Certificate Programme in Fintech and Financial Blockchain
Associate for Technical and Student Support:
Times Professional Learning, A Division of Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.
India is amongst the fastest growing FinTech markets in the world. India is ranked highest globally in the FinTech adoption rate with China. Digital payments value of $65 bn in 2019 is expected to grow at a CAGR of 20%. To continue with this growth, the industry would need professionals who can navigate this space. The participants will learn fundamental building blocks of financial technologies and real-world applications and to critically understand and assess the future of financial services and fintech through the technology and digital disruptions. The program will examine payments, crypto currency and blockchain and how they contribute to the new age transaction.
- Contextually designed for working executives.
- Programme faculty team includes the best of the domain experts.
- Focus on real business use cases
- Get certified by IIM Indore, Triple Accreditated Institute – AMBA, EQUIS & AACSB
|Module 1: Fintech|
|Digital India and its role in promoting FinTech|
|Role of FinTech in Financial Inclusion and Financial Integration|
|FinTech Developments for Banks|
|Understanding digital payments and its implications|
|AI/ML applications in finance sector (Digital Lending, WealthTech & InsurTech)|
|IIssues of Risks & privacy management in the financial services environment|
|Data Analytics in Financial Services
|Module 2: Blockchain and Cryptocurrency|
|What is Blockchain|
|How blockchain works|
|Blockchain design principles|
|Public and private ledgers|
|Blockchain implementation challenges|
|Different types of tokens (protocol, utility, security, etc.)|
Module 3: Project Work
Duration & Number of Session Hours
Duration: 8 Months
Number of Sessions (75 Minutes each): 120
On-campus module of three days duration: around 12 sessions,
One or two sessions from each of the courses will become part of the on-campus orientation module. If the on-campus module is not confirmed due to COVID situation, the same will be included in the total number of sessions.
Online: 108 sessions
Number of Hours: Approx. 150
The pedagogy will be a judicious mix of lectures, case discussions, project work, term papers, and assignments etc.
Participants are expected to attend all sessions of a given course. However, Participants may take leave on account of emergencies, participation in management festivals or co-curricular activities, etc., subject to the approval of the Programme Coordinator. However, 75% minimum attendance requirement would be considered for the final grading.
Performance of participants will be monitored on a continuous evaluation basis through quizzes, assignments, tests and examinations. The participant is required to score minimum marks/grades as decided by the Institute from time to time to complete the course.
Successful Completion Certificate by IIM Indore in a velidictory ceremony to be held on the campus.
Diploma (10+2+3)/Graduate / Post Graduate from Universities recognized by Association of Indian Universities with minimum 50% marks in either Diploma or graduation or post-graduation (or its equivalent) with at least three years of post-graduate work experience.
How the Courses will be Delivered:
Courses will be delivered through on-line mode using an appropriate technology Synchronized platform. Lectures will be delivered through broadband based technology involving two-way audio and video communication. Sessions will be held once in a week, generally on weekends. Participants can attend sessions directly from their desktop/laptop (Direct-2-Device). Participants will be provided reading materials etc. for each course. They may also interact with the concerned faculty through e-mails/ chat mode.
The academic sessions will start from Dec 2020. Sessions will be held on every Saturday & Sunday.
The normal timing of the sessions will be as follows:
Saturday, First session : 3:00 PM to 04:15 PM
Saturday, Second session : 4:30 PM to 05:45 PM
Sunday, First session : 7:00 PM to 08:15 PM
Sunday, Second session : 08:30 PM to 09:45 PM
The time gap between two consecutive sessions is to give the participants a break. On some days, the classes may extend beyond the mentioned time. In addition to attending interactive sessions, participants have to undertake online quizzes, assignments, and examinations.
Programme Activity Timelines
|Application Closure||10th January 2021, Sunday|
|Date of 1st Instalment Payment||within 7 days from the date of offer sent|
|Date for Academic Orientation||24th January 2021, Sunday|
|The date for 1st Session||December 2020/January 2021|
|Tentative Programme End Date||August 2021|
Total Fees and Payment Schedule*
|Particulars||Amount Rs. (Excluding GST)|
|Commitment Fee*||INR 10,000 /-|
|1st Instalment (within 7 days from the date of offer sent)||INR 53,500 /-|
|2nd Instalment (10th March 2021)||INR 70,000 /-|
|3rd Instalment (10th May 2021)||INR 70,000 /-|
|*Commitment Fee contains Rs. 6,000 towards registration fee & Rs. 4,000 towards the total programme fee which will be adjusted in 1st installment. In case a candidate is not selected for the programme, an amount of Rs. 2,500 shall be deducted towards administrative charges and balance of Rs 7,500 shall be refunded to the candidate.|
*Dates are Subject to change.
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c) Official email ID of the institute
Please note that all the dates are subject to change due to pandemic situation.
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