FinTech Immersion

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Essentials of Fintech

The School of Management Fribourg (HEG-FR) is dedicated to improving the intersection between business and technology. The recently created competence center, “Digital Business”, is one important action to create the future. A second example are our new FinTech programs in 2018.

The programs cover the FinTech ecosystem and segments, including reviewing digital enablers, such as Cloud & big data, Blockchain & digital currencies, and their role in global banking and finance, and the methodologies to manage the transformation of existing organizations and services facing disruptive trends.

In addition, the HEG-FR FinTech programs 2018 offer a supreme opportunity to discover the useful insights from the most outstanding Finance and Tech insiders alongside multiple networking opportunities.
 

At a glance:


FinTech Summerschool

With a duration of 4 weeks, this course will take place in Fribourg and London in partnership with level 39, Europe`s largest technology accelerator for finance, retail, and cyber security.

Program: 17 days in class teaching, company ​visits and experts in the field at the HEG Fribourg, 2 days in London at Level39, Europe largest technology accelerator, 1 day cultural activities in London

Fees: 2800 CHF (covering tuition fee, organization of all company visits, cultural and social events)


Fintech Immersion

Our comprehensive 7-day Fintech program designed for executives in traditional banking and finance in Fribourg, including a Business Trip to London.

Place: School of Management Fribourg (HEG-FR) and Level39, London UK

Program: 4 days in class teaching, company visits and experts in the field at the HEG Fribourg, 2 days in London at Level39, Europe largest technology accelerator, 1 day cultural activities in London

Fees: 1200 CHF (covering tuition fee, organization of all company visits, cultural and social events)


FinTech Business Trip
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Our 3-day trip to London is a unique opportunity to visit Canary Wharf and Level39, and to learn directly from the insiders.

Place: Level39, London UK

Program: 2 days in London at Level39, Europe largest technology accelerator, 1 day cultural activities in London

Fees: 500 CHF (covering tuition fee, organization of all company visits, cultural and social events)

 
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Objectives

Our Fintech winter school will provide you with the latest empowering and practical knowledge on FinTech to understand key concepts and ideas, changes influencing the financial services industry today, and trends that will impact the industry in the future.

This is a very practical course taught by industry experts with emphasis placed heavily on case studies, company examples and best practices related to the latest industry trends. You will be assigned readings before the course and will participate in group study and presentation during the course.

The course covers the FinTech ecosystem and FinTech segments, including a review of digital enablers such as mobile, cloud & big data, crypto technologies, like blockchain & digital currencies, and their role in global banking and finance. You will study methodologies and best practices to manage the transformation of existing organizations and services facing disruptive trends.
 

Objectives

• To become familiar with the historical context that ignited FinTech.
• To learn about its current and future impact on global finance, banking and related industries.
• To discover the opportunities that FinTech brings in the financial services industry.  
• To gain insights into the disruptive potential of FinTech for established players.
• To explore the FinTech ecosystem: startups, corporations and ventures.
• To acquire knowledge and skills to spark your entrepreneurial spirit.

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Instructors

Prof. Nils S. Tuchschmid
PhD in Economics, Head Institute of Finance
20 years' experience

Prof. Andre Villaroel
PhD Management of Technology, Corporate  Strategy and Innovation
More than 10 years' of experience

Prof. Jean-Marie Ayer
PhD in Economics
More than 15 years'experience

Nicolas Steiner
Entrepreneur in Residence,
Founding Member of Level39 & FINTECH Circle, London

Paul Martin Loeffler

Entrepreneur in Residence,
Experienced Entrepreneur and Business Executive

Prof. Ankush Chopra

Strategy and Innovation expert with deep expertise in managing disruption

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Contacts

 

International Office HEG-FR

Haute école de gestion Fribourg
Chemin du Musée 4
CH-1700 Fribourg

heg-international@hefr.ch
T : +41 26 429 63 38

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