Fundamentals of Digital Assets
Learn all the essentials of Digital Assets and gain a 360 degree of DeFi ecosystem
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Introduction to Fundamentals of Digital Assets Course
The global digital asset management market is expected to expand from USD 4.2 billion in 2022 to USD 8.0 billion by 2027. Large financial institutions such as HSBC, Morgan Stanley and Standard Chartered are involved in this digital transformation.
Fundamentals of Digital Assets is the third course of the Online Certification Blockchain and Digital Asset for Financial Services Programme – led by CFTE and Singapore Management University – will help you gain a comprehensive understanding of digital assets and its future trends.
You will have an opportunity to go through different types of digital assets and how they function and transform the traditional financial sector. This course covers the technology concepts including CeFi, DeFi, CeDeFi, ReFi and all the essentials of the digital assets. By the end of the course, you will be able to analyse the digital assets from a more digitally-savvy point of view.
£120 per course
2 to 3 weeks
100% online, blend of self-paced and live lectures
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Why Blockchain and Digital Assets? Why Now?
For the past 3 years, Blockchain and Digital Assets gained real traction in the industry, specifically in the institutional world. Some of the largest financial institutions (JP Morgan, DBS, HSBC, Societe Generale, Santander, UBS) are implementing real-world applications of blockchain in their business models.
To date, more than 200+ blockchain projects from institutions are launched globally.
If you’re looking to advance your career in financial services, learning about Blockchain and Digital Assets is crucial and represents an opportunity to lead and stay ahead of the curve. Why not start now?
Who should take this certificate?
- Executive & Senior Leaders
- Strategic and business consultants
- Support functions officers
- Operations & IT officers
Course participants will:
Online Course Description
In this module, you will learn about the different types of digital assets and their characteristics. You will explore crypto assets, NFT and stablecoins. By the end of this module, you will have a solid understanding of the various types of digital assets and their use cases in different industries.
In this module, you will gain an understanding of how wallets work, which are software applications that store digital assets and enable transactions on a blockchain. You will also explore the different types of wallets, including hot wallets, cold wallets, and hardware wallets. Additionally, you will learn about KYC and AML compliance, which are critical components of regulatory compliance in the financial industry.
In this module, you will explore the centralised finance, including its concept, mechanism, and the respective advantages and disadvantages.
In this module, you will learn about the concepts, logics and applications of DeFi, CeDeFi and ReFi. In addition, you will have the opportunity to compare the difference between DeFi, CeDeFi and ReFi. By the end of this module, you will be able to analyse different types of financial systems.
In this module, you will learn about the consumers, investors and stakeholders in crypto asset ecosystem. In addition, you will be familiar with the crypto asset landscape and DeFi optimisation strategies.
Industry Experts you will be learning from
New Business Lead at Alpian
Urs has 30+ years experience in wealth management, investment banking and related technology businesses. His core expertise is to develop and roll out new digital business platforms.
He has experience helping financial service providers and tech companies to review/refocus business strategies.
He is an active speaker, moderator, micro-blogger, lecturer, author and global opinion leader in FinTech, DigitalBanking, WealthManagement, WealthTech, DigitalAssets, and ecosystems in crypto finance.
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Most frequent questions and answers about our certificate programme
Anyone who wants to have a solid understanding of blockchain and digital assets should take this specialisation. Either to lead projects, a team or innovation applicable the world of blockchain.
At CFTE, we pride ourselves in offering courses for professionals, by professionals and offering a global view – this is how we compare with the market. This is done through videos, readings, and insights from CEOs to make the learning experience accessible. You will be able to take the course fully online and at your own pace, so you can be in charge of your proper upskilling. At CFTE, we believe there is an urgent need for all to learn the right skills for a world of digital finance, and we support all initiatives that are supporting the same goal.
We break our programmes into two types: short courses and specialisations. Our specialisations are a bundle of all of our short courses relating to an overarching topic. Specialisations allow learners to get a comprehensive and well-rounded understanding of a given topic in its many areas. If you have previous experience on this specialisation’s subject or you are interested in learning more about a specific area of it, you can enrol in the individual course that covers your area of interest, instead of taking the whole specialisation. Feel free to chat with us if you’d like some advise on which one would suit you best!
There are no strict prerequisites for taking the course. The Blockchain and Digital Assets for Financial Services Programme aims to provide anyone interested in finance (in its wider definition) with a general overview of the trends in blockchain and digital assets, with the right balance between content that is easily accessible but that also provides insightful knowledge.
You will have access to the course for 6 months from enrolment. This duration is set to ensure you can pace yourself for the best learning outcome. Though not a common request, you can talk to us if you need an extension of the access after the 6 months are up.
Yes, you will receive a digital certificate upon successful completion of the course. This certificate is digital so it can be shared at any time and embedded into your online professional profile.
We accept all major credit cards and debit cards. You can choose to pay the full amount, or you can opt for a 3-part payment plan option. The 3-part payment option requires one payment upfront, followed by second and third during your course. Chat with us to find out more!