How technology is reshaping finance and creating new opportunities for businesses.
This course is designed for business managers and finance professionals. The series of three modules is focused on enhancing the growth potential of businesses by providing a step-by-step guide to the new technology-driven ways of raising funds, enhancing revenues, and reducing costs. It also covers the changing banking sector and looks at how financial institutions create value and build competitive advantage using technology. This course will be most beneficial for individuals with three or more years of work experience in a relevant role.
Get ahead of the competition through learning about:
- how Fintech can benefit your business in raising funds
- how Fintech can benefit your business in other ways
- the changing banking sector and why it matters for your business
- the impact of Blockchain technology on financial markets
Module 1: Fintech for Businesses
- A step-by-step guide to the technology-driven ways for raising funds.
- A guide to technology-driven ways of enhancing business revenue and reducing costs.
Module 2: Fintech and the Changing Banking Sector
- Challenging traditional banking: challenger banks, neobanks, mobile banks, virtual banks, and digital banks.
- Taking parts off banks to create global businesses.
Module 3: Fintech and the Future of Finance
- Creating value and building competitive advantage using technology.
- Blockchain technology and the impact of distributed ledgers on financial markets.
Module 1: Thursday 16 Sept, 9am—3pm
Module 2: Saturday 18 Sept, 9am—3pm
Module 3: Saturday 25 Sept, 9am—3pm
Module 1: Thursday 26 Aug, 9am—3pm
Module 2: Thursday 2 Sept, 9am—3pm
Module 3: Thursday 9 Sept, 9am—3pm
Meet the presenter
Dr Hammad Siddiqi is a Senior Lecturer and the Program Coordinator for Finance and Economic at USC. His research focus includes using Fintech Innovations to enhance the growth potential of SMEs. He has previously worked for various international banks and has been a consultant for the Department of Finance for International Development, Mercy Corps, and the World Bank. His familiarity with both practitioner and academic perspectives has shaped his view of teaching and learning. For his courses and teaching he has received multiple outstanding instructor awards.