Transform into a FinTech Leader

Advanced Management Programme in FinTech and Financial Blockchain

Explore the dynamic world of fintech and financial blockchain with IIM Calcutta's Advanced Management Course. Gain expertise in disruptive technologies.

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  • Triple Accreditation AMBA, EQUIS, AACSB
  • 6Months Live Interactive Online

3 Reasons why Professionals
Prefer this FinTech Program

1 Top Ranked Management Institute

  • Triple Accreditation Accredited by EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB
  • #1 in Management Studies BT-MDRA India's Best B-Schools Survey 2023
  • #3 B-School in India #60 globally in FT MIM B-School Survey 2023
  • Ranked #76 globally FT MBA B-School Survey 2023 (MBAEx program)
  • #3 B-School in India #59 Globally in QS World University Rankings: Global MBA 2024

2 Strong Alumni Network

  • Programme Alumni of 900+ FinTech Leaders
  • Executive Education Alumni Status of IIM Calcutta

3 High Impact Learning

  • 150 Hours of Live Sessions from IIM Calcutta Faculty
  • Two 3-day Campus Immersions at IIM Calcutta

Creating FinTech Thought Leaders

  • "The programme content and teaching methodology helped in improving my critical thinking abilities and analysing skills. As an angel investor, I work closely with many FinTech startups. The learnings are helping me understand and guide them better."
    Sweta RauAngel Investor
  • "A 20 year FinTech professional, I joined the course to continue to stay relevant for next 10 years and it lived up to my expectations. IIM Calcutta certification has got tremendous endorsement value—so many people in my professional network appreciated it! The programme has transformed the way I think about my career."
    Harish Karunakaran Director, GFS - Fiserv
  • "I have been in retail banking for 12+ years and was looking to shift to FinTech, specifically payments. This programme helped me get a deep understanding of concepts and the industry, which eventually helped me get the job I have always aspired for."
    Amit Tyagi Business Development Manager, MasterCard
  • "As AVP, retail lending, I work with a huge customer base and interact with several internal teams. This course has helped me understand relevance and application of FinTech in day to day retail banking functions, e.g. how to analyze and interpret huge volumes of data, blockchain applications, etc. It will definitely help in future job/ career changes but what really matters to me now is that I am able to do my current job with a lot more clarity and confidence."
    Ankit Mathur AVP, Axis Bank

Emerging domains professionals can explore with FinTech expertise

  • Digital Payments
  • Wealth Tech
  • Product Development/Management
  • Open Banking/API Banking Head
  • Risk & Compliance
  • Blockchain
  • Digital Lending
  • Reg Tech
  • Insure Tech
  • Digital Lending
  • Indian fintech market is expected to reach $200 Bn in revenue by 2030.1
  • Book-Now-Pay-Later financing to accumulate $680 Bn in transactions in 2025.2
  • India’s Fintech sector received $8.53 billion in investment in FY22.3
  • Indian Neo-banking space that has witnessed a 5x uptick in funding is expected to hit $215 Bn mark by 2030.4

Unmatched Alumni Network

Illustrious alumni network of 900+ FinTech Leaders | Executive Education Alumni of IIM Calcutta

Harness the Power of a Diverse Peer Group

From Diverse Job Roles

Technology Consulting Delivery Leader
Product Head
Deputy Vice President
Senior Account Manager
Executive Vice President
Associate Director
Head - Supply Chain Finance

