Executive Education

Fintech Foundations for Nontechnical Executives – Hong Kong

Identify opportunities in a competitive Chinese market.

NEW IN 2020: In this premier program, nontechnical executives will gain an understanding of key new financial technologies in the Chinese market and learn how to leverage them to lead innovation for their organizations.

Fintech in China has experienced incredible growth. China is now home to some of the largest Fintech organizations in the world, and disruption is happening across nearly every financial industry segment. Disruptors are transforming consumer expectations by offering “one-stop-shop” apps and platforms with frictionless, personalized experiences.

Given this rapid pace of change, executives in financial services and other affected industries need to be at the frontier of their markets in order to maintain competitiveness in the Chinese business landscape.

By attending this program, you will:

  • Discover fundamental drivers of technologies such as artificial intelligence—and how they may be leveraged to improve customer service, make data-driven decisions, and explore risk and reward.
  • Acquire cutting edge insights on how to manage financial innovation disruptors in your competitive landscape.
  • Explore business models with an integrated technological ecosystem built for success.
  • Learn how to explore new opportunities based on innovative fintech concepts and practices.

Hong Kong: The Hong Kong Jockey Club University of Chicago Academic Complex I The University of Chicago Francis and Rose Yuen Campus

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Zhiguo He

Fuji Bank and Heller Professor of Finance, Chicago Booth

Zhiguo He serves as a professor of finance, a PhD area advisor, and faculty director of Fama-Miller Center for Research in Finance at Chicago Booth. He also is Special-term Alibaba Foundation Professor at Tsinghua University, School of Economics and Management, and a member of Academic Committee of Luohan Academy. Professor He’s work has been published in leading academic journals, including American Economic Review, Econometrica, Review of Economic Studies, and Journal of Finance. He is also conducting active academic research on Chinese financial markets that are undergoing rapid development, including the stock market, local government debt, shadow banking, and interbank markets, together with recent regulation changes.

Professor He received his bachelor and master degrees from Tsinghua University in Beijing and obtained his PhD from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Program Outline

  • Gain an overview of leading fintech business models in China.
  • Understand the links between fintech and the traditional banking industry.
  • Understand various segments within the industry, including banking, wealth investment, mobile payments, and P2P (peer-to-peer) lending, and learn how leading applications and platforms are combining financial features.
  • Improve your ability to identify opportunities, strategize, and lead development of disruptive financial innovations.
  • Learn the fundamentals and concepts behind financial technologies—including artificial intelligence, biometrics, cloud, big data, and block chain—and their business applications and potential.
  • Gain insight into the limits, risks, and broader policy and social implications of fintech, including regulatory issues, privacy, and security.
  • Understand new regulatory directions in the global fintech landscape, especially within the United States and Europe.
  • Gain tools and frameworks to predict and leverage future trends in fintech.


Heritage Courtyard and Interpretation Centre Tour

Our Hong Kong campus is the home of the Heritage Courtyard and Interpretation Centre. During their time on campus, participants are offered a tour and access to exhibitions highlighting the unique history of the Mount Davis site and the University’s commitment to the Hong Kong community. More information about the tour will be provided with participants' pre-course materials.

This program benefits mid- to senior-level managers and executives who drive competitive strategies for their organizations. This program is designed for nontechnical executives who seek to better understand how to lead financial technology innovation.

金融科技基础 - 专为非技术型高管而设的课程




  • 了解科技发展的根本驱动技术,如人工智能,以及如何将其运用于客户服务的改进、数据驱动决策、风险与回报分析等工作;
  • 获得如何在竞争激烈的市场中对崭新金融科技进行管理的前沿洞见;
  • 探索具有整合技术生态系统的商业模式;
  • 学习如何基于金融科技的创新概念与实践寻找新的机遇。





  • 了解中国的领先金融科技商业模式;
  • 了解金融科技与传统银行业之间的联系;
  • 了解该行业的各个细分市场,包括银行业务、财富管理、移动支付和P2P(点对点)借贷,并了解领先的应用程序和平台是如何发展其金融功能的;
  • 提高您发现机会、制定战略并领导颠覆性金融创新发展的能力;
  • 了解金融科技背后的基本原理和概念——包括人工智能、生物统计、云、大数据和区块链——及其商业应用与潜力;
  • 深入了解金融科技的局限、风险以及更广泛的政策和社会影响,包括监管、隐私和安全问题等;
  • 了解全球金融科技领域的新监管方向,特别是美国和欧洲;
  • 掌握相应的工具与框架,对未来的金融科技进行预测并加以利用。





  • 2020年4月21-22日 (语言: 课程以以英授课 )
  • 待定 (语言: 课程以中文授课 )。 请求课程日期: asiaexec@chicagobooth.edu

授课教授: 何治国, 芝大布斯商学院Fuji Bank and Heller金融学教授课程详情



地点: 芝加哥大学香港校区布斯商学院


Upcoming Courses

Date Fee  
April 21-22, 2020 $3,800 Register Now »

Fee does not include accommodations.

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