Technology innovations in the digital age, including cloud computing, big data, blockchain, AI and others have triggered a new revolution in the financial industry. China now is a global leader of financial technology (Fintech) with many well-known fintech companies emerging out, such as Ant Financial, JD Finance, renrendai.com, rong360.com and CreditEase. Great opportunities are always accompanied with great risks. The booming fintech industry in China also poses regulatory challenges for the government.
Tsinghua PBC School of Finance (PBCSF) provides a good platform of strengthening communication among business leaders, scholars and regulators in fintech research and practice. Its specially-designed Belt & Road Fintech Advanced Program is the first fintech program of this kind in the world to comprehensively study the development trends of fintech and regulatory environment.
The program is taught by distinguished scholars from Tsinghua PBCSF, regulators and industry leaders, in collaborated with world established think tanks. The program is designed to provide participants a first-hand understanding of fintech beyond books and theories with more interaction among a diverse profile of participants. The program also focuses on providing more opportunities for dialogues, networking events and field visits in order to achieve a highly effective way of experiential learning.
Lectures and Visits
Fintech Business Models
Fintech fundamental technology
Southeast Asia fintech forum
Fintech company visit：
*Select 4-5 companies to visit
Module 1: 4 days, April, 2018
Module 2: 4 days, June, 2018
The faculties and guest lecturers in this program are either professors from the PBC School of Finance and Tsinghua University or executives from leading Chinese financial institutions. Policy makers from financial regulatory authorities are also heavily involved in the program.