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DURATION 7 Months Live Online Sessions 3 Hours/ Once a Week Sunday 12:15 PM to 3:15 PM
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ELIGIBILITY Graduation/Diploma Holder (10+2+3) in any discipline with a minimum of 1 year of work experience Either Financial Services or Technology domain as on TBD.
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DURATION 7 Months Live Online Sessions 3 Hours/ Once a Week Sunday 12:15 PM to 3:15 PM
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Why enrol in this FinTech & Blockchain programme
Executive Certificate Programme in FinTech & Blockchain
Other FinTech & Blockchain programmes (Online via recorded lectures)
All classes are delivered via LIVE ONLINE format by SPJIMR faculty & industry experts
PEER-TO-PEER learning through weekly interactions with other participants
Accredited institution Dual accreditation No accreditation
Best-in-class curriculum Created by one of India’s premier B-School Created by a non-accredited institution
FLEXIBLE PAYMENT options with multiple instalments

Early Bird Registration Benefit

INR 8,780 + GST

We are offering an early bird registration benefit on the programme fee exclusively for participants who apply by February 10, 2022.
The final Early Bird fee will be INR 81,220 + GST.

  • $1.3 Tn

    Estimated Fintech Market Opportunity By 2025

    (Inc 42, 2022)
  • 400%

    Predicted revenue growth for the fintech industry by 2023, powered by Robotic Process Automation .

    (Economic Times, 2022)
  • $150-160 billion

    The likely valuation of the Indian Fintech industry by 2025.

    (BCG & FICCI, 2022)

Programme Overview

With global transaction value for digital payments estimated to reach US$12.4 trillion by 2025, India is poised to contribute to nearly 2.2% of the world's digital payment market by 2023 alone (PCI & PWC, 2020). India's growth story of digital payments has also been fueled by UPI, Bharat QR and mobile wallets, that have ensured last-mile connectivity.

This Executive Certificate Programme in FinTech & Blockchain from S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai (SPJIMR) provides an unmatched overview of how digital transformation and disruption is impacting the BFSI industry. Curated by SPJIMR’s Centre for Financial Studies (CFS), a knowledge partner to the industry in the area of finance, this programme will enable you to leverage blockchain technology and FinTech for increasing market share, revenue growth and mitigating financial risks.

As part of the programme, you will also get access to Emeritus Career Services, which empowers you to manage your career proactively.


  • #2

    In India by Financial Times for Masters in Management in 2021

  • #5

    In India: BT-MRDA B School Ranking 2021

  • #6

    In India by MBAUniverse in 2022

Who is this Programme for?

Relevant for professionals across the BFSI industry, this cutting-edge programme offers insights into innovative financial solutions.

The programme is beneficial for:

  • Mid to senior-level managers interested in understanding the growth opportunities enabled by blockchain and FinTech applications
  • Business heads/ leaders keen to strengthen their knowledge and integrate blockchain and FinTech in strategic planning and business expansion
  • Consultants/ finance professionals looking to enhance their expertise in applying blockchain and FinTech for innovative financial solutions
  • Early-stage professionals/ aspiring financial analysts who want to learn how digital disruption through blockchain and FinTech is impacting the banking ecosystem
  • Entrepreneurs/ business owners interested in exploring how blockchain and FinTech can be harnessed for competitive advantage and business growth

Programme Highlights

7 Months

Become Skilled in
Financial Strategies

Learn from Leading
SPJIMR Faculty and
Industry Experts

7 Industry-oriented

Experience Live Online
Learning Without Taking
a Career Break

Gain Practical Insights
from Real-world Case

Receive an SPJIMR
Certificate of

Expand Your
Professional Network
with Experienced Peers
and Alumni

Be Eligible for the
SPJIMR Executive
Alumni Status

Learning Outcomes

  • Explore the opportunities enabled by blockchain applications in the BFSI industry, its design rationale and limitations
  • Understand the ongoing digital transformation and disruption in the BFSI industry due to technologies such as ML/ AI, RPA, Blockchain, IoT, and Chatbots
  • Gain insights into Blockchain technology and its evolving role in the emergence of smart contracts and in shaping Trade Finance
  • Understanding Cryptocurriencies and new-age digital currency concepts like Bitcoin, Filecoin, Stablecoins, and ICOs
  • Discover data analytics applications like credit analytics and their relevance to FinTech
  • Draw lessons from the new regulatory landscape and explore the growing significance of RegTech

SPJIMR Executive Alumni Status

On successful completion of the programme, participants will be eligible for the prestigious SPJIMR Executive Alumni Status. These participants will subsequently receive the alumni registration details from SPJIMR. The benefits include:

  • Lifetime 'Executive Alumni Status' from SPJIMR
  • Access to the Institute's executive alumni portal, social media groups and campus updates
  • Invitation to SPJIMR webinars and business conclaves (T&C apply)
  • Access to the SPJIMR library on-campus (browsing only)
  • Alumni discounts on MDP Programmes

Note: The Executive Alumni benefits are subject to the discretion of SPJIMR.

