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Unique Skills
for Success in
Modern Finance

14-Month Program
  •  Study While You Work

Master of Financial
Innovation & Technology

Possess a unique combination of skills consisting of a deep understanding of financial models and data and technology.

Technology has undeniably changed how financial markets and institutions function. Every part of the financial value chain is being disrupted by nimble technology-based innovators and changing the skills required to be successful in modern finance.

Starting this November, Smith's Master of Financial Innovation & Technology allows you to earn a world-class degree in just 14 months without leaving your current job.

Classes are held weekday evenings and one day on alternate weekends. Although this program can be completed while you work, it is considered a full-time program.

The Program Will Provide:

  • A solution to the fast-growing need in the financial sector for leaders with a solid understanding of both finance and data science and machine learning;
  • The knowledge and tools to move immediately from theory to real-world applications;
  • A solid understanding of the current financial technology climate and market trends;
  • The ability to communicate ideas and information accurately and concisely;
  • Training in creating and maintaining high performance work teams;
  • Personal development workshops and career advancement days;
  • SmithEdge — a set of personal capabilities that will prepare you to thrive in today’s business environment;
  • Access to job opportunities through Smith’s Career Advancement Centre
Jennifer Reynolds headshot

“The pace of technological change in the financial services industry has never been greater. As a result, the need for talent that can help accelerate innovation is critical to the success of every organization. The Smith MFIT program is designed to build the pipeline of skilled talent to fill these jobs which will drive the success of the sector and its critical contribution to the Canadian economy.”

Jennifer Reynolds
President & CEO
Toronto Finance International

Key Features

 

Skills Coverage

Provides the critical mix of analytics capabilities with strategy and business management expertise in order to lead projects, business units, and organizations.

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Expert Leadership

Learn from our expert faculty who are some of the best management educators in the world and industry specialists and practitioners who teach from real market experience.

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Advisory Board

Our dedicated board of accomplished industry leaders ensures alignment of the program content to business needs, and contributes insights and networking opportunities for students.

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Experiential Learning

Experiential learning, or “learning by doing” is one of the most effective ways to learn. Students not only master the theoretical concepts, but learn how to apply these concepts to real-life opportunities.

 

Real World Data

Class discussions and assignments use corporate data sets, allowing you to identify real insights and make better decisions.

 

Special Events

Special speakers, events, business networking, coaching and career support is provided throughout the program.

Vector Institute

Smith's MFIT program is recognized by the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence as delivering a curriculum that equips its graduates with the skills and competencies sought by industry. All students meet eligibility requirements to apply for Vector Institute Scholarships valued at $17,500.

Dynamic Remote Learning
from the Experts

As part of our COVID-19 response, this program may be delivered in part in Smith’s remote learning format.

Smith School of Business is at the forefront of delivering business education in dynamic and engaging remote formats. With state-of-the-art technology — including a dedicated, interactive teaching studio — we have been delivering outstanding business education to the classroom, the boardroom, and the desktop for thousands of students for more than a decade.

Much more than broadcasting lectures, Smith’s approach facilitates discussion, team projects and collaborations, career support services, and personal and group coaching. Earn your degree while working, and stay on track to advance your career and professional ambitions.

Powerful Virtual Networking

Smith delivers powerful networking opportunities within its programs no matter the platform or delivery format. From career preparation and employer roundtables, to virtual coaching, team project facilitation, and special events, Smith’s approach and platforms ensure rich engagement.

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