Know more about the hottest topic in tech and payments with FinTech Mentor at Rise by Barclays: DR. Oriol Caudevilla.

This course includes:

  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of completion

Description

Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs): Analysis and Opportunities

CBDCs have recently become amongst the hottest topics in tech and payments. In this course, we will analyse what CBDCs are and all what they are not. You’ll also get the chance to learn about the most relevant ongoing CBDC centric projects worldwide and the opportunities this new form of money presents.

Course structure:

Chapter 1 – Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs): Introduction

In this chapter, you will be introduced to the concept of CBDCs. You will get a grasp of the different principles and aspects of CBDCs and take a closer look at their technical architecture.

Chapter 2 – CBDCs all over the World in 2021

In this chapter, we will be diving deep into the main CBDC projects around the world, to get a global understanding of this growing sector. This chapter particularly focusing on the CBDC Projects in Asia.

Chapter 3 – An example of the world’s most advanced CBDC: The Digital Yuan

In this chapter, we will take the Digital Yuan as a case study. Learning about one of the most developed CBDCs will help you grasp why CBDCs are so important. From concept to use cases, you will get a clearer view of why and how the Digital Yuan is a financial breakthrough.

Chapter 4 – The pilot tests in Japan, Korea, Saudi Arabia and UAE, the EU

After studying the Digital Yuan, it is worth understanding how other countries test their CBDCs. In this chapter, we will take a look at the pilot tests of Japan, UAE, and other European Countries in order to gain more insights on the potential of CBDCs.

Chapter 5 – Opportunities offered by CBDCs

How can we unleash the capabilities of CBDCs? In this chapter, you will study their use cases and direct applications, learn how CBDCs can promote financial inclusion and tackle monetary policy issues.