Georgetown FinTech Program
The 12-week program by Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business enables candidates to comprehend the scope of fintech and how disruptive technologies can be used to pave the way for new opportunities. Innovation is empowering entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, and decision-makers. Throughout the program, candidates will learn about evolving consumer expectations, and infrastructure in the financial services industry, as well as understand key fintech trends and pain points in the market. The Georgetown FinTech Program focuses on three main principles: innovation, strategy, and entrepreneurship.
Duration: 12-week program
Fees: BHD 2,500 | SAR 24,900 | AED 24,400 | KWD 2,010 (Payment options available)
Location: Online interactive course with two live sessions in Bahrain
Program Start Date: March 2020
Apply for Cohort 3 to begin in March 2020
Georgetown FinTech Program
THE FASTEST GROWING INDUSTRY IN MENA
2 live modules in Bahrain
The financial services industry is undergoing profound changes led by emerging technologies, disruptive business models, regulatory reforms, and evolving customer expectations. This trend is expected to continue in the future as financial technology creates a ripple effect disrupting industries beyond financial services; thus creating new and sustainable business models.
3 to 5 hours study commitment per week
BHD 2,500 | SAR 24,900
AED 24,400 | KWD 2,010*
*Candidates can pay for the course in full before the course commences or alternatively pay over 6 installments by submitting valid credit card details.
Obtain a Certificate of Completion
Study with a leading business school that will equip you with the knowledge of cutting-edge disruptive technologies in fintech and entrepreneurial skills taught by renowned leading academics and practitioners.
Become a Leader in Digital Transformation
Future-proof business strategies and identify transformative principles to develop a blueprint for digital transformation for your organization addressing industry challenges and potential market solutions.
Join the Exclusive Alumni Group
Expand your network with like-minded fintech practitioners and entrepreneurs by engaging both online or through the live sessions with executives, digital leaders, and other professionals from wide-ranging educational and industry backgrounds across the GCC.
Ranked Among the Best in the World for Entrepreneurship - Bloomberg
Learn how to identify and develop innovative ideas over 12 weeks and ultimately create a fintech-related business idea for commercial opportunities. Developed ideas will get an exclusive opportunity to be judged by well-recognized panelists ranging from leading financial institutions, fintech companies, venture capitalists, and industry consultants.
What will you learn?
Module 1: Introduction to FinTech Landscape
Module 2: Disruption in Financial Services
Module 3: Innovation Renaissance - Payments
Module 4: Blockchain 101
Module 5: Ethereum and Smart Contracts
Module 6: ICOs and Blockchain in Corporate Finance
Module 7: Journey of an Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurship empowers people to think, act, and lead in new and creative ways to solve problems in our highly disruptive and innovation-driven world. Regardless of where your career may take you, the evidence-based reasoning, business model design, and communication skills learned from this course will make you a more valuable contributor and leader for any organization. Students will learn to apply contemporary entrepreneurial theories, frameworks, and tools such as lean startup, design thinking, and competitive analysis to create better solutions in a complex and rapidly changing global marketplace.
Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
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