School of Management

BBA – Financial Technology

Programe Overview

Fintech is a term collectively used for new applications, procedures, products or service plans in the BFSI industry, comprising of one or more complementary financial services that are delivered as an end-to-end process using technology applications.

FinTech is fast gathering steam and is a game changer for efficiencies of scale and scope for BFSI companies.

Increasingly, different financial industries are moving towards online platforms — Mobile payments methods are accepted on almost all e-commerce platforms, and most financial activities, like trading, personal finance and currency exchanges, can be done easily on mobile apps.

BBA Program with specialization in FinTech covers the basic domains of Finance and Technology including, Financial Technology, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency, Forensic Accounting and Fraud Management.

The Program also provides sound understanding of Financial issues such as Financial Safeguard, Smart Contracts and Electronic Payments System

BBA Financial Technology (FinTech) is a specialised programme that is aimed to develop professionals for BFSI industry, comprising of one or more complementary financial services that are delivered as an end-to-end process using technology applications.FinTech is fast gathering steam and is a game changer for efficiencies of scale and scope for BFSI companies.

This programme apart from covering the basic domains of Finance, it provides highly specialised inputs in Financial Technology, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency, Forensic Accounting and Fraud Management.
The Program also provides sound understanding of Financial issues such as Financial Safeguard, Smart Contracts and Electronic Payments System.

Why Fintech

Emergence of multiple technologies: Quick pace of technological advancement coupled with ever increasing innovations leading to reduction in service costs.

Customer Pull:
Increasingly, tech savvy customers are more inclined towards online or digital services. They seek the power of anytime, anywhere convenience of transacting business without human interventions.

Government Support: Government also understands that the emergence of Fintech will irrevocably change the face of financial sector. Such technologies also give government a better handle on putting regulatory compliances in place (such as KYC and AML)

Availability of Funds: Many VC funds, PE funds and Angel Investments are flowing in Fintech startups leading to diminishing cost of innovation and passing of cost benefits to customer.

Features

DOMAIN SPECIFIC: This program provides super specialization within a BBA program in BFSI sector.
PROJECT WORK :
Students undergo multiple projects throughout the program with the different Relevant industries
Focus is to understand the over all Financial Technology Sector (FINTECH)
To develop skills and its applications in emerging financial technologies.
3.SKILLS: Developing the skills of students through:
Personality Enhancement program; interweaving liberal arts courses for broadening their horizons.
Guest lectures, workshops & seminars by the experts working with the marquee companies.
Social emulsion; to understand grass root level applications.
4.INDUSTRIAL TOURS:
To enhance the practical knowledge & provide a real-world exposure.
To visits to specialized companies in the industry

Advantages

2.STRONG CONCEPTUAL KNOWLEDGE:

  • Relevant skills acquired by students to become a Professional in Financial Technology sector
  • Understand the technologies and innovations that aim to compete with traditional financial methods in the delivery of financial services
  • Acquire composite knowledge on technological and entrepreneurial areas of finance.
  • Practical exposures of new age FINTECH products which would equip students to face the contemporary challenges in this field.

2. DEMAND: The students are highly sought after as they are ‘market ready’ in the booming area of economy.

3. WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS & INTERNSHIP:
Helps students to develop soft skills and experientially blend the content into the curriculum.

4. INTERACTION: Well defined internships prior to final year provide real world experience.

Benifits

1. High Corporate Exposure & Market Acceptance
2. Higher Studies: The students are accepted by foreign universities for higher studies
3. High Demand: Professionals who are experts in Financial Technologies that are sought after.

4. GOOD CAREER PROSPECTS :
Qualified financial technologist are in high demand in consulting firms, private banks as well as public sectors

  • Financial Analysts
  • Risk Management Analysts
  • Block Chain Specialists
  • Crypto-Currency Analysts
Eligibility Criteria

10+2 education completed in the Humanities, Commerce or Science from a recognized educational Board.
A minimum aggregate score of 50% (45% for SC/ST/OBC candidates) at the 10+2 level.

Tag:

BBA in Financial Technology

Programe Structure

SEMESTER I   SEMESTER II  
Subject Credits Subject Credits
Business Economics 3 Essential English Literature 3
Business Mathematics 3 Financial Accounting 3
Business & Corporate Law 3 Application of Spreadsheets in Business 2
Urban Sociology 2 Introduction to Marketing 3
Introduction to Psychology 2 Impact of Media on Society – A History 2
Environment Studies 2 Business Statistics 3
Writing Business English 3 Strategy Management 3
Building Self Confidence 3 Social Immersion Experience (SIE) 2
Internet and Related Technologies 1
TOTAL 21 TOTAL 22
SEMESTER III   SEMESTER IV  
Subject Credits Subject Credits
International Business 3 Negotiating Skills 3
Organizational Behaviour 3 Social Problems and Public Policy 2
Business Communication 2 Entrepreneurship 3
Placement Related Communication 2 Disruptive Technologies 2
Financial Management 3 Operations Management 3
Introduction to Marketing 3 Introduction to Financial Technologies 3
Human Resource Management 3 Concept of Blockchain 3
Introduction to Supply Chain Management 3 Smart Contracts 3
 Laws for Financial safeguards 3
TOTAL 22 TOTAL 25
SEMESTER V   SEMESTER VI  
Subject Credits Subject Credits
Research Methodology & Report Writing 4 Appreciating Art Fundamentals 2
Ethics & Corporate Governance 3 Seminal Events in Global History 2
Leadership in a Dynamic Business Environment 3 Cryptocurrency and its uses 2
Web Design and Development 3 Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination 3
Social and Web Analytics 3 Major Project/Dissertation 8
Electronic Payment systems 2
Financial Products 2
Being Corporate Ready 1
TOTAL 21 TOTAL 17

*The above program structure is indicative in nature. The academic council of Presidency University reserves the rights to change, modify, or alter the curriculum structure and courses as per contemporary demand of the industry.

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