MBA FinTech

Enhance your skills to empower the digital economy
  • Duration: 2 Years | 4 Semesters
  • Last date for applications 31st August 2022
    Last date of applications extended till 15th Sep 2022
    Classes starting from 26th September 2022
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Hurry - Last date for applications 31st August 2022
Last date of applications extended till 15th Sep 2022 for the MBA Fintech Program Year 22-23
MBA in Fintech at ADYPU Nuovos

If you’re looking for an MBA in Finance sector, NUOVOS by Ajeenkya DY Patil University’s MBA in FinTech provides non-specialists, recent graduates and working professionals with practical entry points into the fast-growing but challenging field of financial technology.

The focus of the MBA in FinTech program is on developing a quantitative-based understanding of various fields within the industry to help graduates achieve a rewarding career in FinTech.

The MBA in FINTECH program comes with specialised training with cutting-edge tools and is exposed to the thriving markets of Finance and its future. With it, you can solve complex financial problems and provide efficient solutions that will help businesses across all industries, whilst following some of the most ethical standards followed worldwide.

Getting a master’s in finance helps you build professional competencies and allows you to know how well you can showcase the skills that you hold allowing you to know which skill can help businesses innovate, and in turn, solve problems for your employers.

  • The global FinTech market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 23.58% from 2021 to 2025. (Research and Markets)
  • Blockchain and regulatory technology are the fastest-growing segments of the FinTech industry.
  • Peer-to-peer (P2P) or digital lending, another segment of FinTech, is worth $43.16 billion in 2018 and is expected to rise to $567.3 billion in 2026 with a CAGR of 26.6%.
  • In a survey, 56% of participants said that they recognize the importance of blockchain technologies. (PwC)
  • Even if they recognized its importance, 57% of participants said they are unsure about how to respond to blockchain technologies. (PwC)
  • The global financial services market is projected to reach $26.5 trillion by 2022
Key Highlights:
  • 16-hour weekly classroom sessions
  • Real-world Case Studies & Assignments
  • Master Class from Industry stalwarts
  • Global Recruiting Partners
  • Personalised Resume Building Exercise
  • Placement Assistance
  • Mock Interviews
Did you know?
  • The digital push, which has resulted in strong digital adoption among consumers and SMEs, has allowed India to emerge as a preferred choice for FinTech’s across the World.
  • In comparison to the rest of the World, India's FinTech industry is the fastest expanding. (Source: BFSI)
  • Over 67 percent of the 2,400+ FinTech’s in India today were founded in the last five years. The Indian FinTech sector is presently worth $31 billion and is predicted to expand to $150+ billion by 2025. The value of FinTech transactions is expected to rise from US$ 66 billion in 2019 to US$ 138 billion in 2023. (Source: Economic Times)
  • Out of 100+ unicorns in India, one-third are Fintech startups

Candidates with 50% or above on an average in all semesters of Under Graduate degree results, Students who are writing their final semester examinations for the current academic year are also eligible. The following entrance tests will be accepted: ADYPU – NUOVOS PGAT (PG admission test for MBA), MAT -2021/22, CAT/XAT/SNAP 2021, NMAT 2022, CMAT 2022, ATMA 2022, GMAT/GRE – 2021/22

SEMESTER 1

  • Ethics and Corporate Governance
  • Principles of Finance and Banking
  • Managerial Economics with introduction to strategy
  • Financial Modelling
  • Personal & professional Development

SEMESTER 2

  • Risk Management
  • Private Equity, Venture Capital & Valuation of Companies
  • FinTech Business Model
  • Data Analytics & Machine Learning in Finance
  • Professional Development

Internship with one of the leading Industries in FinTech

  • Before the students start their internships, we will offer a “Finance Professional” course at the university, covering issues related to behaviour at the workplace, including several analytical frameworks related to group work (Tuckman, Belbin) and reflective learning (Kolb Learning Cycle)
  • After the internship, the students will prepare a reflective essay, summarising their experience and linking it to the knowledge already acquired during the programme, applying frameworks learned before internship commenced.

SEMESTER 1

  • Behavioural Finance
  • Python Programming
  • Crypto currencies: from Block chain to stable coins
  • Security Analysis
  • Professional & Personal Development

SEMESTER 2

  • Dissertation
  • Regulatory Trend in FinTech: decentralised finance and GovCoins
  • Choice of elective
    1. Game Theory
    2. Derivatives
    3. Insurance
    4. Islamic Finance

We aim for our graduates to acquire:

  • An understanding of the financial system, why it is open for disruption, and how others are competing and co-operating in this crowded space.
  • A comprehensive, forward-looking view of the fintech industry with insights into the newest advances in fintech, including blockchain, cryptocurrencies, stablecoins, govcoins, super-apps and decentralised finance.
  • The ability to recognise the threats, difficulties and possibilities posed by fintech innovation, with a particular emphasis on the role of fintech as an enabler in emerging markets.

