Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Business School

Nanyang Business School - Undergraduate Programmes

Course Description

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Fintech in Investment Management

Acad Unit: 4
Pre-requisite: - / AB1201

Course Description:

This course aims to introduce you to several topics in financial technology (FinTech) and its applications in investment management. Over the past decade, technological innovations have transformed the financial services industry at an accelerated pace and aim to compete with traditional financial methods in the delivery of financial services. We will cover cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, innovations in the payment system, marketplace lending, and technology innovations in the insurance industry. The course will provide you a comprehensive understanding of the business models under these innovations as well as the challenges facing by FinTech firms and the major concerns financial regulators have. The course not only provides necessary knowledge for those who are interested in a career in the FinTech industry, but it also helps you to understand how financial technology innovations affect our daily life.  The course is prescribed elective for all banking and finance students and elective for all other NBS students.