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Georgetown McDonough School of Business opens for applications to Fintech course

Source: Georgetown McDonough School of Business

The rapid growth of the dynamic FinTech industry in MENA has led to new business models, technologies, regulatory reforms and use cases being deployed across the region.

The 3rd Georgetown FinTech Program is now accepting applications for its new cohort starting in mid-August for professionals in MENA.

The fintech program comes at a time where digitalization and investment in fintech is accelerating and the program ensures professionals and ecosystem stakeholders are kept up to date, understand the fundamentals driving this change and can identify opportunities for growth.

The Georgetown FinTech Program is a 14-week professional development course in FinTech delivered by Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, ranked among the best in the world for entrepreneurship by Bloomberg. Since the program’s launch in, the Georgetown FinTech Program has trained over 100 participants across the GCC.

The program is delivered virtually through a combination of live and online modules and is certified by Georgetown McDonough School of Business. The certification comprises seven modules and four case studies led by Professor Jim Angel, a prominent figure within the FinTech landscape and co-inventor of 12 FinTech patents.

Additionally, the course will be hosting local and international guest speakers, the entrepreneurial community, and thought leaders from the financial services industry.
The Georgetown FinTech Program equips candidates with both skillsets and mindset for innovation, exploring key themes within fintech and entrepreneurship, reverse engineering successful fintech use cases, whilst also taking into account insights from guest speakers from both global and regional fintech ecosystems to provide a global perspective though a localized lens.

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