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Medium Of InstructionsMode Of LearningMode Of Delivery
EnglishSelf StudyVideo and Text Based

Course Overview

The emerging financial technologies have advanced banking and financial services and products which can be used to transform organizations. Fintech: Innovation and transformation in financial services is an apt course for the aspirants who wish to explore how to create and extract value to the organization by implementing FinTech innovations. 

This online course is offered by Emeritus in association with the National University of Singapore Business school (NUS). Instructed by an experienced faculty of NUS Business school who has expertise in the field of FinTech, Blockchain and financial inclusion, the course covers the fundamental concepts with real-life case studies like Alibaba, IBM, M-Pesa, AXA etc.

The course focuses on the applicational diversity of FinTech innovations from banking and insurance to loans and personal finance to wealth management. This finance course gives a brief account of the growth of the financial services sector. It also provides the candidates with an elaborate understanding of the Growth, Impact, global trends, risks, and regulations of Fintech innovations which can help organizations work efficiently.

The Highlights

  • Course offered by Emeritus
  • Instructor-led online class
  • The course duration of 2 months  with 4-6 hours per week
  • Official and Shareable Certificate of completion
  • In association with NUS business school
  • Flexible payment options
  • Orientation provided in the first week
  • Special group enrollment pricing
  • Availability of Emeritus program support team

Programme Offerings

  • Instructor-led
  • Case Studies
  • FinTech playbook
  • video lectures
  • discussions
  • assignments
  • Follow-up
  • Feedbacks
  • Webinars.

Courses and Certificate Fees

Certificate AvailabilityCertificate Providing Authority
yesNUS Business School, Singapore

This course on FinTech: Innovation and Transformation in Financial Services offers flexible payment options for both individual and group applicants.

  • This online course is priced at USD 1,600 which can be paid in full or in installments. (Note: Additional GST is added).
  • Students have two options to pay the course fee in installments.
  • The first option is to pay in two installments in which the first installment will be priced at USD 898 and the second installment will be USD 734.
  • The second option is to pay the amount in three installments; one will be priced at USD 672, the second is priced at USD 504 and the last will be priced at USD 504.

    Fee category

    Amount in USD

    1

    2

    3

    Pay in full 

    1600

    -

    -

    Pay in two installments 

    898

    734

    -

    Pay in three installments

    672

    504

    504

Note: There is the availability of special group enrollment pricing in which the candidates can get a discount of 10% by enrolling with a group of colleagues.


Eligibility Criteria

Work experience

The details regarding the work experience are not mentioned. However, during the registration of the course candidates are asked to provide their work experience and current employer.

Certification qualifying details

The candidates are provided with the certificate of completion in Fintech: Innovation and Transformation in Financial Services after the successful finishing of the course. No further details are provided regarding this category.

What you will learn

Knowledge of CryptocurrencyKnowledge of BlockchainKnowledge of FinTech

The course on FinTech: Innovation and transformation in Financial services give a handful of application and skill level knowledge to the candidate such as:

  • To explain the emerging applications in FinTech like alternative lending and payments.
  • To identify the risks and challenges of using FinTech innovations.
  • To help you to apply FinTech innovations in Finance.
  • To delineate the impact of emerging technologies in the growth of the financial services sector.
  • To study the key considerations when using and applying FinTech.
  • To apply FinTech innovations to design business solutions.
  • To explore how to create and extract value for your organization via the application of technologies like AI.
  • To understand the applications of FinTech from real case studies.
  • To analyze the upcoming trends and technologies influencing FinTech.
  • To get a clear picture of the Risks and considerations of using FinTech in your organization.

Who it is for

The candidates with the following representative roles and belonging to these industries can get benefited in the course:

  • Managers serving in risk/general management, operations, and marketing/sales.
  • Strategy or financial consultants including wealth advisors, principal consultants, and digital transformation consultants.
  • Start-up CXOs, executive directors, presidents, principles, partners or co-founders of service providers to the banking and financial sectors.
  • Individuals working in technology-driven industries where financial applications are critical, including information technology, e-commerce and FinTech.

Admission Details

The admission procedure for the FinTech: Innovation and Transformation in Financial services certification course can be done online in a user-friendly manner with an expected login to the course within 48 hours of making a payment.

