Explore current and future payment technologies and develop your own innovative payment solutions with the University of Michigan.
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The Future of Payment Technology
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Discover the future of payment technology, from mobile payments to tokenization
On this course, you will learn new ways of making payments from consumer-to-business (C2B), from consumer-to-consumer (C2C), and from business-to-business (B2B).
You will explore current payment system technologies to examine their strengths and weaknesses, and understand the ways technological innovation is changing these traditional systems.
You’ll learn about new front-end innovations like digital wallets and mobile payments and also discover back-end innovations like tokenization, mobile money, and new payment infrastructure.
What topics will you cover?
- Introduction to Fintech
- Digital Wallets
- Credit Card Innovations
- Payment Technology in Emerging Markets
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Explain how current payment systems operate
- Describe inefficiencies in current practices in the processing of payments
- Apply new technological innovations to current inefficiencies
- Produce value propositions for new technologies in the payment space
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone interested in understanding cutting edge financial technologies.
This course will be of particular interest to learners with a background in finance, development, or business leadership and learning how to develop and use new financial technologies in their own context.
Who will you learn with?
Assistant Professor of Technology, Operations, and Finance
Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Wu conducts extensive fintech research, particularly into blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and robo-advisors.
Professor of Finance
Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Dittmar’s research interests include the use of initial coin offerings to raise capital, and empirical and theoretical issues in asset pricing.
Who developed the course?
LocationAnn Arbor, Michigan, USA
World rankingTop 30Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020
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- Learn through a mix of bite-sized videos, long- and short-form articles, audio, and practical activities
- Stay motivated by using the Progress page to keep track of your step completion and assessment scores
Join a global classroom
- Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners
- Share ideas with your peers and course educators on every step of the course
- Join the conversation by reading, @ing, liking, bookmarking, and replying to comments from others
Map your progress
- As you work through the course, use notifications and the Progress page to guide your learning
- Whenever you’re ready, mark each step as complete, you’re in control
- Complete 90% of course steps and all of the assessments to earn your certificate
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