Advance Your Career with an LSU Certificate
Number of Courses
Total Contact Hours
36 hours/3.6 CEU’s
Technology is shaping the way that businesses across industries conduct day-to-day activities, and the financial sector is no exception. Financial technology, or fintech, is shaping the way banking and finance operate in our modern society, and is causing the banking landscape to evolve for banks as well as customers. Learn about the innovations that fintech has already introduced to the world of finance, what is driving that innovation, and how fintech products can be built with the LSU Online & Continuing Education Certified Fintech Professional Certificate program. Students who participate in the online fintech certificate program will learn the ins-and-outs of fintech, as well as how to implement financial technology so that innovation can happen in a collaborative, cross-functional fashion.
Learn more about the LSU Online & Continuing Education Certified Fintech Professional Certificate Program and hear from the instructor on what to expect from this program.
Total cost: $2090
Includes 30% bundle fee discount
Courses can also be inidvidually purchased for $995 each. Payment is due prior to beginning the course.
Note: Prices are subject to change. Contact an Enrollment Coach to see what savings you may qualify for.
Online format with four months to complete the entire program. Each individual course must be completed in four weeks.
Courses require access to high-speed Internet, email, web browser (Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox recommended), MS PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Successful completion of all courses within the program earns you an official LSU digital badge to show off your skill sets. This badge can be used to bulk up your online résumé and showcase your expertise in the topic. Badges are distributed through Badgr. For more information on digital badges, visit the LSU digital badge page. If you have completed this program, request your badge.
Professionals in the banking and financial sector can benefit from this program through real-world, hands-on application.
Execution in a Fintech World
Fintech is far more than adopting new technology. Fintech is a philosophical approach to products and business models. Fintech is a set of practices and systems that can be put in place regardless of the size of the organization or budget. This course teaches the fundamentals necessary to be a fintech innovator. After completing this course, you should be able to join a fintech-focused team, either in a bank or with a technology partner, with an understanding of the basic approaches and terminology to hit the ground running. Students who take this course will be able to:
Leading Fintech Transformation
Fintech is taking over the world. The emphasis is typically on technology, but that is simply an enabler that sparked the revolution. To truly capitalize on the opportunity, banks and financial institutions must transform not just digitize. This transformation takes a bank from being a company that uses technology to being a technology company that provides banking services. This course addresses the corporate issues of rethinking strategy, processes, people, and culture. Students who take this course will be able to:
Emerging Fintech Technologies
Twenty years ago financial technology was primarily confined to the back office functions with little innovation. The mainframes that still run much of the data processing were rolled out in the 1960s. ATMs slowly became commonplace in the 70s. The next technical leap wasn’t until the late 90s when online banking slowly began to take hold. Today, billions of dollars are annually invested in innovation across the spectrum of financial services. This course discusses the emerging technologies that are shaping the landscape. Most importantly, they are placed in the context of what the disruption might mean. Students who take this course will be able to:
Through Prior Learning Assessment (PLA), this certificate program is approved to translate into college credit toward an LSU online degree. See below for details.
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Note: Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is determined on a case-by-case basis and subject to change. Please reach out to an Enrollment Coach for details.
Fintech is changing the way the financial world works. It is more than new technology; it is an approach to business. This course is designed for executives and emerging leaders looking to modernize the way their institutions works as well as individuals looking to advance their career by honing new skills.
This fintech training program at LSU teaches individuals how to stay up-to-date on the latest emerging technology, guides them on how to think outside the box, and gives them the tools to create new resources to help keep their business focused on the customer. Students will gain the skills and knowledge needed to work in real-world situations. Participants of this program will learn the fundamentals, as well as how to implement financial technology so that innovation can happen in a collaborative, cross-functional fashion.
The newest certificate program from LSU Online & Continuing Education is the online Certified Fintech Professional certificate program. Hear directly from the instructor and program coordinator
Watch the webinar: Online Fintech Certificate Webinar to learn about the innovations fintech has introduced and how the classes can advance your career. Students who participate in this program will learn the ins-and-outs of fintech, as well as how to implement financial technology so that innovation can happen in a collaborative, cross-functional fashion.
Students will be given access to a forum where they can ask questions to the instructor and fellow students. The instructor’s email address will also be provided to ask questions and Zoom meeting may be scheduled when needed.
The Fintech Certificate creates an easy starting point to learn how to be innovative and to think more like a financial technician. Every bank big or small is different and this program will help you learn how to mold Fintech strategies to each one.
The format consists primarily of video lectures. However, modules also include relevant readings, podcasts, and slideshows.
The course is roughly 12 hours in length. Each topic is subdivided into modules that are designed to be completed in 20-30 minutes.
Yes. Questions are asked in a practical, real world way.