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FinTech, Blockchain, and Crypto Assets

We offer customised training that will give you and your staff a comprehensive overview of the changes in technology, and the disruptors and challengers to the banking industry.

Our course aims to teach your staff and business about the new opportunities around cryptocurrencies, blockchain and the future of money. Alongside this, we also explore the risks and rewards for investors, policy makers, regulators, and businesses.

Any business that wants to get ahead of the curve in Financial Technology. It’s ideal for anyone who wants to learn more about technology and finance, and how finance is becoming more and more automated.

There are no formal entry requirements, but participants should work in finance, and have an interest in technology.

The training can be delivered in a number of formats, from a series of live webinars, to a masterclass in your office. It’s a limited commitment of your time, for a potentially high return on investment and valuable information.

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Course content

Our course aims to give you the information that you need to make the right decisions for your future.


Financial Technology, known as FinTech, is the rapidly growing area of new technology designed to improve and automate the delivery and use of financial services. But it’s not limited to technology as it also includes the development and use of cryptocurrency.

You’ll learn about:

  • The history of money and linkages to The Financial Crisis 2007–2009
  • AI and Big Data
  • Cryptography
  • Mobile computing
  • The future of finance and technology

Originally devised for digital currency Bitcoin, blockchain technology allows digital information to be distributed but not copied. It’s a simple way of passing information in a fully automated and safe manner.

You’ll learn about:

  • The Internet of Things
  • Wisdom of crowds
  • How digital information is distributed
  • Automation of information transfer
  • The transparency of Blockchain

Cryptocurrency is a digital or virtual currency that is used as a medium of exchange. It is used for transaction purposes and can be used for buying goods and services. It allows a faster transfer of funds between two parties with minimal processing fees.

You’ll learn about:

  • Different types of currencies
  • Anonymity
  • Market bubbles
  • Market capitalisation
  • Tokens
  • The future of cryptocurrency

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the creation of cryptocurrencies under the wider enabling FinTech evolution and identify how they differ from fiat currencies
  • Understand possible future scenarios regarding the possible adoption of cryptocurrencies
  • Evaluate industry ‘winners’ and ‘losers’ in the event of wider scale adoption of cryptocurrencies
  • Identify industry and policy examples
  • Analyse the competing positions of central banks, regulators, governments and tax authorities with respect to cryptocurrencies.

Why choose Kaplan for FinTech training?

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We train top business

72 FTSE 100 firms use us to train their employees

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Over 20 years’ experience in tech training

Delivering data and technology training across the globe

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Real-world experience

Our expert tutors have hands-on, real-world experience of the subjects they teach

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Tailored training

We can design our course delivery to suit your business needs

Interested in FinTech?

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