PGE 3A -Finance (FIN)
Seminars in Finance
Contact hours
14 H
Number of spots
Open to visitors

Pedagogical contribution of the course to the program

LEARNING GOAL 1 : Students will master state-of-the-art knowledge and tools in management fields in general, as well as in areas specific to the specialized field of management.

Students will identify a business organization’s operational and managerial challenges in a complex and evolving environment.
Students will understand state-of-the-art management concepts and tools and use them appropriately.
Students will implement appropriate methodologies to develop appropriate solutions for business issues.
LEARNING GOAL 2 : Students will develop advanced-level managerial skills.
Students will work collaboratively in a team.
Students will participate in a decision-making process in a critical way.
Students will communicate ideas effectively, both orally and in writing, in a business context.
LEARNING GOAL 4: Students will study and work effectively in a multicultural and international environment.
Students will demonstrate written and oral competency in two foreign languages.
Students will analyze business organizations and problems in a multicultural and international environment


The course will be the basis to understand Blockchain and cryptoassets. We shall start will the History of the Blockchain, and this Bitcoin and discover the current applications. After a small use case we will focus on the finance industry and the so call Decentralized Finance (DEFI) One of the goal of the Blockchain is to tokenize the asset and then allow entrepreneurs to raise cash through ICO, IDO and STO

Teaching methods


- Lectures

In group

- Exercises
- Oral presentations
- Case studies/texts


- Discussions/debates
- Games (educational, role play, simulation)


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Learning objectives

Cognitive domain

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to
  • - (level 1) define differences between Blockchain and crypto asset
  • - (level 1) select some start up to real business cases
  • - (level 2) indicate the use cases of Blockchain in the finance industry
  • - (level 4) detect how to invest into an ICO or STO
  • - (level 6) synthesize the world of Blockchain

Affective domain

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to
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See above

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Knowledge in / Key concepts to master

Basics on finance and asset management with all the payers (Asset manager, Custodian, Depositary, fund accountant)

Teaching material

Mandatory tools for the course

- Computer

Documents in all formats

- Case studies/texts

Moodle platform

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- Pack Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

Additional electronic platforms

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Recommended reading

GBBC Digital finance : cryptoassets and sanctions compliance Euroblockchain : report 2022

No reading material has been provided.

EM Research: Be sure to mobilize at least one resource

Textbooks, case studies, translated material, etc. can be entered
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List of assessment methods

Final evaluationOther (date, pop quiz, etc.) : -
Written and oral (1 Min.) / Individual / English / Weight : 100 %
Details : At the beginning of the class I will present the subject the students will have to present grouping in 4-5 during the last course
This evaluation is used to measure LO1.1, LO1.2, LO2.2, LO4.1, LO4.2
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