12 Months 320 Hours

Fully Online

by Krea University

Powered by:
Northeastern University D’Amore-McKim School of Business

3+ years of work experience

Exemplary Faculty,
Academicians & Practitioners

DAFA (Diploma in Advanced Finance and Analytics)

Next-Gen financial services are projected to grow at $335 billion in the next decade, heavily driven by technology and a high level of quantitative analytics. It's crucial for organisations and professionals to familiarise themselves with key driving skills in the field.

The next-gen diploma programme is here for new-age career opportunities. The course is offered by IFMR Graduate School of Business at Krea University, with curriculum and experience powered by D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University, USA.

The DAFA Advantage

  • Delivered by renowned global faculty & practitioners
  • Co-designed by Northeastern University, USA
  • Ideal for both switchers & upgraders
  • Learn from high-potential peers
  • Case studies, workshops and simulation

DAFA - Designed for you

  • Fully Online
  • Convenient timings
  • 12-month programme
  • For working professionals with 3+ years of experience
  • Twin specialization tracks

Who should apply?

Working professionals seeking to progress
careers in Finance domains demanding skills
in Quantitative Finance, Financial Analytics,
Risk Management and Fintech applications

Considering to switch careers and explore diverse
roles within the growing Finance-related verticals

Suited for various roles
(not limited to)

Financial Analyst

Equity Analyst

Financial Modeler

Investment Banker

Risk Analyst

Fintech Entrepreneur

Financial Consultant

Securities Broker

Financial Accountant

Chartered Accountant

Investment Advisor

Technology provider to Finance domains

Suited for various roles
(not limited to)

Core Faculty

The programme will include academic sessions, projects, and guest lectures from academia and industry practitioners. The lead faculty of DAFA are experts from the field of Finance Education, and have decades of experience in both concept and practice.

Krishnan Chidambaram

Director-Financial Assistance Senior Advisor IFMR GSB at Krea University

Balasubramanian G

Senior Professor IFMR GSB at Krea University Former Dean - IFMR

Dr. Samir Ranjan

Area Chair & Professor Finance, Accounting & Quantitative Finance IFMR GSB at Krea University


The tuition fee for the programme is INR 3,50,000/-
(Rupees Three lakhs and Fifty Thousand only).
For details of the payment schedule and loan
assistance please speak to our Programme Consultant.

*Fees are subject to change.


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