What you'll learn
FinTech: Foundations, Payments, and Regulations
Cryptocurrency and Blockchain: An Introduction to Digital Currencies
Lending, Crowdfunding, and Modern Investing
Application of AI, InsurTech, and Real Estate Technology
Wharton’s Fintech Specialization is designed to introduce you to the fundamental building blocks of financial technologies and real-world applications through case studies of Wharton-led companies in the field. You’ll learn the the essential components of technology-driven financial strategies, from complex regulations to cryptocurrency to portfolio optimization.
You’ll also learn how modern investment strategies deploy technology to produce optimal results, explore the disruptive force of changing payment methods, analyze the changing regulatory landscape, and gain a deeper understanding of robo-advising, crowdfunding, peer-to-peer lending, and blockchain. By the end of this Specialization, you’ll be able to make informed decisions about deploying financial technologies for yourself or for your business, giving you a competitive advantage in using the latest financial innovations.
Access to a computer or mobile device with an internet connection.
Motivation to learn!
There are no special materials or prerequisite knowledge required for this course.
Who this course is for
Students who are new to this field
Students willing to put in a couple hours to learn about Fintech: Foundations & Applications of Financial Technology Specialization
Advanced students wanting to add another skill to their portfolio
Natasha Sarin – Assistant Professor of Law – Law
David Musto – Ronald O. Perelman Professor in Finance – Finance
Sarah Hammer – Senior Director of the Alternative Investments Initiative, Adjunct Professor of Law – The Wharton School / University of Pennsylvania Law School
Christopher Geczy – Adjunct Professor of Finance – Finance
Jessica Wachter – Richard B. Worley Professor of Financial Management – Finance
This course includes
Option for learning at your own pace
Videos and reading material about the course
Assessed tasks with feedback from other course participants
Evaluated tests with feedback
Evaluated programming tasks