BLOCKCHAIN FOR CAPITAL MARKETS-P190414WWH

BLOCKCHAIN FOR CAPITAL MARKETS-P190414WWH

Funded
Course Duration
8.0 hr(s)
Mode of Assessment

Written Assessment

Who Should Attend
This course is intended for:

  • Finance Professionals
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Aspiring PMEs
  • Anyone who is keen to explore more about blockchain technology and its opportunities for capital markets

Course Overview

Capital market ecosystems are undeniably complex, with transactions involving multiple parties coupled with complex processes. To improve efficiency, financial institutions have been exploring on ways for growth and innovation.

The potential efficiencies of blockchain technology to improve capital market processes are clear, with its distributed nature enabling an immutable and irreversible way of storing data coupled by processes such as smart contract technology.

What role can blockchain technology play to help improve current capital market ecosystems and what are the challenges and limitations? We explore further in this course.

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Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of blockchain technology and its key utility and benefits
  • Learn about the real-world utility value of blockchain technology and its potential in growing and evolving the financial industry, specifically for capital markets
  • Explore blockchain technology opportunities and business scenarios for capital markets through interactive role-playing activities

Pre-requisites

No credit or certification prerequisites required to take this course.

Course Outline

What is Blockchain Technology

  • Clearing common misconceptions: Blockchain = Bitcoin = Cryptocurrency?
  • Introduction to blockchain technology and its use cases
  • Introduction to cryptocurrencies and its use cases

Current landscape for capital markets

  • Key components of capital markets
  • Limitations and inefficiency

Why blockchain technology

  • How the features of blockchain technology can improve the current system
  • Distributed ledger technology
  • Smart contract
  • Ways capital markets could benefit from utilising blockchain technology
  • Improving efficiency across pre, during, post trade processes
  • Streamlining processes: settlement time, transferring data
  • Risk reduction and management
  • Cost efficiency
  • Do you need blockchain? Reach and limitations of blockchain applications

Exploring blockchain technology use cases for capital markets

  • Case studies sharing: What are the banks and industry players doing?
  • Why the time is ripe for more institutions to jump in

Disrupt or be disrupted

  • The future for capital markets: where to start?
  • Trends and predictions
  • Hurdles to adoption
  • Next steps

*Class activity

  • To encourage active learning, the 1 day course will include class activities such as small group discussions and presentations

Certificate Obtained and Conferred by

Awarded NTUC LearningHub Certificate of Completion

Additional Details

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

Medium of Instruction: English

Trainer: Trainee Ratio is 1: 30

Price

    Course commencing before 1 July 2021 Course commencing after 1 July 2021
    (95% funded) (90% funded)
Course Fee      
Full Course Fee $650.00    
Full Course Fee with GST $695.50    
Nett amount after Funding      
Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents** Individual $34.77* $69.55*
  Corporate $78.00* $110.50*

* includes 7% GST

Eligibility

Individual:

  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents physically based in Singapore
  • Trainee has to complete 100% attendance and pass all relevant assessments and examinations
  • NTUC LearningHub reserves the right to claw back the funded amount from trainee if he/she did not meet the eligibility criteria

Corporate:

  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents physically based in Singapore
  • Company must be Financial Institutions regulated by MAS (licensed or exempted from licensing). FinTech firms must be certified by Singapore FinTech Association (SFA)
  • Trainee has to complete 100% attendance and pass all relevant assessments and examinations
  • Eligible company-sponsored trainees will be able to clock CPD hours upon successful course completion

Class Allowance

For courses commencing before 1st January 2021:

  • Singapore Citizens and permanent residents of all ages will receive course fee subsidies of 95%
  • Training Allowance – $10 per training and assessment hour (Self-sponsored individuals), $15 per training and assessment hour (Sponsoring companies in Finance and Banking)

For all courses commencing after 1st January 2021 and before 1st July 2021 :

  • Singapore Citizens and permanent residents of all ages will receive course fee subsidies of 95%
  • Training Allowance – $15 per training and assessment hour (Sponsoring companies in Finance and Banking)

For all courses commencing after 1st July 2021 and before 31st December 2021 :

  • Singapore Citizens and permanent residents of all ages will receive course fee subsidies of 90%
  • The course fee for individuals and corporates are shown in the pricing table.

Terms and conditions apply. NTUC LearningHub reserve the right to make changes or improvements to any of the products described in this document without prior notice.

Prices are subject to other LHUB miscellaneous fees.

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