Blockchains and the Fundamentals

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Banking, Finance & Insurance

HKD $2980

HKSFA Office

English 

14 December 2018 (Friday)

9:45 am to 5:30 pm

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Course Overview:

Blockchain is a key component in the future of IT and will transform the way nearly all industries will do business.

Industries must be able to recognize and understand the consequences of this disruptive technology and how to leverage future opportunities. Blockchains has far-reaching consequences not just for the likes of banking, legal and professional services to name just a few but also manufacturing, supply chains and education. 

We ask the important questions: What is Blockchain? How does it work? How can it be leveraged and ultimately, how will it impact my organization and my industry? 

We also dispel the myths behind and remove the hype behind Blockchains.

All participants successfully complete the one day course will obtain a “Certificate of Attendance” issued by HKSFA, HSUHK-EDC,IFTA.

Upon successful completion of any of the 4 courses of the Fintech & Blockchain” Series will obtain a “Certificate in FinTech & Blockchain” issued by HKSFA, HSUHK-EDC, IFTA.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course, participants will gain knowledge on how to apply blockchain technology in industry verticals such as food, banking, contracts and automotive

Target Participants:

  • People who want to know what exactly is a Blockchain and how would this technology transform businesses in the  future

Date & Time:

14 December 2018 (Friday)

9:45 am – 5:30 pm

Medium of Instruction:

English

Course Outline:

1. Defining Blockchain
– A brief history of Blockchain
– Separating Blockchain myths from facts
– Why Blockchain exists
 
2. How Blockchains operate 
– Basic Blockchain Building Blocks fundamentals 
– Blockchain Types
– Crypto currencies
 
3. Blockchain case studies 
– Understanding how Blockchains are being used in Fintech
 
4. The technology behind Blockchains 
– Infrastructures 
– Hashing 
– Smart Contracts 
– Management security and authentication
 
5. Blockchain workshop
– Participants will do an exercise in building a theoretical blockchain

Trainer Biography:

Fletcher Ng

Mr Fletcher Ng 

Mr Fletcher Ng is currently the Honorary Guest Lecturer of HSUHK-EDC and the Vice President of IT Committee of Invotech Hong Kong Limited, a non-profit do-tank helping to nurture entrepreneurship and innovation across Hong Kong. Besides, he is also helping companies with digital and change transformation through Cloud innovations.

Mr Fletcher Ng is an ex-CIO and IT Director for International listed MNCs like L’Occitane, Remy Cointreau, Maclaren and Midland Realty.

Mr Ng has strong knowledge across multiple IT disciplines and industries – both traditional and digital. He is an expert in Digital transformation and how to migrate legacy environments and with a strong background in retail, wholesale and distribution operations having built up automated end-to-end supply chains across Asia Pacific and global B2B/B2C systems in Europe and USA. He has great business acumen and transferrable industry knowledge to compliment his technical skills.

Mr Fletcher Ng is a popular mentor, corporate facilitator, speaker and panelist. He engages with institutions such as  the  Government, Cyberport and HKSTP  to  discuss  on  current  issues  and  how  Cloud  technologies, innovation  and  technologies  such  as  AI,  Blockchains  and  Big  Data Analytics can help in this innovation journey. 

Mr Ng holds a B(Eng) Honours Engineering degree from Coventry University.

Venue:

HKSFA Office, 14/F, BOC Group Life Assurance Tower, 136 Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong

Course Fee:

HK $2980 

PeriodDiscountFee
Early Bird Registration
Two weeks before commencement of the course
• HSMC/HSSC alumni*, Friends of EDC-Corporate^
or Friends of EDC-Individual can enjoy 15% discount
HKD $2533
• Other applicants can enjoy 10% discountHKD $2682
After Early Bird Registration
• HSMC/HSSC alumni*, Friends of EDC-Corporate^
or Friends of EDC-Individual can enjoy 10% discount
HKD $2682
• 2 applicants from the same company or
applicants who apply 2 courses at the
same time can enjoy 5% discount
HKD $2831

*Hang Seng Management College / Hang Seng School of Commerce.

^Please refer to EDC website for a list of organisations under “Friends of EDC-Corporate”

Remarks: Each participant cannot enjoy more than one discount offer simultaneously.

Payment Method:

We accept payment by cheque or by bank transfer. For details, please refer to the payment information.  

Contact Us:

3963 5098 / 3963 5081

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