Governance, Due Diligence and Risk

Gain a 360 degree understanding of the governance and compliance of blockchain



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Financial institutions like HSBC, BNP Paribas and Standard Chartered have implemented blockchain technology in their compliance system. Blockchain technology has the potential to provide numerous benefits to the organisations, including the ability to mitigate risk and have better data management. 

Governance, Due Diligence and Risk – Taxonomy Part 3 is the final 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 the dominating force of the blockchain and digital assets. 

You will have an opportunity to go through the compliance, regulation and risk associated with blockchain applications. You will also discover how corporations adopt blockchain systems and how to deal with project failures with right mindsets.

Programme Details

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Course Tuition
£120 per course

3 hours

2 to 3 weeks

Program Format
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 compliance, regulation, and risk aspects of blockchain technology.  This module covers various regulatory frameworks that apply to blockchain technology, including data protection laws and anti-money laundering regulations. It also discusses the risks associated with blockchain technology. 

In this module, you will learn about the importance of cybersecurity in blockchain technology and the potential exploits that could threaten the security and integrity of blockchain systems. The module covers various cybersecurity  and the importance of creating secure networks and protocols for the safe use of blockchain technology.

In this module, you will learn about corporate governance and support in the context of blockchain technology. You will explore the different governance models used in blockchain-based projects and. You will also learn about the importance of community support in blockchain projects and how it can help to ensure the success of a project. Overall, this module will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the key concepts and practices of corporate governance and support in blockchain technology.

This module focuses on project failures in blockchain technology and the lessons that can be learned from them. Through exploring case studies of failed blockchain projects and analysing the reasons behind their failure, learners gain insights into common pitfalls and challenges that blockchain projects can face. Overall, this module provides a critical understanding of the factors that contribute to project failures in blockchain technology and how to avoid them.

In this module, you will learn about the mindset, education, and misinformation surrounding blockchain technology. By the end of this module, you will have a better understanding of the mindset and education necessary to approach blockchain technology thoughtfully and the ability to identify and avoid common misconceptions and misinformation about blockchain.

Industry Experts you will be learning from

Senior Lecturer

Ilan Gildin

Chief Economist at Israel Securities Authority

Gildin began his professional career as an officer in the Unit of the Financial Advisor to the Chief of the General Staff (the Budget Division of the Ministry of Defense). Gildin was also involved in the defence budget negotiations with the Ministry of Finance and other government ministries, and was a member of the team that worked to secure parliamentary and government approval of the defence budget. Gildin also served as a member of the Bank of Israel Economic Forecasters Forum and the Chief Economist of the Ministry of Finance. In addition, Gildin lectures at the School of Economics, the College of management, and has received awards for his outstanding achievements in Amitim and the College of Administration.

Contributing Experts

Professor Lisa Short is recognised as one of the top thought leaders and influencers in the world to follow for her work in digital tech, blockchain, crypto assets and EdTech.

Professor Lisa Short is recognised as one of the top thought leaders and influencers in the world to follow for her work in digital tech, blockchain, crypto assets and EdTech.

Professor Lisa Short is recognised as one of the top thought leaders and influencers in the world to follow for her work in digital tech, blockchain, crypto assets and EdTech.

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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!

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