Now is the time to radically change the way you comprehend Fintech

Whether you are seeking to integrate digital technology within your company, concerned about the compliance of new technologies in finance, exploring new career paths in Fintech or feeling uninformed about this lucrative industry - our Fintech Specialisation is suited for you.

In this specialisation, you will learn about the important elements of Fintech and how they can be applied to various financial scenarios. It focuses on the key activities and considerations you can take to pilot digital innovations within business functions, and enhance your professional profile in today's competitive market.

The course is fully online and self-paced. You will be taught by 20+ industry experts and practitioners from HSBC, Citibank, Ping An Technology, Kabbage and faculty expert from the University of Cambridge sharing first-hand research and practices from leading digital financial companies to give a holistic viewpoint on the technologies set to shape the future of Finance.

This course is accredited by:

Global Industry Experts

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This course is for you if:

  • You are working in traditional finance and want to implement Fintech strategies to address digital threats rising in the industry

  • You want to launch and/or start digital transformation processes in your team but don't know where to begin

  • You want to quickly grasp the the latest technologies and keep up with the new trends and stay informed about where new Finance is going

  • You want to embark in a career in Fintech and looking for a starting point

  • You are looking to validate your professional profile with an industry-recognised and accredited Fintech certification

Course Information

In this specialisation, you will learn to:

  • Articulate the key terminologies of Fintech and critique its application in various contexts

  • Pitch and share concrete use cases to generate Fintech solutions to deploy in your career

  • Utilise the relevant tools and frameworks to support and digitize legacy operations

  • Equip theoretical knowledge and prepare yourself for different career prospects in the Fintech industry

Course Curriculum

What is in this Specialisation?

“This course defines and describes the impact of technology on Finance and what we call Fintech. By studying examples, analyzing the causes, demystifying some concepts, and sharing a framework for finance innovation. It will give you a big picture of the Fintech revolution.”

“This course delves into the technology aspects of Fintech, from the fundamental reasons of why technology is having such an impact on finance to key technologies such as cloud computing and blockchain.”

“This course looks at 4 specific sectors of finance that have been radically transformed because of technology: Challenger banks, Payments, Peer to peer lending, and Cryptocurrencies and ICOs.”

“From Fintech startups to banks and large organisations innovation paths, we will look at the main trends shaping the Finance 2.0 opportunity.”


“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

Over 60,000 professionals use CFTE to grow their knowledge on digital finance. You should too.


  • 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.

  • 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 Specialisation 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 Specialisation 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.

  • What is a Specialisation?

    We break our programmes into two types: short courses and specialisations. Our specialisations are a bundle of all of our short courses relating to an overarching topic. Specialisations allow learners to get a comprehensive and well-rounded understanding of a given topic in its many areas. If you have previous experience on this specialisation's subject or you are interested in learning more about a specific area of it, you can enrol in the individual course that covers your area of interest, instead of taking the whole specialisation. Feel free to chat with us if you'd like some advise on which one would suit you best!

  • Are there any prerequisites for the Specialisation?

    There are no strict prerequisites for taking the course. The FinTech Specialisation 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.

  • Who will I be learning from?

    The FinTech Specialisation 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.

  • How long can I access the course for?

    You will have access to the course for 6 months from enrolment. This duration is set to ensure you can pace yourself for the best learning outcome. Though not a common request, you can talk to us if you need an extension of the access after the 6 months are up.

  • Will I receive a certificate?

    Yes, you will receive a digital certificate upon successful completion of the course. This certificate is digital so it can be shared at any time and embedded into your online professional profile.

  • 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!