Be at the forefront of the fintech revolution with SPJIMR’s Fintech and Blockchain programme

The financial services industry is gripped by change, uncertainty as well as a tremendous opportunity. There’s increased geopolitical risk, evolving regulatory environment, and growing competition among banks, non-banks, and fintech firms. At the same time, India’s tryst with digital payments, fueled by UPI, Bharat QR and mobile wallets, contributes to last-mile connectivity and financial growth.

Even as the Indian fintech market is expected to be one trillion dollars in AUM and $200 billion in revenue by 2030 (as per a report by EY), it lacks something significant: talent with an unmatched understanding of how digital transformation and disruption are impacting the BFSI industry. The need for professionals who can understand the technologies driving fintech and apply them to their businesses to increase revenue, market share and minimise risks is more acute than ever.

That’s why the S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR), Mumbai, has launched the 3rd batch of the Executive Certificate Programme in Fintech and Blockchain. This seven-month certificate programme combines both conventional risk management practices as well as innovative solutions to help you become skilled in technology-driven financial strategies and achieve business growth.

Taught via live-online lectures, practical insights, and case studies by leading SPJIMR faculty and industry experts, this programme will give you an overview of fintech, digital transformation and innovation towards expertise in managing the financial landscape.

This high-impact programme will make you proficient in applying blockchain and FinTech for digital transformation, financial innovation, and navigating the complexities of a dynamic economic landscape.

At the end of this programme, you will be able to:

  • Explore the opportunities enabled by blockchain applications in the BFSI industry, its design rationale and limitations,
  • Understand the ongoing digital transformation and disruption in the BFSI industry due to technologies such as ML/ AI, RPA, Blockchain, IoT, and Chatbots,
  • Gain insights into Blockchain technology and its evolving role in the emergence of smart contracts and in shaping Trade Finance,
  • Understand cryptocurrencies and new-age digital currency concepts like Bitcoin, Filecoin, Stablecoins, and ICOs,
  • Discover data analytics applications like credit analytics and their relevance to FinTech,
  • Draw lessons from the new regulatory landscape and explore the growing significance of RegTech.

But who will most benefit from this programme?
As the world is experiencing a radical financial reorganisation. A future-fit professional must learn to leverage Blockchain technology and fintech applications to ride the wave of financial disruption. This is the right place, right time opportunity to wield technology as a differentiator for guaranteed career growth. Therefore, this programme is suitable for finance professionals across the BFSI industry. If you want to stand out in this fast-moving space with fresh insights from a renowned B-school without taking a career break, this will prove to be an ideal programme.

This programme will be most beneficial for:

  • Mid to senior-level managers interested in understanding the growth opportunities enabled by blockchain and FinTech applications,
  • Business heads/ leaders keen to strengthen their knowledge and integrate blockchain and FinTech in strategic planning and business expansion,
  • Consultants/ finance professionals looking to enhance their expertise in applying blockchain and FinTech for innovative financial solutions,
  • Early-stage professionals/ aspiring financial analysts who want to learn how digital disruption through blockchain and FinTech is impacting the banking ecosystem,
  • Entrepreneurs/ business owners interested in exploring how blockchain and FinTech can be harnessed for competitive advantage and business growth.

Currently, in its 3rd batch, the Executive Certificate Programme in Fintech and Blockchain, curated by SPJIMR’s Centre for Financial Studies (CFS), a knowledge partner to the industry in the area of finance, has benefited its participants in multiple ways. “[I] was able to get some great insights on applications of blockchain, cryptocurrency, AI, fintech products through engaging case studies, class discussion and applications in Python,” Vaibhav Chitrao from Siemens Healthenieers and programme alumnus said.

Apart from helping you grasp disruptive technologies and tools for financial innovation, this finance course will help you propel your career forward, as well as expand your network with a SPJIMR certification. You will also be eligible for the prestigious SPJIMR Executive Alumni Status with benefits like access to the Institute’s executive alumni portal, social media groups and campus updates, get exclusive access to SPJIMR webinars and business conclaves, access to the SPJIMR library on-campus, alumni discounts, among others.

As the fintech world experiences exponential growth and innovation, enrol in this programme to join the leading club of finance professionals and play a key role in the next phase of financial evolution.

Programme Details:

  • Start date: September 30, 2022,
  • Programme fee: INR 112000+GST
  • Format: Live online sessions with faculty | 3 Hours/ Once a Week – Sunday 12:15 PM to 3:15 PM

S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR) is a leading school of management in the heart of India’s financial centre, Mumbai. SPJIMR is a part of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan and functions as an autonomous institute with entrepreneurial agility. It consistently ranks amongst the top ten management institutes in India.

SPJIMR has acquired the reputation of meeting the societal needs of under-managed sectors by offering unique, purposeful and relevant initiatives. More than 1,000 participants from diverse backgrounds are enrolled at any given time across various management programmes offered by SPJIMR.

SPJIMR has been awarded accreditation by the prestigious AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. SPJIMR has also featured in the global top 50 and at the third position in India in the ‘Financial Times Masters in Management (MIM) 2020’ ranking.

About SPJIMR’S Centre for Financial Studies

SPJIMR has set up the Centre for Financial Studies (CFS) to bridge the gap between industry and academia. The vision for CFS is to be the knowledge partner to the industry in the area of finance. CFS has ve areas of focus – Accounting, Governance and Risk, Financial Inclusion, FinTech and Policy and Regulation. SPJIMR’s Centre for Financial Studies plans to have its own FinTech Lab with state-of-the-art computing capability to facilitate research and analytics. It also offers specialised executive training programmes conducted by top-class SPJIMR faculty and visiting global scholars.

About Emeritus
SPJIMR collaborates with online education provider Emeritus to offer a portfolio of high-impact online programmes. Working with Emeritus gives SPJIMR the advantage of broadening its access beyond its on-campus offerings in a collaborative and engaging format that stays true to the quality of SPJIMR. Emeritus’ approach to learning is built on a cohort-based design to maximise peer-to-peer sharing and includes video lectures with world-class faculty and hands-on project-based learning. More than 250,000 students from over 160 countries have benefitted professionally from Emeritus’ courses.

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