Are you interested in the disruptive revolution in financial services? Then this course is for you!
Fintech refers to technology-enabled financial services applied to a range of areas such as payments, deposits, lending, insurance, market provisioning, raising capital and investment management. This course covers all these topics both from a technical as well as business point of view.
The course is divided into three separate modules consisting of 5 ECTS each. These are:
- Fintech in the Past, Present and Future
- Fintech for Financial Transactions
- Data and Analytics for Fintech
During the course you will learn to appreciate the scale of change that the financial industry is currently experiencing, both in Finland and abroad. You will become knowledgeable in the broad range of technologies driving this change, with an in-depth focus on Blockchain and AI. We will look at the industry transition from several different points of view, including banking, legislation, start-ups and multinational technology providers. Throughout the course you will challenge yourself to understand the big picture and to identify opportunities in this rapidly changing environment.
Learning methods for the course include lectures, guest lectures, group and individual work. The course will also serve as a platform for networking with professionals in the industry.
Teaching contact days will be during Thursday and Friday evenings (16.30-20.00) and Saturdays (daytime). The timetable for the course is as follow:
Fintech in the Past, Present and Future
Fintech for Financial Transactions
Data and Analytics for Fintech