses that help students and professionals grow as corporate professionals, entrepreneurs and as contributors to the society.

Financial technology is described as the tech that supports digital payments, mobile banking, algorithmic trading, contemporary investing, etc. This tech has brought about a rapid change in the way banking, finance and investing is done. In order to keep up with the changing times and technology, banks and other organizations are investing money to the tune of Billions of Dollars every year to build and maintain this system. However, due to the nascent state of the industry, they are unable to fully staff their Fintech divisions as not many people are trained to handle this. Those who are trained are able to command a handsome salary and in some cases an international placement. Thus, being trained and placed in this highly rewarding industry at an early stage will be extremely effective and smart strategy for any fresh graduate seeking to complete his/ her post graduation.

BIL and the University of Mumbai offer a 2 year full time Masters in Financial Technology course.  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.

The course curriculum is taught by senior industry veterans who have decades of work experience in the BFSI sector. They are placed at senior positons, highly respected and sought after opinion makers of the industry. The curriculum is designed keeping the current requirements of the industry in mind. Students are taught using case studies which are designed on the basis of current business problems. The aim is to ensure students think and can take decisions like industry professionals can way before they enter the industry. Being knowledgeable and proactive is a skill that is highly appreciated in any industry.

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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