upGrad, Asia’s most significant integrated learning, skilling, and workforce development company, recently unveiled a collaborative Financial Modelling and Analysis programme in partnership with PwC India, a professional services firm, to cater to aspiring young professionals seeking careers in various financial and analytical roles. According to an official announcement, this initiative is the responsibility of upGrad Campus.
The programme, which spans four months and includes more than 220 hours of educational content, was developed collaboratively through upGrad and PwC India’s industry specialists. It aims to provide a robust grounding in essential financial concepts such as forecasting, valuation, and financial modeling, and cutting-edge tools like Power BI, Tableau, Advanced Excel, and GenAI, the release mentioned.
With offices in 152 countries and more than 364,000 people, PwC India is among the leading professional services networks in the world. It helps organizations and individuals create the value they seek by delivering quality Assurance, Tax, and Advisory services. The company aims to build trust in society and solve significant problems.
Commenting on the latest development, Vivek Prasad, Partner, Markets Leader, PwC India, said:
This qualification aims to enable professionals to develop a deeper understanding of the subject and practical application. It is also a perfect match for students who aim to create a niche for themselves by gaining subject matter understanding and hands-on experience with new-age tools.
The programme includes over 80 interactive live sessions with accomplished faculty members, ensuring real-world insights and hands-on guidance. These sessions are recorded for future reference and remain accessible for up to three years. Upon successful completion, participants receive a certificate accredited by the PwC India Academy. To facilitate post-programme opportunities, comprehensive placement support is offered, guaranteeing three interview opportunities, an official statement further said.
Amit Mahensaria, Chief Executive Officer of upGrad Campus, added:
With career outcomes at the core of the programme, our partnership with PwC India is aimed to build highly skilled and job-ready professionals who are not only good with financial data but are tech proficient at interacting with modern workplace tools. This programme focuses on practical learning, enabling learners to kick off a high-paying job in finance.
upGrad, which began in 2015, offers everything from online and hybrid Degree programmes to pathway and study abroad programmes to certification and Bootcamps to Diploma, Master’s, and Doctorate programmes for working professionals. The company provides most of these programmes to enterprise clients through its B2B arm, along with recruitment and staffing services. It has enrolled ten million+ learners from 70+ countries, has a network of 300+ direct global university partners, a diverse set of 2500+ pathway connections, 20,000+ recruitment partners, and an international enterprise arm with 3000 corporate partners.