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What you will learn

  • Explain how current payment systems operate.

  • Describe inefficiencies in current practices in the processing of payments.

  • Relate new technological innovations to current inefficiencies.

  • Build value propositions for new technologies in the payment space.

Skills you will gain

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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
Syllabus6m
Help Us Learn More About You!10m
Learning from a Case10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Digital Wallets

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 46 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
The Checking System and the Importance of Financial Intermediation7m
Electronic Fund Transfers Using Automated Clearing House (ACH)10m
Pure Digital Wallets8m
From Pure Wallet to Payment Ecosystem8m
Social-Network-Based Payment Innovations6m
2 readings
Case Reading: The FinTech Island Story10m
Case Reading: Let the Adventure Begin!10m
2 practice exercises
Case Discussion Participation5m
End of Module Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Credit Card Innovations

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 47 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Credit Card Network: Key Stakeholders and Business Models9m
The credit card network: advantages and inefficiencies7m
Innovations that Make Credit Card Transactions More Secure4m
Innovations that Make Credit Card Transactions More Secure (con't)10m
Innovations that Expand Credit Cards’ Customer Base9m
2 readings
Case Reading: FinTech Island Continued10m
Case Reading: FinTech Island Continued10m
2 practice exercises
Case Discussion Participation5m
End of Module Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Payment Technology in Emerging Markets

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 41 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
M-Pesa: Business Model5m
M-Pesa: Business Model Continued6m
PayTech in India21m
2 readings
Case Reading: FinTech Island Wrap-Up10m
Course Feedback10m
2 practice exercises
Case Discussion Participation5m
End of Module Quiz30m

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