An intensive professional development training course on

Blockchain for Financial
and Banking Professionals

Improving your Fintech and Emerging Technologies Expertise

03-07 Jun 2024
Dubai - UAE
23-27 Sep 2024
Dubai - UAE
27-31 Jan 2025
Dubai - UAE
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Why Choose this Training Course?

The highly beneficial AZTech training course is designed to provide an introductory understanding of blockchain technology and decentralized digital currencies (cryptocurrencies) such as bitcoin for financial and banking professionals. During this transitional period in the global economy, technology companies are moving into financial services and financial institutions are looking to technology to enhance their services. As the two worlds merge, understanding of this multifaceted transformation will be increasingly relevant to the skillset of anyone in the banking sector.

This AZTech training course will survey the theory and principles by which cryptocurrencies operate, practical examples of basic cryptocurrency transactions and the likely interaction of blockchain technology with the banking, financial, legal and regulatory systems. Further, we will discuss the newest trends in terms of finance technology (Fintech) and the latest development of Central Bank Digital Currencies. The training course concludes on how these concepts could be viewed within a framework of innovation and development and how the financial and banking sectors can compete and thrive during this intermediate phase of the global economy.

This AZTech training course will feature:

  • Introduction to blockchain and its key components while highlighting its advantages for the financial/banking sectors
  • Theoretical introduction to cryptocurrencies including the history of digital currencies, the invention of decentralized consensus through proof-of-work
  • Practical introduction to cryptocurrencies including introductory exercises in utilizing and constructing cryptocurrency transactions
  • Banking, financial and regulatory implications: Overview of how blockchain technology could revolutionize the existing monetary and banking system and possible approaches to regulation and development
  • How cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology can be viewed through innovation frameworks and what possibilities exist for further developments
  • Fintech newest developments and major worldwide successful fintech projects
  • Central Bank Digital Currencies and global researches currently conducted within this domain

What are the Goals?

By the end of this AZTech training course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize blockchain as an emerging technology and discover its huge potential in both financial and banking sectors
  • Discover and define the components of a cryptocurrency from issuance, validation to trading
  • Define the existing types of cryptocurrencies within the global crypto market
  • Understand the potential placement of this emerging and disruptive technology within the financial sector and recognize field of innovations
  • Understand the latest banking and finance innovations like fintech, neo banks, decentralized finance (defi) and central bank digital currencies
  • Explore the potential integration of blockchain within the current banking environment

Who is this Training Course for?

This AZTech course will greatly benefit banking and finance seeking a deep knowledge in blockchain and cryptocurrencies while understanding the frameworks for regulating digital currencies and its usage.

This AZTech training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Individuals looking for a combined blockchain and cryptocurrency knowledge
  • Finance and banking employees seeking deep knowledge into the emerging technologies
  • Bank and financial institutes managers and directors looking for profound information regarding the impact of blockchain and cryptocurrency
  • People handling regulatory, legal departments or the interaction with central banks within financial institutions

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This AZTech training course will utilize a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This includes:

  • A highly interactive presentation with lot of computer visuals and graphics
  • Teamwork and role play activities including assessment of multiple blockchain solutions
  • Self-Assessment quizzes at the end of each day in order to test the outcome of the material
  • Videos and detailed case studies highlighting the usage of blockchain in different business sectors

The Course Content

Day One: History of Money and Contemporary Challenges
  • A Brief History of Money
  • The Byzantine’ General’s Problem
  • Challenges in Financial System
  • Challenges in Banking System
  • Blockchain Definition
  • Introduction to Cryptocurrency
Day Two: What is Blockchain?
  • Assets and Blockchain
  • Double Spending Problem
  • Decentralized Versus Centralized Systems
  • Fundamentals of Blockchain
  • Blockchain Structure
  • Blockchain Demo
Day Three: Bitcoin in Practice
  • The Bitcoin Ecosystem
  • Consensus Algorithms
  • Cryptography in Bitcoin
  • Bitcoin Transaction
  • Bitcoin Mining
  • Alternative Use of Bitcoin
Day Four: Blockchain and Central Banks
  • Central Banks Digital Currency
  • Central Banks and Cryptocurrency
  • Financial Institutions and Cryptocurrency
  • Tax Regulations
  • Money Service Business
  • Security Regulation
Day Five: Fintech and Innovation
  • Diffusion of Innovation
  • Fintech vs Banking
  • Worldwide Fintech Trends
  • Cryptocurrency for Developing World
  • Assimilation of Finance and Blockchain
  • Cases Study in Banking and Finance

The Certificate

  • AZTech Certificate of Completion for delegates who attend and complete the training course

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