Posts Tagged ‘education’

French Business School Accepts Bitcoin Payments For Blockchain Courses

Paris-based Financia Business School is now allowing students to pay their tuition fees in bitcoin. In its announcement, the Paris-based college said that accepting tuition fees in cryptocurrency make it easier for foreign students – approximately 25% of its total enrollment – to cut costs and transact with ease. To facilitate bitcoin payments, the school partnered […]

IFC and Ant Financial to train 10,000 fintech experts for inclusion

World Bank Group’s International Financial Corporation (IFC) and Ant Financial have committed to take 10,000 fintech trainees under their wing for inclusion in emerging markets. The 10×1000 Tech, a joint programme, will allow trainees to interact and exchange ideas in series of workshops held in China and other countries over next 10 years. This will […]

Fintech Certification Course

The FinTech Prodegree, in association with Rise Mumbai as the Knowledge Partner, is a first-of-its-kind 125-hour online program providing in-depth exposure to four key FinTech domains through a rigorous industry-aligned curriculum. The program also features capstone projects, case studies and periodic interaction with industry leaders and entrepreneurs in the FinTech space. Read more

Fintech Firm To Teach Blockchain Courses Via Live Stream And On-Site

Financial technology firm Future Fintech (FTFT) announced its partnership with Nova Realm City to provide its Blockchain Education Courses to the NRC Institution. The said courses are prepared by FTFT’s subsidiary Chain Future, and which will be rolled out on NRC’s live streaming platform Yizhibo.com. FTFT’s Blockchain Education Courses will be taught in two media: live streaming and […]

Huobi Teams Up with NTUC to Launch Blockchain Courses in Singapore

Huobi Group, a global digital assets and services provider, said on Friday it has teamed up with Singapore-based National Trading Union Congress Learning Hub to introduce a series of new courses on blockchain for cryptocurrency enthusiasts and fintech professionals in the region. The courses will cover fundamental aspects of Bitcoin and distributed ledger technology, with […]

A B.S. in bitcoin? These colleges are now offering cryptocurrency-related courses

A Ph.D. in bitcoin or blockchain? That soon may be a reality as interest in cryptocurrencies and their underlying technology has become more mainstream, prompting college campuses across the globe to promise courses in the nascent subject. In partnership with research firm Qriosly, San Francisco-based Coinbase found that, nearly half of the world’s top 50 […]

UCT launches new online fintech short-course

UCT has launched a ‘massive open online course’ examining the rise of fintech companies, the technology that enabled them and the regulation needed in an emerging market environment. The four-week course is being offered on Coursera. The course is being taught by Dr Co-Pierre Georg, an associate professor at the African Institute of Financial Markets […]

‘This Is Not a Passing Fad’: CFA Exam Adds Crypto, Blockchain Topics

CFA Institute, whose grueling three-level program has helped train more than 150,000 financial professionals, is adding topics on cryptocurrencies and blockchain to its Level I and II curriculums for the first time next year. Material for the 2019 exams will be released in August. CFA added the topics, part of a new reading called Fintech […]

London School of Economics Launches “Cryptocurrency Investment and Disruption” Course

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has launched a new online certificate course titled “Cryptocurrency Investment and Disruption” headed by Dr Carsten Sørensen, Associate Professor of Information Systems and Innovation. The new LSE crypto educational option seems to be quite accessible as there are no prerequisites for the course and its cost is […]

EIBFS launches FinTech training lab

Emirates Institute of Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS) has launched a fintech training lab to provide digital technology skills to the financial sector in areas such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, IoT, Big Data, cloud, application program interfaces and digital governance. The EIBFS Fintech Training Lab has planned its first training module as part of the Annual Training […]