The DIFC Academy has partnered with leading academic institutions and organisations to offer you a comprehensive suite of courses, workshops and programmes to help build expertise, enhance skills and to meet your professional requirements.
Fintech Navigator Course
In association with Pearson Professional
The Pearson Fintech Navigator course will explore how Fintech is disrupting the status quo in the financial sector, providing you with the knowledge and skills required to take advantage of the opportunities this disruption presents. The course culminates in a project in which you and your peers present a new business or product idea that could be eligible for local or regional funding opportunities. During the course you will develop an in-depth understanding of both the risks and opportunities associated with this exciting period of change and innovation. Supported by world-leading Fintech experts David Shrier, Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland, Christopher Tucci and a local instructional facilitator (Facilitator), you will develop a broad and deep understanding of what Fintech is and the radical impact that it will have on the future of the financial system. As well as developing your knowledge of Fintech, the course will help you develop design thinking skills and become part of a professional network, providing you with the tools to leverage the exciting and world-changing opportunities offered by the rise of Fintech
Mergers and Acquisitions
In association with London Business School
Frame and implement successful M&A strategies that create competitive advantage and shareholder value. Designed for corporate executives involved in any stage of an M&A – gain the expertise, confidence and skills to secure the best results. You examine a wide range of issues, including corporate strategy, industry economics, finance, valuation, and post –acquisition integration management, to ensure the M&A process is as effective as possible.