The 645-hour program is aimed at computer science students who wish to build a career in the financial sector – banks, brokerage firms, insurance companies, investment funds, clearing houses or institutions such as central banks.
The program spans eight months and includes the possibility to apply for an internship over two months once the program is completed.
The program is open to candidates who have studied C and C++ programming for three years as part of studies in computer sciences.
Introduction to the Basics of Economic and Financial Markets
Financial Markets' Players, buy side and sell side
How the Financial Industry Works; Regulators
How Technology Changed Financial Markets: the emergence of Bitcoin
From Cryptocurrencies to Crypto contracts: Decentralized Finance
The Complex World of Data and real-time data challenges for global market
Database vs Cloud: New Data Products and Technology Challenges
How Market Data Influence Trading Logic; Algorithms, Challenges and Solutions
Security: A Rising Concern and New Walls; Hackers vs Wizards
Working for the Financial Industry: Training to write Resume, Cover Letter, Prepare Portfolio, Prepare for Interview
Creating a Start-Up: Legal Framework, Investment, Goals Creating a Proposal for Investors, start developing the project
Final Project: Create an application to be used by Financial Market Participants