Advanced Certificate in Fintech

Gain Crucial Fintech Insights & Master Fintech Products


5 months


Blended Learning


About Advanced Certificate in Fintech

Gain an edge in the fintech industry with our Advanced Certificate in Fintech for mid-management executives. Learn how fintech disrupts financial markets, explore tech innovations, learn blockchain basics, discover fintech's impact on banking, asset management, insurance, payments, and cryptocurrencies. Our tailored curriculum and instructional approach equip aspirants with essential skills and accommodate busy schedules.


Tailored for Fintech Excellence

Our programme curriculum is meticulously crafted to engage mid-management professionals transitioning into fintech or managing fintech products. Through diverse experiential learning, participants gain essential skills to navigate the challenges of leading in the era of fintech disruption.


Expert-Led Learning

The Indian School of Business (ISB) stands at the forefront of academic research, with faculty actively shaping government policies. Renowned for innovation and change management expertise, ISB faculty are industry magnets, ensuring an enriching learning experience in this programme.


ISB Executive Network

Upon successful completion, learners attain esteemed status in ISB’s Executive Network. Enjoy exclusive benefits, including programme fee discounts, newsletters, and invitations to prestigious alumni events.


Innovative Blended Learning

The programme's focal point is its dynamic blended learning experience. Participants augment their knowledge through self-paced, pre-recorded videos by globally renowned faculty and benefit from doubt-clearing office-hour sessions.


Career Mentoring Services

As a bonus, the programme offers exclusive resume and interview workshops and premium access to LinkedIn Learning. This offering prepares current or aspiring fintech professionals to transition seamlessly into leadership roles.


Globally Recognised Certificate

This programme from ISB, renowned for its top 50 global ranking and academic prowess in executive education, allows you to experience premium learning in middle management upskilling and fintech education.

Programme Curriculum

This programme blends ISB’s leadership education expertise with Imarticus’ competence in providing learners with future-focused, outcome-oriented learning experiences.

Gain a comprehensive overview of fintech, from its disruptive impact on financial markets to its global ecosystem and business models.

Introduction to Fintech

Technology and Financial Markets Disruption

Understanding Platform Economy

Fintech Business Models

Fintech Ecosystem and its Dimensions

Fintech Around the World

Discover how technology innovation is driving the evolution of fintech, from cloud computing and APIs to AI, blockchain, and cyber security

Cloud Computing and APIs

Opensource Architecture

Blockchain Technology and DApps

Business Intelligence: AI & ML

Cyber Security

Generative AI

Learn the fundamentals of blockchain technology, from its origins in the financial crisis to its potential to revolutionize Web 3.0 and decentralized finance

Understanding Financial Crisis

The building blocks of Blockchain

Public versus private blockchain

Understanding Smart Contracts

Web 2.0 versus Web 3.0

Decentralized finance

Explore how fintech is disrupting the banking industry, from new lending models to open banking and beyond.

Fintech and Disruption in Banking

Banking as a Service Model

Loan Apps and P-2-P lending

Open Banking Architecture

Case Study

Embrace the digital revolution in asset management, from robo-advisors to goal-based investing and beyond.

Robo-advising: The Digital Financial advisor

Goal Based Investing

Disintermediation of Asset Management

Digital transformation of Wealth Management

Case Study

Explore how fintech is revolutionizing insurance, from usage-based and microinsurance to machine underwriting and smart contracts.

Usage based Insurance and Microinsurance

Machine Underwriting and Smart Contracts

Probabilistic to Deterministic Models

Insuring the uninsured

Case Study

Master the latest fintech trends in payments, from global ecosystems to digital wallets and programmable payments.

Global Payment Ecosystem

Payment and Digital Wallets

Programmable Payments

B2B and B2C Payment services

Case Study

Gain a deep understanding of fintech and cryptocurrencies, from ICOs and Bitcoin to trading strategies and NFTs.

iCOs, Bitcoin, and beyond

Cyrpto as an asset class

Crypto Trading Strategies

Non-Fungible Tokens

Case Study

Projects that you will work on

Given below are few indicative case studies covered in this programme.



