FINTECH CERTIFICATE COURSE: FUTURE COMMERCE
Be equipped to understand, experience, and build the future of transactions and commerce, and explore emerging technologies set to disrupt existing marketplaces and financial services.
LEARN FROM LEADING INDUSTRY FIGURES AND MIT INSTRUCTORS, ONLINE AND PART-TIME
THE MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
ONLINE AND PART-TIME
Starts 5 September 2016
Earn a certificate of completion from the world's #1 University.**
Work on 1 of 2 exciting projects: write a Business Plan or craft a Strategic Innovation Roadmap.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology | School of Architecture + Planning
You will be exposed to the future of money; with disruptive technologies, like blockchain, leading to the rise of new currencies; explore innovation in financial markets and what’s going on with identity, privacy and security, and other areas of financial infrastructure; and you’ll hear from some of the world’s leading minds on developing new policies around these areas.
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MIT COURSE INSTRUCTORS
Presented entirely online by the following MIT instructors, with support from teaching assistants and performance coaches throughout the course. Guest lectures from leading industry figures.
Alex “Sandy” Pentland
Founding faculty director of the MIT Connection Science Research Initiative, which uses network science to access and change real-world human behavior; and holds a triple appointment at MIT in Media Arts and Sciences, Engineering Systems Division and with the Sloan School of Management. He is a founding member of advisory boards for Google, AT&T, Nissan, and the UN Secretary General, and a serial entrepreneur who has co-founded more than a dozen companies including two hedge funds.
Managing Director of MIT Connection Science. David leads other new initiatives for MIT, advises the European Commission on commercializing innovation and building regional innovation capacity, and counsels leadership at private and public companies on growth strategies. He has also driven over $8.5 billion of growth initiatives for various Fortune 1000 companies, and has served as CEO or COO/CFO for 6 privately funded companies.
Lecturer at MIT Media Lab & Founding Research Fellow, Joost is an innovation ecologist studying and enabling both global ties and extraordinary effectiveness at all scales of action that matter, from invention in exploratory research labs and venturing in entrepreneurial startups all the way through orchestration of innovation ecologies regionally and globally.
Director of Digital Currency at the MIT Media Lab, where he leads efforts to mainstream digital currencies like Bitcoin through research, as well as incubation of high-impact applications of the emerging technology.
To ensure you grasp the full extent of the disruptive force that is Fintech, the MIT Fintech: Future Commerce online short course has gathered over 30 of the world’s leading minds in the field to share their knowledge and insights with you (in the form of guest lectures).
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