University of Oxford Launches Fintech and Blockchain Programme

Aug 03, 2017 at 17:05 // News
Author
Nina Lyon

Saïd Business School, at the University of Oxford, has announced the launch of a new digital open enrolment programme on FinTech that will cover topics ranging from Blockchain technology and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to crowdfunding and quantum computing.  

According to the official announcement, the Oxford Fintech Programme, launched in collaboration with GetSmarter, examines current and emerging financial technology. The programme is being run by Nir Vulkan, Associate Professor of Business Economics at Oxford Saïd and David Shrier, business author and CEO of Distilled Analytics - both leading authorities on fintech.

Peter Tufano, Peter Moores Dean and Professor of Finance at Saïd Business School, commented: 

“Technology and the mobile revolution are rapidly transforming financial markets, institutions, and business models.  Drawing upon the expertise of leading academics and practitioners from Saïd Business School, our new digital Fintech programme, supported by GetSmarter, will provide entrepreneurs and executives with the insights and knowledge necessary to navigate this changing landscape, and adapt and progress in their careers.” 

The  programme will begin on 9th October 2017, and run for 10 weeks in total.

Saïd Business School, at the University of Oxford