RDFT 101

The New Economy: Global Disruption and the Emergence of FinTech

This course introduces students to the inner workings and challenges facing our global economy, and considers the ways that technology impacts these issues. Students explore the financial crisis of 2008 and how it led to the emergence of the FinTech industry. Students analyze current events in the global economic environment with respect to causes, responses and what can be learned. Students identify and examine the major global economic challenges of the near future, and identify potential technology solutions.