Oxford Fintech Programme
- 6 weeks
- Short programme
About the programme
Navigate the digital transformation of financial services reshaping the global financial ecosystem.
Through this programme, you will explore key themes, including:
- the digitisation of money
- digital platforms and mobile financial services
- artificial intelligence and algorithmic technologies in financial services
- central bank digital currencies (CBDCs)
- blockchain and cryptocurrencies
- open banking and data networks
Oxford Saïd and the wider university have helped to foster internationally successful fintech offerings including Accomable, Banco Mare, Funding Circle, Onfido, Seedrs and Zoona. This makes Oxford the natural place to study the world of fintech and join a vibrant network operating within this burgeoning sector. The community is also proud to include some of the most influential women in fintech; Shefali Roy, Clara Durodie, Lucy Demery, and Bījna K. Dasanī.
Delivered in partnership with online learning provider, Esme Learning, you will become part of a community, learning together through a dedicated online campus.
On completion of this programme, you’ll walk away with:
- A core understanding of the fundamentals of fintech from distributed systems to responsible innovation.
- Knowledge of recent and on-going changes in multiple domains within financial services.
- Real world applications to help you build a strategy for a new fintech venture.
- The ability to tackle new regulations and the digital disruption in financial services.
- Access to the official Oxford Executive Education Alumni group on LinkedIn.
Fintech’s future as a sector is bright, driven by the rapid, sustained rise of mobile and digital financial services.
Introduction to disruptive change and opportunities in fintech and financial innovation.
Policy and regulation
Views from policy makers and regulators: understand how new regulation is being created or adapted to support the growth of fintech innovation ecosystems.
Views from incumbents: appreciate the complex challenges traditional financial institutions face as they digitally transform into nimble, digitally-enabled operations.
Entrepreneurs part I
Views from entrepreneurs: garner insights into startup successes and their challenges in a highly competitive, fast-moving industry.
Entrepreneurs part II
Continuing our exploration of fintech from an entrepreneur’s view, we investigate peer-to-peer (P2P) lending; digital identity; AI in finance and more.
Investors, academia and the future
Views from investors and academia: acquire perspective from VCs around investment trends; VC filters and techniques.
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