Georgetown FinTech Program


12 Weeks

3 to 5 hours

per week


Recorded & live sessions through an online interactive platform

Collective group projects

Pivot your career. Learn how to launch your fintech solution. Grow your skill set and pursue a career in fintech & innovation.

Whether you are looking to pivot your career, want to learn how to launch your fintech solution or lead in your organization's innovation efforts, now is the time to join the Georgetown FinTech Program developed by experts at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business.

Pivot Your career

Gain the practical skills you need and pursue a career in fintech & innovation. Future-proof business strategies and identify transformative principles to develop a blueprint for digital transformation for your organization by addressing industry challenges and potential market solutions. 

Join an Exclusive Alumni Group

Expand your network with like-minded fintech practitioners and entrepreneurs by engaging online and through the live sessions with executives, digital leaders, and other professionals from wide-ranging educational and industry backgrounds across the world.

Obtain a Certificate of Completion

Study with a leading business school ranked amongst the best in the world for entrepreneurship to equip you with the knowledge of cutting-edge disruptive technologies in fintech and entrepreneurial skills taught by leading academics and practitioners. 

Create Your Own Opportunities 

Learn how to identify and develop innovative ideas and ultimately gain the practical skills to launch your startup by learning from renowned leading academics. 

Program Outline

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

Testimonials - Middle East Alumni 2019

Meet Your Professors

Professor James Angel


Associate Professor of Finance

Georgetown University McDonough School of Business

Professor James Angel is the academic director, and for the program. His specialty is financial market structure and regulation. He is a co-inventor on 12 fintech patents.

Professor Shye Gilad


Adjunct Professor

Georgetown University McDonough School of Business

Shye Gilad is an adjunct professor and entrepreneur-in-residence at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, where he teaches entrepreneurial leadership, strategy, and innovation

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