This program is meant to provide students with the skills, abilities and knowledge that facilitates later full-time employment in two main areas:

  • work as a financial analyst researching and analysing the needs of individual clients and firms with a view to assist in developing FinTech products relevant for them;
  • work in front office roles, actively promoting developed FinTech products.
  • Step 1: Submit the online application form with all relevant enclosures and application fee
  • Step 2: Verification of the submitted application
  • Step 3: Eligible candidates will appear for the entrance exam ADYPU NUOVOS PGAT (Post Graduate Aptitude Test), if applicable
  • Step 4: Shortlisted candidates will undergo a round of interviews basis their entrance exam scores for ADYPU – NUOVOS PGAT (PG admission test for MBA), MAT -2021/22, CAT/XAT/SNAP 2021, NMAT 2022, CMAT 2022, ATMA 2022, GMAT/GRE – 2021/22
  • Step 5: Shortlisted candidates will receive an admission offer letter
  • Step 6: Confirm your seat by paying fees & start with pre-course reading
Stellar Global Faculty:
Dr. Piotr Konwicki

Program Leader – FinTech

Zahid Akhtar

Assistant Professor, Department of Network and Computer Security, State University of New York Polytechnic Institute, USA.

  • Industry mentors, teaching assistants to give guidance
  • One-on-one feedback on submissions and guidance over improvement
  • Personalised expert feedback on assignments and projects
  • Regular sessions by industry experts to clarify concept-related doubts
  • Industry networking & sessions on various industry trending topics
  • Discussion and feedback sessions with industry experts
  • Group activities with peers

  • Placement Portal to access pool of job opportunities available 
  • Interview Preparation by skilled career counsellors 
  • Resume building & Business Profile Management sessions from industry experts 
  • Career Fair for professional networking 

  • By 2025, the economic impact of the FinTech Sector is expected to give a $700 billion impetus to the Indian Economy, boosting job creation in the sector – (Source LinkedIn)
  • India produces 12 million STEM graduates every year, FinTech and digital finance alone can create 21 million new jobs - (Source LinkedIn)
  • FinTech to rule the job market in India with 87% adoption of FinTech services against the global average of 64% (Source: Business Standards)

  • Chief Financial officer and CEO
  • Financial Consultant
  • Financial DATA and Analysis
  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • WealthTech and Robo-advisors
  • RegTech (Governance, Risk and Compliance using tech)
  • Financial Cyber Security
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies
  • Algorithmic Trading/ High Frequency Trading
  • App Development
  • Payments/ Billing/ Money Transfers
  • Peer-to-peer lending
  • Crowdfunding

The aim of the MBA in FinTech is to enable students to:

  • (a) Develop a critical understanding of the key concepts of finance and how these apply to specific financial and economic problems.
  • Build up good, practical knowledge about institutional details and empirical regularities in key financial technology.
  • Gain a solid grounding in the quantitative tools of FinTech.
  • Gain competence and maturity in the analysis and practical assessment of FinTech problems, combining an effective use of relevant quantitative models with sensible pragmatic judgements of the specific demands of the situation.
  • Become proficient in the use of financial modelling and simulation tools in a wide variety of financial circumstances, and gain experience in making software models reliable.
  • Develop a range of skills and mental attitudes that allows them to make an effective entrance into further on-the-job training in a professional finance work environment.
  • Become effective communicators of complex financial findings.

  • Why Ajeenkya D Y Patil University Nuovos?
    With the state-of-the-art campus and cutting-edge technology used by today's Financial Market, we at NUOVOS work with a single-minded purpose to empower the new generation of Indian learners to take advantage of a multitude of new opportunities, which lie at the intersection of management, pure science, and technology. We believe that India is at the cusp of unlocking enormous growth across new sectors like Health, Finance, Space Technology, Education as more and more people turn to the Internet and Web 3.0 technologies for solutions. We have collaborations with De Montfort University Dubai and, in turn, provide students with an internationally immersive experience as your first internship. We are also Partnered with the Wales Institute of Digital Information and offer internship opportunities in collaboration with Aadhya Aerospace for our space program.
  • Why MBA in Fintech?
    An MBA in FinTech will help you gain management skills with added cutting-edge technology and innovations used by big Banks and Financial companies today. You will learn how to plan, strategize, and define the art of finance with innovations and clear insights. The goal is to gain advanced skills in technologies like Blockchain, AI, IoT, Cloud Computing, and Data Analytics utilizing R and Python that business needs in their employees to solve new solutions for consumers and investors. To provide necessary business and technical skill sets that prepare their mindsets for exploring today's financial problems with the help of computational skills.
  • How will you be taught?
    Methods deployed in teaching the program such as lectures, workshops, seminars, group sessions, presentations, discussion, research, tutorial, practical, etc.
  • Is the MBA in FinTech an offline or online program? How is the degree awarded?
    The MBA in FinTech is an offline program that will be held at the ADYPU NUOVOS campus in Pune. A fully equipped university center where your ideas can take shape, we provide our students with the best resources and tools needed to excel in their field of choice.
  • Will I get Job placements?
    YES, we collaborate with industry leaders in fields like science, finance, medical and digital businesses. We also promote students for collaborative startups and Innovations and provide funding for the best ideas.
  • Can I get a Scholarship?
    Yes, we do have a scholarship program. Once you apply for the program you want to pursue, we will let you know if you are eligible for Paid Scholarships based on our internal evaluation.
  • How are the lectures going to be conducted?
    Lectures are generally tutor-led and are used to present new information, highlight similarities and differences in information and practice. Where problem solving and thinking is the desired outcome, we follow a protocol of question and answers, buzz groups, brief discussion, group work, which can be integrated on a module-by-module basis. Case studies analysis and experiments will be held with best practices in the real-world financial operations and issues.
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