Global Banking Program:
Fintech | Digital | Analytics

The Global Banking Program from Columbia Business School Executive Education is a seven-month multimodal program that will provide executives with a comprehensive understanding of global markets, strategic management, fintech and 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.

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Program Highlights

7 Months Learning Journey7

Months Learning Journey

15+ Faculty and Practitioners15+

Faculty and Practitioners

20+ Topics20+


1 Capstone Project1

Capstone Project

3 Classroom Immersions across Two Locations3

Classroom Immersions
across Two Locations


Alumni Benefits



  • Banks and Fintech Integration
  • Cryptocurrency and Blockchain
  • Practical Fintech
  • Fintech and Its Impact on Banking Functions
  • Blockchain and Applications
  • Cryptoassets and Impact

Strategy and Execution

  • Value Investing
  • Growth Mindset
  • Stress Testing
  • Financial Intermediation
  • Risk Management

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 and Big Data
  • Business Analytics

Project Work

  • Project Definition
  • Project Work
  • Final Project Presentations
Note: Sessions are subject to change based on faculty availability

meet the faculty

Suresh Sundaresan
Suresh Sundaresan
Faculty Director,
Chase Manhattan Bank Foundation Professor of Financial Institutions at Columbia University

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 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.

The program is designed for participants with:


*Past participants have come from the marked geographical areas

Program Schedule

Module Date Location
Module 1 February 21–25, 2022 New York City
Project work March–June 2022 Online
Online Module on Blockchain in Business May–June 2022 Online
Module 2 June 27–July 1, 2022 London
Project work July–September 2022 Online
Module 3 September 19–23, 2022 New York City

Application Deadlines and Fees

Round Date Application Fees
Round 1 December 14, 2021 US$300
Round 2 January 20, 2022 US$400
Program Fee: US$29,000


  • Inclusions: program materials, coffee breaks, and lunches
  • Exclusions: travel costs and accommodation
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