IIMB launches Fintech program with Gabelli School of Business in New York City

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1st November, 2019, Bengaluru: Indian Institute of Management Bangalore has announced an Executive Education Programme in ‘Digital Disruptions and Emerging Technologies in Financial Services’, along with the Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University, in New York City (NYC).

The 15-day programme has a five-day module at NYC with the rest of the course being delivered at IIMB. As a hub of innovation in Fintech, NYC offers an ideal opportunity for programme participants to interact with some leading startups in the Fintech space.

Professor Pulak Ghosh from IIM Bangalore and Professor Sudip Gupta from Gabelli School of Business will lead the programme through its design and delivery phases.

To register, please go to:  https://bit.ly/2JvPXQQ

The programme, with its accent on conceptual building blocks and immersive learning experience through field trips and projects, will fill the long-felt need for a quality programme in the Fintech space in India,” said Madan Mohan Raj, Chief Programme Officer, Executive Education Programmes at IIMB.

The programme has adopted a pedagogical style that requires the participants to work on a digital disruption project relevant to his/her field guided by a faculty mentor.

A seminar, a panel discussion with leading industry experts, and project presentations will be part of the concluding module of the programme.

Digitalization is bringing in new-age business models aided by technology in all sectors of the economy, and even more so in the Financial Services industry. The banking industry as we know it is set to change forever. The application of blockchain and cryptocurrencies to financial services opens the door to offering these services in a secure, reliable, manner and at a lower cost, thus creating more value. These changes have implications for the existing players in the financial services industry, as well as for startups and entrepreneurs. IIMB has been doing cutting-edge research in Business Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and its application to Fintech. As a logical next step, IIMB has launched the programme, ‘Digital Disruptions and Emerging Technologies in Financial Services’, along with the Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University, in New York City (NYC).