From Top Organizations

Aditya Birla Capital
Aditya Birla Management
Airtel Payments Bank
American Express
Axis Bank
Axis Securities
Bajaj Allianz
Bajaj Finance
Bandhan Bank
Bank of America
Bank of Baroda
BNP Paribas
Bangalore University
Canara Bank
Capital Fortunes
Capital Street
Coforge DPA
Citicorp Services
Continental Automotive
DBS Bank
Dell EMC
Deutsche Bank
DXC Technologies
Emirates Post Group
Equitas Small Bank
Ernst & Young
Fidelity Investments
FIS Global
Fidelity International
Girnar Software
HCL Technologies
Hanon Systems
Husqvarna Group
IBM India
ICICI Securities
IDFC First Bank
JDA Software
Kellton Tech
Kotak Bank
Lendingkart Finance
Mahindra & Mahindra
Manappuram Finance
Mashreq Bank
National Insurance
BNY Mellon
Nexii Labs
New Horizons Global
Orange Associates
PayMate India
PwC India
RBL Bank
Sarvagram Fincare
Self Employed
Shinsei Bank
Shriram Housing
Societe Generale
Standard Chartered
StarAgri Finance
Svatantra Microfin
Tata Capital
Tech Mahindra
Venture Consulting
Vodafone Idea
Yes Bank

From Indian and Global Locations

Hong Kong
United Kingdom

IIM Calcutta Edge: Top Ranked Management Institute

The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta was established as the first national institute for Post Graduate Studies and Research in Management by the Government of India in November 1961, in collaboration with Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT), the Government of West Bengal, The Ford Foundation, and the Indian Industry. Over the years, IIM Calcutta has grown into a mature institution with a global reputation, imparting high-quality management education. It has been playing a pioneering role in professionalizing Indian management through its Post Graduate and Doctoral level Programmes, Executive Training Programmes, Research and Consulting Activities. For more information please visit

Fintech and Financial Blockchain Course Overview

The FinTech industry in India is growing at a break-neck speed and technology innovation is powering this growth. The industry now needs highly skilled professionals who can manage and navigate the FinTech business world which is filled with phenomenal opportunities.

IIM Calcutta, in association with TalentSprint, offers a 6-Month Advanced Management Course in FinTech and Financial Blockchain (AMPFFB). The course is for senior working professionals in Banking, Consulting, Financial Services, Insurance, Management, and Technology, who want to be at the forefront of the FinTech Revolution and wish to lead FinTech initiatives in their organization or want to start their own. The programme is currently running its 9th Cohort with 900+ participants and 275+ companies across all cohorts. IIM Calcutta, with its expertise in quantitative courses, analytics programmes, and financial markets is well placed to equip professionals with both the academic framework and the practical skill sets to help set a firm footing in this brave new financial world order.

The course is delivered through interactive live online sessions, ensuring flexibility for working professionals while maintaining the rigour of an IIM Calcutta certification providing a unique opportunity for professionals to enhance their expertise and stay ahead in the ever-evolving FinTech industry.

High Impact Learning

  • Interactive Live Sessions
    Twice a week with IIM Calcutta faculty
  • Hands-on Learning
    With industry-vetted curriculum
  • Capstone Projects
    Supported by IIM Calcutta faculty
  • Two 3-day Campus Visits
    Experience IIM Calcutta campus

Fintech and Financial Blockchain Course Curriculum

Approach business problems analytically. Think systematically about whether and how data can improve business performance to make better informed decisions.

  • Examining Relationships among Variables
  • Understanding Characteristics of Statistical Data used in Fin
  • Data Modeling using Statistical Distributions for FinTech applications
  • Deterministic versus Probabilistic Decision Making
  • Forecasting using Regression Techniques and Time Series Modeling in Fintech

Important verticals of Fintech space. Financial issues in LendingTech, WealthTech, InsurTech and Challenger Banks. Valuation and financial risk management of FinTech firms.

  • Overview of FinTech Ecosystem
  • Valuation and Fundraising of FinTech firms
  • Virtual Asset Accounting
  • Fintech Payment Ecosystem
  • LendingTech: Opportunities and Challenges
  • Digital Disruption in Insurance Sector: InsurTech

Understand the origin and history of FinTech and the building blocks. Understand major elements of risks at unit and enterprise levels. Appreciate how the use of FinTech will change risk management perspectives. Risk modeling approaches in FinTech

  • Technology as Enabler of Regulation: RegTech
  • Fintech and Society
  • Cyber Risk in Data Centric Financial System
  • Operational Risk and its Impact in FinTech
  • Risk Associated with Payment, Lending and Supply Chain Financing
  • Credit Risk Modelling and Alternate Approaches

Understand evolution of digital payment and learn emerging paradigms of B2C, C2C, and B2B payment systems and their advantages. Learn about digital wallets, UPI, digital currency, NFC/QR code based payment, etc.

