Indian Institute Of Management (IIM) Calcutta And TalentSpirit To Offer Blockchain FinTech Courses
India’s Top Management Institute To Offer Courses In Blockchain And FinTech
The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta has announced an advanced programme in FinTech and Blockchain. This programme will be delivered in a hybrid executive format with onsite visits to the IIM-Calcutta campus and live online sessions via the TalentSprint digital platform.
TalentSprint is a new-age digital platform to transform the lives of young and experienced professionals. Its hybrid boot camps empower professionals with high-end disruptive technologies. The Artificial Intelligence-powered digital platform enables professionals to get ahead and stay ahead in a hyper-competitive world. Funded by Nexus Venture Partners and the National Skill Development Corporation, TalentSprint aims to empower over a million professionals by 2020.
One of the programme directors, Indranil Bose said:
“A vast majority of firms in the banking and financial sector believe that the lack of adequate FinTech talent is an existential threat to their future. We plan to equip and enable 2000 FinTech professionals in the next few years.”
For being eligible to pursue this programme the candidate must hold a graduate or a postgraduate degree in any field with a score not less than 50% along with two years of experience.
India has the potential to become the FinTech capital of the world. The Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) reported a total of 2.45 billion digital payments in August 2018. Even Nasscom predicts that Indian FinTech size doubles every three years. Within the coming decade, 80% of the current fintech firms will lose relevance.