Payments have changed, have you?

Uncover how new technologies are enabling product innovation in payment.

New Payment Technologies and Product Innovations is the fourth course of the Payments in Digital Finance Specialisation – CFTE’s programme designed for finance professionals to get a comprehensive understanding of how money has and will change with the rise of digital currencies and changing consumer behaviour.

Innovation gives rise to convenience and choice. That is the reality of banking now as payment systems are changing rapidly due to new innovations. If you want to keep up with the change, as it will affect you, then enroll now.

With this course, you'll:

This course is taught by disruptive entrepreneurs. Fortune500 Leaders. technology experts. payments experts.

Michael O'Loughlin


Georgie Smallwood

Former Chief Product Officer

Navin Gupta

Managing Director, South Asia & MENA

Ebi Atawodi

Head of Product Payments

Olaf Ransome


Gaston Aussems

Former CEO

Francois Masquelier


Charles Delingpole

Founder & CEO

Course Curriculum

Senior Lecturer Michael O’Loughlin from takes you through what a payment stack is and who the key players in this field are, followed by Georgie Smallwood, Former Chief Product Officer at N26, and her exclusive insight into best practices when building a payments product.

Senior Lecturer Michael O’Loughlin from takes you through Ripple as a case study for new disruptive technologies in payments

Senior Lecturer Michael O’Loughlin from takes you through payments fraud and financial crime prevention technologies.

Senior Lecturer Michael O’Loughlin from takes you through the smart economy of IoT and its success factors, followed by Ebi Atawodi, Head of Product Payments at Uber, and her insights into how Uber has evolved and is now integrating its own payments infrastructure into its core taxi business.

Senior Lecturer Michael O’Loughlin from takes you through what tokenisation, DLT, and CBDCs can do, followed by Director General of the National Bank of Cambodia Serey Chea’s take on project Bakong and its implications on her country’s economy.

Gaston Aussems, Former CEO of Mollie, takes you through topics such as payment methods, journey, and add-on services.

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What our Alumni say about the Specialisation

It is a great specialization for anyone interested to learn the Payments domain and become familiar with what's in store for Digital Payments!
Rahul Dua, Product Manager at Amazon

Why learn at CFTE?

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Payments in Digital Finance Specialisation

This course is part of the Payments in Digital Finance Online specialisation – a programme designed to give you a 360 view on payments. Equip yourselves with the tools, skills and knowledge required in this growing sector and become the payment experts that financial institutions are hunting for.


Most frequent questions and answers about our specialisation

Anyone who wants to have a solid understanding of payments should take this specialisation. Either to lead projects, a team or innovation applicable the world of payments.

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 Payments in Digital Finance specialisation aims to provide anyone interested in finance (in its wider definition) with a general overview of the trends in payments and digital finance, 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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