Fintech - Part 6


This eCourse consists of two modules. Module 1 provides an overview of the role of Information technology (IT) in business, covering its evolution from the earliest days of computing to contemporary developments in artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and other areas. While relatively few financial professionals need to develop coding skills, all can benefit from an enhanced understanding of the role of technology in the financial industry.

Module 2 provides an overview of FinTech, exploring its definition, goals, key technologies, and impacts. FinTech is revolutionising the business of finance. As its innovations spread to all corners of the financial industry, they are having a significant impact on competition, jobs, markets, customer experiences, and more.


On completion of this eCourse, you will be able to:
- Define computers and identify their hardware and software components
- Define Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and list its potential benefits and applications, including the role and uses of automation
- Recall key events and technologies in the development of networking and the Internet
Name the six stages of IT development
- Define FinTech and identify its key drivers, benefits, and challenges
- List the key technologies behind the FinTech revolution
- Identify the impact FinTech has had on the broader financial industry


Module 1: Information Technology (IT) in Business
Topic 1: IT & Business Overview
Topic 2: Early IT in Business
Topic 3: IT In Business Today

Module 2: FinTech - An Introduction
Topic 1: Fintech Overview
Topic 2: Key Technologies
Topic 3: Impact & Outlook


Relevant Subject
Type 1 - Dealing in securities
Type 2 - Dealing in futures contracts
Type 3 - Leveraged foreign exchange trading
Type 4 - Advising on securities
Type 5 - Advising on futures contracts
Type 6 - Advising on corporate finance
Type 7 - Providing automated trading services
Type 8 - Securities margin financing
Type 9 - Asset management
Type 10 - Providing credit rating services
Type 11 - Dealing in OTC derivative products or advising on OTC derivative products
Type 12 - Providing client clearing services for OTC derivative transactions
SFC:2.00, PWMA:2.00
All Member: HK$570
Staff of Corporate Member: HK$570
Non-Member: HK$840