The following steps can be adopted by the candidates for the registration:

Step:1 - Direct to the course offered with the URL- https://emeritus.org/university-courses-online/fintech-innovation-and-transformation-in-financial-services/.

Step:2 - Click on the button Apply now for initiating the registration.

Step:3 - You will be asked to create an account providing the required details including your work experience and current employer.

Step:4 - Once the account is created, you can opt for payment for the required course.

Step:5 - Complete the payment either with an international debit or credit card or through a bank wire transfer.

Step:6 - After the payment, the candidate will be provided with the course login within 48 hours.

The Syllabus

  • What is FinTech?
  • How is FinTech transforming finance?
  • Drivers of FinTech
  • FinTech Innovation using the internet of things 
  • FinTech innovation using blockchain 
  • FinTech innovation using AI and Machine learning
  • FinTech innovation using Cloud computing
  • FinTech innovation using  smartphones
  • Global statistics in FinTech
  • Emerging sectors in FinTech

  • Introduction to Bitcoin
  • Bitcoin addresses and transactions
  • Blockchain security
  • Crowdfunding on Blockchain using ICOs
  • Smart contracts and Ethereum
  • Cryptography in Blockchain
  • Bitcoin addresses and transactions
  • Bitcoin mining

  • Stablecoins
  • Enterprise blockchain
  • Central bank digital currencies
  • Blockchain solution framework
  • Applications of blockchain in Finance
  • FinTech case study: Project Ubin
  • Case study certifications on blockchain

  • A framework for FinTech Innovation: Introduction
  • First-principles thinking
  • First-principles case study: M-Pesa
  • Design overview
  • Applying the first principle to financial services
  • Application of design sprint

  • Compliance and regulations in Finance. 
  • FinTech regulations overview
  • Regulatory licensing schemes
  • RegTech and its benefits
  • Role of MAS in regulation
  • New payment services act in Singapore 
  • RegTech in practices and use cases

  • P2P use cases
  • P2P in Asia 
  • Role of P2P lending in Reshaping financial services
  • Alternative payments trends in Asia
  • Role of crowdfunding in reshaping financial services
  • Introduction to Alternative payments
  • Crowdfunding in Singapore

  • Introduction to Big data and AI
  • Applications of AI in FinTech
  • Use cases in FinTech startups
  • The role of AI is reshaping financial services
  • AI in the Insurance sector
  • AI and Future of Finance
  • AI tools used in FinTech

  • TechFins in Southeast Asia: Grab Vs GoJek
  • The emergence of Chinese TechFins
  • Upcoming trends and technologies influencing FinTech
  • Tech giants in FinTech: Is it a game-changer?
  • Financial Inclusion and the role of technology
  • Risks and considerations of using FinTech in your organization

NUS Business School, Singapore Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

1: How can the course be purchased for a group of candidates?

The website provides a provision of group enrollment for the course. A representative can do the bulk purchase by filling the application providing the required details.

2: Can multiple courses be pursued by the candidate simultaneously?

There is no limit to the number of programs. If the student is able to schedule accordingly since most courses take 2-8 hours per week, they can pursue multiple courses.

3: Where can the student clarify doubts regarding the programs?

The candidates can provide their phone number at emeritus.org and they can have the doubts cleared with a program advisor or they can email at info@emeritus.org.

4: What is the recommended device configuration for accessing this program?

Most programs just require a laptop with an internet connection. Some technical programs have specific requirements and these will be mentioned as the prerequisites in the course webpage.

5: What if I miss a live webinar?

The students can access the recording of the missed webinars which is uploaded onto the learning management system. Attendance for the webinars is not mandatory.

6: Is there an option for downloading the materials or videos provided?

Apart from a few reading materials, mostly the content cannot be downloaded by the student as the offered video content is of high quality and on a bulkier side.

7: Do candidates need to submit employment/salary information?

The candidates are required to submit this information so that the team can design programs and assignments that are relevant to the learner which is protected under their privacy policy.

8: How to correct an error made while submitting the application form?

If the application form isn't submitted, the correction can be made from the account itself. However, if it's submitted, send the correction to admissions@emeritus.org  and check for verification.

9: When will the student get the certificate?

The students are typically provided with their digitally verified certificate of completion in that respective course within two or four weeks of completing the course successfully.

10: Can the student access the programme after it concludes?

The students can access the programme after getting it completed. They will have access to the learning management system for 12 months after the programme ends.

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