Department: MSc Finance
Module Description: This course aims to provide Fintech concepts and theories to an organisation. With the disruptive technologies, we realize the potential for distributed ledgers to revolutionize corporate governance. It covers how technologies are changing the market and corporate governance. It covers knowledge for understanding the evolution of Fintech concerning innovative technologies. It critically evaluates existing Fintech organisations and examines their evolution and future. In addition, the module provides knowledge on applying Fintech technologies for financial inclusion, poverty reduction, and sustainability. Finally, regulations, ethics, and challenges are discussed to understand future implications.
Agustín, R. (2019). Fintech in a flash : financial technology made easy. 3rd edn. Boston: De'G Press.
Pável, R.M. (2021). Fintech strategy : linking entrepreneurship, finance, and technology. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan.
Arslanian, H. and Fischer, F. (2019). The future of finance : the impact of fintech, AI, and crypto on financial services. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan.
Shrier, D. L. and Pentland, A. (eds). (2022). Global fintech : financial innovation in the connected world. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press.
Mohd Ma'Sum Billah (2021). Islamic fintech: insights and solutions. Palgrave Macmillan.
Aggarwal, R. (2017). Blockchain and Financial Inclusion: The role blockchain technology can play in accelerating financial inclusion. Georgetown University.
ASTRI. (2016). White Paper on Distributed Ledger Technology. Commissioned by the Fintech Facilitation Office (FFO) of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA).