FinTech, or financial technology, encompasses a range of rapidly emerging technological changes in the financial services sector. Anyone involved in the world of traditional financial institutions, asset management, or loans — or even tangentially involved with newer options like crowdfunding, mobile payments, blockchain, and cryptocurrency — has reason to be interested in FinTech.
In this certificate program, you will get an inside look at the key disruptions in the current FinTech industry landscape. Using these insights, you will apply the lessons of disruption to a challenge facing your organization and perform a Porter’s Five Forces analysis on one of your own products or services or someone else’s. You will also delve into the five major financial verticals, including wealthtech (robo advising), alternative (peer-to-peer) lending, insurance tech, currency and payment tech, and regulatory tech. You will then apply a framework of analysis to help you pinpoint opportunities for disruption within each of these verticals. Finally, you will move on to the study of blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and cryptography, where you will investigate how cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin make use of the blockchain to facilitate peer-to-peer digital transactions.
- 2 month duration, 3-5 hours of coursework per week
- Consists of 4 two-week courses
- Learn more about eCornell's FinTech Certificate
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As Cornell University’s online learning subsidiary, eCornell provides many of the world's leading organizations with online professional development in the areas of finance, healthcare, hospitality, human resources, leadership, management, and marketing.
eCornell's proven course development model and asynchronous instructor-led course delivery provide students with a flexible, engaging, and immediately applicable learning experience crafted by Cornell University faculty. eCornell has delivered online courses to over 90,000 students in more than 200 countries.
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