Imarticus Learning ties up to develop financial services, data analytics courses

Priyanka Pani Mumbai | Updated on January 11, 2018

Edu-tech firm Imarticus Learning has partnered with several industry leaders for its new Prodegree courses to bridge the skill gap in several key sectors, including finance, even as employment opportunities for financial analysts globally is projected to grow by 12 per cent till 2024.

The company has tied up with EY, Genpact, Motilal Oswal Asset Management Company, and HDFC Bank for courses in business analytics, corporate finance, wealth management, financial analysis, and data science through its newly launched courses.

Besides, Imarticus will launch more courses to train individuals for a variety of roles in the fast-growing fintech sector soon, said Nikhil Barshikar, Managing Director, at Imarticus Learning.

Delivered through the classroom learning and online modes, each Prodegree course will have over 50 hours of video content and will also feature guest lectures by experienced professionals from the respective organisations. The courses also equip trainees with skills and knowledge crucial for a variety of roles and successful careers in investment banking, equity research and corporate finance.

Barshikar said, “Globally, the financial services and data analytics industries face a tremendous obstacle in attracting and retaining talent, which ultimately hinders growth. The collaborations will help us collectively nurture talent to bridge the skill gap, create job-ready candidates with industry-aligned skill sets, and place them in leading organisations around the world.”

He further said that while the demand for financial analysts is expected to grow faster than average for any other profession, the analytics industry too has shown double-digit growth in the last decade. According to industry reports, the Indian big data analytics sector is expected to witness eight-fold growth to reach $16 billion by 2025 from the current level of $2 billion, making the country one of the top three markets in analytics globally.

Published on July 18, 2017

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