Focus on FinTech - Online Academy

IFF - International Faculty of Finance
Course summary
5 weeks, 2 hrs p/w
795 GBP excl. VAT
Online courses

Suitability - Who should attend?

The programme is suitable for all types of market participants including banks, processors, vendors, investors and regulators.

It will be relevant for staff in all functions who need to understand the space, which could include sales, marketing, product, change management, finance, HR, credit, operations, technology, legal, compliance and risk.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Course participants will come away with:

  • An understanding of how fintech has evolved
  • An appreciation of the key technologies underlying fintech
  • Awareness of the competitive landscape and the factors determining winners and losers
  • Familiarity with fintech sub-sectors and some of the key players
  • Action points for market participants

Training Course Content

This training course is designed to cover the following topics:

Module 1: Evolution of Digital for Banks & Open Banking

  • Understanding how the impact of digital has evolved for banks
    • Digital within a multi-channel context
    • The un-bundling and re-bundling of financial services
    • Open Banking including Europe’s PSD2 regulation
    • Future financial services in the context of Digital Lives

Module 2: Key Technology Enablers

  • Key technology enablers driving fintech
    • Cloud Computing and the API Economy
    • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
    • Distributed ledgers, blockchain and smart contracts

Module 3: Battlegrounds & Sub-Sectors

  • Framework for understanding the different fintech battlegrounds
    • Who are the participants, what is the prize and what factors are determining the winners and losers?
    • Regional variation
  • Examine key fintech sub-sectors including RegTech, Robo, P2P Lending, Digital Identity
    • What is the problem/opportunity
    • What solutions are emerging
    • Case studies of some key players
    • Key trends and outlook

Module 4: Payments

  • For different types of payment, understand:
    • The ecosystem and today’s landscape
    • Fintech disruption
    • Case studies of some key players
    • Key trends and outlook

Module 5: Winning Formula

  • The challenges and opportunities for different actors in light of the digital disruption of the sector:
    • What legacy issues do incumbents have to contend with
    • Developing new propositions and delivery models
    • Key ways of working for the digital era including Agile, Lean and DevOps
    • Models for driving digital innovation


The cost of this training course is £795 + VAT per delegate.

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International Faculty of Finance - IFF Finance & IFE Energy - Specialist Training Courses

As one of the world's leading specialist financial training organisations, The International Faculty of Finance, provides participants in the global financial markets with intensive technical training programmes designed to help them succeed on the global stage.  Established in 1991 we...

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W1T 7AD London

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