Study Group

"Lead Your Industry"
with Deeper Knowledge
on Digital Currencies

NTU-FTA Series -
Payments, Digital Currencies & Cashless Economies (Synchronous e-Learning)

​With the rise of a cashless society and alternative payment options such as digital currencies, there are many who predict the fall of paper currency. Digital currency and cashless payment options will have profound impacts on financial systems as well as the practices of central banks. In collaboration with NTU & Fintech Academy, this 1-day course will provide business leaders and participants a clear overview of the cashless and digital currency landscape as well as opportunities and threats.

Centre for
Professional and
Continuing Education

"Lead Your Industry"
with Deeper Knowledge
on Digital Currencies

Introduction

​With the rise of a cashless society and alternative payment options such as digital currencies, there are many who predict the fall of paper currency. Digital currency and cashless payment options will have profound impacts on financial systems as well as the practices of central banks.  Will paper currency finally be obselete and how and why do goverements need to regulate. This expansive growth is primarily attributable to the fact that over the past four years cryptocurrencies have become ubiquitous, prompting more national and regional authorities to grapple with regulation and take action.
How will this impact businesses?
In collaboration with NTU & Fintech Academy, this 1-day course will provide business leaders and participants a clear overview of the cashless and digital currency landscape, the need for regulations (the how) and what are the opportunities and threats that digital currencies will have for businesses.

Objectives

• Describe how digital currencies and blockchain technology are impacting global markets
• Explain the need to regulate Digital Currencies
• Discover the use of Digital Currencies beyond Fundraising

Outline

• The role of digital currencies in the market
• How blockchain enable digital currencies to work
• Importance of regulating digital currencies
• Applications of digital currencies

Who Should Attend

  • SMEs and Business Leaders
  • Financial Sectors
  • Investors 
  • Technology 

Trainers

Dr Lillian Koh

Having served 17 years in Ministry of Education, Singapore and another 17 years in Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Dr Koh is now spearheading the new Fintech Academy in Singapore, working closely with the institutions and agencies driving fintech in Singapore and beyond.

She champions financial and fintech literacy movements in Singapore and is involved in spearheading such awareness and talent development programmes given her experience in leading 12 postgraduate course modules, including supervision work at Practicum.

She was also Principal Investigator for research and innovation grants.

Japhet Lim

Japhet Lim is the Head of Blockchain Development at Jigsaw capital, an organisation that focuses on providing blockchain oriented solutions to enterprises and companies.
 

This focus stretches to full technological implementation of blockchain and customised enterprise resource planning-based solutions.

He is a principal training consultant at Fintech Academy.

Joe Tusin

Joe Tusin has over thirty years of tech industry experience comprising management consulting, enterprise software, cloud computing and mobility, and financial technology (FinTech) across the United States and Asia Pacific.

Joe was the youngest Director of Research at University of California (UC) Berkeley and has deep experience in big data analytics in financial services, credit risk, and closed-loop analytical and operational customer relationship management (CRM).

Joe is passionate in financial inclusion for the unbanked through the digitization, democratization and socialization of payments with smart compliance, and in making the world a safer place from financial crimes through blockchain, AI/machine learning, and biometrics.
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Fees & Funding

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* Individuals may use SkillsFuture Credit
* No Absentee Payroll

"Lead Your Industry"
with Deeper Knowledge
on Digital Currencies

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