Advance Your Career with an LSU Certificate
Number of Courses
Total Contact Hours
36 hours/3.6 CEU’s
Professional Development instructor Melinda Stallings explains the importance of being able to show off your skills in a digital format when looking for a job.
It is recommended to take the courses in this order:
The cost for each individual course is $995.
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Payment is due prior to beginning the course.
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Note: Prices are subject to change. Contact our enrollment specialist team to see what savings you may qualify for.
If courses are purchased individually, you will have four weeks to complete the single course. If the program is purchased as a bundle, you will have four months to complete the program.
Extensions for individual courses is $95 for an additional week.
Extensions for the entire program is $195 for an additional month.
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. 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.
Focused Master of Business Administration - View Program
Note: Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is determined on a case-by-case basis and subject to change. Please reach out to an enrollment specialist for details.