Zhejiang University International Business School launches fintech… – Finextra

Zhejiang University International Business School (ZIBS) is launching a pioneering Master of Finance (FinTech) taught in English.

Located in Zhejiang Province, one of leading FinTech centers in the world and home to Ant Financial, a unit of Alibaba and the world’s largest FinTech company, the master’s degree will act as a platform between China and the rest of the world, providing exclusive access for students to take a holistic view to understand the China FinTech market, and connect with the industry’s leading players.

In addition to core courses in finance, the Master of Finance (FinTech) provides a cutting-edge, interdisciplinary and rigorous training in statistics & machine learning, computer skills & applications. It also incorporates elements of entrepreneurship, innovation, regulation, marketing and business strategy that helps students to develop the relevant hard and soft skills they will need for careers in FinTech.

Through lectures, workshops, round-table discussions, case studies and expert sharing from industry practitioners, this program taught by interdisciplinary faculty, will widen and deepen students’ understanding of the rapidly changing landscape and the impact of new technologies on financial market. Lesly Goh, Former CTO of the World Bank and Xiongwen Rui, Vice President of Ant Financial and other leading practitioners have been invited to serve as Professor of Practice.

ZIBS partners with renowned FinTech firms such as Ant Financial to provide students with outstanding internship opportunities and platforms for research