Comprehensive course analysis
Who should attend
This program is designed for professionals who need to gain a deeper understanding of fintech trends and methods of executing financial technology innovations for their own or their clients’ organizations. The program’s content will be particularly useful for those in the following roles:
- Mid- to Senior-level managers and fintech enthusiasts working in banking, investing, real estate, insurance, risk management, regulatory, and other fields in the financial industry
- CxOs of fintech startups seeking to scale and grow their company by gaining knowledge of the fintech tools that can add value to their enterprise
- Consultants seeking to create cutting-edge solutions for their clients in the fintech space
- Anyone interested in a ‘ticket’ for the many lucrative opportunities in today’s hottest industry, whether for leading a fintech function, starting a fintech venture, or investing in fintech ideas
Representative roles include:
- Managing Director
- VP of Finance
- Product Manager
- Emerging Technology Advisor
- VP, Head of Product
- Finance & Compliance Manager
- VP, Strategy and Insight
About the course
The disruption at the crossroads of financial services and digital innovation offers business visionaries the green light to revolutionize the way consumers, investors, and the global banking industry create, manage, and exchange assets. But to drive this fintech revolution, you must be comfortable in the fintech landscape and ready to execute the maneuvers that take your company from traditional to digital, from startup to scale. Blockchain, artificial intelligence, mobile payment, and other fintech innovations offer financial services companies the opportunity to improve operations and customer experience, reduce inefficiencies, and increase revenue.
This program goes deep on both the financial considerations and the technological. You will learn to identify emerging trends and opportunities, the skills required to launch a fintech startup, and the key components of a successful fintech investment so that you and your company can thrive in the Fintech Revolution.
- Understand the trends, insights, tools, and technologies driving the fintech revolution
- Gain insight into the current fintech ecosystem, including notable fintech companies and the fintech investing community
- Analyze how fintech innovations (especially artificial intelligence and machine learning applications) are disrupting traditional banking and financial services, as well as new business models created by fintech disruption
- Apply frameworks to identify and evaluate fintech innovation opportunities for your own organization or domain
- Create innovative fintech strategies to differentiate your organization in the market or to build successful fintech companies
Topic 1 | Introduction and the Fintech Revolution
Topic 2 | The Fintech Ecosystem
Topic 3 | The Economic Foundations of Fintech with Practical Examples
Topic 4 | Key Data Science, with Applications to Real-World Fintech Problems
Topic 5 | Analytics Methods and Tools, with Applications to Real-World Fintech Problems
Topic 6 | Financial Literacy with Fintech Examples
Topic 7 | From a Fintech Idea to Execution
Topic 8 | Improving and Making Fintech Innovation a Success; Lessons from Research and Experts; Course Review
Education Ph.D., Economics, New York University M.A., Economics, New York University B.A., Economics, Tel Aviv University Positions Held At Haas since 2009 2009 – present, Lecturer, Haas School of Business 2014 – present, Department Chair, UC Berkeley, Department of Economics 2014 – ...
Education PhD, MSc. Stanford University Graduate School of Business MA, BA. Economics and Accounting, Tel Aviv University (emphasis on Math and Macroeconomics) Completed all courses required for a PhD in Economics. Tel Aviv University (emphasis on Math and Macroeconomics) Certified Public...
Education PhD, Economics, Queen’s University at Kingston MA, Economics, Queen’s University at Kingston BSocSci, University of Ottawa Positions Held At Haas since 2005 2011 – present, Sylvan C. Coleman Chair in Finance and Accounting 2006 – present, Associate Professor of Finance, Haas School of...
Steve Tadelis is the James J. and Marianne B. Lowrey Chair in Business and a Professor of Economics, Business and Public Policy at Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. Steve was the Joe Shoong Chair in International Business (2015-2016) and the Associate Dean for Strategic...
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