This programme is designed to help industry practitioners, professionals, regulators, and investors critically assess the impact of the FinTech revolution on financial services. Delivered over 10 weeks with a mix of self-paced and live, facilitated discussions with participants from across the sector.

Calendar
Monday 9 January–Sunday 19 March 2023
Clock
09:00–17:00
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Dr Khaladdin Rzayev, Lecturer in Finance and Programme Director of Future is Fintech, University of Edinburgh Business School
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Dr Raffaella Calabrese, Director of the Fintech PhD Programme and Senior Lecturer - Data Science, University of Edinburgh Business School
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Dr Yi Cao, Lecturer in Management Science, University of Edinburgh Business School
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Dr Theodor Cojoianu, Senior Lecturer in Energy Finance, University of Edinburgh Business School
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Professor Gbenga Ibikunle, Personal Chair of Finance, University of Edinburgh Business School
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Dr Liz McFall, Chancellor's Fellow, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh
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Professor Talis Putnins, Professor of Finance, University of Technology Sydney
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Professor Michael Rovatsos, Personal Chair of Artificial Intelligence, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh
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Dr Rafael Lima Sakr, Lecturer in Law at Royal Holloway, University of London
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Professor Chris Speed, Chair in Design Informatics, Edinburgh College of Art
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Dr Jordana Viotto da Cruz, Lecturer in Entrepreneurship, University of Edinburgh Business School
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Dr Tong Wang, Lecturer in Finance, University of Edinburgh Business School
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Dr Daniel Woods, BUiD/Edinburgh Lecturer in Cyber Security, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh

Overview

Over the course of 10 weeks, you will cover the following topics:

  • Blockchain and cryptocurrencies
  • Digital payments
  • Crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending
  • Open banking
  • The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) in Finance
  • Risks and regulations in FinTech
  • InsurTech
  • Sustainable Digital Finance
  • FinTech in the time of Covid-19

Delivery

The course will be delivered on FutureLearn, the online learning platform. Live sessions will take place on Zoom.

Price

£1,850.

Cancellation fees

Should you wish to cancel your registration before the launch date of the programme then a cancellation fee of £125 will apply. Once the programme has launched, then unfortunately no refunds can be provided.

Substitutions

If you wish to reassign your registration to another individual, we kindly ask that you please do this at least 24 working hours before the start of the programme so this can be arranged in time to avoid a delayed start to the programme. Please email the Executive Education Team to arrange this.

Paying by invoice

Online payment by card is preferred. However if you would like to arrange to pay via invoice, then please contact the Executive Education Team.

Funding

You can apply for Scottish Funding Council funding.

Apply for SFC funding

Further information

Future is FinTech full programme information