M-PESA, Africa's leading mobile money service provider, serves over 51 million customers across seven countries, provides safe and convenient financial services, including money transfers, bill payments, and loans, to both banked and unbanked individuals.



Founded in 2005, Prosper is the first U.S. peer-to-peer lending platform, connecting over 1.4 million borrowers and investors to facilitate $23 billion in loans. It offers fixed-rate loans ranging from $2,000 to $50,000.



Paytm became India's largest mobile payments platform with 142 million users and a $5 billion valuation, in January 2017, offering services such as mobile recharges, bill payments, online shopping, and financial services.



In April 2021, TrueLayer, after securing $70 million in Series D funding, faced the decision of whether to prioritise product innovation, expand within its existing European markets, or venture beyond Europe to chart the next phase of growth.



Pineapple's digital distribution strategy excels in converting clicks to clients with cost efficiency and employs a peer-to-peer model for improved risk management and lower fraud rates in a traditionally dominated market.

Key Traits of a Fintech Leader


Analytical Thinking


Strategic Visionary


Data-driven Problem Solver


Catalyst for Innovation


Technology Evangelist


Change Manager

ISB Executive Network

Upon successful completion of the programme, participants will become a part of the ISB Executive Network. Benefits include

ISB newsletters with the latest updates

Learning and networking opportunities via the ISB Executive Network Group on LinkedIn

Exclusive invitations to online and offline events like webinars, conferences and master classes, amongst others.

Preferential pricing with a 10% discount on programme fees on ISB Executive Education programmes.

Upgrade to ISB Executive Alumni Group with 100+ hours of learning.

Disclaimer: Whenever there are any events or webinars held, ISB will inform the alumni community of the same. Events take place yearly on the basis of the availability of resources & are subject to change.


What Makes ISB Exceptional?


Know More About ISB

Indian School of Business (ISB) through its Executive Education is dedicated to equipping executives with the necessary skills, mindsets, and valuable networks to effectively manage and lead in the ever-evolving business landscape while attaining their unique personal and professional objectives. In contrast to many prominent international business schools, ISB stands out by cultivating robust intellectual capital and an extensive collection of case studies that delve into critical issues faced by organisations and leaders in both advanced and emerging markets.

The ISB faculty comprises distinguished academics with deep domain expertise, drawing from extensive research, real-world involvement, and substantial teaching experience gained at esteemed global business institutions. ISB's Executive Education programmes are known for their distinct teaching methodologies and a rigorous and stimulating learning environment that pushes participants to expand their learning boundaries beyond their beliefs.


Vijay Marisetty

Visiting Professor

Professor Marisetty is an authority in fintech and works closely with both industry and government on fintech initiatives. He has received research grants to develop Blockchain fintech platforms for the empowerment of the bottom of the pyramid from the Ministry of Electronics and IT and the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. He is leading a team for developing a Blockchain-enabled co-lending platform for banks to address the priority sector lending targets.

Prof. Marisetty runs the Blockchain lab at ISB and trains senior executives of many of India's top banks and corporates for undertaking their digital transformation journey in financial services. He has published several research papers on fintech in top international journals. ...see more

Vijay Marisetty

Learning Experience


20 Weeks Pre-Recorded Video Lectures


5+ Fintech case studies


Weekly Office Hours with Industry Experts


Career Mentoring Services

  • This programme is self-paced and will have no live interactions with ISB faculty.
  • The faculty will not be a part of the live weekly office hours. Our curated panel of subject-matter experts will be conducting these sessions.
  • Assessments and evaluations are graded by a panel of experts approved by the institute. The institute has the final say on the grade awarded.
  • This programme doesn’t provide a commitment of placements or interviews whatsoever.

What Certificate Will You Get?

