Global Banking Program:
Fintech | Digital | Analytics

Columbia Business School’s Global Banking Program is a 6 month multimodular program that will provide executives with a comprehensive understanding of Global Markets, Strategic Management, Fintech & Digital Transformation and Customer Strategy. Upon completion of the Global Banking Program, participants will be awarded the Certificate in Business Excellence from Columbia Business School Executive Education.

Global Banking Program: Fintech | Digital | Analytics

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Global Banking Program

We are closely monitoring the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As the situation continues to change rapidly; the health, safety and well-being of the entire community, is of paramount importance to us. We are committed to providing you with the most current information available about the program; our aim is to ensure the academic integrity and learning experience of the program that you are applying for.

Program Highlights

6 month learning journey6

Month learning journey

15+ Faculty & practitioners15+

Faculty & practitioners

20+ Topics covered20+

Topics covered

1 Capstone Project1

Capstone Project

3 Classroom immersions across 2 locations3

Classroom immersions
across 2 locations


Alumni Benefits

Participants receive these Columbia Business School alumni benefits upon completing the program:



  • Banks and Fintech Integration
  • Cryptocurrency and Blockchain
  • Practical Fintech
  • Fintech and its impact on Banking Functions
  • Blockchain, Crypto assets, and their impact

Strategy & Execution

  • Value Investing
  • Growth Mindset
  • Stress Testing
  • Financial Intermediation
  • Risk Management: Market / Liquidity

Global Markets

  • Global Economic Environment
  • Market Microstructure
  • Capital Markets—Debt and Sovereign
  • Central Banking
  • Banking Regulation
  • Securitization
  • Algorithmic Trading

Customer Centricity

  • Customer Experience in Financial Services
  • Marketing of Financial Services
  • Retail and Business Banking

Digital Transformation

  • Digital Transformation
  • Digital Innovation


  • Analytics, Big Data
  • Business Analytics

Project Work

  • Project Definition
  • Project Work
  • Final Project Presentations
Note: Topics and sessions are subject to change

meet the faculty

Suresh Sundaresan
Suresh Sundaresan
Faculty Director

Suresh Sundaresan has published in the areas of Treasury auctions, bidding, default risk, habit formation, term structure of interest rates, asset pricing, investment theory, pension asset allocation, swaps, options, forwards, futures, fixed-income securities markets, and risk management.

Note: Faculty listing is subject to change

Participant Profile

Participants might come from large or medium-sized banking and financial services companies or Fintech startups. The program will help talented leaders prepare to take on larger, critical roles within the banking and Fintech industries.

Participants are expected to have:


*Past participants have come from the marked geographical areas

Participant Testimonials

Kevin Brown
Judia Black
Angelo Gazzoni
Cheryl Ng
Paula Ospina
Paula Ospina
Paula Ospina
Paula Ospina
Paula Ospina
Paula Ospina

Date & Fees

Module Date Location
Module 0 Mar 23–27, 2020 Online
Module 1 Mar 30–May 8, 2020 Online
Module 2 Jul 13–17, 2020 London
Module 3 Sep 14–18, 2020 New York
Module 4 Nov 02–06, 2020 New York


  • Inclusions: Program Materials, Coffee Breaks, Lunches
  • Exclusions: Travel Costs and Accommodation


Round Date Application Fees
Round 1 28th Oct, 2019 300 USD
Round 2 25th Nov, 2019 400 USD
Round 3 23rd Dec, 2019 500 USD
Round 4 27th Jan, 2020 600 USD
Round 5 18th Feb, 2020 700 USD
Programme Fee: 29,000 USD
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