Inclusion in Technology: How to Build Better Future Together

Understand the challenges we need to overcome to create a more inclusive technological environment for all

About the course

How can tech-related environments become more inclusive and accessible for the disabled? What’s the role of the government in Regtech? How Distributed Ledger Technologies can benefit both private and public sector?

New technologies, such as Blockchain and Crypto, present limitless possibilities and opportunities for increasing the quality of many services across various industries. However, in order to take full advantage of them, there’s a need for appropriate regulations to be in place.

Our guest, Lord Holmes, is extremely passionate about social justice and inclusion. In this course, he will introduce you to the current challenges we’re facing in terms of providing the right regulations for the emerging technologies and how they could be overcome.

You will also appreciate the work that has already been done in order to create a more welcoming environment in the technological field, as well as what still needs to be done to ensure digital skills and payments are accessible to all.

Difficulty: Foundation
Duration: 35mins

1.7 billion people around the world lack access to formal financial services

The World Bank

Learn directly from an expert in this field!

With this online course, you will:

Skills

Regtech

Cryptocurrency

Blockchain

Digital payments

Metaverse

The expert you’ll be learning from

Christopher Holmes

The Lord Holmes of Richmond MBE

Lord Holmes cares deeply about the diversity and inclusion in the technology field. He campaigns to increase the accessibility of this environment for the disabled. Moreover, through his Private Members Bill, he works with the government towards ending the injustice of unpaid internships across all the industries.

Christopher is Britain’s most successful Paralympic swimmer. He won 9 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze medal. He was also a great contributor to organizing the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.

He has previously been a member of specialist House of Lords Select Committees. In Parliament, he sits on the influential Science and Technology Select Committee. He is also the co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Groups on Assistive Technology, Fintech, Blockchain, AI and 4th Industrial Revolution.

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CFTE’s brand new online learning platform! THINK produces and delivers dozens of bite-sized courses which will allow you to get a good understanding and be constantly updated about everything concerning Fintech!

Disruptive technologies and innovations don’t come on their own. They bring significant transformations and challenges both in terms of culture, people, jobs, environment and governance. Therefore we believe these topics can’t be separated from one another. 

The courses offered on THINK have slightly different approaches to the topics. You’ll find evergreen foundational-level courses which will help you get a good understanding without any prior knowledge, but you’ll also find courses that explore the players in the respective ecosystems, courses that explore the regulations of a certain field and even courses that dive deep into specific companies’ way of operating!

THINK is meant for all those professionals who want to be kept up to date with the latest developments in these fields, but don’t necessarily have the time to go through countless articles or newspapers.

Technology is deeply transforming the way financial institutions do business and manage operations. Understanding these shifts will allow you to benefit from them, and not miss out on any potential opportunities for you and your organisation.

Users and customers nowadays are more aware than ever about the environmental and social impact of their choices, as a consequence companies are putting more attention on these topics even at the cost of reduced financial performances.

Digital Assets, Blockchain, Decentralisation and Web3 are still in a very early stage. They may reshape and revolutionise our current business models, therefore we believe it’s worth  paying special attention to the innovations they bring to the table.

Understanding how technology works, its potential and its limitations is essential to properly embrace it and leverage it. Even non-technical professionals need to get a comprehensive understanding of these tools, as they will have an increasingly important role in our lives.