Online Diploma in Fintech at IBAT

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IBAT College Dublin are offering a part-time Online Diploma in Fintech at IBAT which starts from 24th August and runs one evening per week for 11 weeks.

“Financial Technology, nowadays better known under the term ‘FinTech’, describes a business that aims at providing financial services by making use of software and modern technology”, –

More specifically, “the Financial Services Industry plays a key role for businesses and society since it enables saving and investment, provides protection from risks and supports the creation of new jobs and enterprises”, (Disrupting Finance: FinTech and Strategy in the 21st Century).

FinTech has accelerated product and service digitisation, and changed business / customer demands, forcing financial organizations to compete in new ways.  It has evolved from the finance industry to impacting a variety of areas in both B2C and B2B environments.  The opportunities for job creation and growth in this section are enormous for a small country like Ireland. “Let’s be ambitious from an Irish perspective, as to where we sit on a global stage. That’s the opportunity.” Mo Harvey, FinTech and financial services lead with Enterprise Ireland for Asia Pacific.

  • Did you know that over 7,000 people work in the Irish fintech sector? This figure is expected to rise to 10,000 by the end of 2020, according to a 2019 A&L Goodbody report.
  • According to a Deloitte report, Ireland ranks as “first choice” location for Fintech, which increases the investment and tie-ups with foreign countries driving demand up for fintech experts.
  • There has been an increase in job growth in the Fintech sector by 6% from 2018 to 2019.
  • According to EY report The key challenges faced by Irish FinTech companies in achieving their business and growth objectives in 2018 included: attracting qualified and suitable talent.
Take advantage of IBAT’s Flash Sale Discount & get 10% OFF when you Register and Pay Before 20th August.

IBAT College Dublin will be available to talk to at the Virtual Education Expo, which takes place on 9th September 2021.

Register now for free

IBAT College Dublin is Ireland’s leading industry-focused third level institution. It provides a rich blend of high quality undergraduate, postgraduate and professional education with a state-of-the-art learning environment in a range of subject areas including:

  • business, digital marketing, computing and ICT, sports management, tourism and English language.

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