Certified FinTech Practitioner Programme
Certified FinTech Practitioner Programme
Certified FinTech Practitioner Programme
Certified FinTech Practitioner Programme

Certified FinTech Practitioner Programme

Ethics Programme
Ethics Programme

Ethics Programme

Why take the IFTA FinTech certification programme?

Course Format

  • Entirely online
  • Learn through a combination of weekly live virtual classes and workshops with self-paced individual stidy

Each week your instructor will guide you through a topic:

  • Exploring the key points
  • Providing case study examples
  • Giving you the opportunity to ask questions
  • Sharing your experiences with your classmates
Course Outline

Any Time

Students can learn through a combination of weekly live virtual classes and workshops with self-paced individual study. They can re-watch the webinars at any time.

Entirely Online

Access to the course website - containing a study guide, reading materials, recordings of live webinars and a range of pre-recorded video content -throughout the programme and for six months afterwards

Certification on completion

Students will receive a digital Certified FinTech Practitioner credential issued by London Institute of Banking and Finance, a one year membership of Associate Financial Technologist (金融科技師), a professional designation, offered by IFTA

HKD9,950

The next course commences on 3rd Oct 2022. Registration for the Certified Fintech Practitioner programme is HKD12,000, but if you register before 2nd Sept 2022, you’ll pay just HKD9,950 with our early bird offer.

Programme Partner

The London Institute of Banking & Finance (LIBF) is a not-for-profit educational body with a 142-year heritage in delivering world-class, professional education. In 2019, LIBF founded three Centres of Excellence to deliver practitioner-led research, advisory and educational programmes globally. They are the Centre for Digital Banking and Finance (CDBF), the Centre for Sustainable Finance (CSF) and the Centre for Risk, Regulation and Governance. Our Certified Fintech Practitioner program has been widely accepted as effective skills-based training by banks, regulators and universities. https://digital.libf.ac.uk/

LIBF is the only professional body in banking or finance with both a Royal Charter and our own taught degree awarding powers. Our University college offers undergraduate and post-graduate degrees in banking and finance with specializations in key areas. Our international offices are in Singapore and Abu Dhabi. https://www.libf.ac.uk/

About the Programme

  • Develop your expertise in the evolution and impact of fintech – in just six weeks.
  • Understand the factors behind the success of fintech ventures, models and initiatives.
  • Learn from fintech leaders at the forefront of digital innovation.
  • Connect and share best practice with like-minded fintech professionals from across the world.
  • Gain a recognised credential to support your career development.

The course is designed for forward-thinking early to mid-career professionals who are looking to expand and formalise their understanding of fintech business models and the environment in which they operate by gaining recognised credentials. Delivered online over six weeks, this interactive course – created by those who have been at the coal face of digital innovation and developments – will provide you with expert knowledge of the evolution and impact of fintech:

  • how fintech is impacting business models across banking and finance
  • the benefits and applications of key technologies and how they influence financial product and services design and distribution
  • how risk and regulation is affecting fintech development across the globe
  • different strategies for growth, and
  • the factors that determine success, such as funding, valuation, collaboration and exit

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN YOUR FEE?

  • Three hours of live virtual lessons each week plus guided self-study.
  • Access to the course website – containing a study guide, reading materials, recordings of live webinars and a range of pre- recorded video content – throughout the programme and for six months afterwards
  • On successful completion, a digital Certified Fintech Practitioner credential that can be shared on your social profiles such as LinkedIn & IFTA  Associate Financial Technologist Membership Certificate (1 year professional membership)金融科技師證書(1年專業會員會藉)  
  • A year’s free access to Lendit TV – a membership-based online community with exclusive content and networking opportunities – worth £450.
  • A 15% discount on tickets to LendIt Fintech conferences and events for a year from when you register.

You will study Certified Fintech Practitioner entirely online and learn through a combination of weekly live virtual classes and workshops with self-paced individual study. Each week your instructor will guide you through a topic:

  • exploring the key points
  • providing case study examples, and
  • giving you the opportunity to ask questions and share your experiences with your classmates

You’ll then be directed to a range of relevant content from LendIt Fintech – a respected media company dedicated to financial services innovation – where you’ll be able to watch and listen to leading industry players discuss and share their views on the topic in question and related areas. Finally, each week you will reflect on what you have learnt and consider how it might apply to your own situation or organisation by completing a short learning journal.

STUDYING

COURSE TEAM

You’ll learn from our team of highly experienced lecturers who’ve all worked in financial services, digital innovation or led startup businesses. And you’ll hear from guest speakers about the latest strategies and opportunities in the market. Previous speakers have included senior leaders from:

  • Divido
  • Raisin
  • Nucoro
  • Pennyworth Financial
  • Codat
  • Fluidly
  • Vacuum Labs
  • Wombat
  • Silicon Roundabout
  • Financial Conduct Authority
  • Zumo
  • WorldRemit

Certification on Completion

Certified FinTech Practitioner Credential

Earners of this badge have completed the London Institute of Banking & Finance Certified Fintech Practitioner course. A six week high-level programme combining live virtual teaching, webinars with Fintech leaders and self-paced study.

Associate Financial Technologist

Associate Financial Technologist (AFT) is a high value grade of membership. It also provides a stepping-stone to advance to full professional qualification - Certified Financial Technologist (CFT). At present, AFT is gained by completing IFTA FinTech programme, which demonstrates the candidate’s knowledge and understanding, over a year relevant work experience and passing the ethics module.This will lead to an increasing industry recognition for members across the region as well as giving them the advantage in a competitive market.

Join the FinTech Community

Registration Process

Cooperation with Educational Institutes​

Bachelor of Engineering Programme in Financial Technology​

  • Eligible for Associate Financial Technologist​

Master of Science in Finance (FinTech and Financial Analytics)​

  • Exemption from CFT​ Programme Level 1 & Level 2 (Modules 1-4)​
  • Eligible for Associate Financial Technologist​

Bachelor of Science in Financial Technology and Artificial Intelligence

  • Exemption from CFT Programme Level 1
  • Eligible for Associate Financial Technologist​
  • Eligible for Associate Financial Technologist​

Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours in Financial Technology and Innovation

  • Exemption from CFT Programme Level 1
  • Eligible for Associate Financial Technologist​

Advanced Diploma in FinTech

  • Eligible for Associate Financial Technologist​

Postgraduate Diploma in Investment Management (PgD IM)

  • Exemption from finance module of Level 1 (Module 1-3)

Postgraduate Diploma in I Applied Financial Engineering (PgD AFE)

  • Exemption from CFTProgramme Level 1
  • Eligible for Associate Financial Technologist​

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