Industry Immersive Programme (IIP) in Applied Finance

Fully hands-on & placement targeted programme for undergraduate students & young professionals with integrated virtual internship at KPMG in India.

Application & Scholarship Deadline: 31st December, 2021

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Fully Taught by KPMG in India Team

100% of classes are taught live by
KPMG in India team

Job-Focussed
Curriculum

Get ready for full-time roles in finance, business & accounting

Project Experience with KPMG in India*

6 month virtual internship or project experience at KPMG in India

Hands-On
Learning

Get trained on tools that are
actually used in the industry

Online-Offline
Hybrid

Collaborate with peers in person and on campus

B-School Placement Cell Access

Access to placement network & jobs with marquee recruiters

Career
Mentorship

1-1 guidance from industry experts to crack finance jobs

Eligibility

UG students or professionals with
1-2 yrs. work ex

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Why MasterCamp in Applied Finance?

This MasterCamp is a uniquely designed programme that integrates hands-on academics with real life projects, internships & apprenticeships.

The MasterCamp add an extra edge to CVs and lead to improved job outcomes because:

doneConceptual understanding is extensive
doneYou are exposed to real-life experiences during virtual internship
doneOpportunity to engage with recruiters through our career services

Programme Highlights

The following 4 factors make the IIP in Applied Finance by KPMG in India & Masters’ Union truly unique, engaging and outcome driven.

Hands-On Curriculum, Fully Taught by KPMG in India Team

done 100% skill-based learning using latest practices and real-world assignments
done Teaching through case studies and hands-on assignments on IGAAP, Ind AS, IFRS and their applicability to various industries
done Get trained on tools like SAP and Power BI to be industry relevant from Day 1

Includes 6 Month Virtual Internship with KPMG in India

done Virtual internships will drive experiential learning in finance
done Exposure to real-life scenarios will help build strong CV for better long-term career growth
done Good performance in virtual internship may help students get full-time roles with companies

Hybrid Programme with 100% Scholarships

done Get a real campus feel through contact classes, peer meetups and thriving Discord commmunity
done Pursue without resigning from current job while taking evening and weekend classes
done Avail scholarships based on merit, covid crisis and diversity

Mentorship & Placement Support

done Dedicated group mentorship by KPMG in India’s experts
done LinkedIn profiling, personal branding, interview prep & salary negotiation workshops
done Access to B-School placement network and internal job portal for access to jobs with marquee recruiters

Finance is a High Growth Domain with Record Number of Jobs

Our extensive finance and accounting curriculum, co-designed and delivered by KPMG in India, equips you for a rewarding and highly lucrative career in Finance.

Roles

  • done
    Executive – F&A

    Salary: INR 4-6 lakhs p.a.

  • done
    Assistant Manager – F&A

    Salary:INR 8-10 lakhs p.a.

  • done
    Deputy Manager – F&A

    Salary:INR 8-13 lakhs p.a.

  • done
    Manager – F&A

    Salary:INR 8-16 lakhs p.a.

  • done
    Finance Controller

    Salary:INR 12-18 lakhs p.a.

  • done
    O2C – Assistant Manager

    Salary:INR 8-10 lakhs p.a.

  • done
    Deputy Manager – R2R Finance

    Salary:INR 7.5-8.5 lakhs p.a.

  • done
    Executive/Senior Executive - Accounts Payable

    Salary:INR 4.5-8 lakhs p.a.

Salary Source: naukri.com

Sample Recruiters

  • done Accenture
  • done Baxter
  • done Genpact
  • done IBM
  • done Gartner
  • done HCL
  • done Wipro
  • done Infosys
  • done American Express
  • done KPMG Global Services

Finance & Accounting Operations Job Openings in India

Along with globalization and increasingly complex regulatory frameworks, the demand for finance and accounting professionals will continue to rise for the foreseeable future.

“Employment for financial occupations is expected to grow 10 percent by 2026, introducing more than 773,800 new jobs to the marketplace.”

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

LinkedIn: 35,751 Explore Now
Naukri.com: 3,454 Explore Now
Indeed: 18,258 Explore Now
TimesJobs: 832 Explore Now
Monster: 14,225 Explore Now

Example Roles in Typical Companies

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Meet Your Masters

Learn from top KPMG in India's experts & Directors with decades of work and hiring experience. Learning from the experts ensures that the course content is hands on and relevant to the needs of the recruiters.

