Graduate Course Descriptions

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5711. Foundations of FinTech

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Overview of Fintech. It consists of three modules. Module A: Fintech’s four thematic areas: Paying for goods and services, Savings and investment products, Credit and loan products, and Managing risk. Module B: Fintech’s four enabling technologies: Distributed computing, AI and big data, Cryptography and Blockchain. Module C: Fintech’s four perspectives: The disruptive companies, The incumbent financial institution, Societal effects and regulatory responses, and The private equity investor.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Spring 2022 17376 Hartford In Person Amati, Alexander B13 Reg Mo 6:00pm‑9:00pm
5/20 GBLC 402 3.00 Graded