  • Evolution from credit card to CBDC
  • B2B, B2C, C2C payment mechanisms
  • EMV, NFC, Tokenization
  • Mobile wallet, UPI, QR code
  • Cross border digital payments
  • Payment platforms and ecosystem
  • Open/Neo banking, AA
  • National and international case studies

Understand blockchain/DLT concepts and know about designs of dApps, smart contracts. Learn about various blockchain implementations, business use cases, bitcoin, altcoin, stablecoin, CBDC.

  • Blockchain, hashing and mining, mining reward, gas fee
  • Decentralized apps (dApps), smart contract, DAO
  • Distributed ledger technology (DLT) and decentralized finance (DeFi)
  • Cryptography, public/private key, digital signature, PKI
  • Public/private blockchain, permissioned/permissionless ledger
  • Use cases of Bitcoin, Ethereum, Hyperledger, Corda, Ripple
  • Application of blockchain and smart contract in trade finance, Security management, SCM
  • BTC, altcoin, stablecoin, CBDC

Provide latest insights on best practices in digital transformation in financial technology (fintech) and adopt related strategies for financial services and crypto markets.

  • Disruptive financial technologies
  • Fintech revolution with specific case studies
  • Fintech in Financial services
  • Crypto Assets and Cryptocurrencies
  • Fundamental Analysis and Trading Strategies for Crypto Markets

Understand various aspects of FinTech venture management, business plan and entrepreneurial finance. Learn about innovation and creative disruptions in FinTech space.

  • Creating FinTech Business Plan
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • FinTech Project Leadership
  • Innovation and Creative Disruptions in FinTech

Understand how quantitative and qualitative information can be used to make credit and trading decisions. Learn how financial analytics will help regulators and analysts. Readability and sentiment analysis in decision making.

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning
  • Data Driven Decision Making in Investment: WealthTech
  • Readability and Sentiment Analysis of Textual Content related to FinTech
  • Using Sentiment Score in Decision Making

Note: Each Instructor will design a session plan for a particular course on the basis of the above objectives.

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  • 6-Month
    Executive Programme
  • Faculty from
    IIM Calcutta
  • Certificate by
    IIM Calcutta
  • Online Sessions
    Twice a Week
  • Capstone
  • Two 3-day Campus
    Visits at IIM Calcutta

Capstone Projects

  • Transfers and
  • eWallet
  • Alternate Capital
    for SME
  • Risk
  • Digital
  • Trading and
  • Digital
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Gain IIM Calcutta Executive Alumni Status

  • Get an IIM Calcutta Email address after your course completion
  • Access to Alumni Portal to stay connected with the elite IIM Calcutta
    Executive Alumni Network of 27,000 members
  • Network with all IIM Calcutta Executive Education Alumni
  • Get updates on Alumni Achievements, Jobs and LIVE Project opportunities
  • Be entitled for a discount of 5% on program fee on opting for other
    IIM Calcutta Executive Programs

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What should you expect from this Programme?

Accelerate your professional growth

  • Initiate integrating modern technologies to modernize your offerings
  • Champion transformation within your function in your enterprise
  • Strategise to transform the finance function value chain at work

Enable your organisation to comprehend the nuanced world of Fintech

  • Contribute to direct your company's efforts to "go digital"
  • Guide your team to build a finance transformation blueprint
  • Collaborate with teams to derive value from transformation efforts

Programme Directors

Debashis Saha

Professor, IIM Calcutta

A Full Professor in the MIS (Management Information Systems) and Computer Science Group at IIM Calcutta.

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Arnab Bhattacharya

Associate Professor, IIM Calcutta

An Associate Professor in the academic group of Finance and Control at IIM Calcutta, Professor Arnab is an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur and IIM Ahmedabad.

