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Who should attend
This program is designed for leaders with responsibilities within the finance, technology, entrepreneurial, and regulatory environments.
About the course
Accelerating technological change continues to rock the financial services industry, challenging managers to keep pace – or risk getting left behind. Not only do you need to strategically position for today, but more importantly, proactively anticipate tomorrow.
Whether you have responsibilities in a fledgling start-up or established organization, in financial services, technology, or regulation, you need a solid understanding to successfully navigate these uncharted waters with agility. Let the leading experts from Carnegie Mellon – a recognized front-runner in fields that include business, computer science, and engineering – help you to enhance your insight and develop the skills necessary to identify and leverage both the opportunities and challenges presented by these disruptive technologies. This workshop from Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business will enable you return to work with the tools to keep you on the leading edge, now and in the future.
Data Analytics: Impact on Finance
Machine learning does for data what the industrial revolution did for production. It has and will have a large impact on finance. How does data-driven lending, for example, change the competitive landscape of financial intermediation?
Technology of Cryptocurrency and Decentralized Blockchain Ledgers
Bitcoin launched in 2008. A decade later, there are hundreds of cryptocurrencies. Even central banks contemplate launching their own version of a digital currency. Bitcoin and digital currencies are a good use case to explore the two core fintech behind digital currencies.
Smart Contracts and Corporate Blockchain
Cryptography and decentralized recordkeeping (blockchain) are not just useful for tracking money balances. Any data can be stored in a blockchain. How do these non-financial blockchains work (to keep land records, food providence, and so on)? More importantly, what are the benefits and costs for such a design? Closely related to tracking balances in a decentralized blockchain is recoding contingent-balances.
Evaluating Trends and Insights for the Future
FinTech encompasses all aspects of finance. Fin has been Tech since the beginning (the abacus!). Understanding where finance might be in the future requires an understanding of the forefront of technologies today. Distilling the key insight of a new technology, perhaps separate from its imperfect current use case.
PHONE 412-268-7588 OFFICE GSIA - Tepper School of Business - Room 305 AREA OF EXPERTISE Finance EDUCATION University of British Columbia - Ph D - 1996 Queen''s University at Kingston - BA - 1987 TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS asset pricing, natural language processing, commodities and com...
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