Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

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

PROGRAMME STARTS
19 Jan 2022
Registration closes 25 Jan

PRICE
£2,650 ​​£2,250

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
19 Jan 2022
Registration closes 25 Jan

PRICE
£2,650 ​​£2,250

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 19 Jan 2022, and new presentations are available each quarter. As a part of this offer, learners will receive an exclusive 15% programme cost reduction, 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 another Oxford University programme in the Digital Finance Series.*

 

Offer details*

 

  • Exclusive 15% programme cost reduction to accelerate your career
  • A professional profile enhanced by a certificate of attendance from Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
  • Access to a leading academic white paper for cutting-edge industry insights
  • Collaboration with guest speakers, experts and programme participants from around the world to develop your network
  • A £400 credit towards Oxford programmes in the Digital Finance Executive Series upon programme completion

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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

An overview of the programme, the next-generation AI platform used to deliver it and the community of fellow innovators and leaders.


MODULE 1 - The Context

Over six modules, the curriculum enables you to understand and master the technologies that are driving fintech, from the basics to advanced and adjacent topics.


MODULE 2 - Policy and Regulation

Views from policymakers and regulators: understand how new regulation is being created or adapted to support the growth of fintech innovation ecosystems.


MODULE 3 - Incumbents

Views from incumbents: appreciate the complex challenges traditional financial institutions face as they transform into nimble, digitally-enabled operations.


MODULE 4 - Entrepreneurs Part I

Views from entrepreneurs: garner insights into startup successes and their challenges in a highly competitive, fast-moving industry.


MODULE 5 - Entrepreneurs Part II

Continuing our exploration of fintech from an entrepreneur’s view, we investigate peer-to-peer (P2P) lending; digital identity; AI in finance and more.


MODULE 6 - Investors, Academia and the Future

Views from investors and academia: acquire perspective from VCs around investment trends; VC filters and techniques.

Is This Programme Right for You?


You will benefit from the programme if you:

 

  • Are an entrepreneur, business leader, or executive looking to gain strategic insight and actionable knowledge to create new ventures or develop business strategies for fintech
  • Are intellectually curious and motivated and in the midst of, or aspiring towards, a career transition or looking for future-fit skills in financial tech
  • Want to learn alongside, and build a network with, fellow participants, ranging from mid-senior to C-level executives

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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