2024-2025 Catalog

FIN-830 Introduction to FinTech

This course introduces students to the history, terminology, current developments, future challenges and opportunities related to the application of technology to financial discipline. With an emphasis of case studies and guest lecture, the class will discuss algorithmic trading, predictive behavioral analysis, data-driven decision making, mobile-only services, robo advisers, machine learning, artificial intelligence, cryptocurrencies, Blockchain, RegTech, InsureTech, innovations in lending, and cybersecurity. Students will be required to complete projects based on a statistical software package.




Student has satisfied all of the following Student has satisfied all of the following Academic Unit (Computed) in the selection list Accounting, Accounting and Business Law, Business Administration, Business Administration Executive, Business Analytics, Business Law and Ethics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Health Administration, Information System, Information Systems and Operations Management, INTO Sawyer Business School, Management and Entrepreneurship, Management Studies, Marketing, Moakley Center for Public Management, Public Administration, Public Administration and Health Administration, Sawyer Business School, Strategy and International Business Or Programs of Study any in the selection list Business Economics Major BSBA And Student has satisfied all of the following Student has completed any of the following course(s) MBA 650 - Value Based Financial Mgmt, MBA 651 - Financial Management for Business Decisions