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Welcome to Forethought India One-on-One Courses. Our program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen profession. Our instructor for this course is by Researcher Dr. Guruprasad Jayarao at IIM Indore


"Innovations Reshaping the Financial Landscape" is a dynamic and comprehensive course designed to explore the cutting-edge advancements revolutionizing the financial sector. This course delves into an array of transformative innovations, including Fintech, Blockchain Technology, AI and Machine Learning, Digital Currencies, and Big Data Analytics in the context of finance. It provides a deep understanding of how technologies like Robo-Advisors, RegTech, and Crowdfunding are redefining traditional financial models. Moreover, it investigates the future trends shaping the financial industry, contemplating topics such as Decentralized Finance (DeFi), NFTs, Quantum Computing, Insurtech, and Sustainable Finance. This course offers an insightful journey into the world of finance, touching on critical aspects of cybersecurity, biometrics, smart contracts, and the implications of behavioral economics. By the end, students will gain a comprehensive overview of the current and future landscape of financial innovations, empowering them to comprehend, engage with, and adapt to the evolving financial ecosystem.

At the end of the program, students will receive a certificate & performance letter by the eductor indicating that they have completed the program and acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen profession.

Innovations Reshaping the Financial Landscape, by Dr. Guruprasad Jayarao

  • Dr. Guruprasad B Jayarao is an accomplished professional in the field of technology and management, with an extensive background in software engineering, leadership, and program management. With over two decades of experience, he has held key positions in prominent companies, showcasing expertise in directing engineering teams and spearheading programs in the software industry.

    His educational journey commenced with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering, where he actively contributed to technical initiatives and academic societies. Building upon this foundation, he pursued a Master's degree from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, further enhancing his technical prowess.

    Guruprasad's professional journey reflects a progressive career trajectory. Notably, he held significant roles at globally recognized companies, including IBM and McAfee, where he contributed substantially in project and program management. At McAfee, he specialized in technical program management, overseeing the development of enterprise security products for various operating systems.

    His tenure at IBM saw him assuming diverse leadership positions, engaging in delivery execution, test management, and pre-sales activities. This broad spectrum of responsibilities speaks to his adeptness in handling multifaceted managerial tasks within a corporate environment.

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