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Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 15 hours to complete

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

English

Subtitles: English, Chinese (Simplified)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Introduction to FinTech Security & Regulation

14 videos (Total 105 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
14 videos
1.2a Risk & Risk Management (Part 1)9m
1.2b Risk and Risk Management (Part 2)7m
1.3a Goals of Security & Regulation (Part 1)5m
1.3b Goals of Security & Regulation (Part 2)7m
1.4a What is RegTech? (Part 1)6m
1.4b What is RegTech? (Part 2)6m
1.5a What is InsurTech? (Part 1)10m
1.5b What is InsurTech? (Part 2)4m
1.6a Do regulations help society? (Part 1)8m
1.6b Do regulations help society? (Part 2)6m
1.7a How much security is optimal? (Part 1)8m
1.7b How much security is optimal? (Part 2)9m
1.8 FinTech Security and Regulation : Introduction & Overview Summary6m
2 readings
Course Outline10m
Assignment & Grading10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz20m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Risk Management & Government Control

12 videos (Total 104 min), 1 quiz
12 videos
2.2 AML & KYC in FinTech11m
2.3 Interview with the Chief Operating Officer of HSBC Asia Pacific about RegTech13m
2.4a Government Regulation to Protect Consumers (Part 1)9m
2.4b Government Regulation to Protect Consumers (Part 2)7m
2.5a Regulation to Increase Tax Compliance & Control (Part 1)8m
2.5b Regulation to Increase Tax Compliance & Control (Part 2)7m
2.6a Insurance, Risk Management, and Controls to Protect Society (Part 1)9m
2.6b Insurance, Risk Management, and Controls to Protect Society (Part 2)4m
2.7a Weak Regulations lead to Financial Crisis & Meltdown: AIG case study (Part 1)9m
2.7b Weak Regulations lead to Financial Crisis & Meltdown: AIG case study (Part 2)9m
2.8 Risk Management & Government Control Summary8m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz20m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Fraud, Crimes, & Security

11 videos (Total 103 min), 1 quiz
11 videos
3.2a Cybersecurity- Data and Related Technologies (Part 1)10m
3.2b Cybersecurity- Data and Related Technologies (Part 2)11m
3.3a Cybersecurity - Human Related Issues (Part 1)7m
3.3b Cybersecurity - Human Related Issues (Part 2)10m
3.4a Digital Forensics & Electronic Evidence Discovery (Part 1)9m
3.4b Digital Forensics & Electronic Evidence Discovery (Part 2)11m
3.5a UN Model Law on E-commerce & FinTech (Part 1)9m
3.5b UN Model Law on E-commerce & FinTech (Part 2)15m
3.6 Recommendations for FinTech Firms on Cybersecurity7m
3.7 Fraud, Crimes, & Security Summary5m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz20m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Global Trends and Government Initiatives in RegTech

9 videos (Total 80 min), 1 quiz
9 videos
4.2a UK Open Banking Initiative (Part 1)9m
4.2b UK Open Banking Initiative (Part 2)9m
4.3 USA and European Regulations on FinTech9m
4.4 Cryptocurrencies & ICO Regulations10m
4.5 FinTech Innovation by Government - Berkeley ICO8m
4.6 China Regulations and Restrictions on FinTech9m
4.7 Hong Kong, Singapore, & Other Markets on RegTech10m
4.8 Global Trends and Government Initiatives in RegTech Summary7m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz20m
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Top reviews from FinTech Security and Regulation (RegTech)

By JMMay 27th 2019

Very informative and glueing. Professor's method of teaching was very lucid and to the point. Great value for those who want to understand the regulatory aspects that may impact Fintech going forward.

By SRNov 10th 2019

Best course for learning about different regualtory environment. Hope this course will be updated as per new requirements and knowledge and researches and new fintech strategies around the world

Instructor

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Theodore Henry King CLARK

Associate Professor
Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management Department

About The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

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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

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