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  • Course 2 of 4 in the Digital Transformation in Financial Services Specialization
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  • The FinTech revolution is rapidly transforming the financial industry. The use of digital technologies is the norm, and together with regulatory and market changes it is creating a revolution. After completion of the module, you'll be able to: describe the changes that influence the financial sector, understand the complexity of the payment infrastructure, identify and explain the key payment instruments and how they function, understand the types of money that exits, and recognize changes in the regulatory frameworks and how they inhibit or promote innovation.
  • To begin, I recommend taking a few minutes to explore the course site. A good place to start is the navigation bar on the left. Click Course Content to see what material we?ll cover each week, as well preview the assignments you?ll need to complete to pass the course. Click Discussions to see forums where you can discuss the course material with fellow students taking the class. Be sure to introduce yourself to everyone in the Meet and Greet forum!
  • This course should take about four weeks to complete. You can check out the recommended course schedule below to see a quick overview of the lessons and assignments you?ll complete each week.
  • By the time you finish this course, you?ll have mastered mastered the transformational forces of digitalization and the new competitive dynamics it gives rise to, learned from leading financial companies and seen inspirational examples from the digital masters.
  • Good luck as you get started. I look forward to seeing you in class!
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FinTech and the Transformation in Financial Services

FinTech and the Transformation in Financial Services


Prerequisites for taking the course


The domains of FinTech

Fintech investments

Fintech Technologies

Regulatory Changes


The Global Fintech Landscape

Investments in FinTech

The Business of Payments

Cloud Computing



Introduction to the readings

KYC (Know Your Customer)

SEPA (Single Euro Payments Area)

PSD2 (Payment Service Directive 2)

Data protection (eIDAS)

White washing, Laundering, and Anti-Terrorist

The domains of FinTech

Fintech market quiz

FinTech technology quiz

KYC quiz

SEPA quiz

PSD2 quiz

White washing question


Money and payments


History of money


Payment instruments

Contemporary Payment Methods

A World Dependent On Money

What is Money

Creation of Money


Cashless Society

Payment Cards

Account Transfers



Apple Pay

Payment Solutions the Merchant Option

Contactless Payments

Trust money

Money quiz

Payment quiz

Mobile Payments quiz

Money Makes the World go Around

Payment systems


Payment process

Bank payment systems

Interbank processing

Correspondent banking

How Should You Pay!

Payment Systems

Interbanking in USA and Europe

SWIFT Network

Western Union

Herstatt Risk

Payment process

Interbank quiz

Cross border payments

Pain of paying

Lending and crowdfunding


P2P Lending


Detailed Analysis: P2P Lending Platforms

The future of P2P lending

Crowd Business

Saving Butterfly

Introduction to the readings

Banking in the Future

13 Predictions for Banking

Open Banking

P2P lending quiz

Crowdfunding quiz

Future quiz

13 directions for the future

Open banking quiz

Alternative Financing

FinTech and the Transformation in Financial Services
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    May 25, 2024
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