About this Specialization

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The University of Cape Town’s specialization will give aspiring entrepreneurs the tools to understand the technological innovations and challenges the financial services industry faces in the emerging market context. The specialization covers foundations of the changing financial regulations, new technological applications like blockchain or artificial intelligence and design thinking for startups in emerging markets. Through real-world case studies, you will see how this technology can unlock growth and spur innovation and will understand the specific emerging economies environment within which innovation can take place. This specialization is particularly suited for entrepreneurs or aspiring entrepreneurs who want to learn how they can harness the power of fintech or technology in an emerging market. You will work on a business plan for your own fintech or tech-based startup idea in the capstone project comprising a business model canvas and pitch. This allows aspiring entrepreneurs to take a tangible step towards launching their own startup. Watch the course trailer
Learner Career Outcomes
25%
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Flexible Schedule
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Beginner Level
Approx. 4 months to complete
Suggested 3 hours/week
English
Learner Career Outcomes
25%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Beginner Level
Approx. 4 months to complete
Suggested 3 hours/week
English

There are 4 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Financial Regulation in Emerging Markets and the Rise of Fintech Companies

4.6
stars
98 ratings
22 reviews
Course2

Course 2

How Entrepreneurs in Emerging Markets can master the Blockchain Technology

4.6
stars
24 ratings
7 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Building Fintech Startups in Emerging Markets

4.4
stars
9 ratings
1 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Capstone Course: Start Up Your Fintech Future

4.4
stars
7 ratings

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