Taken on Trust: Disrupting MoneyAug 29, 2018

Key Points

New technology is challenging our centuries-old conventions for creating, storing, valuing and exchanging money, as well as who controls it. That could have far-reaching consequences by disrupting financial services as we know them and creating new avenues for virtual monetary exchange across the globe.

Course Summary

In this course, you will learn about three areas in particular that have the potential to drive disruption in financial services:

  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Blockchain
  • Digital payment systems

Course Format: Topic paper and podcast

Learning Objectives

This course is designed to teach you to be able to:

  • Learn how new cryptocurrencies can bring opportunities and risks to potential investors.
  • Understand how the value of blockchain extends past record keeping for cryptocurrencies and how that could impact financial services, health care, real estate and other sectors.
  • See what we are learning from the adoption of new innovative digital payment methods in emerging markets such as China.


This course has been accredited for 1.0 CPD hour by the Financial Planning Association (FPA) of Australia.

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