Online Certificate

Quantum Computing in Financial Services

In today’s rapidly evolving financial landscape, staying ahead of the curve is crucial. Quantum computing is set to transform financial institutions by providing unparalleled advantages in risk management, real-time data processing, and portfolio optimisation. Now is the time to embrace this technology to gain a competitive advantage and secure long-term success.

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15 minutes per day

6 weeks

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Why Quantum Computing? Why Now?

Quantum Computing in Financial Services is a future trend due to its unparalleled computational power, enabling real-time data analysis, advanced risk management, and innovative financial strategies. It enhances investment portfolios, optimizes business processes, performs Monte Carlo simulations, secures transactions with quantum cryptography, and revolutionizes the financial system through a wide range of quantum applications, including portfolio optimization and quantum algorithms leveraging quantum computing technology.

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The financial services industry’s spending on quantum computing capabilities is expected to grow from 2022 to 2032 (Deloitte, 2023).

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Value in the use cases of finance will be created by the time a fault-tolerant quantum computer is available (Mckinsey, 2023).

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CAGR is projected for the Global Quantum Computing Market Size & Share by 2030 (Prnewswire, 2023).

"2024 will not just be “a critical year for quantum technologies but also an important year for quantum-proof security."

Our programme is designed to equip professionals with the knowledge and skills to identify the current landscape of quantum computing and leverage the technology to enhance productivity in the field.

What you'll learn

30+ constantly updated courses

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Learning outcomes

The bite-sized courses enable you to get the basics right from the mechanism of Quantum Computing, current landscape and value chain only 15 minutes per day for 6 weeks. 

You will get the chance to understand the generative AI applications and how other companies are implementing Quantum Computing in Finance.

Learn how to use the cutting-edge tools in Quantum Computing.

Learn how to use Quantum Computing responsibly by identifying the opportunities, data management, ethical consideration and regulations worldwide.

The course enables you to understand the current implementation of Quantum Computing and key success factors of user journey. You will be able to apply the strategic framework to your team.

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Programme Highlights

1. Get a solid foundation of what is Quantum Computing

15-min lessons per day, over 6 weeks

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2. Learn directly from Quantum Computing expert

Learn from Steve, Bain External Advisor with over 30 years of experience in consulting, telecommunications, and financial services. 

3. Learn real-world applications and use cases and apply in your organisation

Grasp the latest industry insight from the best minds in Quantum Computing.

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4. Explore successful Quantum Computing initiatives

Learn how companies adopt Quantum Computing to enhance efficiency in operation.

Programme content

15-minute lesson per day over 6 weeks. Aquire all the skills for Quantum Computing.

Week 1: Quantum Computing Fundamentals

This week explores the definition, the inner mechanisms, and the evolution of Quantum Computing.

  • Day 1: Definition of Quantum Computing
  • Day 2: Key Concepts in Quantum Mechanics Relevant to Computing
  • Day 3: Overview of Quantum Hardware
  • Day 4: Quantum Algorithms 101
  • Day 5: Comparison of Classical and Quantum Computing

Week 2: Quantum Computing Technologies

This week discusses the Quantum landscape and key players.

  • Day 6: Leading Quantum Computers and Their Technologies
  • Day 7: Quantum Software and Programming Languages
  • Day 8: Integrating Quantum with Classical Systems
  • Day 9: Hands-on: Setting up a Quantum Environment
  • Day 10: Guest Lecture: Innovations in Quantum Computing

Week 3: Financial Services and Quantum Computing

This week delves into the Compliance domain and compare traditional approaches with AI-driven methods.

  • Day 11: Overview of Financial Services Needs
  • Day 12: Potential Quantum Applications in Finance
  • Day 13: Quantum Computing for Asset Pricing
  • Day 14: Quantum Algorithms for Option Pricing
  • Day 15: Quantum Risk Analysis

Week 4: Implementing Quantum Solutions in Finance

This week discusses Quantum Computing applications and current initiatives and use cases.