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  • Live Interactive Sessions by IIM Calcutta Faculty twice a week
  • Classes to be conducted on Thursday (7PM to 10PM), Sunday (10AM to 1PM)
  • Executive Friendly Format
  • Direct to Device
  • 2 IIM Calcutta Campus Visits of 3 days each

Who should join

  • The program is designed for those engaged at middle and senior management levels in organizations and who are interested in creating a blueprint of a FinTech strategy for their company. The course will cover managerial as well as technical content assuming that participants will play the role of leaders driving FinTech projects in their firms.


  • Professionals should have scored at least 50% marks in Graduation or Post Graduation.
  • Professionals with relevant background and 5+ years of experience.

Admission Process

    Apply for the Programme

    Submit Documents*

    Await Selection**

    Join Programme

    *Scanned copies to be submitted within 7 days
    i) Education Certificate
    ii) Experience Letter/Latest Pay Slip

    **Selection for the Programme will be done by IIM Calcutta and is strictly based on education, work experience and motivation of the participants.

Admissions Closed for Batch 9.

Fintech and Financial Blockchain Course Fee

One time application fee is ₹2,500

Details Amount
Programme Fee* ₹4,50,000/-

12-Month 0% EMI available GST as applicable

*Includes two campus visits of 3-days each.

Fee paid is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Programme equips professionals with both the academic and research insights coupled with practical knowledge and enables them for the brave new financial world order. Participants will get in-depth exposure to core FinTech domains.

Participants will learn from the leading Faculty of IIM Calcutta and work on interesting Capstone Case Studies. As a participant, you will also be able to network and associate with current and future FinTech leaders.

On the successful completion of this programme, participants will receive

  • Executive Programme Certificate by IIM Calcutta
  • Be part of the Alumni Network of IIM Calcutta Executive Education

The Advanced Management Programme in FinTech and Financial Blockchain is a first of its kind by an IIM. With FinTech evolving as the new E-commerce and the industry’s exploding demand for expertise, this programme has been launched by IIM Calcutta in association with TalentSprint.

IIM Calcutta is ranked #3 in Asia by FT. With IIM Calcutta’s expertise in Finance, Business, Technology, Markets and Analytics, it is well placed to launch this programme for middle and senior management professionals.

TalentSprint with its deep understanding of the FinTech industry, access to industry experts, and a state of art technology platform has been chosen by IIM Calcutta as the right partner for this programme.

This programme is best suited for management professionals at mid and senior levels from Banking, Financial Services, FinTech, Regulators, Industry bodies, Start-ups and Technology organizations. Participants aspiring to be future FinTech leaders and keen to create a FinTech blueprint for their organizations from across the country and abroad will be your peers in this programme.

Covid 19 has altered the business landscape extensively. However, this crisis could benefit the FinTech industry by accelerating digitization and making digital-only the new norm. Services such as lending, insurance, wealth management etc. are expected to go digital, driven to provide consumers with a user-friendly experience. In the next few years, rather than being one of the channels, FinTech will become a primary channel for financial services.

With global FinTech adoption reaching 64%, FinTech is clearly becoming mainstream. India tops FinTech adoption at 87%, with China.

The financial institutions in India are viewing FinTech as an enabler, giving rise to a number of strategic partnerships with FinTech firms. And the industry is creating new roles, positions, and opportunities for people with the unique expertise needed to fill them.

This is the time to pursue the FinTech Programme and fuel your career with a new beginning. Become an early adopter of this cutting-edge technology and brave the new financial world order.

About Talentsprint

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Established in 2010, TalentSprint (a part of the NSE group) is a global EdTech company offering cutting-edge, deeptech, management programs for early career and experienced professionals, with top institutions/organizations. It creates a highly-skilled niche talent pool to meet new-age industry demands. The company’s digital learning platform offers a hybrid onsite/online experience to seekers of deep technology expertise. TalentSprint is a leading Innovation Partner for the National Skill Development Corporation, an arm of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India. It is also a recipient of various prestigious accolades. Some of the recent ones are:

Education Excellence Award 2022

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