International Master in Fintech, Finance and Digital Innovation

Feb 05 2019

Digital Transformation has led to significant changes in all business models and sectors, particularly in the financial industry. New technologies and new methodologies are changing the way to do business.

Today, it is necessary to shift perspective and update one’s specific skillset: to accomplish this task, the Politecnico di Milano Graduate School of Business has developed a highly professional training programme which is able to respond in a timely manner to the needs of the market.

The International Master in Fintech, Finance and Digital Innovationis the programme developed by MIP Politecnico di Milano, in cooperation with the Department of Mathematics, the Department of Management Engineering and the Department of Electronics, Information and Bioengineering of the Politecnico di Milano, to provide all the skills and competencies needed to face the Fintech revolution.

The 12-month Master, entirely taught in English, offers a comprehensive education in finance and an in-depth understanding of digital technologies and their applications in the financial sector (banking, insurance companies, asset management). The programme targets young graduates who want to specialise in the Fintech area and its aim is to train professionals to be able to understand and manage the digital transformation, building on their different skills and capabilities. The Master builds on the collaboration with our partners from the financial industry –Aviva, Deloitte, Fabrick Spa, IBM and Intesa Sanpaolo Group –  in order to combine theoretical competencies on methods and technologies with the expertise of the financial world and Fintech applications. The Master also boasts the cooperation with Fintech companies such as Moneyfarm, Net Insurance and ZeroKMFinance.

The programme is structured in three building blocks, designed to guide all participants through a learning funnel that enables the attainment of an in-depth understanding of the Fintech revolution. Starting from a strong basis in Finance, Information Technology, Computer Programming and Quantitative Finance, students will understand the foundations of the Fintech ecosystem. The Master then covers digital innovation technologies that play a preeminent role in Fintech, such as big data, cybersecurity, distributed ledger technologies, smart contracts, blockchain, machine learning, natural language processing and data visualisation. Finally, the programme enters into the Fintech domain, analysing how these technologies/methodologies can transform classical intermediation activity and how they can disintermediate traditional players in a peer-to-peer perspective.

To learn more about the Master, visit the MIP website and discover how to improve your skills and give the right direction to your career in the Fintech sector:


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