FIN 7920 Financial Technology (FinTech) (3 units)
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The world of global finance, banking and financial services is changing rapidly with the emergence of start-up financial technologies, commonly referred to as FinTech, that are not only empowering or disrupting the status quo, but also are shaping the future of the financial services industry.
FinTech is also the label for increasingly technological approaches to the main financial intermediation functions: payments, capital raising, remittances, managing uncertainty in today’s FinTech businesses, consumers bank via mobile apps integrated into social media, institutions trade electronically, and advisers make decisions about investment portfolios.
This course will provide students with the latest empowering and practical knowledge on FinTech enabling them to understand some of the FinTech changes taking place currently in the financial services industry and, most importantly, the trends that will impact the industry in the future.
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