Future of Finance: Fintech Leadership Program

Program Days:

August 1, 3, 4, 8, 10, 11, 15, 17, 18, 22, 24, 25, September 5, 7, 8, 2022
5:30 PM to 9:00 PM (GMT+08) on all dates

Disrupting Finance via Customer Centricity & Emerging Technologies

Virtual Live Interactive Sessions with Globally Recognized Faculty I Real World Experiences of Global Fintech Expert Guest Speakers I Immersive Cohorts For Impactful Learning I Shaping Future Fintech Leaders of The Philippines

Are you prepared for the dramatic changes shaping financial services? If you want to future-proof yourself and be a Regional fintech leader, this course is a must for you.

Your program lead faculty on this journey is

Malik Khan Kotadia: Program Director, Asian Institute of Management


Program Overview

The 4th Industrial Revolution is exponentially changing society, industry and business.

This Digital Disruption is also sweeping through the world of Finance.

As per a leading global consulting firm, up to 40% of banking revenues and 60% profits are at risk due to new fintech players and changing user behavior. Morever, the Covid pandemic has accelerated Digital adoption in financial services by 5 years.

In such a scenario, financial services are transforming in a fundamental manner. Banking will look fundamentally different in the coming 5-10 years as compared to the previous decades.

This exponential disruption is powered by 4 key forces:

  1. Exponential technologiesABCD: A.I, Blockchain, Cloud, Data
  2. New Business Models- ABCD: Ambient Banking, Borderless transactions, Crowdsourcing, Decentralization
  3. Changing user behavior, especially among the millennials and Gen Z, driving ‘gamification’ of finance
  4. Evolving regulatory landscape: Open banking, Regulatory sandbox, Crypto policies, Cybersecurity etc.
Program Objectives

This first of its kind course aims to develop future Fintech leaders of the Philippines.

This is one of the most comprehensive & cutting edge fintech leadership programs in the region. With a focus on global learning of emerging and future trends, it will prepare future leaders for success.

The program aims to empower you by:

  • Preparing you to be successful in the exponentially changing world of financial services, by providing a holistic understanding of Fintech and the key forces shaping it: Disruptive technologies, new business models, policies & regulations and emerging customer behavior.
  • Imparting current, practical fintech knowledge and the ability to identify future trends. This will help and guide you in your career, whether you are an intrapreneur in an incumbent organization or a startup entrepreneur creating new disruptions.
  • Orienting you to develop an innovation mindset for success and ‘out-of –the-box’ thinking, whicis critical in such a rapidly changing landscape.
What You Will Learn

Day 1:    Industry 4.0 and evolution of Finance: Introduction to Fintech

Day 2:    Fintech Categories 1: Payments & Digibanks

Day 3:    Fintech Categories 2: Lending & Wealthtech

Day 4:    Fintech 1.0 to 3.0: TechFins, Open finance, and ‘co-opetition’

Day 5:    Banking 4.0:  Ambient Banking

Day 6:    Blockchain 101- An introduction to blockchain, mining & consensus protocols.

Day 7:    Blockchain Platforms & tokenomics

Day 8:    Blockchain applications: Enterprises & government

Day 9:    Web 3.0: Decentralized Finance (DeFi), NFTs, Metaverse

Day 10:  Future Trends: Hybrid Finance (Hy-Fi): Traditional Finance (TradFi) & CBDCs + DeFi

Day 11:  A.I. & Machine Learning (ML) in Finance

Day 12:  Big Data and Data Governance

Day 13:  Fintech Ecosystem & Regulations: Top-down and bottom-up forces shaping fintech

Day 14:  Capstone: Live Industry Project: Group Presentations

Day 15:  Capstone: Live Industry Project: Group Presentations

Key Benefits

This Program aims to enhance your Leadership and Knowledge needed to become a cutting edge, Innovative Fintech leader through:

  • WORLD CLASSS, LIVE LEARNING: High impact, immersive learning experience via live interactions with world class expert faculty and global expert guest speakers
  • A NETWORK OF FINTECH PEERS: Your cohort mates (and future cohort participants) will become your valued Fintech network, comprising the best, brightest and most forward thinking industry leaders in the Philippines
  • CUSTOMER FOCUSSED DESIGN THINKING: You will understand emerging consumer behavior, which will enable you to develop customer centric solutions. This will result in superior user experience, which is a must for winning in this fast evolving market
  • INNOVATION MINDSET: You will be able to Identify and quickly adapt to future trends, thereby enabling new growth opportunities & increased efficiency for tangible business value.
Who Should Attend

Industry Sectors:

  • Fintech companies
  • Payment Companies
  • Retail Banking
  • Neo Banks/ Virtual Banks
  • Investment/Asset management/brokerage houses
  • Insurance companies
  • Regulators and Central Banks
  • Government agencies

Profile of potential participants:

  • Senior leaders: CXOs keen to stay ahead of the curve, to shape the future strategy of their organizations
  • CTOs and technology leaders keen to understand the business side of Fintech
  • Operations & Risk Management Professionals
  • Project managers
  • Finance professionals keen to upgrade and upskill in fintech and digital finance
  • Policy makers keen to understand the latest trends in Digital Finance
  • Finance professionals keen to start up their own ventures
  • Fintech founders and teams



Malik Khan Kotadia
Program Director, Asian Institute of Management

Malik Kotadia is one of the global thought leaders in Fintech, blockchain and digital finance. He has been recognized among the top 100 global fintech influencers, apart from being named in the ‘Top 50 fintech leaders in Singapore’ and ‘Top 20 fintech experts to watch out for’ in Dubai.

He brings 25 years of industry, start up, consulting and academia experience. Thus his programs are a combination of contemporary theory, robust frameworks and cutting edge practical learning.

  • Former global digital banker at MNC Banks: 14 years at Citibank in Digital banking, Digital Marketing, Digital Transformation & Digital Engagement.
  • Fintech entrepreneur, Advisor and mentor to Governments, Regulators, banks & global fintechs. He has worked with Central banks, Multilateral agencies, Fortune 500 companies & Fintech unicorns.
    • Chairman – Finnovation Labs, Singapore; a leading global fintech consulting company
    • Partner- Payment Genes Consulting, Netherlands, Canada
    • Independent Director- PayGo, Nigeria, a digital financial inclusion platform licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria
  • Consultant, speaker, workshop facilitator: Asian Development Bank


Delivered online via live virtual interactive sessions in Zoom


PHP 150,000.00 or USD 2,728.00*
*Based on USD 1 = PHP 55. The prevailing exchange rate at the date of payment may apply.

Let us know if you are interested to avail of early bird/group discount or discuss payment terms.