  • Day 16: Case Studies: Early Adopters of Quantum in Finance
  • Day 17: Building a Quantum-ready Infrastructure in Finance
  • Day 18: Quantum Security Concerns in Financial Data
  • Day 19: From Theory to Implementation: Steps and Stages
  • Day 20: Expert Interview: Challenges in Quantum Adoption

Week 5: Practical Quantum Computing Applications

This week focuses on practical applications of Quantum Computing.

  • Day 21: Hands-on: Quantum Financial Models
  • Day 22: Using Quantum Computing for Real-time Analytics
  • Day 23: Quantum Simulation for Derivatives Pricing
  • Day 24: Portfolio Optimization Using Quantum Algorithms
  • Day 25: Simulation and Forecasting Market Movements

Week 6: Future Trends and Ethical Considerations

This week examines the advantages and key success factors of implementing Quantum Computing in financial services.

  • Day 26: Future Financial Markets with Quantum Computing
  • Day 27: Ethical and Regulatory Implications
  • Day 28: Privacy and Security in the Quantum Age
  • Day 29: Quantum Computing: Investment & Funding Landscape
  • Day 30: Roundtable: Future of Finance in the Quantum Era

About the lecturer

Steve Suarez

Bain External Advisor with over 30 years of experience in consulting, telecommunications, and financial services. Founder & CEO at HorizonX

Steve helps large multinational enterprises identify and execute innovative business models, leveraging his expertise in innovation, human-centric design, risk management, and data analysis.

As the former Global Head of Innovation at HSBC, Steve built the capabilities, processes, and culture needed to deliver exceptional results and higher returns on innovation investments. 

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Who should take the programme?

Professionals in Financial institutions, Central Banks, Fintech Companies, Startups, Consultancy and more across these roles: 

  • Financial Analysts and Traders
  • Risk Managers
    Technology and Innovation Leaders
  • Data Scientists and Analysts
  • Regulatory and Compliance Officers

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Receive a Certificate issued by CFTE. The certificate online can serve as a stepping stone to further advancement in your career. Don’t miss this opportunity to stand out in your field.

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Pricing includes:

  • 6 chapters and 4 hours of expert content
  • Guest experts video
  • 7+ Hands-on projects
  • 10+ Handbooks
  • Glossary
  • Lifetime access to global community
  • Accredited Certificate (In progress)

Mode of payment.
We accept all major credit cards and debit cards.

Get reimbursed by your employer. 
Speak to your manager about the course, and get a reimbursement by your employer. Here is how you can do it (with a template provided). 

You can choose to pay the full amount, or you can opt for a 2-part payment plan option. The 2-part payment option requires one payment upfront, followed by second during your course.

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Most frequent questions and answers about our specialisation

What is the course about?

The course is an online certificate programme designed to empower professionals and institutions with skills to use and leverage Quantum Computing.

The course is self-paced, featuring 15-min daily lessons over 6 weeks with hands-on projects, case studies and industry expert interviews. 

The course content covers fundamentals of Quantum Computing, the landscape of Quantum Computing, current and future applications in Quantum Computing, and risk management and regulation​.

Why this course?

Participants will gain in-depth knowledge of quantum computing, understand its applications and underlying mechanisms, and learn about global trends and know how to integrate it in their organisations.

The course is designed for professionals in Quantum Computing who want to enhance productivity and stay competitive in their jobs.

Accessing this course

Participants can immediately enrol the course, costing £450.

  • Mode of payment– We accept all major credit cards and debit cards.
  • Instalments – You can choose to pay the full amount, or you can opt for a 2-part payment plan option. The 2-part payment option requires one payment upfront, followed by second and third during your course. Contact our team at for more information.
  • Get reimbursed by your employer. Speak to your employer and get funded for your learning! Here’s how we can help.

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.

If you decide within one week after enrolling in the course (or 5% of completion) that it’s not the right fit for you, we will issue a full refund.

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