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Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs)

Analysis and Opportunities

About the "Central Bank Digital Currencies " course

Are CBDCs cryptocurrencies? Or a new form of Central Bank Money? This course is designed to guide you through what CBDCs are, and what they are not. Get a global outlook on the major ongoing projects worldwide with regards to CDBCs such as the Digital Yuan, Project Aber, Digital Euro and projects around the globe to understand the underlying opportunities. From an in-depth analysis to identifying practical opportunities, register your interest today and embark on a digital quest to capitalise on CBDCs’ potential.

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5 chapters

BSFI, Payments & Technology

Anyone working in the public sector given the global implications of CBDCs.

About Dr. Oriol Caudevilla

FinTech Advisor, Management & Strategy Consultant and Researcher (Digital Banking and Finance, Central Bank Digital Currencies, Blockchain, Crypto and M&A).

Oriol works as a Management Consultant at AirHelp, Advisor for a Hong Kong-based FinTech company, ixFintech, Strategic Advisor at a Hong Kong-based WealthTech company, ETFCool, Strategic Advisor at Alpha Bright Asset Management (Hong Kong) Strategic Advisor at ScallopX, Scientific Advisor at the Israeli Blockchain Association, Mentor at R3 (Singapore), Mentor at Cyberport (Hong Kong), FinTech Mentor at F10 Incubator & Accelerator (Singapore), Blockchain Mentor at Tribe (Singapore) and also FinTech Mentor at Rise by Barclays (London and Mumbai).

Oriol is Fellow at the Digital Euro Association (D€A) and at the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS), as well as Honorary Fellow at the Asian Institute of International Financial Law -AIIFL- at the University of Hong Kong (HKU).
He is member of the Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) as well as FinTech
Furthermore, he publishes articles in several media, including China Daily (both the
Global and Hong Kong Edition) and Macau Business. He has given talks and seminars on the Chinese Financial System, Central Bank
Digital Currencies and the Digital Yuan in several universities in the US, Canada, Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau, as well as in international conferences, like the recent Israel/UAE Fintech Week, the Future of Fintech Saudi Arabia event and the Greater Bay Area Blockchain Week.

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Course Chapters

Chapter 1 | Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs): Introduction.

A chapter introducing CBDCs, covering what CBDCs are and what they are not. Learn its definitions, Avoid pitfalls and grasp the different principles and aspects. Finally, get a closer look at its CBDCs technical architecture.

Chapter 2 | CBDCs all over the World in 2021.

Deep dive into CBDCs main projects worldwide to get a global understanding of this growing sector. A chapter particularly focusing on the CBDC Projects in Asia.

Chapter 3 | An example of the world´s most advanced CBDC: The Digital Yuan.

Let’s study the most advanced CBDCs, the Digital Yuan. In this chapter grasp why this digital currency is so important when it comes to studying CBDCs. From concept to use cases, understand how the Digital Yuan is a financial breakthrough.

Chapter 4 | The pilot tests in Japan, Korea, Saudi Arabia and UAE, the EU...

After studying the Digital Yuan, it is worth understanding how other countries test their CBDCs. Deep dive into the pilot tests of Japan, UAE, and other European Countries and gain more insights into CBDC’s potential.

Chapter 5 | Opportunities offered by CBDCs

How to unleash CBDC’s capabilities? Through use cases and direct applications, learn how CBDCs can promote financial inclusion and tackle monetary policy issues. 

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