May 22, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalogue 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalogue Archived Catalogue

FIN 442 - Introduction to FinTech

This course advances the students’ knowledge by exploring the ways in which new technologies are disrupting the financial services industry—driving material change in business models, products, applications and customer user interfaces and the resultant disintermediation. Amongst the significant technological trends affecting financial services into the 2020’s, the class will explore AI, smart contracts, blockchain technology, and big data. We will then turn to four sectors of specific opportunities: payments, credit, trading and risk management. We will explore the competitive and strategic landscape amongst FinTech start-ups, incumbents from big finance and big tech in the U.S., China, India, and Europe. Students will learn about technological advances in data and analytics that are enabling these innovations.

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisite Courses: FIN 335 .
Additional Restrictions/Requirements: Prerequisites and admission to Cameron School of Business
Course Repeatability: Course may not be repeated.

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