A Fully Immersive Journey

The programme is designed in such a way that you build a strong learning community, just like you would on a physical campus!

Experiential Curriculum

Bootcamps & Workshops

Perform in-depth investigation of real-life business challenges and explore the causes of underlying principles.Examples include:

  • done Risk Analysis of Shale Gas Extraction Project
  • done Wipro Limited’s Buyback of Shares in 2020

Consult with Real Businesses

As a part of the curriculum, get to work with local businesses and help them upgrade their finances, bookkeeping and general well being. This will help you better understand how businesses really work and get hands-on experience.

On Campus Events & Meetups

Get a complete campus feel as you network with like-minded individuals.

  • done Peer meetups in your city & our Gurgaon campus
  • done Thriving online community on Discord
  • done Group projects & collaborative workshops

Startup Incubator

Build your own company with fellow classmates and get mentored through the entire process.

  • done Find your co-founders, run early pilots and get feedback from the community.
  • done Get access to opportunities to engage with investors, experts & mentors.

Sample Projects You’ll Be Working On

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Mastering Revenue Recognition

Client: A leading educational services company with a legacy of 32+ years

done Brief: Understand the process for recording revenue and accounts receivable followed by companies in different sectors, recognize revenue both under IGAAP and Ind AS

#ordertocash #IFRS15 #AS9 #sectoralimpact

On-Balance Sheet Accounting of Leases

Client: A leading technology provider

done Brief: Understand the on-balance sheet accounting of leases, comparison with the lease accounting model under IGAAP and its impact on key industry sectors

#IFRS16 #onbalancesheet #lesseeimpact #transitionalimpact

Financial Close

Client: A leading global financial institution

done Brief: Understand the underlying process behind closing a company’s financial statements and preparing board deliverables within stringent reporting deadlines

#annualreport #mis #posting #technicalmemo

Programme Curriculum

Job-Focussed Curriculum

250 hours of live classes with KPMG in India team

15+ case studies

Get trained on tools like SAP and Power BI

5+ hands-on projects

6 month virtual internship at KPMG in India

Download Curriculum get_app
  • Fundamentals of Accounting
  • Analyzing Financial Statements
  • Financial Ratios
  • Order to Cash - Accounts Receivable and Revenue Recognition
  • Procure to Pay - Accounts Payable, Capital Expenditure and Payroll

Career Development Journey

During the programme, students will receive dedicated assistance from the Career Services team at Masters’ Union and will be able to track their career progression with a personalised plan. The schedule of the career readiness programme is as follows:

Step 1

Mentor Allocation and
Profile Building

  • done 1-1 Mentor
    Allocation
  • done Resume Format and LinkedIn Profiling
Step 3

Business Etiquettes and
Grooming

  • doneBusiness Etiquettes and Grooming Workshop
  • done One-on-One with Director of Career Services
Step 5

Interview
Preparation

  • done Stress Management
    Sessions
  • done Mock
    Interviews
Step 7

Salary Negotiation
Workshops

  • donePeer Best Practices and Experience Sharing
  • done Salary Negotiation
    Workshops
Step 2

Personal
Branding

  • done Presentation Skills
    Workshop
  • done Personal Branding
    Workshop
Step 4

Functional Role-Based
Workshops

  • done Teamwork and Conflict Management Workshop
  • done Industry/Functional/Role-Based Workshops
Step 6

Outreach
Plan

  • done Finalisation of Company
    Lists
  • done Company Outreach Plan
Step 8

Industry
Placements

  • done Company
    Notifications
  • donePlacement
    Drives
Step 1

Mentor Allocation and Profile Building

  • done 1-1 Mentor Allocation
  • done Resume Format and LinkedIn Profiling
Step 2

Personal
Branding

  • done Presentation Skills Workshop
  • done Personal Branding Workshop
Step 3

Business Etiquettes and Grooming

  • doneBusiness Etiquettes and Grooming Workshop
  • done One-on-One with Director of Career Services
Step 4

Functional Role-Based Workshops

  • done Teamwork and Conflict Management Workshop
  • done Industry/Functional/Role-Based Workshops
Step 5

