Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania To Provide Blockchain Technology Education

Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is a business school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who will provide blockchain technology education. It has made an announcement of launching a new online program called “Fintech: Foundations and Applications of Financial Technologies.” Its commitment is demonstrated for the development of business education through the program. This business education is said to be pertinent to the fast-changing business landscape of the existing world.
Wharton School was set up in the year 1881. It is recognized as the first collegiate business school across the world. It incubates ideas, drives insights, and creates revolutionaries in order to shape the future of business. It has 235 renowned professors. It has 5,000 undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, and doctoral students. It has 235 famous professors.

An online learning platform called the Coursera platform will make four-course specialization available. Along with the blockchain technology, payments, cryptocurrency, lending, crowdfunding, modern investing and insurtech are the topics which will be covered. Courses will not only have lectures, but they will also have case studies from distinguished Penn faculty. Wharton Professors Chris Geczy, David Musto, and Jessica Wachter while Penn Law Professors Sarah Hammer and Natasha Sarin will be included.

The senior director of Wharton Online Anne Trumbore said, “We are proud to launch this program as part of our multi-faceted approach​ to defining fintech for the world. The Fintech Specialization is an important new component of Wharton’s powerful fintech portfolio.”

The courses will have speakers and guests from a marketplace lender called CommonBond, a financial services, merchant services aggregator, and mobile payment company called Square, an investment management company called The Vanguard Group, and etc, PRWeb reported.

Heather Humphreys TD is the Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation who will support the blockchain education. A program is launched on 29 May 2019. Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet is a learning network for all sizes companies who has collaborated with Dublin City University in order to develop the program. Students will be able to complete Master in Blockchain (Distributed Ledger Technologies), the official site of the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation (Debi) reported.

Heather Humphreys T.D. said, “Ireland is a global technology leader, including in blockchain technology. Nine of the top ten US technology companies operate in Ireland, along with nine of the top ten global companies recruiting in the blockchain industry. Our aim is always to be proactive in anticipating and serving the needs of the industry and the people who work within it. This programme directly supports objectives set out in the Government’s Future Jobs Ireland initiative. The first of its kind in Ireland, this Masters programme will help ensure the country has all the skills necessary to become a global hub for this new technology.”
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