About this Course

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Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 14 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

What you will learn

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    Estimate a logistic regression.

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    Identify the key ingredients of a credit scoring algorithm.

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    Identify the advantages and disadvantages to crowd-sourced lending.

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    Differentiate crypto-based capital-raising models.

Skills you will gain

CryptocurrencyCredit Scorecrowd-sourced lendingLogistic Regressionraising capital

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 14 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Introduction and What is FinTech?

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 14 min), 3 readings
2 videos
Fintech Innovations: Series Introduction8m
3 readings
Syllabus10m
Help Us Learn More About You!10m
Learning from a Case10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

What is CreditTech?

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 41 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Credit and its Price8m
Data Analysis and Credit Part 111m
Data Analysis and Credit Part 212m
2 readings
Case Reading: The Wonderful Wardrobe Story10m
Case Reading: How Will Lenders Decide if I’m Eligible?10m
2 practice exercises
Case Discussion Participation5m
End of Module Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Crowdfunding & ICOS

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 69 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Platform lending:Technology and business models12m
Platform Lending: Types and Risks8m
Crowdfunding: Reward Based Models10m
Crowdfunding: Equity Based Models7m
Crowdfunding: Crypto Based Models14m
ICO: Pricing, compliance, and returns12m
2 readings
Case Reading: Give me money...please?10m
Case Reading: Dream Big?10m
2 practice exercises
Case Discussion Participation5m
Case Discussion Participation5m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Smart Banking: FinTech Banks and Banking-as-Service

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 13 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Banking-as-a-service (BaaS): Implementation4m
2 readings
Case Reading: I’ve Got Funding. Now, Where Should I Put My Money?10m
Course Feedback10m
2 practice exercises
Case Discussion Participation5m
End of Module Quiz30m

Instructors

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Andrew Wu 

Michael R. and Mary Kay Hallman Fellow​, Assistant Professor of Technology and Operations and Finance
Stephen M. Ross School of Business
62 Learners
4 Courses
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Robert Dittmar 

Professor of Finance
Stephen M. Ross School of Business
62 Learners
4 Courses

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About the Financial Technology (Fintech) Innovations Specialization

This specialization is intended to familiarize learners with a broad range of financial technologies. While finance has always been at the forefront of technological innovation, the financial industry is changing rapidly in the face of new technology. In the past, at the forefront of innovation in finance were central governments and financial institutions. Today, information technology firms and professionals are leading innovation in the financial industry. Our goal is to show learners the genesis and use cases of the technology. We hope to familiarize professionals sufficiently with the technology that they can utilize and adapt the technologies in their careers....
Financial Technology (Fintech) Innovations

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  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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