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Georgetown FinTech Program

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14 Weeks

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3-5 Hours 

Per Week

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Recorded & live sessions through an online interactive platform

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Collective Group Projects

USD 6,600
BHD 2,500

Pivot your career. Learn how to launch your fintech solution. Grow your skillset and pursue a career in fintech & innovation.

Whether you are looking to pivot your career, want to learn how to launch your fintech solution, or lead in your organization's innovation efforts, now is the time to join the Georgetown FinTech Program developed by experts at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business.

Pivot Your career

Gain the practical skills you need to pursue a career in fintech & innovation. Future-proof business strategies and identify transformative principles to develop a blueprint for digital transformation for your organization by addressing industry challenges and potential market solutions. 

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Create Your Own Opportunities

Learn how to identify and develop innovative ideas and ultimately gain the practical skills to launch your startup by learning from renowned leading academics.

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Obtain a Certificate of Completion

Study with a leading business school ranked amongst the best in the world for entrepreneurship to equip you with the knowledge of cutting-edge disruptive technologies in fintech and entrepreneurial skills taught by leading academics and practitioners.

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Join an Exclusive Alumni Group

Expand your network with like-minded fintech practitioners and entrepreneurs by engaging online and through live sessions with executives, digital leaders, and other professionals from wide-ranging educational and industry backgrounds across the world.

Program Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Fintech Landscape

Module 2: Disruption in Financial Services

Module 3: Innovation Renaissance - Payments

Module 4: Blockchain 101

Module 5: Ethereum and Smart Contracts

Module 6: ICOs and Blockchain in Corporate Finance

Module 7: Journey of an Entrepreneur


Meet Your Professors

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Professor James Angel


Associate Professor of Finance

Georgetown University McDonough School of Business

Professor James Angel is the academic director, and for the program. His specialty is financial market structure and regulation. He is a co-inventor on 12 fintech patents.


Professor Shye Gilad Adjunct Professor


Adjunct Professor

Georgetown University McDonough School of Business


Shye Gilad is an adjunct professor and entrepreneur-in-residence at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, where he teaches entrepreneurial leadership, strategy, and innovation

Apply Through Tamkeen

How can I be supported by Tamkeen?

Please follow the steps below to apply for the program: Step 1: Apply for the program by completing the form here. Step 2: Your application will be reviewed, once accepted, you will receive an invoice to complete the payment. Once payment is received we will issue an acceptance letter - If you are a Bahraini, who is employed you can use this letter to apply via the Tamkeen portal that can partially cover this program (BHD 1,000). Step 3: To receive Tamkeen's partial support (BHD 1,000) you are required to register on Tamkeen's portal and request support on the program here. Please note: To be eligible for Tamkeen's Individual Development Program support you must be a Bahraini citizen and employed in Bahrain. The amount of the course must be paid in full (BHD 2,500) and Tamkeen will reimburse 40% of the course amount (BHD 1,000) only after uploading the certificate of completion on the Tamkeen portal once the course has ended.
For support & reimbursement-related inquiries, kindly email Tamkeen at or call 17 383 333.

For inquiries about the Georgetown FinTech Program, kindly contact us here.