FinTech: The Future of Financial Services

FinTech: The Future of Financial Services

Format: Two-Day Workshop
Date: February 20 & 21, 2020
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building
Course Facilitator: Maria Pacurar, PhD
Price: $695 + HST

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Course Description

This two-day course exposes participants to the FinTech landscape and explores parts of the financial services ecosystem already impacted or most likely to be impacted by FinTech: wealth management, payments, money transfers and settlements, investment banking, lending, trade finance, and compliance and security. 

Topics include blockchain and cryptocurrencies, peer-to-peer lending, equity crowdfunding and initial coin offerings (ICOs), digital advisory and trading systems, InsurTech, RegTech, and artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning.  

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this highly interactive course, participants will:

  • Know the factors that contributed to the emergence of FinTech.
  • Understand the FinTech ecosystem.
  • Be aware of the models of bank engagement with FinTech firms.
  • Appreciate the opportunities and risks posed by FinTech.
  • Understand how AI and machine learning are changing FinTech.
  • Be aware of the challenges around ethics and regulation of using customer data and AI.
  • Appreciate the role of traditional banks and FinTech companies in economies.