The Future of Financial Services
SPECIAL OFFER PRICE FOR ICAS MEMBERS
For course dates running before end of September: £498 + VAT
Member price after 30 September: £553 + VAT
Non-member price: £650 + VAT
Online Live, 23 July 2020
London, 25 September 2020
London, 20 November 2020
Industry experts believe between 2 million and 6 million jobs will be lost over the next decade due to disruptive financial technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and blockchain. While the World Economic Forum expect at least 10% of the global GDP to be stored on blockchain platforms by 2025.
Financial Services Businesses are considering the impact of FinTech on all areas of business, including driving cost savings through automation and building new products and services.
What you will learn
In light of the exciting and fast paced developments in the industry, the first part of this course will explore questions such as; What are the key FinTech trends? What are the key players doing and what should we be looking to do? How will FinTech impact the industry I work in? How will FinTech impact my career? How can I leverage the benefits of FinTech to the benefit of my organisation and career development?
The second part of the course will explore questions such as; How can blockchain impact financial services, What are the advantages and risks of servicing the cryptocurrency sector, What does tech houses like Facebook launching currencies mean in a world where data is the new oil and what impact does this have on individuals privacy?
The contents of this course will include:
- What is FinTech?
- Latest developments in FinTech
- AI, Machine Learning, Challenger banks
- What is blockchain and how does it work?
- Digital currencies and the use of blockchain as a mechanism of value transfer
- Tokens, ICO’s, STO’s and IEO’s – what is it all about?
- Criminal use of blockchain technology – Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and the Dark Web
- Smart contracts and the impact of Blockchain on the law of obligations
Who should attend
Delegates will be able to understand various financial technology developments work from a business strategy, rather than purely technical perspective, understanding how the technology and future sector may impact their firms, careers, clients, business models or risks to the same.
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