Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

WSJ+ members receive a 15% programme cost reduction for the Oxford Fintech Programme.

PROGRAMME STARTS
14 September 2022

Registration closes
20 September

PRICE
£2,200 ​​£1,870

Length:

6 weeks

Language:

English

Effort:

7-10 hours per week, self-paced online learning

Oxford Fintech Programme

WSJ+ members receive an exclusive 15% programme cost reduction for the Oxford Fintech Programme.

PROGRAMME STARTS
14 September 2022
Registration closes 20 September

PRICE
£2,200 ​​£1,870

Length:

6 weeks

Language:

English

Effort:

7-10 hours per week, self-paced online learning

What’s Included?


WSJ+ members are invited to register for the Oxford Fintech Programme, presented by Saïd Business School, University of Oxford in collaboration with Esme Learning. The upcoming presentation of the programme starts 14 September 2022, and new presentations are available each quarter. As a part of this offer, learners will receive a 15% programme cost reduction using code OXFWSJ2022, alongside exclusive access to a white paper from Pinar Ozcan, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. Upon completion of the programme, participants will receive an additional £400 credit towards any future programme with Esme Learning.

 

Offer details*

 

  • 15% programme cost reduction to accelerate your career using code OXFWSJ2022.
  • A professional profile enhanced by a certificate of attendance from Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
  • Access to an exclusive academic white paper for cutting-edge industry insights
  • An invitation to a live event with a Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, faculty member from the programme.
  • Collaboration with guest speakers, experts and programme participants from around the world to develop your network
  • Upon completion a £400 credit towards any future programme with Esme Learning.

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About the Oxford Fintech Programme


The financial services industry has been radically disrupted by technology, government policies and a global pandemic—leading to massive layoffs, career uncertainties and acceleration of digital transformation. To succeed in this rapidly changing environment, understanding and mastering the technologies driving fintech is essential.

Programme Content


MODULE 0 - Orientation

Meet your instructors and international cohort members while engaging in your AI-enabled next-gen learning platform. Preview the programme content and capstone project, in which you and your group develop a proposal for a new product or service that addresses a fintech challenge.


Module 1: Introduction to Fintech

Learn how big data, AI, blockchain, open banking and P2P applications shape fintech; identify opportunities the Covid-19 pandemic has created for fintech; and understand the benefits of Central Bank Digital Currencies.


Module 2: Views From Policymakers and Regulators

Learn the impact of policies and regulations on fintech technologies and ventures, learn policymakers’ concerns about Open Banking and caution in regulating CBDCs, and understand the importance of regulatory coordination and harmonisation for fintech.


Module 3: Views From Incumbent Financial Institutions

Learn why incumbent banks and financial services firms can be slow to innovate, identify ways they apply fintech developments to their day-to-day business, and develop a market analysis for a fintech venture.


Module 4: Views From Entrepreneurs

Learn entrepreneurs’ challenges and opportunities in digital banking, money transfer, alternative lending, distributed finance, financial data access, digital asset trading and financial wellness; understand the competitive advantages of fintech startups and the value they bring to their customers.


Module 5: Views From Entrepreneurs II

Learn entrepreneurs’ challenges and opportunities in digital identity, new banking infrastructure, digital wealth management, regtech, insurtech and proptech; and create a viable and sustainable financial model for a fintech venture.


Module 6: Views From Investors and Academics

Analyse financial market trends to identify opportunities for technology solutions, propose fintech solutions that provide a competitive advantage and present a new fintech venture.

Is This Programme Right for You?


You will benefit from the programme if you:

 

  • A business executive eyeing strategic insights and actionable knowledge in order to develop fintech strategies.
  • A director or manager implementing or in charge of a fintech initiative.
  • An entrepreneur looking to harness the power of fintech with a current or upcoming venture.
  • A consultant looking to better understand their clients’ fintech businesses, products and services.
  • A financial industry professional looking to future-fit their fintech skills or make a career transition.
  • An intellectually curious business technology professional interested in understanding the power of fintech and building a network of fintech leaders and executives in order to upskill or change careers.

Who You Will Learn From


Nir Vulkan
Programme Director
Associate Professor of Business Economics, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Nir Vulkan is the leading authority on fintech (especially equity crowdfunding and regulation), algorithmic trading, AI in finance and market design. At Saïd Business School, he has developed and taught core electives for the Oxford MBA and Executive MBA. Since its launch, Nir has been integral to the Oxford online programmes portfolio, leading programmes on finance and disruptive technology. He is also a Fellow of Worcester College, Oxford, and an academic member of the Oxford Man Institute of Quantitative Finance.

Pinar Ozcan
Programme Director
Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Pinar Ozcan specialises in entrepreneurship and strategy in technology markets. Her current research includes the open banking project, where she examines the industry disruption in banking through regulation and entry of fintechs, and the development of the sharing economy. In 2018, Pinar received the Strategic Management Society Research in Organisations Award for her work on the disruption in the banking sector in partnership with Swift Institute. She was recently selected for the global Thinkers 50 list for emerging thinkers with the potential to make lasting contributions to management theory and practice. Finally, in 2019, she was chosen as a British Academy Mid-Career Fellow for her work on the disruption of banking in Europe and the UK.

Your Programme Instructors


Guest Experts


Edward Wray

Non-Executive Director,
Funding Circle

Ricky Knox
Founder & CEO,
Tandem Bank

Leora Klapper

Lead Economist,
Finance and Private Sector Development for the Development Research Group,
The World Bank

Anastasiya Kizima
Vice President: Innovation and Emerging Technology,
Barclays

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