The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur has launched five new eMasters degree programs in Economics, Fintech and Business Analytics. The new programs have been designed keeping in mind India’s rapid acceleration as one of the largest and fastest growing economies in the world. These five courses, according to a statement from IIT Kanpur, will prepare working professionals to contribute to India’s overall growth fueled by rapid economic reforms.
Responding to the need to fill talent gaps, the institute has launched five new eMasters programs – eMasters in Economics and Finance in Business; economics, finance and data analysis; and economics, finance and public policy; Data Science and Business Analytics; and financial technology and management. The eMasters program in Business Economics and Finance; The e-Masters program in Economics, Finance and Data Analytics and the Economics, Finance and Public Policy program are offered by the Department of Economics at IIT Kanpur.
IIT’s Executive-Friendly eMasters Degree Programs Kanpur does not require a GATE score to apply and can be pursued without interrupting professional careers. The application deadline for January 2023 admission for all of these programs is December 4. The website emasters.iitk.ac.in hosts the application details and other program details.
While the eMasters program in Economics and Finance in Business will equip professionals with a practical understanding of financial concepts, economic tools and pricing mechanisms with a focus on corporate finance, the eMasters program in Economics, Finance and data analysis will help professionals deepen their understanding of economics and finance with a strong exposure to quantitative economics and data analysis.
The Economics, Finance and Public Policy program, the institute added, will help professionals acquire relevant knowledge and skills that are integral to the dynamic process of policy planning and implementation.
The eMasters Degree in Data Science and Business Analytics program will provide professionals with in-depth knowledge of cutting-edge data science tools for business analytics. The Financial Technology and Management program will impart theoretical and practical capabilities to professionals, enabling them to navigate the financial revolution, make strategic decisions, and drive business growth. These two online master’s degree programs are offered by the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management.