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Digital Transformation & Fintech in Banking

  • Digital Transformation and Fintech in Banking is a modular 4-day course (modules are shown below). Each module is available to book separately or you are able to attend the full programme.

    This programme is being offered as a hybrid course with delegates able to attend virtually via Zoom or in person in London. If you'd like to book on the virtual course, you can do so here. Contact learning@euromoney.com for more information.

    Day/Module 1 – Financial services and digitalization
    About technological breakthroughs and the bank of the future

    Day/Module 2: Navigating the fintech wave
    The ongoing disruption of financial services

    Day/Module 3: Blockchain essentials
    A new trust machine transforming the economy and how to harness its potential

    Day/Module 4: Blockchain for banking and financial services
    What banks are doing and what they should be doing about blockchain

  • Day/Module 1 – Financial services and digitalizationAbout technological breakthroughs and the bank of the future

    Many incumbent and challenger banks will founder in the coming years; not because they fail with new technology or the latest regulation, but because they can’t grasp the changing nature of customer demands and market dynamics. Hyper-connectivity, platform economics, and new lifestyles make societies rethink money and they also change the way companies compete. Highlights of the course include:
    • How 21st century technological and social dynamics shape customer expectations
    • Key developments of the digital age including advances in hardware, cloud computing, or 5G
    • How to combat legacy in technology, processes, employees, and customers
    • How to leverage partnering and new tech to achieve parity with competitors forged in the digital age
    • Why data giants are pushing into finance, their odds of winning, and how to protect your business from them

    Session 1: Key drivers and new market rules of the digital era
    Session 2: Understanding and serving banking customers in the digital age
    Session 3: Ticking time bombs in your organization – legacy systems
    Session 4: Techfin: IT titans’ foray into the banking world
    Session 5: Developing a strategy for digital transformation


    Day/Module 2: Navigating the fintech wave
    The ongoing disruption of financial services

    Enabled by new technology and new regulation, so-called fintechs are one the one hand challenging banking behemoths, and on their expanding their reach when partnership-deals are struck. For customers fintech has led to an explosion of offerings, more user-friendly applications, and increased transparency. In this module you will learn:
    • About future business models in banking
    • About the importance of the banking license and how stable this entry barrier is
    • About shifting needs and consumer attitudes towards financial services
    • Why China’s and other Asian startups are leaping ahead of its Western peers
    • About the most important players on the different levels, namely infrastructure, platform, and application
    • How to use tools such as technology watch to find the right adoption path and timing

    Session 1: Introduction to fintech, including trends and enablers such as regulation
    Session 2: The technological fundamentals Part I: APIs, hardware, cloud, Banking-as-a-Service
    Session 3: The technological fundamentals Part II: AI, machine learning, big data, DLT, blockchain
    Session 4: The most important fintech segments and notable use cases
    Session 5: Competitors or collaborator: Devising a fintech strategy


    Day/Module 3: Blockchain essentials
    A new trust machine transforming the economy and how to harness its potential

    The technology behind cryptocurrencies is truly game-changing, not just for money transactions. From energy production to human identities – algorithmic trust is set to unleash large-scale disruption unseen since the rise of the internet. But what does it mean for your business? Following points will be covered in the module:
    • Introduction to crypto-currencies, blockchain, DLT, tokenization, and smart contracts
    • The dawn of a new techno-economic paradigm, enabled by pervasive and cheap “trust” becoming the new key resource
    • Direct and indirect ways it will impact your business
    • A step-by-step guide on when a blockchain makes sense for your company and which basic type of setup to use

    Session 1: A new trust machine – promise and peril for incumbents
    Session 2: Essential concepts in blockchain part I
    Session 3: Essential concepts in blockchain part II
    Session 4: Blockchain in the enterprise part I: governance, risk, and compliance
    Session 5: Blockchain in the enterprise part II: tax, fraud, and crime

     


    Day/Module 4: Blockchain for banking and financial services
    What banks are doing and what they should be doing about blockchain

    As banks are wrestling to implement blockchain applications to improve back-end processes, they must not lose sight of the game-changing potential of the technology. But the change might be different than what doomsayers predict. Even if the technology’s final form has not yet materialized, management theory can be a powerful compass to predict where the market is going. This course covers the following questions:
    • What are the key areas of finance affected by the blockchain and what can use cases teach us
    • What blockchain-strategies are financial institutions pursuing
    • How the blockchain can change business models in finance and open new revenue channels
    • Which challengers are most likely to use blockchain technology to cut into banks’ profit pools and how to counter it
    • What are regulators, lawmakers, and central bankers up to

    Session 1: Blockchain in banking part I: banking use cases and case studies
    Session 2: Blockchain in banking part II: digital currencies, regulation, and the law
    Session 3: Blockchain in banking part III: digital currencies in practice
    Session 4: Blockchain in banking part IV: central banks, regulators, and the law
    Session 5: The future of blockchain
  • Our Tailored Learning Offering

    Do you have five or more people interested in attending this course? Do you want to tailor it to meet your company’s exact requirements? If you’d like to do either of these, we can bring this course to your company’s office. You could even save up to 50% on the cost of sending delegates to a public course and dramatically increase your ROI.

    If you want to run this course at a location convenient to you or if you want a completely customised learning solution, we can help.

    We produce learning solutions that are completely unique to your business. We’ll guide you through the whole process, from the initial consultancy to evaluating the success of the full learning experience. Our learning specialists ensure you get the maximum return on your training investment.

  • We have a combined experience of over 60 years providing learning solutions to the world’s major organisations and are privileged to have contributed to their success. We view our clients as partners and focus on understanding the needs of each organisation we work with to tailor learning solutions to specific requirements.

    We are proud of our record of customer satisfaction. Here is why you should choose us to help you achieve your goals and accelerate your career:

    • Quality – our clients consistently rate our performance ‘excellent’ or ‘outstanding’. Our average overall score awarded to us by our clients is nine out of ten.
    • Track record – 10/10 of the world’s largest banks have chosen us as there training provider and we have delivered training across the largest banks and have trained over 25,000 professionals.
    • Knowledge – our 100+ strong team of industry specialist trainers are world leading financial leaders and commentators, ensuring our knowledge base is second to none.
    • Reliability – if we promise it, we deliver it. We have delivered over 25,000 events both in person and online, using simultaneous translation to delegates from over 99 countries.
    • Recognition – we are accredited by the British Accreditation Council and the CPD Certification Service. In an independent review by Feefo we scored 4.2/5 on service and 4.7/5 on Coursecheck
This course can be run as an In-house or Tailored Learning programme

Instructor

  • Igor Pejic

    Biography

    Igor Pejic is an author, keynote speaker and banker. His book "Blockchain Babel" was a Financial Times Book of the Month and won the Independent Press Award 2020 for the best book on technology. The concept to "Blockchain Babel" was voted into the finals of the Bracken Bower Prize by McKinsey and the Financial Times.A worldwide keynote speaker and expert-panelist, Igor appears at large conferences, just as well as private industry events and academic lectures. He has created online-courses, whitepapers and bespoke analytic research. As an independent pundit, he regularly comments on blockchain, finance, innovation and corporate strategy in the media. The outcome is a unique blend of his practitioner’s perspective and rigorous management theory.Igor has worked as a management consultant advising Fortune 100 companies and held different management positions in banking and payments, most recently as the Head of Marketing and Product Management at BNP Paribas PF AT. On the other side, he taught at the University of Vienna, from which he also holds three degrees: an MA in English Linguistics, as well as a BA and MA in Journalism. Moreover, he completed an MBA at the WU Executive Academy.