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Beginner Level

Approx. 12 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Evolution vs Revolution

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 59 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
1.2 What is disruptive innovation?10m
1.3 How does disruptive innovation change industries?10m
1.4 Evolutionary or revolutionary disruption?10m
1.5 Peer to Peer lending10m
1.6 Evolution vs Revolution Summary7m
3 readings
Course Outline10m
Assignment & Grading10m
Is Uber a disruptive innovation?20m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Diversity of Impact

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 49 min)
6 videos
2.2 East vs West11m
2.3 Big vs Small8m
2.4 Young vs Old10m
2.5 Haves vs Havenots10m
2.6 Diversity of impact summary4m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz20m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Predicting the Future of FinTech

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 94 min)
10 videos
3.2 Challenges of predicting the future8m
3.3 Look to the technology10m
3.4 Look to the markets (Part 1)10m
3.5 Look to the markets (Part 2)10m
3.6 Predictions by financial service (Part 1)10m
3.7 Predictions by financial service (Part 2)10m
3.8 Predictions by financial service (Part 3)10m
3.9 Predictions by financial service (Part 4)10m
3.10 Predicting the future of FinTech summary4m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz20m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Implications for Careers

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 55 min)
6 videos
4.2 Career skills and requirements changing10m
4.3 Growth and decline in finance markets9m
4.4 Flexible employment & business structures9m
4.5 Innovation and failure10m
4.6 Implications for careers summary10m
1 practice exercise
Week 4 Quiz20m

About the FinTech: Finance Industry Transformation and Regulation Specialization

Objective This Specialization is intended for finance professional who are seeking to develop skills and understanding of FinTech. Through these four courses, you will cover FinTech foundations and overview, FinTech security and regulation (RegTech), FinTech risk management and FinTech disruptive innovation: implications to society, which will prepare you to become more confident and persuasive in your ability to analyze and make decisions regarding how to react to these changes. Key Benefits You will earn a FinTech specialization certificate offered by the HKUST and Coursera after completing all four courses. You can add to your resume and Linkedin profile which can benefit to your career in finance industry. Also you will gain knowledge and insights in FinTech for your current and future career development in Finance industry. Who is this Specialization for? Everyone who is interested in FinTech and wants to learn more is welcome and will benefit from this course, and is useful for finance executives, government officers, entrepreneurs, consumers and investors of FinTech. To know more... Find out more and watch the FinTech specialization promotional video on Youtube. https://youtu.be/MmqNLp4iuZE...
FinTech: Finance Industry Transformation and Regulation

Frequently Asked Questions

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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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