Pune: ‘Financial Technology’, a full-time course, will be started at College of Engineering, Pune (CoEP) in collaboration with Credit Suisse to promote academic and industry collaboration in training and student development in the area of technologies applied to the financial services sector.
CoEP and Credit Suisse have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to this effect. The course will be a four-credit graded course that includes theory and lab work which will cover topics such as Introduction to Banking, Finance and Banking Regulations, Macro Economics, and Basics of Financial Accounting, Corporate Finance, Equity, Fixed Income and Derivatives.
The elective course will be taught at the CoEP campus over a full term by senior staff from Credit Suisse’ technology team in India. Technology-specific content such as Agile Methodology and Trade Management will also be included.
Ranjit Anand, Head of Credit Suisse’s Business Delivery Centre in Pune, said, “Through this partnership, we will be able to bring industry-relevant knowledge to local university students and help cultivate a future pool of talent that is able to develop innovative technology solutions to real-life, complex business challenges.”
Professor BB Ahuja, Director of CoEP, said, “We have collaborated to design and deliver the ‘Financial Technology’ course to students. This initiative will help bring a unique practice perspective into the classroom by seasoned practitioners, adding enormous value.”