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Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania To Provide Blockchain Technology Education

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is a business school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who will provide blockchain technology education. It has made an announcement of launching a new online program called “Fintech: Foundations and Applications of Financial Technologies.” Its commitment for the creation of business education is demonstrated through the program.
Wharton School is recognized as the first collegiate business school across the world. It was set up in the year 1881.
It incubates ideas, drives insights, and creates revolutionaries in order to shape the future of business. It has a faculty consists of 235+ renowned professors. 5,000 undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, and doctoral students are there in Wharton School.

Along with the blockchain technology, other topics like payments, cryptocurrency, lending, crowdfunding, modern investing and insurtech which will be covered on the new online program.

The Senior Director of Wharton Online Anne Trumbore said, “We are proud to launch this program as part of our multi-faceted approach​ to defining fintech for the world. The Fintech Specialization is an important new component of Wharton’s powerful fintech portfolio.”

The new online program will make four-courses available. The courses will not only have lectures, but they will also have case studies from distinguished Penn faculty. They will have speakers from the industry. While they will have guests from a marketplace lender called CommonBond, a mobile payment company called Square, and an investment management company called the Vanguard Group. Wharton Professors are Chris Geczy, David Musto, and Jessica Wachter while Penn Law Professors are Sarah Hammer and Natasha Sarin will be included, PRWeb reported.

Heather Humphreys TD is the Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation who will support the blockchain education. A program was launched on 29 May 2019. Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet is a learning network for all sizes companies who has collaborated with a university which is based on the Northside of Dublin, Ireland called Dublin City University. Developing the program is a purpose of this collaboration. Masters in Blockchain (Distributed Ledger Technologies) can be done through the program, the official site of the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation (Debi) reported.

Heather Humphreys T.D. said, “Ireland is a global technology leader, including in blockchain technology. Nine of the top ten US technology companies operate in Ireland, along with nine of the top ten global companies recruiting in the blockchain industry. Our aim is always to be proactive in anticipating and serving the needs of the industry and the people who work within it. This programme directly supports objectives set out in the Government’s Future Jobs Ireland initiative. The first of its kind in Ireland, this Masters programme will help ensure the country has all the skills necessary to become a global hub for this new technology.”
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Shabnam Dhar is a Copy Editor for OWLT Market.

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