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MasterCamp

Applied Finance

Target Top Placements in Finance with our Hands-on Bootcamp for students & young professionals. Learn Banking, Modeling, SAP, Negotiations etc

R2 Application Deadline: 22nd December, 2022

Taught by KPMG Team

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

Job-Target Curriculum

Get trained on tools & practices that are actually used in the industry

Virtual Internship Included

6 month virtual internship or project experience at KPMG in India

Online-Offline Hybrid

Collaborate with peers in person and on campus

B-School Placement Cell

Participate in 30+ placement drives, mock interviews & CV workshops

Placement Mentorship

1-1 guidance from industry experts to crack finance jobs

Eligibility Criteria

UG students or young professionals with 1-5 yrs. of work experience

Convenient Schedule

Sessions with KPMG in India team on Saturday & Sunday mornings

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Why MasterCamp in Applied Finance?

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

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

Conceptual understanding is extensive
You are exposed to real-life experiences during virtual internship
Opportunity to engage with recruiters through our career services

MasterCamp   Highlights

This MasterCamp in Applied Finance by KPMG in India is truly unique, engaging and outcome driven.

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Curriculum Fully Taught by KPMG in India Team

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

6 month virtual internship with KPMG in India

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

Hybrid Programme with In-Person Meetups

Get a real campus feel through contact classes, peer meetups and thriving Discord commmunity
Get the flexibility to learn via online Zoom sessions from anywhere or attend in-person sessions out of coworking spaces across different locations Pan-India
Attend in-person sessions out of coworking spaces across different locations Pan-India

Mentorship & Placement Support

Dedicated group mentorship by KPMG in India’s experts
LinkedIn profiling, personal branding, interview prep & salary negotiation workshops
Access to B-School placement network and internal job portal for access to jobs with marquee recruiters
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Finance is a High Growth Domain with Record Number of Jobs

Our curriculum, designed and delivered by KPMG in India, equips you for a rewarding and highly lucrative career in Finance

Sample Target Roles

  • Executive – F&A

    Salary: INR 4-6 lakhs p.a.

  • Assistant Manager – F&A

    Salary:INR 8-10 lakhs p.a.

  • Manager – F&A

    Salary:INR 8-16 lakhs p.a.

  • Finance Controller

    Salary:INR 12-18 lakhs p.a.

  • Deputy Manager – R2R Finance

    Salary:INR 7.5-8.5 lakhs p.a.

  • Executive - Accounts Payable

    Salary:INR 4.5-8 lakhs p.a.

  • Deputy Manager – F&A

    Salary:INR 8-13 lakhs p.a.

  • O2C – Assistant Manager

    Salary:INR 8-10 lakhs p.a.

Salary Source:   naukri.com

Example Recruiters

  • Baxter
  • Accenture
  • IBM
  • HCL
  • Gartner
  • Infosys
  • Wipro
  • American Express
  • Genpact
  • Virtusa
  • Bosch
  • Ziploan
  • Microsoft
  • BCG
  • MobiKwik
  • ZoomCar
  • CRISIL
  • KPMG Global Services

Current Job Openings

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
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

Cohort Statistics

  • Average Age
    21.5 Years
  • Minimum & Maximum Age
    16 - 32 Years
  • Percentage Freshers
    55%
  • Average Work Experience
    1.7 Years

Educational Background

BCom

49%

BBA

29%

BTech/BE/BSc

11%

Others

11%

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Undergraduate Colleges

University of Toronto, Canada
Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi
Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore
Hansraj College, Delhi
K J Somaiya College of Arts And Commerce, Mumbai
Kirori Mal College, Delhi
Christ University, Bangalore
Jesus and Mary College, Delhi
Amity International B-school, Noida
Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce, Delhi
NMIMS, Mumbai
K.R. Mangalam University, Haryana
IIM, Kashipur
Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal
Narsee Monjee College of Commerce & Economics, Mumbai
Venkateswara University, Uttar Pradesh
Chitkara University, Chandigarh
St. Xavier's College of Management and Technology, Patna
Symbiosis Centre for Management Studies, Pune

Former/Current Employers

American Express
Bharti Airtel
BYJU'S
Calcutta Motocorp
Capgemini
Concentrix Daksh
Financial Doctors
Franklin Templeton Investments
Genesis Healthcare
Genpact
Great Learning
Deloitte USI
LIC India
Mondelez India Foods
Qualcomm India
HDFC Ergo General Insurance
ICICI Bank
Kotak Mahindra Bank
Oracle India
PhillipCapital
RBS India
Tata Consultancy Services
Epoch Insurance