Interview
Preparation

  • done Mock Interviews
  • done Stress Management Sessions
Step 6

Outreach
Plan

  • done Company Outreach Plan
  • done Finalisation of Company Lists
Step 7

Salary Negotiation
Workshops

  • donePeer Best Practices and Experience Sharing
  • done Salary Negotiation Workshops
Step 8

Industry
Placements

  • donePlacement Drives
  • done Company Notifications

Programme Certificate

IIP in Applied Finance by KPMG in India

Upon completion of case studies, simulations, hands-on projects and in-person paper presentations, you will be a certified Finance and Accounting professional.

  • done Industry Recognized Certificate from a leading professional services firm
  • done Leverage the Certificate Anywhere in the World
  • done Receive Masters’ Union Alumni Status

Fees and Financing

Programme Fee

Industry Immersive Programme (IIP) in Applied Finance by KPMG in India

Starts at INR 9,333/month View Plans

No cost EMI options available

Total Programme Fee: INR 2,25,000 + GST

done Live sessions by KPMG in India
done The only hybrid programme with on-campus classes
done 100% scholarships available
done Pursue without leaving your current job
done 6 month virtual internship at KPMG in India
The programme fee is payable through Net Banking and Credit/Debit cards. With our corporate financial partnerships, you can avail education loans at 0% interest rate*.

Scholarships

At Masters’ Union, we believe that financial constraints should not pose any hindrance to someone’s academic aspirations.

Masters’ Union Hybrid Merit-Based Scholarship

Eligibility: Candidates with exceptional academic records and professional accomplishments.

Scholarship Amount: 50% of the tuition fee

Availability: 20 per batch

Masters’ Union Hybrid Covid Crisis Support Scholarship

Eligibility: Loss of parent(s) since January 2020 or loss of job/employment of an earning family member due to COVID-19.

Scholarship Amount: 75% of the tuition fee

Availability: 30 per batch

Masters' Union Hybrid Scholarship for the Differently Abled

Eligibility: Differently-abled candidates at a physical or cognitive level, who demonstrate apt acumen and merit.

Scholarship Amount: 75% of the tuition fee

Availability: 2 per batch

Admission Process

Application Process & Timeline

Step 1
Online Application
check Submit the online application along with the required documents.
Deadline: 31st December, 2021
Step 2
Admission Decision
check Selected candidates will be provided with an offer of admission to the programme.
Result Date: 8th January, 2022

Eligibility

done Freshers currently pursuing B.Com/BBA/BA or equivalent Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Economics/Accounts with a minimum of 50% result.
done Working professionals aiming to transition to a career in finance and accounting in industries like Banking, Insurance, Financial Services, Consumer Goods, IT/ITeS, Manufacturing, Telecom, Pharma.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Course Curriculum

What should I expect from the MasterCamp in Applied Finance?

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The 1-year MasterCamp in Applied Finance, co-designed and delivered by KPMG in association with Masters’ Union, is a fully hands-on and placement targeted programme. During the 12-month duration of the programme, you should expect rigorous industry immersive training inclusive of outcome-driven learning experiences. The programme also comes with an opportunity of a 6-month-long virtual internship for freshers and a live project for experienced professionals.

What should I NOT expect from the MasterCamp in Applied Finance?

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The MasterCamp in Applied Finance does not follow a conventional pedagogical approach that is fully focused on theoretical knowledge. The programme curriculum is meticulously structured to enable hands-on learning through real-life projects, internships & apprenticeships. However, you should not expect guaranteed job placements upon completion of 12 months.

Is it mandatory to participate in projects?

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Participation in hands-on projects under the mentorship of KPMG’s finance and accounting experts helps you to become industry-ready. It is mandatory because these projects contribute to a significant part of your total credits during the programme.

What type of learning experience should I expect from the programme?

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This programme is focused on 100% skill-based learning using the latest practices, real-world assignments and finance case studies like Yes Bank, Demonetization, Fintech, SBI etc. It is set up in an online-offline format so that you can collaborate with your peer group in person and on campus. You also get to leverage the brilliant opportunity of being taught live by the KPMG team as well as the co-op design of the curriculum integrating hands-on academics with real-life projects, internships & apprenticeships.