Programme Modules

  • What Is FinTech - Evolution from E-Finance to FinTech
  • How Is FinTech Transforming Finance?
  • FinTech Ecosystem, Business Models & Emerging Sectors
  • Role of Python & R in FinTech
  • "Hello FinTech World" In Python
  • An Introduction to Blockchain
  • Public Key, Private Key & Hashing
  • Blockchain Proof of Work & Mining
  • Blockchain Security
  • Smart Contracts and Ethereum
  • Demo: Making Your Own Smart Contract
  • Reshaping Trade Finance
  • Understanding Cryptocurrencies
  • Bitcoin, Filecoin, Ethereum & Dogecoin
  • Stablecoins
  • The Ways of ICOs
  • Central Bank Digital Currencies
  • Enterprise Blockchain
  • Introduction of AI & ML
  • Understanding Basic Machine Learning
  • Neural Networks & Their Architecture
  • Basics of Decision Trees & Random Forests
  • Role of AI in Reshaping Financial Services
  • AI in Text Mining & Credit Analytics
  • AI and Future of Finance
  • FinTech Regulations Overview
  • FinTech Regulations Worldwide
  • Sector Wise FinTech Regulations in India
  • FinTech Sandboxes
  • RegTech
  • Payments & Alternative Lending
  • IoT & Insurance Sector
  • RoboAdvisory & AltPMS
  • Chatbots & Virtual Relationship Managers

- Modules/ topics are indicative only, and the suggested time and sequence may be dropped/ modified/ adapted to fit the participant profile & programme hours.
- Schedule will be announced closer to programme start

Programme Director

Dr Vidhu Shekhar

Assistant Professor, Finance &
Associate Head, Centre for Financial Studies (CFS)

Prof. Vidhu Shekhar is a PhD and an MBA from IIM Calcutta, and a B.Tech. from IIT Kharagpur. He has a rich corporate experience spanning multi-billion dollar Hedge Funds & Investment Banks in front-end Investment Management and Investment Banking (M&A and Private Equity) roles. He is also a co-founder in a stealth mode FinTech startup that is currently building an Automated Conversational Financial Advisor for the Indian market. Dr Vidhu's research work is in the areas of behavioural finance, financial economics, and heterodox economics. His research work has been published in several notable international, and national peer-reviewed journals and conferences.

Programme Certificate

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from SPJIMR, upon meeting the evaluation criteria and maintaining a minimum attendance of 70%. The programme evaluation criteria includes regular quizzes, assignments, online exams, and simulations, conducted at the discretion of the faculty.

Sample Certificate

Note: All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of SPJIMR.

Past Participant Profiles

Work Experience
Past Participant Experience
Top Industries
  • Banking & Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Consulting
  • Education
  • Others*

*Others include E-commerce, Infrastructure, FMCG, and Retail amongst others.

Top Functions
  • Finance/ Accounting
  • Marketing/ Sales
  • Information Systems/ Technology
  • Operations
  • Others*

*Others include Consulting, Education, General Management, and Legal, amongst others.

Top Companies

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Programme Testimonials

Vaibhav Chitrao

Siemens Healthineers (Varian)

Was able to get some great insights on applications of blockchain , cryptocurrency, AI , fintech products through some engaging case studies , class discussion and applications in Python. Will cherish the learnings I gained from some of the best faculty in this area including Dr. Vidhu Shekhar, Shekhar Shukla among others and an amazing peer group.

Also, proud to be a part of the esteeemed SPJIMR SP Jain Institute of Management & Research alumni group.

Mridul Shukla

Vice President- Brand & Marketing, Kotak Mahindra Bank

Great learning experience. New age banking, tech. and digital disruption impacting

BFSI Thanks to SPJIMR SP Jain Institute of Management & Research and Dr. Vidhu Shekhar Shekhar Shukla #finntech #startup #blockchain #aiml #metaverse

Rishi Kaura

Competence Lead Digital Workspace @ Shell

Great Learning on Blockchain. Great Professors. While i don't want to mine but i now understand what miners do. And most importantly apart from Bitcoin there are tons of other use cases on Blockchain - The next BIG thing is Metaverse for immersive experience. #blockchain #learning #GoMeta #spjimr Dr. Vidhu Shekhar Shekhar Shukla Sumit Jha

Saba Ansari

Lead Relationship Manager at CredAble

Cleared a lot of buzz around #cyrptocurrency & #blockchain with this course. Thanks to all the fellow participants for all the brain-twisting discussions.

Special thanks to Prof. Dr. Vidhu Shekhar & Prof. Shekhar Shukla for curating this and guiding us through it! #spjimr

Preeyam Dave

Senior Manager (Credit) at Federal Bank

Had an enriching experience learning about blockchain and fintech applications at SPJIMR SP Jain Institute of Management & Research . Special thanks to Prof Vidhu Shekhar and Dr. Shekhar Shukla for guiding us. #fintech #blockchain #management #experience #learning #research #spjimr

Anjali Jain

AVP at Emerging India Value Advisory LLP and Yoga Enthusiast

Great learning experience with clearing the buzz around #blockchaintechnology, #artificialintelligence/ #machinelearning through practical & futuristic potential applications Thank you #spjimr and Professors Dr. Vidhu Shekhar Shekhar Shukla Sumit Sir and Saswat Sir

Sudeep Bardhan

Senior Key Account Executive - iDELPHIS

Grateful to have completed Fintech and Blockchain course from SPJIMR!

I learned a lot about this new and growing industry and would want to continue to know all the innovations. I sincerely appreciate every member of Group 3 (Team Walkie) for showing relentless effort for this project.

Being a part of the very first batch, I would like to thank Dr. Vidhu Shekhar and SPJIMR SP Jain Institute of Management & Research for taking this initiative to impart knowledge in this field.

Arun Khatri CFA Level I Candidate

Sr. Manager,Trade Finance

Thanks to SPJIMR - PGEMP/EMBA for such a comprehensive course curriculum and delivery. Special thanks to faculty Dr. Vidhu Shekhar.

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