A future-ready leader is a fearless change-maker open to embracing digital technologies, regardless of the role, function, experience or background. These leaders take the time to get educated on new technology and prepare to build new strategies.
A recent report by Deloitte on digital transformation in finance predicts that to prepare for the future of finance, leaders need the right people and technology in place to take advantage of the inevitable disruption ahead. From being a transactional manager to a strategic business partner, the role of new-age Finance Leader include:
The Centre for Executive Education (CEE), ISB and TalentSprint’s Advanced Programme in Leadership and Digital Innovation in Finance aims to nurture and develop new-age finance leaders who wish to take on C-suite roles in the next few years. The programme aims to empower present and aspiring finance leaders to become key enablers of business transformation.
Build capabilities to advance your career
Build capabilities to lead transformational change in your organization
The programme is ideal for:
The programme will be taught by a top ISB Faculty Group led by Prof. Bhagwan Chowdhry, a globally recognized groundbreaking Researcher, Author and Thought Leader.
The programme will be delivered in an interactive online format, retaining effectiveness while maintaining safety. The format uniquely combines the benefits of an in-class programme with the flexibility and safety of online learning.
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This is an expertise building programme for experienced professionals. You obtain a certification from the Centre for Executive Education, ISB Hyderabad, a globally recognized B-School in India. Expertise built in this programme will prepare you for a strategic financial leadership position in your organisation.
A certificate of successful completion is provided upon completion of all requirements of the program. All examinations and evaluations related to the certification are carried out by CEE, ISB Hyderabad.
Participants of this programme will become a part of the ISB Executive Network.
The programme format with masterclass lectures, capstone projects, and case study analysis enables a conducive environment to network with your peers in the cohort. Most participants can continue to network even after the cohort using the alumni portal.
As a globally-renowned private business school accredited to global regulatory bodies, ISB does not come under the purview of any Indian regulatory body such as UGC or AICTE. The program is a fully approved certification program that is offered through ISB's Centre for Executive Education.
All participants are required to execute, before the start of the program, an agreement that consists of the standard programme Terms and Conditions. It has the following components:
Candidates will be selected based on the details of education, work experience, and a statement of purpose submitted along with the application.
A Relationship Manager will be assigned to the applicant, who will gather all the necessary information and represent his/her candidature to the selection committee for review. The profiles will be sent to ISB Hyderabad for selection.
Education: MBA (Finance), M.Com (or any equivalent degree), CA, CFAs, ICWA, CS, PGP, CMA, CIMA, CPA
Experience: Minimum 5 years
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A dedicated Relationship Manager will assist you throughout the enrollment process.
Preparing the Future-Ready Leaders Understanding Value Drivers, Forecasting Cash Flows, Managing Risks, Learning from Experience, Learning from Data
Summarizing Data: Mean (What is the average?), Variance (How much is the deviation from the average?), Co-Variance and Regression (Do two things tend to move together?), Why are there only a few Einsteins? (Normal Distributions), Why are there only a few large cities but many small cities? (Power-Law Distributions)
Finance Fundamentals: Markets, Competition and Arbitrage: The Present Value Framework, How can I induce you to take more risks? - Risk and Return Sharing Risks with Others: Beta and the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), Discounting the Future but Valuing it too: The Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) model
Language of Life is written in a Code: Python Fundamentals: Reading dataset, plotting, for, while, if-else, case, functions, variables, data structure types, operators, basic arithmetic, input/output, Visualizing Data (A picture is worth a thousand words, but a good picture can tell a compelling story)
Blockchain, Bitcoin, Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC), Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT): Applications in Data Security, Official Records, Law, Payments, Digital Assets
Finding Hidden Patterns in Data: Machine Learning for Finance: Stock Price Prediction, Derivatives (Assets whose value is contingent on other fundamentals) Pricing, Yield-Curve (Interest Rates) Prediction
Algorithmic Trading: Theory & Historic Significance, Bitcoin Trading Strategy using Classification, Bitcoin Trading - Dimensionality Reduction to Enhance Speed and Accuracy, Reinforcement Learning based Trading Strategy
Fraud Detection & Bankruptcy: Theory & Historic Significance, Fraud Detection using Classification, Loan Default Probability using Classification
Finding Deeply Buried Patterns in Data: Deep Learning for Finance: Basic Concepts, Some Necessary Finer Points, Applications: Option Pricing, Trading, Fraud Detection
Natural Language Processing for Finance 1: Basic ideas, string handling, creating finance dictionaries, word-based scoring, web-scraping, Text transformations: punctuation, numbers, stemming, stopwords, making a corpus, term-document matrix
Natural Language Processing for Finance 2: Word embeddings, text representations, topic modelling, t-SNE, Multimodal (text + tabular) Machine Learning using Amazon Cloud Infrastructure, Application to Credit Risk Modeling
Natural Language Processing for Finance 3: Understanding and Using Transformer Models, Applications in Finance to Sentiment Analysis, Tweets Classification, Cryptocurrency News Classification, Natural Language Generation
Wealth Management: Portfolio Optimization, Goals-Based Wealth Management
Robo-Advisors: Theory, Incorporating Investor Risk Tolerance using Supervised Regression, Robo-Advisor Dashboard-powered by Machine Learning (ML), Portfolio Management - Eigen Portfolio using Dimensionality Reduction
Interconnected Systems and Network Analysis: Banks, Venture Capitalists, Network Models in Finance: Graph Theory (GT) and Graph Types, Using NetworkX in Python, Financial Applications, Shiny Application Creation
Customer Segmentation: Customer Segmentation & Types, Customer Segmentation using RFM Analysis, Customer Segmentation using Clustering Silhouette Analysis for KMeans Clustering, Visualizing Clusters using Plotly
Saving Models in the Cloud and Cloud Computing: Theory and Introduction to AWS (Amazon Web Services), Data Pipeline Creation: AWS S3 (Storage-Retrieve) and SQL (MS, Oracle), Model Deployment in Cloud Environment: Containerization & EC2, Model Scaling using Cloud Computing: ECS Fargate & Configuration files .yaml, Version Control using Git: Commit code to Git & Create Git Profile
Programme will commence in November 2022.
