Posts Tagged ‘education’

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 […]

Free Online Courses in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Class Central presents a list of free online Blockchain and Cryptocurrency courses & MOOCs from top universities and colleges. View the list

FTC to Host Cryptocurrency Workshop on June 25

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission will host a workshop in Chicago on June 25 to examine scams involving cryptocurrencies. The “Decrypting Cryptocurrency Scams” workshop will bring together consumer groups, law enforcement, research organizations, and the private sector to explore how scammers are exploiting public interest in cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and Litecoin and to discuss ways to […]

Thai Fintech Association, ICORA offer crypto-assets training course

The Thai Fintech Association, together with ICORA Co Ltd, is offering a Crypto Asset Revolution (CAR) course, which will provide participants with a complete understanding and knowledge about investing in crypto assets and ICOs. Thai investors, business owners and professionals from financial institutions have a chance via the new course to learn important and useful […]

US regulator creates fake ICO to teach investors a lesson

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has come out with an ingenious way to guide prospective investors on looking for red flags on ICOs. The SEC recently launched an ICO web page to demonstrate potential investment victims what are the obvious signals of frauds and scams in connection with these investments. The spoof ICO […]