Self-Paced Online Programme For Executives

Current Fintech Trends

The world of global financial services is changing rapidly with the emergence of financial technologies, commonly referred as fintech. This course will cover key fintech concepts including virtual banking, insurtech, blockchain and digital currencies.

Examining a variety of case studies drawn from the industry, you will learn about recent developments in fintech from the perspectives of entrepreneurs, consumers and regulators. While Asian cases will be emphasized, some American and European examples will also be discussed so that students will acquire a global view of the subject.

The objective is to learn about the use of new technologies in solving business problems, and appreciate how current fintech trends will impact and shape the financial industry in the future.


Course Outline

  1. Introduction to fintech ecosystem
  2. Virtual banking
  3. Virtual insurance
  4. Blockchain and its business applications
  5. Digital currencies


Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, participants can expected to:

  • Have a holistic view of the fintech ecosystem and current trends, and understand their implications on the future of finance.
  • Have a good grasp of basic concepts of new technologies and their applications in the financial industry.
  • Learn about some of most promising fintech companies in the industry.


Who Should Attend

This is an introductory course suitable for anyone without much exposure or knowledge about the fintech industry. No pre-requisite is required.

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Prof. Seen-Meng Chew

Associate Professor of Practice in Finance
Associate Dean (External Engagement)

CUHK Business School





Course Details

Course: Current Fintech Trends

Course ID: CFT - 107

Medium of Instruction: English

Duration: A series of self-paced video sessions for overall about 2 hours. Recommending an additional 2-3 hours self-directed learning on other materials including readings and assignments

Course Fee: HK$2,100 / person

• Corporate rate: Please contact our education professionals for details. Tailor-made course design is ready for corporate/organisation, let us know your ideas.

• Alumni rate: CUHK/CUSCS/APIB Alumni can enjoy a 15% discount on the course fee.

• Continuous Learning Offer: Additional 5%, 10% and 15% discount will be offered to applicant who has previously completed 1, 2 and 3 course(s) of the Self-Paced Online Programme for Executives within 24-month period, respectively.

• Upon successful completion of any self-paced online course, 15% discount is available when applying Digital Leadership Series for Executives.

• Upon successful completion of any self-paced online course, you will also be eligible as an Associate Member of CUHK Business School Alumni who is part of the school’s network for future events organized by the CUHK Business School Alumni Office.

Registration Deadline: Enrollment is open round the year



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