The only course you need to build your primary knowledge on Fintech

This Fintech Specialisation is designed for all professionals wanting to gain an understanding of how the Fintech ecosystem operates.

The specialisation consists of 4 short online courses exploring the revolutionary world of finance, focusing on the opportunities and challenges caused by disruptive technologies, innovative business models and data-driven management - the digital transformation of Finance. 

In this specialisation, you will learn about the elements of Fintech such as blockchain technology, cloud computing, mobile payments and how they can be applied to various financial scenarios.

You will receive insights from 20+ industry experts from HSBC, Citibank, Ping An Technology, Kabbage and faculty expert from University of Cambridge to share their own research and practices from leading digital financial services and companies to give a holistic understanding of the technologies set to shape the future of Finance.

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In this specialisation, you will learn to:

  • Gain a contextual understanding of the demand for FinTech in the industry, alongside the modern architecture used in FinTech solutions

  • Critically analyse how traditional financial institutions is being disrupted with new innovation and technology

  • Develop an in-depth understanding with how financial technology can be leveraged in making strategic decisions for your organisation

  • Apply theoretical knowledge in practise through quizzes, assignments, and additional workshops


“I am extremely pleased to have had the opportunity to attend and complete this exceptional course from CFTE. Best Fintech content, speakers and readings one could squeeze into 8 hours, a MUST DO Course for all that are close to and or follow Fintech!”

General Manager Oman Exchange

Zahid Kalolwala

“Excellent program for a first foundation package. Great industry experts for a better, cheaper and faster training: a true Fintech offer!”

Relationship Manager DBS Bank

Celine Bourban

“The overall program was well structured, practically informative and constructively encouraging, specifically for an entrepreneurial Fintech startup.”

Director of Technology and Innovation/Board Member

Troy Hector

60,000+ professionals use CFTE to grow their knowledge.


  • Is this course for me?

    Anyone who wants to have a solid understanding of FinTech should take this specialisation. If when hearing about Fintech you cannot fully understand the term, how it is affecting traditional financial institutions and the opportunities and threats it is bringing to existing businesses and jobs, this specialisation provides you with the answers you need to succeed in the era of Finance 2.0.

  • Are there any prerequisites for the course?

    There are no strict prerequisites for taking the course. The FinTech Specialization aims to provide anyone interested in finance (in its wider definition) with a general overview of the trends in FinTech and digital finance, with the right balance between content that is easily accessible but that also provides insightful knowledge.

  • How good are the 4 senior lecturers?

    The FinTech Specialization has been designed by CFTE with the help of 4 senior lecturers who not only have proven to know how to teach but are also practitioners of Finance 2.0. These are Andrei Kirilenko, Dan Liebau, Huy Nguyen Trieu and Janos Barberis. Each one of them has been involved with FinTech lectures in major universities and draw from their own experience as practitioners to share relevant and up-to-date insights, making the courses engaging, packed with knowledge and up-to-date with the market. Visit their biographies in the course descriptions to learn more about them.

  • What are the next steps after I enrol?

    After you enrol, you will receive a confirmation email from my.CFTE, the online learning portal. You will also receive a receipt and a welcome message. At that point, you will have access to the introductory module that will give you an overview of the portal and the way to use it. You will then complete the different modules at your own pace. Once you have completed the course, and successfully passed all the tests, you will receive a Certificate of Completion.

  • What do I get with the free trial?

    In the free trial, you will receive access to one free module in the course. You will experience course content, structure, the level of senior academics, experts, readings and a quiz to test your knowledge.

  • How does CFTE's course compare with others in the market?

    At CFTE, we pride ourselves in offering courses for professionals, by professionals and offering a global view – this is how we compare with the market. The Fintech Specialization has been designed to help a majority of people start with the right foundations in Fintech and digital finance. With this objective in mind, The Fintech Specialization will provide you with a clear understanding of how technology is impacting finance through an accessible format and with industry experts as senior lecturers. This is done through videos, readings, and insights from CEOs to make the learning experience accessible. You will be able to take the course fully online and at your own pace, so you can be in charge of your proper upskilling. At CFTE, we believe there is an urgent need for all to learn the right skills for a world of digital finance, and we support all initiatives that are supporting the same goal.

  • How can I pay for the course?

    We accept all major credit cards and debit cards. You can choose to pay the full amount, or you can opt for a 3-part payment plan option. The 3-part payment option requires one payment upfront, followed by second and third during your course. Chat with us to find out more!