Introduction to FinTech Course

Over the past decade emerging technologies, paired with massive changes in regulations, have driven an unprecedented transformation of finance around the world. This process is happening more rapidly in China and Asia than anywhere else. This course is designed to explore FinTech fundamentals and help make sense of this wave of change as it happens. 

In this course, through a series of video lectures, case studies, and assessments you will explore the major areas of FinTech including, beginning with What is FinTech before turning to Money, Payment and Emerging Technologies, Digital Finance and Alternative Finance, FinTech Regulation and RegTech, Data and Security, and the Future of Data-Driven Finance, as well as, the core technologies driving FinTech including Blockchain, AI and Big Data. These will set the stage for understanding the FinTech landscape and ecosystem and grappling with the potential direction of future change.

What will you learn?

The major areas in FinTech, including Money and Payment, Digital Finance and Alternative Finance 

Major technological trends, including cryptocurrencies, Blockchain, AI and Big Data

FinTech Regulation and RegTech 

The fundamental role of Data and Security in data-driven finance 

Business and regulatory implications of technology for the financial industry

How regulations and RegTech are applied

Ways to analyse and evaluate what is driving technology innovation in Finance

How new technology impacts economies, markets, companies, and individuals