Undergraduate Colleges

University of Toronto, Canada
SRCC,Delhi
V I T, Vellore
Hansraj College, Delhi
K J S S C,Mumbai
Kirori Mal College, Delhi
Christ University, Bangalore
IIM, Kashipur
M I T, Manipal
NMCCE, Mumbai
NMIMS, Mumbai
K R M U, Haryana
Jesus and Mary College, Delhi
Amity International B-school, Noida
SGGSCC, Delhi
CU, Chandigarh
SCMS, Pune
St. Xavier's College of Management and Technology, Patna
Venkateswara University, Uttar Pradesh

Former/Current Employers

American Express
Bharti Airtel
BYJU'S
Calcutta Motocorp
Capgemini
Concentrix Daksh
Financial Doctors
Franklin Templeton Investments
Genesis Healthcare
Genpact
Great Learning
Deloitte USI
LIC India
Mondelez India Foods
Qualcomm India
HDFC Ergo General Insurance
ICICI Bank
Kotak Mahindra Bank
Oracle India
PhillipCapital
RBS India
Tata Consultancy Services
Epoch Insurance

Learn From Real Professionals & Practitioners

All courses will be fully taught and mentored by KPMG Partners, Directors and practitioners.

Master
Karan Marwah

Partner, KPMG in India

Teaching:
Technical Accounting, Financial Reporting and GCC Application of Finance

Master
Vijay Gogoi

Partner, KPMG in India

Teaching:
Business Partnering

Master
Subhro Bhattacharya

Director, KPMG in India

Teaching:
Technical Accounting, Financial Reporting and GCC Application of Finance

Master
Amit Choudhary

Manager, KPMG in India

Teaching:
Faculty for Analytics

Master
Varsha Dhandhania

Associate Director, KPMG in India

Teaching:
Technical Accounting, Financial Reporting and GCC Application of Finance

Master
Tanya Wadhwa

Manager, KPMG in India

Teaching:
Technical Accounting, Financial Reporting and GCC Application of Finance

Master
Jagpreet Brar

Associate Director, KPMG in India

Teaching:
Business Partnering

Master
Shreepati Shenoy

Director, KPMG in India

Teaching:
SAP Finance

Master
Meenakshi Sharma

Technical Director, KPMG in India

Teaching:
GCC Application of Finance

Master
Saurabh Ambaselkar

Manager, KPMG in India

Teaching:
GCC Application of Finance

Master
Divya Chawla

Assistant Manager, KPMG in India

Teaching:
Technical Accounting, Financial Reporting and GCC Application of Finance

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Master
Karan Marwah

Partner, KPMG in India

Teaching:
Technical Accounting, Financial Reporting and GCC Application of Finance

Master
Vijay Gogoi

Associate Partner, KPMG in India

Teaching:
Business Partnering

Master
Subhro Bhattacharya

Director, KPMG in India

Teaching:
Technical Accounting, Financial Reporting and GCC Application of Finance

Master
Amit Choudhary

Manager, KPMG in India

Teaching:
Faculty for Analytics

Master
Varsha Dhandhania

Manager, KPMG in India

Teaching:
Technical Accounting, Financial Reporting and GCC Application of Finance

Master
Tanya Wadhwa

Manager, KPMG in India

Teaching:
Technical Accounting, Financial Reporting and GCC Application of Finance

Master
Rohit Soni

Manager, KPMG in India

Teaching:
Technical Accounting, Financial Reporting and GCC Application of Finance

Master
Shreepati Shenoy

Director, KPMG in India

Teaching:
SAP Finance

Master
Meenakshi Sharma

Technical Director, KPMG in India

Teaching:
GCC application of finance

Master
Saurabh Ambaselkar

Manager, KPMG in India

Teaching:
GCC Application of finance

Master
Divya Chawla

Assistant Manager, KPMG in India

Teaching:
Technical accounting, financial reporting and GCC Application of finance

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

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

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

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

#annualreport #mis #posting #technicalmemo

Hands-On Curriculum

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

Industry Ready Syllabus

250 hours of live classes with KPMG in India team

6 month virtual internship at KPMG in India

15+ case studies

Get trained on tools like SAP and Power BI

5+ hands-on projects

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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 Interventions

Bootcamps Workshops

Investigate real-life business challenges and case studies in a workshop style format. Examples include:

  • Risk Analysis of Shale Gas Extraction Project
  • Wipro Limited's Buyback of Shares in 2020
Consult with Real Businesses

Work with local businesses and help them upgrade their finances, bookkeeping and general financial well being. Projects include:

  • Forensic auditing of local businesses
  • Consulting on tax, structuring & accounting
On Campus Events & Meetups

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

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

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

  • Find co-founders, run pilots and get feedback
  • Engage with investors, experts & mentors

