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Date

February 17, 2022

Tuition

USD $2,500

Duration

Eight weeks
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    Language

    This program is offered in English and Spanish

Program Format

Online learning with live, interactive sessions

Instructors

Sebastien Donadio, PhD;
FinTech, the University of Chicago

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FinTech

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic and the need to social distance as well as the growing dependency on safe, digital, and contactless transactions, FinTech is a leading factor in modern finance.

Whether through money transfers, investments, cryptocurrencies, crowdsourcing, loans, bookkeeping or accounting, businesses of every size can benefit from FinTech to provide new ways to conduct their business and support their customers.

Are You a Professional Working in the Financial Services Sector?

Whether you are working in finance as a manager, director, or VP, this course will help you understand the latest changes in the financial sector and deploy innovative ideas within your organization, ensuring that it is future-fit. Financial analysts and other professionals that would like to understand how FinTech is shaping the finance industry will also benefit from this program.

Meet Your Instructor

Sebastien Donadio, PhD
FinTech, the University of Chicago

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Sebastien Donadio has been working in the FinTech industry for the last decade. He has a wide range of professional experience including serving as Chief Technology Officer at Tradair, where he lead the technology team, as the head of software engineering at HC Technologies, developing quantitative trading software for Sun Trading, acting as Partner at Aientech, a high-frequency trading hedge fund, and working as a technological leader in creating operating systems for the Department of Defense. He also has research experience with Bull, and as IT Credit Risk Manager for Société Générale while in France. Donadio has taught various computer science courses over the past fifteen years at the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, Columbia University, the University of Chicago, and New York University. Among these courses are the following: Advanced Financial Computing, Advanced Programming, Computer Architecture, Machine Learning, Operating Systems, Parallel Architecture, and Real-Time Smart Systems.

Career Outlook

Financial technology, used to improve and automate the delivery and use of financial services, has grown explosively since the advent of the smartphone. By incorporating new technologies into their services, companies can cut down on operational costs and gain a competitive edge. Customers have come to expect these reduced costs, reflected in FinTech’s global consumer adoption rate of 64%. As banks and firms try to keep up with and invest in technology-based solutions, the global FinTech market grows apace with projected revenues of more than 188 billion euros by 2024.

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The average annual base pay for an app developer in the US

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The projected annual revenue of the global FinTech market by 2024

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The global adoption rate of consumers who engage with FinTech

Potential Job Titles in FinTech

  • App Developer
  • Blockchain Developer
  • Compliance Expert
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Financial or Business Analyst
  • Product Manager
  • Quantitative Analyst