Do you want to stay up-to-date on fintech and blockchain? Join our online masterclass Fintech & Blockchain. This interactive masterclass is given by David Yermack, one of the world's foremost professors in this field of study. You will not only gain a better understanding of the revolution of fintech and blockchain, but also develop a well-defined opinion on it. There will be ample opportunity to ask questions, and to discuss with fellow participants. Due to the circumstances regarding COVID-19, the masterclass will be presented online as a 4 half-day webinar in May 2021.
During this 4-half day online masterclass, professor David Yermack talks about the technological capabilities of blockchain and how these impact business and society. Additionally, you will be introduced to digital currencies and emerging mobile payment systems. You will have a critical discussion about the opportunities and pitfalls of these rising technologies. The underlying distributed ledger technology has many other potential applications in diverse areas, such as property registration, auditing, regulation, tax, law and financial derivatives.
During this 4-half day programme you will:
This masterclass is specifically designed for:
|Dates :||Thursday 20 May 2021|
|Friday 21 May 2021|
|Thursday 27 May 2021|
|Friday 28 May 2021|
|Times:||14:00 - 18:00 CEST|
*UvA alumni receive a 10% discount. Fees are VAT-exempt.
|Mode of study:||Online masterclass (via Zoom)|
|Certification:||You will receive a Certificate of Attendance from the University of Amsterdam|
|PE-portfolio||14 PE hours (suitable for PE-portfolio)|
David L. Yermack is Professor of Finance and Business Transformation at New York University Stern School of Business.
He serves as Chairman of the Finance Department and Director of the NYU Pollack Center for Law and Business, teaches courses in Restructuring Firms & Industries and Bitcoin & Cryptocurrencies, as well as PhD research courses in corporate governance, executive compensation, and distress and restructuring.
Yermack is guest lecturer of the MBA Big Data & Business Analytics and the Executive Master in International Finance at the Amsterdam Business School where he will teach the course FinTech: Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies.
95% of the people who attended an earlier masterclass of David Yermack recommend it.
‘This masterclass covers all relevant aspects of the blockchain technology and its uses in the financial sector.’
‘Great teacher, very relevant topics and well-explained. Enjoyable 2 days!’
‘A totally new concept you are required to understand, because - one way or another - everybody will use it eventually.’
‘A broad overview of what blockchain is, of recent developments that will impact the world, and much more.’
‘A mind-opening ‘helicopter view’ on blockchain cases, with special attention paid to cryptocurrencies. Everything presented in an easy to understand way. Outstanding!’
Do you have questions about this or our other open programmes? Please contact:
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Manager Executive Education
T: +31 (0)20 525 7146
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|Mode||Short-term , open uva courses , online|
|Credits||14 PE, 0 ECTS, 4 half days|
|Language of instruction||English|