Work on Real Life Projects

Mastering Revenue Recognition

Client: A leading educational services company
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
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
Brief: Understand the underlying process behind closing a company’s financial statements and preparing board deliverables within stringent reporting deadlines

#annualreport #mis #posting #technicalmemo

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

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

Business Etiquettes and Grooming

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

Interview Preparation

  • Mock Interviews
  • Stress Management Sessions
Step 7

Salary Negotiation Workshops

  • Peer Best Practices and Experience Sharing
  • Salary Negotiation Workshops
Step 2

Personal Branding

  • Presentation Skills Workshop
  • Personal Branding Workshop
Step 4

Functional Role-Based Workshops

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

Outreach Plan

  • Company Outreach Plan
  • Finalisation of Company
    Lists
Step 8

Industry Placements

  • Placement Drives
  • Company Notifications
Step 1

Mentor Allocation

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

Personal Branding

  • Presentation Skills Workshop
  • Personal Branding Workshop
Step 3

Business Etiquettes and Grooming

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

Functional Role-Based Workshops

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

Interview Preparation

  • Mock Interviews
  • Stress Management Sessions
Step 6

Outreach Plan

  • Company Outreach Plan
  • Finalisation of Company Lists
Step 7

Salary Negotiation Workshops

  • Peer Best Practices and Experience Sharing
  • Salary Negotiation Workshops
Step 8

Industry Placements

  • Placement Drives
  • Company Notifications

Recognized Certificate

Get Certified 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.

  • Industry recognized certificate from World’s leading professional services firm
  • Add an extra edge to your CV with Virtual Internship & live projects
  • Receive Masters’ Union Alumni Status

Fees and Financing

MasterCamp in Applied Finance

Starts at INR 16,387/month

No cost EMI options available. View Plans

Admission Fee (Non-Refundable)
INR 25,000/-

(Add GST) INR 4,500

Tuition Fee

INR 2,95,000/-

(Add GST) INR 53,100/-

Total Programme Fee:
INR 3,20,000 + GST

Live sessions by KPMG in India

The only hybrid programme with on-campus classes

Upto 50% Scholarship available on Tuition Fee

Pursue without leaving your current job

6 month virtual internship at KPMG in India

The Course 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: Upto 50% of the Tuition fee

Availability: 3 per cohort

Masters’ Union Scholarship for Women in Finance

Eligibility: Exceptional women candidates with significant achievements in Finance.

Scholarship Amount: Upto 50% of the Tuition fee

Availability: 3 per cohort

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 Percentage: Upto 50% of the Tuition fee

Availability: 3 per cohort

Dates & Deadlines

Rounds Deadline Interviews Application Fee

Round 2 apply now

22nd December, 2022

Dec 2022

INR 1250

Round 1

1st December, 2022

Nov/Dec 2022

INR 1000

Admission Process

Application Process & Timeline

Step 1
Online Application
Submit the online application along with the required documents.
Round 2 Deadline : 22nd December, 2022
Step 2
Attend Interview
Shortlisted candidates will be required to go through an online interview.
Round 2 Interview Date : 24th December, 2022
Step 3
Admission Decision
Selected candidates will be provided with an offer of admission to the programme.
Round 2 Result Date : 26th December, 2022

Eligibility

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.
Freshers currently pursuing B.Com/BBA/BA or equivalent Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Economics/Accounts with a minimum of 50% result.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Course Curriculum

What should I expect from the MasterCamp in Applied Finance?

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?

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?

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 does “Hybrid” teaching mode mean?

All the sessions in the MasterCamp in Applied Finance are conducted live & online over Zoom.

To help the folks enrolled in the programme make the most out of their learning journeys - Masters’ Union will arrange for the students to attend the live sessions out of a coworking space across locations in India provided there is a significant number of enrolled students in that location.

We have found this arrangement to be effective for peer learning and forming genuine friendships as you work towards kickstarting your career in Finance.

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

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?

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

What are the session timings for the upcoming cohort?

The live sessions with the KPMG in India team are held over Saturday & Sunday mornings to match the schedule of working professionals and students.

Career Support

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

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?

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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?

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.

Admission Criteria

Who should apply to the programme?

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Financing & Refunds

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

The total programme fee for the MasterCamp in Applied Finance is INR 3,20,000 + GST.
However, you can avail no-cost EMI options, starting at INR 16,387/month, through our banking partners.

What is the payment fee schedule?

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 the refund policy?

The application fee, admission fee, and tuition fee are all NON-REFUNDABLE.

Can I get more than one scholarship?

No, a candidate is eligible for one scholarship only. It is noteworthy that scholarships are granted according to various criteria depending on factors like the candidate’s application, academic scores, work experience, if any, and performance in the interview.

Is there any deferral or refund policy for this programme?

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.