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STARTS ON December 26, 2021
DURATION 6 Months Live Online Sessions 3 hours/ Sunday 6:45 PM to 9:45 PM
STARTS ON December 26, 2021
DURATION 6 Months Live Online Sessions 3 hours/ Sunday 6:45 PM to 9:45 PM

Early Bird Registration Benefit

INR 10,750 + GST

We are offering an early bird registration benefit on the programme fee exclusively for participants who apply by November 1, 2021.
The final Early Bird fee will be INR 96,750 + GST.

Programme Overview

The Executive Programme in FinTech, Banking & Applied Risk Management from IIM Lucknow provides an overview and working knowledge of risk governance and long-term value creation in the light of these digital disruptions and new regulations. This programme is delivered via interactive live online sessions and the industry-relevant programme curriculum will benefit professionals in banking, fintech and NBFCs as well as IT professionals working on FinTech/ Blockchain projects.

Eligibility: Graduate with minimum 1 year of work experience.

  • 600%

    Demand for virtual cards has shot up by 600% amidst the COVID-19 crisis.

    Source: NASSCOM, 2020
  • 87%

    As of March 2020, India accounted for the highest fintech adoption rate at 87%.

    Source: Research And Markets Report, 2020
  • 42%

    Need for fintech professionals will increase by 42% by the end of 2020.

    Source: The Economic Times, 2020

Programme Highlights

Learn from immersive live online sessions, without taking a career break

Learn how risk management evolves in this disruptive and innovative environment

Gain a global outlook with insights from IIM Lucknow faculty and international expert practitioners

Apply programme learnings in a hands-on capstone project based on a real-world business case

Receive a certificate of completion from one of India’s top B-Schools (NIRF, 2020)

Succeed with Eruditus Career Services workshops and job placement assistance

Who is this Programme for?

With banks supporting fintech companies, gaining a working knowledge and certification from IIM Lucknow in fintech, blockchain applications, banking, and risk management will be a rewarding step for your career. This programme will be beneficial to:

  • Mid to senior-level managers working in the banking and financial services sector eager to understand risk management and control in an evolving business environment
  • Business leaders in banking and financial institutions working across risk and compliance portfolio and keen to gain a deeper understanding of risk governance in a disruptive world
  • Risk management consultants and finance professionals working in a bank or a fintech organisation or handling similar clients/ projects
  • Early-career professionals or those aspiring for a career in risk management roles and have completed certifications like CFA, FRM, and CA
  • Entrepreneurs and business owners interested in scaling business growth through effective risk management

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn about critical banking and financial risks, capital and regulatory requirements, as well as asset-liability management
  • Gain insights into the broader context behind analytical models and approaches to risks in the banking sector
  • Understand the changing dynamics of corporate segments for creating a risk-adjusted positive return portfolio of assets
  • Explore capital and liquidity regulatory landscape relating to advanced fund transfer pricing, liquidity risks and bankruptcy resolution laws
  • Apply risk-management tools to identify, mitigate and manage risks faced in the BFSI industry
  • Understand how tools such as value-at-risk and stress-testing as well as derivative instruments assess and hedge risks proactively
  • Explore popular real-world blockchain applications within the risk management paradigm
  • Develop the ability to understand risks and make strategic operational decisions
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Programme Modules

  • Overview of Banking and Financial Services Industry - Global and Indian/ Understanding Basic Definitions of Risk
  • Understanding Financial Statements and using it as a proxy for capturing banking risks
  • Liquidity Risk
  • Business Cycles, Capital Adequacy and Supervision and Regulatory Forbearance
  • Interest rate risk and Asset Liability Management
  • Management of Liabilities - Pricing of deposits and deposit mix
  • Innovation Frameworks
  • Foundations of FinTech and Associated Risks
  • Applications of ML & AI in FinTech; Risk Management, Credit Scoring
  • Data Driven Financial Analytics in Risk Management and Fraud detections
  • Cyber Security and Financial Issues in FinTech: Navigating the Risks
  • Alternative Finance Channels and Instruments
  • FinTech Applications in Banking and Financial Services
  • FinTech and MSME lending landscape
  • Design Thinking, Digital Strategy, Gamification and Future of FinTech
  • Risk Management Practices under Basel I, II, III and IV
  • Credit Risk Models and Portfolio credit Risk Management
  • Stress Testing, Value at Risk, ICAAP and ECL provisioning
  • Operational Risk Management (Only concepts)
  • Economic Capital, Risk Governance and RAROC frameworks
  • Risk Management Products and Derivatives across Risk Classes
  • Market Risk Capital Charge under SMM and IMA
  • Interest Rate futures and Basic Swaps
  • Options, Black Scholes Mertons Model and Underlying Volatility
  • Interest rate and Exotic options
  • Blockchain Applications
  • Distributed Ledger Technologies
  • InsureTech, WealthTech and e-Banks
  • Asset Management and Payment Systems
  • Crypto Currencies and ICO
  • Digital Payments and Alternative Investment Markets

