- UpGrad and PwC India partnered to launch a financial modelling and analysis course for early professionals
UpGrad has partnered with PwC India aiming at early professionals interested in financial and analytical roles. This partnership is part of upGrad campus, a skilling initiative aimed at preparing college students for job opportunities.
The 4-month, 220+ hour curriculum, co-designed by PwC India experts, provides a strong foundation in financial concepts like forecasting, valuation and financial modelling, using new tools like Power BI, tableau, advanced excel and GenAI. 80+ hours of interactive live sessions, a completion certificate and comprehensive placement support, 3 interview opportunities. The module includes recorded sessions for up to three years.
“The financial sector is undergoing a transformation driven by technology, necessitating a highly skilled workforce. A new course, partnered with upGrad, is being launched to equip early professionals, including those without prior knowledge, with the skills to meet the job market’s demands. This qualification will help professionals develop a deeper understanding of the subject and practical application, making it an ideal choice for students seeking to create a niche by gaining subject matter understanding and hands-on experience with new age tools”, Vivek Prasad, Partner and Markets Leader, PwC India, said.
“Financial analysis is a highly sought-after skill for new-age job roles, with numerous job opportunities. A partnership with PwC India aims to build skilled professionals with financial data and tech proficiency, enabling them to interact with modern workplace tools. The programme focuses on practical learning, preparing learners for high-paying finance jobs, ensuring career outcomes and job readiness for young professionals”, Amit Mahensaria, CEO, upGrad Campus, said.