Electronic Payments and Cryptocurrencies (blockchain)
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This one day course aims at giving an overview of the electronic payments landscape as well as on the rise of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. From the payments industry standards, processes and actors to the disruptive concepts of trustless cryptocurrencies
The electronic payments industry and schemes
Main stakeholders rôle definition : banks, card schemes, acquirers, payment service providers,
A typical card payment transaction workflow and fee distribution
The mobile layer
The future of electronic payments in light of the growing use of crypto-currencies (BitCoin)
The rise of crypto-currencies and distributed ledgers
The origins : CIA and Satochi Nakamoto
What is a distributed ledger and a blockchain ?
Cryptocurrencies (BitCoin, Ethereum, etc.) :
What is the trustless concept ?
Positioning vs. fiat currencies (EUR, USD, etc.)
Advantages and issues (anonymity, governments breakdown,…)
What is an Initial Coin Offering (ICO)
Smart contracts, a new paradigm for private and professional contracts ?
This one day course will combine ex cathedra lecture with practical examples and interactions.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This course starts on 23/03/2018 at campus Tour and Taxis.
INCLUDED IN THIS COURSE
A sandwich lunch will be provided at noon..
This training is eligible for the KMO-Portefeuille.
Bruno SIMON, Msc. Business Engineering Solvay (ULB)
With about 30 years of experience,Bruno has worked for several big names of the industry, including Societe Generale, Reuters , Atos Origin and Altran, the latter as Managing director of their BeLux management consulting operations. Bruno is offering a combined expertise in the banking sector (payments value chain, financial derivatives, corporate finance, risk management, back-office and retail tools and processes), as well as in IT and management consulting (general management, project office, change management, business process improvement). He has worked in the private and public sector, with assignments in Belgium, Luxemburg, Netherland, France, Cyprus, Jamaica and India.
|Location||Campus Tour and Taxis: Havenlaan 86C - 1000 Brussels|
|Number of sessions (3houres)||2 sessions|
|Number of class days||1 day|
|Languages of the training||English|