The capstone project provides participants with the opportunity to apply the learnings from the programme to a comprehensive case study. In a virtual case study motivated by real-world projects, participants apply learnings from all modules to successfully implement the project from conception to completion. The capstone project would require participants to work on their own for about 6 hours. At the end of the project, the participants will turn in their work for discussion and consultation with faculty members.

Note: Modules/ topics are indicative only, and the suggested time and sequence may be dropped/ modified/ adapted to fit the total programme hours.

Programme Directors


Programme Director & Professor,

Finance and Accounting

Prof. Prakash Singh is a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from HBTI, Kanpur, an MBA from Lucknow University and holds a PhD from BITS, Pilani. His research interests include Performance and Regulation of Banks, Risk Management in Financial Institutions, Microfinance, and Valuation of Start-ups. His research contributions have been published in various peer-reviewed journals. He also serves as an Independent Director on the Board of NBFC-MFIs as well as on the advisory board of UP Power Corporation, PICUP, SIDBI and LMA among other organisations. He is also the Faculty Convener at SCIFI, an IIM Lucknow - SIDBI sponsored incubation centre promoting start-ups in the space of FinTech.

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Programme Director & Professor,

Finance and Accounting

Prof. Vikas Srivastava is an MBA, PhD and a visiting Doctoral Fellow at the Helsinki School of Economics under a scholarship by the European Union. His primary research areas are Project Finance, Corporate Banking and Credit Risk Management. He has managed consulting assignments for IFC Washington and ADB Manila on sustainable lending and provided consulting and over 120 specialised training programs to RBI, large public sector banks, Centre for Banking Studies, Central Bank of Srilanka and Bangladesh Bank. He has co-authored a textbook on Project Finance published by Oxford University Press, besides having publications in several international journals and articles in financial dailies.

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Eruditus Global Faculty


Principal Consultant,

Evolution Partners

Prasar is a business technology expert and an evangelist focusing on emerging technologies. He has an MBA from IIM Bangalore and a BE from NIT Surat. He has a keen understanding of the business application of advanced technologies, including Blockchain, AR/VR, advanced Data Analytics, AI/ML & Deep Learning, and Cybersecurity. In a career spanning nearly two decades, he has worked with leading banks as well as consulted top conglomerates and SMBs on technology-driven businesses.

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Programme Certificate

On successful completion of the programme, with a minimum 75% attendance, participants will be awarded a certificate of completion. If a participant does not meet the attendance criteria, then he/ she will be given a certificate of participation from IIM Lucknow.

Sample Certificate
Sample Certificate

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

Past Participant Profiles

Work Experience
Past Participant Experience
Top Industries
  • Agribusiness
  • Banking and Finance
  • Consulting
  • Healthcare
  • IT Services
  • Others*

*Others include FMCG, Manufacturing, and Telecommunication amongst others.

Top Functions
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Operations
  • Technology Management
  • Others*

*Others include Legal/ Compliance, Marketing, Risk Management,and Sales, amongst others.

Top Companies
  • Barclays
  • Capgemini
  • HSBC
  • Indiabulls Rural Finance
  • Infosys
  • JP Morgan Chase India Pvt. Ltd.

Early applications encouraged. Limited seats are available.

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Loan offered at EMI of INR 4,455
Special Corporate Enrolment Pricing

Round 1: The first application deadline is
Nov 1, 2021 and the fee to apply is INR 1,500 + GST

Round 2: The second application deadline is
Nov 28, 2021 and the fee to apply is INR 2,000 + GST

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