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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

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Beginner Level

Approx. 17 hours to complete

Suggested: 7 hours of videos in total, plus a final project requiring about 5 hours to complete....

English

Subtitles: English, Arabic, Chinese (Simplified)

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Introduction to FinTech

3 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 94 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
1.2: FinTech For Dinosaurs (Part 1)8m
1.3: FinTech For Dinosaurs (Part 2)6m
1.4: FinTech For Entrepreneurs (Part 1)11m
1.5: FinTech For Entrepreneurs (Part 2)8m
1.6: FinTech For Entrepreneurs (Part 3)6m
1.7: FinTech For Investors (Part 1)7m
1.8: FinTech For Investors (Part 2)10m
1.9: FinTech For Consumers10m
1.10: FinTech Case Study: Capital One10m
1.11: What is FinTech? Summary6m
2 readings
Course Outline10m
Assignment & Grading10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz - Week 130m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

FinTech Business Applications

3 hours to complete
15 videos (Total 129 min)
15 videos
2.2: Lending & Personal Finance (Part 1)11m
2.3: Lending & Personal Finance (Part 2)8m
2.4: Crowd-Funding and Business Financing (Part 1)9m
2.5: Crowd-Funding and Business Financing (Part 2)6m
2.6: Payments and Retail Transactions (Part 1)7m
2.7: Payments and Retail Transactions (Part 2)8m
2.8: Equity, Trading, and Investments (Part 1)9m
2.9: Equity, Trading, and Investments (Part 2)7m
2.10: Equity, Trading, and Investments (Part 3)5m
2.11: Cryptocurrencies (Part 1)10m
2.12: Cryptocurrencies (Part 2)12m
2.13: Banking Infrastructure, Tools, and Logistics (Part 1)6m
2.14: Banking Infrastructure, Tools, and Logistics (Part 2)7m
2.15: FinTech Business Applications Summary12m
1 practice exercise
Quiz - Week 230m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

The Tech of FinTech

2 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 103 min)
12 videos
3.2: Identity, Privacy, and Anonymity (Part 1)9m
3.3: Identity, Privacy, and Anonymity (Part 2)8m
3.4: Blockchain and Encryption (Part 1)8m
3.5: Blockchain and Encryption (Part 2)8m
3.6: Big Data and Analytics (Part 1)8m
3.7: Big Data and Analytics (Part 2)8m
3.8: AI, DSS, and Automation (Part 1)8m
3.9: AI, DSS, and Automation (Part 2)8m
3.10: Smartphones & Customer Tech (Part 1)8m
3.11: Smartphones & Customer Tech (Part 2)6m
3.12: The Tech of FinTech Summary9m
1 practice exercise
Quiz - Week 330m
Week
4

Week 4

7 hours to complete

FinTech Implications for Established Business

7 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 71 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
8 videos
4.2: Why is FinTech a Threat?12m
4.3: Global Trends in Fintech (Part 1)9m
4.4: Global Trends in Fintech (Part 2)10m
4.5: Direct Banking6m
4.6 Strategies for Banks and Insurance Companies12m
4.7: FinTech Implications to Business Summary7m
4.8: Introduction to the Final Project9m
1 reading
Rate this course10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz - Week 430m

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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

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • 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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