Do you want to stay up-to-date on Fintech and Blockchain? One of the world's foremost professors in this field of study, David Yermack, returns to the Amsterdam Business School for the fourth time on Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 June 2020, to give the 2-day masterclass Fintech & Blockchain. Through this masterclass you will not only gain a better understanding of this revolution, but also develop a well-defined opinion on it.
During this 2-day 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 2-day programme you will:
This masterclass is specifically designed for:
|Edition in 2020||Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 June|
|Times||9:00 to 17:00|
* UvA alumni receive a 10% discount. Fees are VAT-exempt.
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.
He 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!’
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|Mode||Short-term, open uva courses|
|Credits||14 PE, 0 ECTS, 2 days|
|Language of instruction||English|