Upon successful completion of the programme, you will earn a certificate of Completion for the Advanced Certificate in Fintech from the Indian School of Business (ISB). Successful programme completion is contingent on meeting the attendance requirements and the criteria for course evaluation.


Learn Before You Leap

This programme comes with the added advantage of accessing the LinkedIn learning premium portal and a chance to grow exceptionally where valuable insights are shared while having active participation and engagement through webinars.


Get premium access to Linkedin Learning for six months:

The moment you opt for this learning, some exciting perks await you, which shall:

  • Unplug a treasure trove of high-quality, exclusive content tailored specifically for you.
  • Help with gaining invaluable insights from influential global visionaries.
  • Help you stay ahead of the competition by accessing cutting-edge skill development courses at your own pace.

Engage in Webinars

  • Your participation in our monthly webinars will enable remarkable opportunities for unparalleled growth and insights.
  • Leverage the power of exclusive 1:1 conversations with distinguished business experts
  • Unearth transformative insights from cutting-edge trends, reshaping business landscapes.
  • Handpicked and thoughtfully curated webinars, meticulously designed to elevate your learning experience throughout the course.

Admission Process


Programme Fee Structure

Programme Fee

₹ 2,00,000 + GST
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Instalment Schedule
Registration Fee
₹ 50,000 + GST
1st Instalment
₹ 75,000 + GST
2nd Instalment
₹ 75,000 + GST

Note: Registration Fees includes ₹ 5000 + GST as non-refundable application fee


About the Programme

Global brands widely recognise the Indian School of Business for the premium learning experience and rich academic expertise that they bring to the table. It is ranked among the top 50 institutes globally for its executive education programmes.

    The Advanced Certificate in Fintech from the Executive Education arm of ISB is a first-of-its-kind premium Fintech certificate. During the programme, the senior faculty members engage with the learners, providing insights into the fintech ecosystem, landscape and emerging trends in the domain. These faculty members are senior members of the fintech fraternity, whom the government and other regulatory bodies actively consult for policymaking.

    A special discount offer exists only for a minimum of five nominations. A discount of up to 10% on the programme fee may be offered for bulk nominations of 5 participants or more from a single corporate. However, the extent of the discount will be determined on a case-to-case basis.

      The programme design is well balanced between the day-to-day commitments of the participants and their learning aspirations. It will prepare learners for the emerging trends in fintech and give them a thorough understanding of the fintech products while providing meaningful insight into the fintech landscape. The curriculum includes a good mix of synchronous and asynchronous learning through Case Studies, Working Sessions, and Masterclasses.


        Eligibility: Minimum education requirement: UG Qualification (Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent)

          Preferred Qualification: Two-year Master's Degree from a recognised University with 50% aggregate marks.

          Work Experience: Minimum of 5 years post-completion of qualifying education.

          Admission to this programme involves a rigorous review of your resume and your statement of purpose by the ISB Admissions team.

          • Applying by Paying Registration Fees
          • Submit Documentation for Getting Shortlisted
          • Receive Coveted Admission Offer Letter
          • Pay 1st Installment to Secure Admission

          Only participants with demonstrated fast-track career progression and high learning intent will be admitted into this programme.

          Selection is by invitation only and on a rolling basis. We generally overbook our batches. In case of an overbooked batch size, applicants in earlier selection rounds who have received their provision offer letters and paid registration fees to block their seats will be preferred over applicants from later selection rounds.

          ISB seeks participants with high intellectual rigour and intent to learn to complete the programme.

            Learners are evaluated throughout the programme through various activities such as in-video assessments, weekly/bi-weekly assignments, case-based assignments, capstone projects, and mid-term and end-term assessments.

            They will qualify for successful completion only after fulfilling the programme evaluation criteria.


            The programme fee has been split into a standardised instalment schedule to facilitate ease of payments for participants.

            However, if you still need to avail yourself of a loan, pleaseget in touchwith our counsellors for more details.

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