Many education institutions have realized that there is a lack of qualified professionals for the fintech sector. Here is a list of the top six courses.
Financial technology or fintech has recently grown as an industry sector revolutionizing the financial world. Many renowned education institutions have realized that there is a lack of qualified professionals for the new sector. Here is a list of the top six courses offered by universities and education organizations around the world:
- New York Universities
Students enrolled at the New York University`s Stern School of Business have the chance to study more about the regulatory challenges and opportunities in the financial technology area.
As the business school reportedly claims, the courses are applicable to students looking for careers in investment banking, sales, trading and social entrepreneurship, among others.
- Princeton University
Princeton University is reportedly offering an online course covering “Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technnologies”. The course is helping students learn more about cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum and the other players in the cryptocurrency world.
- Oxford University
Oxford`s Said Business School has launched the Oxford Fintech Programme as a collaborative project with GetSmarter that is owned by the education technology company 2U Inc.
Students who follow the course study about digital payments, regulatory technology, blockchain and artificial intelligence, among other subjects related to financial tehcnology.
Hyperledger is an open source blockchain project led by The Linux Foundation. It is planning to offer a course called “Blockchain for Business: An Introduction to Hyperledger”.
The course is providing insights in the advantages and disadvantages of blockchain tehcnology. On the practical side, student will be taught to build applications that rely on the Hyperledger`s Fabric and Sawtooth distributed ledger platforms
- Imperial College London
Imperial College London is offering a course named “Fintech – Innovative Banking”, focusing on three main areas of the industry: blockchain, digital identity and digital money and payments.
The course is reportedly targeted at people working in the banking sector, managers, project directors and heads of strategy and innovation.
- The Open University
The Open University (OU) is said to provide an e-learning course that helps students learn how the financial services sector is being shaped and transformed by digital technologies.
According to the course`s overview, after completing the course, students will be able to demonstrate broad understanding of how financial services has evolved and how it currently works.