Is any certification granted at the end of the programme?

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Yes. Upon completion of case studies, boot camps, hands-on projects and in-person peer collaborations, you will be granted a Certificate of Graduation – Industry Immersive Programme (IIP) in Applied Finance.

Career Support

What type of career support should I expect from this programme?

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During the programme, you will receive assistance from the Career Services team at Masters’ Union and you will be able to track your career progression with a personalised plan. In addition, you will attend workshops on LinkedIn profiling, personal branding, interview preparation and salary negotiation that will help you amp up for the placement drive. During the process, you will have access to the B-School placement network and internal job portal to apply for jobs with recruiters.

How will my doubts/questions be addressed in an online programme?

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As this programme is in a hybrid format, your doubts and questions can be either addressed during online classroom sessions or in-person meetups with your peers. Additionally, you will also share a common forum with the batch where you will be able to get your queries addressed from the instructors or initiate a discussion with your peer group.

What is meant by the integrated virtual internship at KPMG in India?

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An integrated virtual internship at KPMG in India will give you the opportunity to directly work on an immersive project supervised by a KPMG mentor. During the virtual internship, you will work in teams of upto 5 students and will meet virtually with your supervisor and team to discuss projects and progress. This valuable work experience during the programme duration will add an extra edge to your CV, which you can further showcase while applying and interviewing for full-time roles.

Will all the students be eligible for integrated virtual internships at KPMG in India?

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Students, who maintain over 90% attendance and have a min GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 will be eligible for the virtual internships with KPMG in India.

Can I apply for an in-office internship with KPMG in India?

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Students will be eligible to apply for an in-office internship with KPMG in India, but the selection will happen at the discretion of the KPMG in India team.

Does Masters’ Union or KPMG in India guarantee a job upon the completion of this programme?

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No. Neither Masters’ Union nor KPMG in India take any responsibility for your placement in a full-time role or the conversion of the virtual internship into a PPO upon the completion of this programme.

Admission Criteria

Who should apply to the programme?

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This programme is structured to cater to the learning requirements of undergraduate students as well as young professionals. Freshers currently pursuing B.Com/BBA/BA or equivalent Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Economics/Accounts with a minimum of 50% result are eligible to apply. Additionally, this course is also suitable for working professionals with 1-2 years of work experience, aiming to transition to a career in finance and accounting in industries like Banking, Insurance, Financial Services, Consumer Goods, IT/ITeS, Manufacturing, Telecom, Pharma.

What is the minimum educational qualification required to take this programme?

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You should be an undergraduate fresher currently pursuing a B.Com/BBA/BA or equivalent Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Economics/Accounts with a minimum of 50% result.

What is the admission process for the programme and what is the timeline?

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Admission to this programme is a 2-step process. The first step is the submission of the online application along with the required documents. Next, the selected candidates will be provided with an offer of admission to the programme.

My current role does not include exposure to Finance or Accounting. Does it make sense for me to opt for this programme?

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Yes. If you have 1-2 years of work experience and are aiming to transition to a career in finance and accounting in industries like Banking, Insurance, Financial Services, Consumer Goods, IT/ITeS, Manufacturing, Telecom, Pharma, this programme is apt for you. However, a fundamental understanding of Finance and Accounting operations would be preferable.

Financing & Refunds

What is the programme fee for the MasterCamp in Applied Finance?

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The total programme fee for the Industry Immersive Programme in Applied Finance is INR 2,25,000 + GST. However, you can avail no-cost EMI options, starting at INR 9,975/month, through our banking partners.

What is the payment fee schedule?

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If you are offered a place on the programme, you will be notified of a specific date by which you must confirm acceptance and pay the non-refundable admissions fee deposit along with a refundable security deposit.

What is your tuition fee refund policy?

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The tuition fee for the programme is NON-REFUNDABLE and will not be returned under any circumstances.

Can I be awarded more than one scholarship?

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Yes, you may be awarded up to two scholarships. It is noteworthy that scholarships are granted according to various criteria depending on the sources and all the scholarships offered by us are 'merit-based’.

Is there any deferral or refund policy for this programme?

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Currently, we are not offering the option to defer the admission offer. Those who cannot join the programme during the current intake are advised to apply again for the next intake.