Mon Apr 18 UTC - Thu Apr 21 UTC (in 3 months)
In your timezone (EST): Sun Apr 17 8:00pm - Wed Apr 20 8:00pm
Explore the economic forces reshaping financial services and some key implications for building competitive advantage and designing sound regulations.
Innovation in financial technology combined with novel business models is leading companies in the financial services industry — incumbents and recent entrants alike — to reassess their competitive advantages. Many of the existing “economic moats” built upon technology, data, and networks are unlikely to be sustained without informed, strategic adaptation. This intensive live online program will help you learn and adapt, providing actionable, strategic insights for decision making in the fast-changing financial services sector.
• Gain a critical understanding of the economic forces shaping the industrial organization of financial services.
• Explore the sources of comparative advantage and who will be the likely winners and losers as Fintechs, Bigtechs, and incumbent banks increasingly compete for customers.
• Explore the interplay between big data, improved credit assessment, customer engagement, and the strength of your “economic moat” around profitability.
• Consider the benefits of big data and the practical and regulatory challenges of using black-box algorithms.
• Gain insight into the practical, regulatory, and political obstacles to the effective design of digital currencies and fast-payment systems.
• Debate the implications of the evolving regulatory landscape on the digitization of financial services.