Banking: training in new professions with NFTs and cryptocurrencies

The rise of blockchain in banking/finance

Impacted by new technologies, the banking sector has been able to bounce back by integrating, for example, into its practices blockchaina technology allowing in particular to store and transmit information in a secure manner, and to optimize certain banking processes (improvement of the traceability of operations, fight against fraud, reduction of transaction times, etc.).

Still unknown a few months ago, NFTsthese unique digital tokens capable of conferring ownership and authenticity, exchanged using blockchain technology, are of equally strong interest to the banking sector. Cryptocurrenciespopularized by the bitcoinalso offer many opportunities.

What training to consider?

While these dematerialized devices that are the blockchain, cryptocurrencies and NFTs are experiencing exponential development in the world, French higher education is therefore taking hold of the subject. Training, at the crossroads between finance, mathematics and computer science applied to the world of banking and finance, however, remain quite rare.

Some business schools offer dedicated modules and specializations, often after completing a course in an engineering school. The routes offered by the universities are also most often accessible at Bac+3/+4 levels. As to specialized schools, some have clearly positioned themselves on the subject. This is particularly the case of Metaverse College orExchange College. The latter, a school specializing in banking and insurance, offers on its Paris campus a program entirely focused on new finance professions and the transformation of this industry. This is a Ms 2 Management of cryptocurrency, NFTs and meta-heritagewhich leads to obtaining the title of Administrative Manager, registered with the RNCP.

“As a school that drives innovation, underlines Islem Ziadi, responsible for school-business relations in this establishment, it was important for us to be able to offer training capable of prepare students for the jobs of tomorrow. The codes of this environment are extremely specific. They are subject to specific regulations, the control of which can prove to be an incredible opportunity in the banking and finance sector (cryptocurrency, blockchain meta-heritage) but also art (NFT). If this remains obscure for many people, for students who are rocked by digital, such a path is obvious; and for a school like ours, it is crucial to offer high-level diploma training, in line with the expectations of recruiters. » During their Ms2 year, Exchange College students focus on financial analysis, market finance, fintech culture, virtual safety, asset management and crypto assets, asset management virtual wealth management or even meta investment. Exchange College has already planned the creation of an M1, which can also be followed alternately, at the rate of one day at school and four in business, each week.

Blockchain, cryptocurrency, NFT: what business opportunities?

All these new professions are not just about developers. The‌ ‌professions‌ ‌are much more‌ ‌diversified‌ ‌than‌ ‌what‌ ‌we‌ ‌could‌ ‌think‌ and tomorrow, there will certainly still be others. The panel is already wide today with, for example, that of product designer, technical editor, NFT consultant / cryptocurrency consultantdata analyst, meta heritage manageretc.

Opportunities to seize of course in the world of banking and finance, but also insurance, public institutions, large logistics groups… Everyone needs or will quickly need blockchain specialists. Promising professions in the world of fintech who have not finished talking about them.

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Banking: training in new professions with NFTs and cryptocurrencies

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