A Times of India feature on the big hiring by global financial firms, consulting majors and tech companies, captures the latest hiring trends in leading business schools across the country, like IIMB, IIMC, ISB and IFMR GSB.
Highlighting the placement success at IFMR GSB, the feature mentions “…finance, consulting and tech giants hired over 80% of the students already placed compared to an average of 61% in such domains in previous years. Four of the top five global banks — JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo and Citi — together hired over 40 students (almost 25% of the batch). Despite the pandemic, average salaries rose by 10% in these domains and stood at Rs 11.4 lakh.”
Jaykumar Patel and Utkarsh Srivastava (IFMR Graduate School of Business, MBA class of 2021) are proud recipients of Krea’s 100% scholarship to NYU Stern School of Business’ Fintech program.
Krea University offered a 100% scholarship to final-year MBA students to pursue ‘Foundations in Fintech’ – a short-term online program at NYU Stern School of Business. Several students vying for this scholarship underwent a rigorous application and interview process, with Jaykumar and Utkarsh emerging as the top two candidates.
The online course, with a duration of 6-weeks (25 January – 08 March 2021), will deep-dive into the functioning of the financial services industry taught by Professor Kathleen DeRose (Clinical Associate Professor of Finance and Director of NYU Stern Fubon Center FinTech Initiative). Through various video lectures, readings and assessments, this program aims to provide valuable insights about key Fintech areas and prepare students for a career in finance. Participants of this course, upon completion, will receive the NYU Stern Certificate in Fintech.