The second cohort of the prestigious Georgetown FinTech Program will kick off on Oct 26, 2019, with the vision of enabling candidates to comprehend the scope of FinTech and how disruptive technologies can be used to pave the way for new opportunities.

Whether you work for an Islamic retail bank aiming to go digital, or simply an employee looking to get out of your comfort zone and establish your own FinTech startup, you will benefit from applying for this program.

The minimum educational qualification of the applicant must be a Bachelor’s degree or higher. In addition, the applicant must also have fluency in English in addition to a minimum of two years of work experience in any of finance, technology, or other related fields. The shortlisted candidates will be charged BHD 2,500 (approx $6,630) as the program fee for the six-month-long program. 

So if you have always wanted to pursue a career in the cutting-edge FinTech sector in the region, this is the one opportunity you don’t want to miss out on! The application window is currently open for all Bahraini and GCC residents, including Lebanon and Jordan.

The 12-week-long program by the Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is aimed at helping candidates learn the opportunities cutting-edge FinTech technologies bring along. Highly experienced trainers and mentors will drill the scope of high-quality innovation and disruptive technologies into the mind of each participant. The participants will gain better knowledge about open banking, blockchain, crypto-assets, AI, and more! 

The program will also help participants to evolve into competent strategists, entrepreneurs, and decision-makers. They will receive up-to-date and exhaustive lessons on changing consumer expectations in addition to gaining in-depth insight into the ever-evolving financial technologies and infrastructure.

You can learn more about the Georgetown FinTech program here.

Ghadeer Alaradi

Ghadeer Alaradi

A writer and content producer for StartUp Bahrain who enjoys uncovering stories of founders who are making a difference in their communities, successful women, passionate youth, and change-makers who strive to make the world a better place.

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