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Global Financial Markets Intelligence

Global Financial Markets Intelligence

Fin-Tech for non-IT professionals

Examining key innovations in terms of their characteristics and the implications of their use

20-21 Jun 2018
London, United Kingdom


Why You Should Attend

Fin-Tech for non-IT professionals

To ensure we meet your expectations and maximise your return on training investment, we favour a classroom/workshop style set

How will you benefit?

From start-ups all around the world, entrepreneurs are applying their creativity and technical ingenuity all along the financial services value chain. This wave of innovation promises a FinTech revolution that will change financial services forever. For consumers and business alike there is the promise of vastly improved financial services.

Consumers will get more choices and keener pricing. Small and medium sized businesses will gain access to new forms and lines of credit. Banks productivity will increase, transaction costs will come down, operational resilience will be better. All this will lead to a more resilient financial system with greater diversity, redundancy and depth. Most importantly financial services will become more inclusive, while people will become better connected, more informed and increasingly empowered.

If you want to keep up-to-date in the fast changing FinTech world you need to understand what it is all about. And if you are a non-IT professional you need this information presented in clear non-technical terms.

This two day unique training course offers a comprehensive introduction to FinTech for Non-IT Professionals, what FinTech is all about and how it is changing financial, banking and commercial systems and the world. During the course we will explore FinTech components in terms of a wide range of issues.

About your expert trainer:

Richard Barr holds a B.S. in International Business Administration from San Jose State University in California. His professional experience spans over 20 years, 5 of which were spent with Wells Fargo Bank. Another 5 were spent honing his global banking skills, when Richard was intimately involved with International Trade Finance, Real Time Gross Settlement and Cross Border Banking. The past 9 years have been in the private and high-tech sectors providing high-level consulting services, business analysis, project management and training to a wide range of banking clientele across the globe. 

He has spent extensive time servicing a diversity of “financial institutional” clients, in South Africa, Poland, Sweden, Ireland, Netherlands, Greece, Bermuda, Malawi, United Kingdom and across North America. Clients that Richard and Citadel Advantage have dealt with such notable firms as AIB Bank, Eurobank, ABSA Bank, CitiBank, Swedbank, INDEbank, IBM, Montran and Fundtech, as well as many others.

Richard has also filled the role of advisor to central banks on payment systems and technical payments issues. Furthermore, key staff from the Bank of England, South African Reserve Bank, Central Bank of Ireland and Bank of Portugal who have attended training sessions presented by Richard.

Pre-course questionnaire:

A detailed questionnaire will be sent to all course participants to establish exactly where the group training needs lie. The completed forms will be analysed by the course leader/trainer and followed by telephone if further clarification is required. As a result we can guarantee that the course is pitched at exactly the right level and that the issues that you regard as relevant are addressed. The course material will reflect these issues and will enable you to digest the subject matter after the event in your own time.

Who should attend?

Senior management, executives or directors within the financial services, banking, and insurance sectors, as well as those working in e-commerce, management consulting, or within a tech startup.

Specific roles that would benefit include: tech entrepreneurs, senior business directors, managing directors (specifically CIOs and COOs), senior analysts, senior developers, business unit directors, bankers, product managers, senior software or app developers, business development managers, finance professionals, and digital strategists operating in the finance sector


Key Topics

  • Discover the full scope of FinTech.
  • Explore the key FinTech development & implementation issues.
  • Recognize the access issues for consumers and businesses.
  • Discover how operational costs can be reduced and efficiency increased
  • Explore data sharing and transparency in the light of data security and protection needs

  • Why Choose GFMI marcus evans?

    marcus evans specialises in the research and development of strategic events for senior business executives. From our international network of 63 offices, marcus evans produces over 1000 event days a year on strategic issues in corporate finance, telecommunications, technology, health, transportation, capital markets, human resources and business improvement.

    Above all, marcus evans provides clients with business information and knowledge which enables them to sustain a valuable competitive advantage and makes a positive contribution to their success.







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