Fintech Certificate

Certificate

Learn everything you need to know about fintech from top experts

English certificate begins January 16, 2021

Early Bird tickets on sale until Nov. 30

French certificate available in Fall 2021. Click here for more information.

The Fintech Certificate is a program that introduces you to the world of fintech

It was created for students, entrepreneurs and professionals alike who wish to learn more about what fintech is, deep dive on the underlying technologies such as AI and Blockchain, understand the Canadian regulatory framework and the legal implications.

The Certificate is designed for

Professionals

Professionals in the financial sector looking to deepen their knowledge in Fintech

Students

University students who have an interest in entering the sector once graduated

Entrepreneurs

Founders who are looking to gain more expertise in the field

The program was designed by Fintech Cadence in 2018 and has been improving and adapting every year to reflect current realities and trends.
During the program, you will meet with VCs, fintech incubators and accelerators from around the world and fintech founders who will give you an insiders look at their company and what it was like to build a fintech startup in Canada.
Your teacher will be Layial El-Hadi, Executive Director at Fintech Cadence. In addition, guest lecturers will be present at most classes to bring specific expertise.

Your teacher

Layial El-Hadi

Layial El-Hadi, Executive Director at Fintech Cadence

Guest lecturers

Curriculum overview

7 courses over 12 week

Learn from home - 100% online program

Course 1

Introduction to the fintech ecosystem; the technologies, verticals and stakeholders

January 16th | 12PM-5PM EST

Course 2

Understanding blockchain and its uses in the financial sector

January 30th | 12PM-5PM EST

Course 3

Introduction to regulations and open-banking

February 13th | 12PM-5PM EST

Course 4

Understanding Artificial Intelligence and its uses in the financial sector

February 27th | 12PM-5PM EST

Course 5

Introduction to the global fintech ecosystem

March 13th | 12PM-5PM EST

Course 6

Understanding fintech valuations and Financial Institution strategies and partnerships

March 27th | 12PM-5PM EST

Course 7

Certificate review and wrap up

April 10th | 12PM-5PM EST

Important Dates

1.
Registration

Deadline January 16,  2021

2.
Certificate

Jan 16 – Apr 10 | 12PM-4PM EST.

3.
Final Class

April 10, 2021

Participation cost

Early Bird

$400

Regular

$600

Participants must attend at least 5 out of the 7 courses to receive the certificate of completion

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.

The principles of the certificate

  1. Comprehensive learning : We will discuss the concepts, technologies and trends in fintech and deepen our understanding of them.
  2. Industry experts: Canada is fortunate to host a range of experts, researchers and academics working in the fintech sector who will be joining as guest lecturers.
  3. Innovation: Fintech Cadence is at the cutting edge of innovation in the financial industry.  We will share the most up-to-date trends and technologies and get a glimpse into the future.
  4. International perspective: Along with provincial and national trends, we will meet with fintech ecosystems from around the world.
  5. Diverse teaching methods: The certificate will utilize various methods that have proven to engage students, experiential learning activities, case studies, workshops and seminars.
  6. Network: Meet experts in the field of AI, Blockchain, Regulations and connect with ecosystem organizations as well as VC’s and Accelerators.

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