Fundamentals of Fintech

Fundamentals of Fintech

With our Fundamentals of Fintech program, you would be able to get insights from the latest innovations from the financial world and understand how these technologies are going to make financial services more effective, efficient, and reliable.

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Fundamentals of Fintech
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Fundamentals of Fintech
2 - 4 months
Beginner level

Unlock the Future of Finance

Our Fundamentals of Fintech program would cover basics of SQL and data visualization, enabling you to analyze and communicate with data. Both are the essential and day-to-day skills for a fintech specialist in a financial institution. Blockchain and Web3 technologies and its latest development would serve as a finale and perfect illustration of how technologies can reshape financial services beyond the status quo.

What you will learn

Explore the basics of fintech and its impact on traditional banking and finance.
Understand blockchain technology and its applications in digital transactions.
Learn about the latest trends in digital payments, cryptocurrencies, and mobile banking.
Analyze the regulatory environment for fintech and how it shapes innovation.
Discover how to use big data and AI to enhance financial services.

Languages and tools covered

SQLite SQLite
Python Python
Tableau Tableau
Web3 Web3
Blockchain Blockchain
Bitcoin Bitcoin
Ethereum Ethereum

Explore our world-class curriculum

Module 1:
SQL: Introduction of SQL
Learn the history and importance of SQL in database management.
Understand basic SQL syntax and commands.
Module 2:
SQL: Basic SQL operations
Master CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete) operations in SQL.
Practice simple queries to interact with databases.
Module 3:
SQL: Extracting data from SQL databases
Develop skills in writing SELECT queries to retrieve specific data.
Use WHERE, ORDER BY, and GROUP BY clauses to refine data extraction.
Module 4:
SQL: Advanced SQL operations with table relationships and table joining
Understand the use of JOINs to combine data from multiple tables.
Apply advanced SQL techniques such as subqueries and complex joins.
Module 5:
SQL: Database architecture design
Learn principles of database design including normalization.
Create and manage efficient and scalable database architectures.
Module 6:
Data Visualization: Introduction and concepts
Grasp fundamental concepts and importance of data visualization.
Understand how to interpret and present data visually.
Module 7:
Data Visualization: Chart types
Learn about different types of charts and when to use them.
Explore histograms, scatter plots, and more for data representation.
Module 8:
Data Visualization: Introduction to Tableau
Get started with Tableau and its interface.
Understand the capabilities and features of Tableau for data visualization.
Module 9:
Data Visualization: Connecting data sources to Tableau
Learn to connect various data sources to Tableau.
Explore data importing and integration techniques.
Module 10:
Data Visualization: Creating different charts in Tableau
Master creating and customizing charts and graphs in Tableau.
Develop interactive dashboards to enhance data insights.
Module 11:
Data Visualization: Publishing data visualization
Learn the steps to publish and share Tableau visualizations.
Understand best practices in securing and managing access to published data.
Module 12:
Blockchain & Web3: Introduction
Introduce fundamental concepts of blockchain and Web3 technologies.
Discuss the impact of these technologies on digital finance and beyond.
Module 13:
Blockchain & Web3: Working principles
Examine the underlying mechanics of blockchain operation.
Explore consensus mechanisms and their role in network security.
Module 14:
Blockchain & Web3: Hands-on exercises in understanding blockchain transactions
Engage in practical exercises to understand how blockchain transactions are performed and recorded.
Analyze transaction blocks and understand their verification process.
Module 15:
Blockchain & Web3: Bitcoin vs Ethereum
Compare the different architectures and capabilities of Bitcoin and Ethereum.
Discuss the various use cases and innovations enabled by each platform.
Module 16:
Blockchain & Web3: Real world applications
Identify real-world applications of blockchain and Web3 in various sectors.
Evaluate case studies to understand the practical impact and potential of these technologies.

Meet our course creators

Darren Chiu

Darren Chiu

Technical Consultant

Anthony Chiu

Anthony Chiu

Software Engineer

Kevin Loo

Kevin Loo



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