PGDM – SPECIALIZATION IN FINTECH WITH OPTIONAL INTERNATIONAL MBA

The global fintech market size is projected to reach USD 16,652 Bn by 2028 from USD 6,588 billion in 2021 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 13.9% during the forecast period 2022-2028 according to Valuates Report. It was reported that there were over 1230 fintech apps available in APAC, and marketers have spent US$ 244 million to acquire new users in 2020 alone. A conducive business environment, entrepreneurial and innovative mindset, regulatory support, and increase in funding and startups are enabling the adoption in this space.
The Fintech markets in the APAC and Americas regions are currently the largest, with both having more than 40% of the global market share. It was reported that there were over 1230 fintech apps available in APAC, and marketers have spent US$ 244 million to acquire new users in 2020 alone. A conducive business environment, entrepreneurial and innovative mindset, regulatory support, and increase in funding and startups are enabling the adoption in this space.

PGDM IN FINTECH IN COLLABORATION WITH IMARTICUS

Fintech, a combination of the terms “financial” and “technology,” is the application of new technological advancements to products and services in the financial industry. India's top companies involved in asset management, insurance, and personal finance management use financial technology. At its core, fintech is utilized to help companies, business owners, and consumers better manage their financial operations, processes, and lives by utilizing specialized software and algorithms that are used on computers and, increasingly, smartphones.
Firebird collaborated with Imarticus and is offering PGDM with a specialization in Fintech which is 2 years full-time programme. Imarticus Learning is a technology-driven educational institute that has immense expertise in transforming careers across industries such as financial services, marketing, analytics, AI, business analysis, and core technology. This programme is designed for finance professionals and technology professionals who wish to advance their careers in FinTech, by building specialized skills in the areas such as Blockchain, InsurTech, Machine Learning & Deep Learning for Finance, Quantitative Methods, and Financial Analytics.

FIN TECH COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • 100% placement assistance.
  • Industry relevant original curriculum and content and continual up - gradation of the content. Faculty are from across India.
  • Personality development training.
  • Project-based learning.
  • Exposure to live projects.

SELECTION PROCESS

  • Students will be assessed based on their combined performance in the National level entrance exam, FIRM test, personal interview and in their academics.
  • The applicant will receive the call letter for the selection process which includes FIRM Exam (Aptitude and English Test) and a personal Interview.
  • The applicants are required to submit the document copies including their school, UG, Competitive exam score card and Identity proofs.
  • Applicants who are scoring a min of 50% in the selection process would be eligible for the next level in the admission process.
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Programme Structure - Curriculum

Year I

Basics :

  • Financial Markets.

  • Overview of BFSI.

  • Decision Science.

  • Managerial Economics.

  • Principal of Management and Organizational Behavior.

  • Marketing Management.

  • Financial and Management Accounting.

  • Logical thinking skills for Managers.

Core papers :

  • Introduction to Fintech.

  • Operation Management.

  • Cloud Computing and ALI Economy.

  • Block chain and Application.

  • Professional skills for Managers.

  • Information system and ERP.

  • Business Research Methodology.

  • Summer Internship Programme.

Year II
  • Fintech in Banking and Finance.

  • Crypto currencies.

  • Machine Learning in Fintech.

  • Business Environment.

  • Business Legislation.

  • Strategic Management .

  • Entrepreneurship and Family Business .

  • Digital Transformation and RPA.

  • Artificial Intelligence in Fintech.

  • Fintech in payment and lending.

  • Leadership in Organisations.

  • Business Ethics and Corporate Governance.

  • Management research project.

Programme highlights

360 Degree Learning :

Industry Learning – An industry-oriented curriculum that aligns globally recognized standards and features the very latest in global trends and best practices.

Comprehensive Coverage :

Core – Our core programme will give you an overview of all important aspects of Fintech including Blockchain, AI and RPA.

Industry connect :

Get the latest industry knowledge nuggets by accessing the resources powered by our tech, knowledge and specialization partners such as AWS Educate, Automation Anywhere, PWC, Rise Mumbai, BTA, Consensus and more.

Stay updated :

Get access to webinars delivered by industry experts to keep you abreast of the latest trends in financial technology.

Pro :

Become a pro with our extended coverage of how emerging technologies are continuously disrupting traditional financial services.

Mentorship :

Individual programme mentors support you through this fintech course and forge collaborative relationships.

COLLABORATIONS

Industry partners

  • Tech partners – aws educate, Automation Anywhere.
  • Knowledge partners – pwc, rise, Barclays, Consensys.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Firebird provides guaranteed placement opportunities to place in core Fintech positions at reputed organisations with collaborative partner for students who complete this programme.

To get a call from the recruiters one must have,

  • 85% attendance in the programme.
  • Must clear all the mock interviews and assessments.

CAREER OPTIONS WITH PGDM IN FINTECH

The career options in fintech are very versatile and interesting to choose from. One can opt for the following job profiles after completing their financial technology courses

  • Financial Analyst.
  • Research Analyst.
  • Equity Analyst.
  • Portfolio Manager.
  • Financial Planner/Adviser.
  • Banking and Insurance.
  • Treasury.
  • Corporate Finance.
  • Financial Associate.
  • Tax Consultant.
  • Innovation Analyst.
  • Insure Tech Analyst.
  • Valuation Consultant.
  • Transactional Advisory.
  • Credit Analyst.
  • Asset Valuation Associate.

Eligibility for PGDM in FinTech

  • The applicant should have a minimum of 60% in their graduation examination.
  • The student must clear the admission process of FIRM.
  • He/ She must qualify in at least one of these entrance exams - (CAT, XAT, CMAT, GMAT, MAT, ATMA, State CET tests, NMAT by GMAC) as per the AICTE guidelines.

PLACEMENT COMPANIES

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