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Financial ServicesDigital StrategyFinancial TechnologyBusiness Ecosystem

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Beginner Level

Approx. 16 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Learners taking this Course are

  • Auditors
  • Chief Financial Officers (CFOs)
  • Financial Advisors
  • Risk Managers
  • Economists

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
4 minutes to complete

Digital Competition in Financial Services

1 video (Total 4 min)
1 video
3 hours to complete

The digital transformation

8 videos (Total 45 min), 5 readings, 5 quizzes
8 videos
Beyond Digitization: Digitalization8m
A brief history of the Digitalization of Finance5m
Saxo Bank: The digital transformation3m
The Digital Customer9m
The Regulatory Game5m
Saxo Bank: Changing regulation3m
The Logic of the Digital Financial Industry7m
5 readings
What does it mean to be a digital native?10m
Why should the financial sector be regulated?10m
Compliance with EU Payments Regulation12m
Financial Regulation12m
Network effects12m
5 practice exercises
Recapture Digitization and digitalization8m
Recapture The digital customer8m
Recapture Changing regulation2m
Recapture Digital markets10m
Week 1 assessment30m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Digital platforms

6 videos (Total 35 min), 7 readings, 6 quizzes
6 videos
Platform economics7m
Competing with platforms7m
Extending platforms6m
Ordered chaos8m
The winner takes it all4m
7 readings
History of platform economics8m
Demand side economics5m
History of Google10m
History of Microsoft10m
Open innovation15m
Generativity5m
Why a few wins12m
6 practice exercises
Recapture Platform economics6m
Recapture Platform core6m
Recapture Platform complements8m
Recapture Platform leadership5m
Recapture Competition between platforms6m
Week 2 assessment16m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Digital ecosystems

7 videos (Total 54 min), 4 readings, 5 quizzes
7 videos
Predators and Pray in Business Ecosystems8m
Saxo Bank: Coopetition in business ecosystems6m
Friends and Enemies9m
Hearding cats9m
Plug n' play12m
Saxo Bank: Fusion of digital and business5m
4 readings
Ecosystem thinking15m
Visa and PayPal opt for “co-opetition”10m
SAP Partner Edge15m
Winners Take Some: A New Norm in Standards Wars?15m
5 practice exercises
Recapture Digital business ecosystems8m
Recapture Coopetition6m
Recapture Ecosystem governance6m
Recapture Technology ecosystems12m
Week 3 assessment30m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Capstone project: How open is open enough?

1 video (Total 8 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 readings
Your assignment10m
Benny Boye Johansen: OpenAPI and OpenBank6m
Open Sesame: The Journey Towards an Open Platform Strategy – Saxo Bank30m
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Top reviews from Digital Competition in Financial Services

By WHDec 7th 2017

Great course! It was insightful to learn the new dynamics in a digitalized world and what companies can do to position themselves to take advantage of the current and future opportunities.

By CFSep 24th 2018

The course presents very important and valueable information. The final assignment was very interesting and really required reviewing all the information learned during the activity.

Instructors

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Jonas Hedman

Associate Professor
Department of Digitalization
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Stefan Henningsson

Associate Professor
Department of Digitalization

About Copenhagen Business School

Centrally located in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, Copenhagen Business School (CBS) is one of the largest business schools in Europe with close to 23,000 students. CBS offers world-class research-based degree programs at undergraduate, graduate, and PhD levels as well as executive and other post experience programs. ...

About the Digital Transformation in Financial Services Specialization

This Specialization is intended for learners that have or wants to have a career in the digital financial industries. The Specialization explores the evolving world of finance, focusing on the changing dynamics caused by the conversion of products and services into digital goods, new customer demands and changing regulation to govern the competetive landscape - the digital transformation of finance. You’ll learn about concepts such as digital platforms and business ecosystems, be exposed to the emerging Fintech landscape and master a new toolbox for successfully competing on innovation in the digital era of finance. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll create and defend a holistic digital transformation strategy for a real world company. Throughout the course, the instructors will use state of art examples and share their own research from the European and North American finance industries, as well as expose practices from leading digital financial services and companies, such as MobilePay, Saxo Bank and PayPal. The main focus in the course is on the financial sector (in particular in North America and Europe), but the course also include material of relevance for the financial trading and insurance sectors and inspiration from Africa....
Digital Transformation in Financial Services

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