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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Module 1: Overview of FinTech & Market Size

1 hour to complete
8 videos (Total 27 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
What is FinTech?2m
Robo-Advising5m
Defining the Market Size2m
Attitudes Towards Financial Apps2m
Assets Under Management of Robo-Advisors6m
The Insurtech Market1m
The Global Market5m
1 reading
Module 1 Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz: Overview of FinTech & Market Size
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Module 2: Key Considerations in FinTech

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 58 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Millennials' Attitude Towards Financial Advice14m
Risk Aversion7m
Millennials and Social Impact3m
Trust in FinTech19m
Choice Architecture9m
1 reading
Module 2 Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2: Key Considerations in FinTech
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Module 3: Payments

1 hour to complete
11 videos (Total 71 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
11 videos
History of Payment Methods4m
Current Global Trends in Payment Methods6m
Two-Sided Payment Markets10m
Complexity of Payment Process6m
Cost Burden for Merchants5m
Who Pays for Credit Card Reward6m
Introduction to Regulation11m
US Credit Regulation11m
International Credit Regulation3m
Future of Payment Networks4m
1 reading
Module 3 Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz: Payments
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Module 4: Regulation

1 hour to complete
11 videos (Total 63 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
11 videos
The Regulation Innovation Tradeoff4m
The Great Recession6m
Emergence of FinTech5m
FinTech Growth & Benefits4m
Issues with FinTech8m
Issues Regulating FinTech7m
US FinTech Regulation4m
Global FinTech Regulation8m
RegTech and Looking Forward4m
Thank You34s
1 reading
Module 4 Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz: Regulation

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About the Fintech: Foundations & Applications of Financial Technology Specialization

Wharton's Fintech Specialization is designed to introduce you to the fundamental building blocks of financial technologies and real-world applications through case studies of Wharton-led companies in the field. You'll learn the the essential components of technology-driven financial strategies, from complex regulations to cryptocurrency to portfolio optimization. You'll also learn how modern investment strategies deploy technology to produce optimal results, explore the disruptive force of changing payment methods, analyze the changing regulatory landscape, and gain a deeper understanding of robo-advising, crowdfunding, peer-to-peer lending, and blockchain. By the end of this Specialization, you'll be able to make informed decisions about deploying financial technologies for yourself or for your business, giving you a competitive advantage in using the latest financial innovations....
Fintech: Foundations & Applications of Financial Technology

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