Customary Chartered Bank is becoming a member of forces with the College of Hong Kong to launch a ‘Fintech Academy’ designed to provide cutting-edge analysis and nurture world-class expertise.
Along with a Bachelor’s diploma in Monetary Expertise, the academy will, from 2021, assist a fintech Grasp’s diploma.
Over the following 5 years, the academy will gear up almost a thousand fintech professionals to “deal with disruptive applied sciences, making a tangible and lasting impression on the banking and monetary trade,” say the companions.
Mary Huen, CEO, Hong Kong, Customary Chartered, says: “The quick tempo of change in FinTech has been impacting not simply the enterprise model of banks, but in addition the abilities required for realising the Sensible Banking ambitions for Hong Kong. Customary Chartered is proud to steer the co-creation of the FinTech Academy between HKU and SCF to domesticate future-fit abilities and upskill bankers with disruptive applied sciences to seize the immense alternatives.”
Xiang Zhang, president and vice-chancellor, College of Hong Kong, provides: “The HKU-SCF FinTech Academy might be a centre of innovation for nurturing abilities to form the FinTech trade throughout the area and strengthen Hong Kong’s place as a number one monetary centre.”