It is a 6 months programme comprising LIVE Classes, a 2-day ISB Campus Visit, access to Self-learning Content, Group Projects and Case Studies.
The programme will be delivered through faculty-led interactive live sessions on TalentSprint’s ipearl.ai. These online sessions will be held at a schedule convenient for working professionals. Participants will be able to interact with the faculty through video, audio, and chat. They will also be able to chat with fellow participants of the programme during online sessions.
As per the programme norms, participants have to maintain at least 75% of attendance during the programme. Going by the curriculum, it is recommended that participants maintain attendance for enriched learning. In the event of unavoidable circumstances, if any, one can access the recorded lectures on our platform to cover up for the missed sessions.
The programme includes continuous formative and summative assessments. The final scores will be determined based on the sum of scores of various assessments.
Yes, participants are required to have their laptops. Lab Exercises will be conducted on a cloud-based platform provided by TalentSprint.
Reading material (pre/post session) will be shared regularly through the Online Learning Management System. The access will be available for 1 year from the date of the commencement of the programme.
A certificate of successful completion is provided upon completion of all requirements of the programme. All examinations and evaluations related to the certification are carried out by CEE, ISB Hyderabad.
A participant not holding an Indian Passport or not residing in India will be considered an International Participant.
The campus visit fee and travelling expenditure are to be exclusively borne by participants.
Yes, flexible EMI options are available that enable you to pay the programme fee in instalments. Please reach out to your RM to know about the details of the schemes available.
No, the application fee is non-refundable.
No. The programme fee is non-refundable and non-transferable under any circumstances.
Professionals have multiple options for funding.
iPearl.ai (Interactive Platform for Experiential and Remote Learning) is created by TalentSprint’s engineering team led by our Chief Technology Officer, an IIT Kanpur alumni. The platform integrates best-in-class open source technologies and SaaS services and perfected them over the last seven years.
When this platform was built, we intended to offer it to our partners and customers for digital learning and delivery. Since 2013, the platform has been extensively used by IIM Calcutta, IIT Kanpur, IIIT Hyderabad and IIT Hyderabad, and many more of our customers and partners. To date, more than 300,000 students have used this platform, which is reputed for user experience, quality, and scale.
This feature-rich platform has become so popular that some of our partners are now using it for their academic needs.
The tried and tested direct-to-device platform enables 24 x 7 learning for its users. Some key benefits of the platform are:
A comparative study of iPearl.ai against Canvas, Impartus, Moodle, Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams, and Zoom was conducted.
Features in the following categories were compared:
Do not worry. In case you miss a session, you will be given access to view the recorded version of the session soon.
Established in 2001, the Indian School of Business (ISB) evolved from the need for a world-class business school in Asia. Through its multi-pronged and holistic approach, the institution grooms individuals who can script new growth narratives across sectors. It is a not-for-profit organisation, funded entirely by private corporations, foundations and individuals worldwide who believed in its vision. The institution has gained a unique distinction of receiving accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA), making it the 100th School in the world to achieve the ‘triple crown’ of accreditations from AMBA, EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS), and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). ISB provides a robust environment that generates high-quality research which is both contemporary and rigorous. It offers a plethora of programs distinctively designed to cater to the needs of various knowledge seekers at different levels of experience and career paths. For more information, visit https://www.isb.edu/en.html
Established in 2010, TalentSprint is a part of the NSE group and a global edtech company that brings transformational high-end and deep-tech learning programs to young and experienced professionals. The company’s digital learning platform ipearl.ai offers a hybrid onsite/online experience to seekers of deep technology expertise. TalentSprint partners with top academic institutions and global corporations to create and deliver world-class programs, certifications, and outcomes. Its programs have consistently seen a high engagement rate and customer delight. It is a leading Innovation Partner for the National Skill Development Corporation, an arm of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India. A recipient of various prestigious accolades, TalentSprint was recently honoured with the Indian Achievers Award 2022, constituted by the Indian Achievers Forum for its excellence in building deeptech talent in India. For more information about TalentSprint, visit our website.