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  • Provider Coursera
  • Subject Finance
  • $ Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session In progress
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Effort 11 hours worth of material
  • Start Date
  • Duration 5 weeks long

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Our primary goal is to help you to understand FinTech Risk Management and to become more confident and persuasive in your ability to analyze and make recommendations on FinTech risk management & corporate governance.

This MOOC on FinTech Risk Management offered by HKUST presents the views of several professors from the top business school in Asia as well as perspectives from industry professionals. HKUST has been ranked for many years as the number one EMBA program in the world, as the number one Finance program in Asia, and as the top MBA program in Asia by multiple independent rating and review journals and surveys. This course offers the combined strengths of HKUST in Business, Finance, and Technology as one the world's leading academic institutions on an important area of technology and business innovations. For students from outside Asia, this also gives an insight into changes happening in the most advanced FinTech markets of the world, since Asia leads worldwide in FinTech adoption and creative innovations.

This course "FinTech Risk Management" is part of the HKUST-Coursera FinTech specialization. There are 3 other courses in the specialization including FinTech Foundations and Overview, FinTech Security & Regulation(RegTech), and FinTech Disruptive Innovation: Implications for Society.

Syllabus

WEEK 1

Compliance with financial requirements & government regulations

In this module, we will focus on the financial perspective of FinTech compliance and assurance. Failure to comply with regulations can result in large fines as well as business failures. However, financial compliance is only one part of risk management for FinTech firms.

 

WEEK 2

FinTech Compliance with corporate governance: Objectives, guidelines,& policy

In this module, we examine different types of risks and explain why operational risks and business risks are becoming more important to FinTech firms. The second, third and fourth derivatives for different types of risks are explained and compared. Techniques and tools for risk analysis and internal controls are also described.

 

WEEK 3

IT Compliance & Assurance Part 1

In this module, learners will gain a overall IT perspective of business application development and compliance in this area. We will examine 3 different system changeover methods when implementing new system & replacing the old system and the comparison. Also we will look into the risks associate with new system development and compliance of change management process.

 

WEEK 4

IT Compliance & Assurance Part 2

In this module, learners will gain an overall picture of business continuity plan and disaster recovery plan. It's essential to plan ahead before something bad happen to the systems (e.g. Data breach or cyber hacking) We will discuss the process of creating a business continuity plan for an organisation and the strategies in data back up and restoration policy.

 

WEEK 5

Peer-graded Final Project

 

Taught by

Garvin Percy DIAS and Theodore Henry King CLARK

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