Financial Technology Essentials

Program Information

Financial Technology (FinTech) refers to the rapidly growing application of technology and innovation to traditional banking and financial transactions. The Financial Technology Essentials Board of Governors Certificate provides cutting-edge training on FinTech application areas such as basic retail banking (mortgages, deposits), payments systems, financial management, commercial and corporate banking, investment banking and capital markets, insurance, commodities and even global currencies.

Complementing previous education or experience in finance, business, information technology, cyber security or related areas, the program combines topics such as big data and legal and ethical issues in information technology with the theory and evolution of FinTech. Across the program, particular emphasis is placed on appreciating the intersection of technology and commerce and the implications for competitive dynamics, social policies and regulatory frameworks.

Developments in this field are having a profound impact on almost all areas of commerce, financial management and economic and monetary policies. Graduates of this program will gain a wide understanding of the emerging technologies and applications that are redefining traditional financial markets. Employers of program graduates will gain employees with a uniquely competitive understanding of the latest trends in FinTech for application in a wide range of careers including personal banking/credit unions, wealth management advising, mutual funds, asset management and insurance.

Credentials College-Approved Certificate

Residency Students must complete a minimum number of credits in this program with their registering college to meet the Program Residency requirement to graduate from the program.

Completion All courses must be completed within 5 years of acceptance into the program.

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Delivery Part-time fully online

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1457 London Rd
Sarnia, ON
N7S 6K4

Phone : (519) 542-7751
Fax : (519) 541-2469

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