Sustainable and digital finance

EM3E5M58

Semester
B
Discipline
Finance
Contact hours
21 H
Number of spots
45
Open to visitors
Yes
Language
Coordinator
SERGE BALATRE


Pedagogical contribution of the course to the program

No educational contribution associated with this course for this program.

Description

The course is a one stop shop for the students to understand the use of the Blockchains and crypto currencies in the Finance world and the sustainable regulations applied to this field The course is organized in 2 parts: 1. Understanding and taking into account the growth of the Blockchains / cryptocurrencies amongst us. 2. Assessment of the regulations put in place by the EU on sustainable finance

Teaching methods

Face-to-face

- Lectures

In group

- Exercises
- Case studies/texts

Interaction

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

Others

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Learning objectives

Cognitive domain

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to
  • - (level 5) assess the differences between Blockchain and crypto assets
  • - (level 5) appraise sustainable responsible investment
  • - (level 5) judge real business cases and explain why they selected the Blockchain technology
  • - (level 5) evaluate cases of Blockchain uses in the finance industry
  • - (level 6) enhance knowledge of Risk Factors (including environmental and social) for Alternative Investments versus UCITS funds
  • - (level 6) synthesize the world of Blockchain and sustainable finance

Affective domain

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to
None affective domain have been associated with this course yet

Outline

Part I: Definitions of Blockchains and crypto currencies. Use of the technology in the financial system (including the explanation of the asset management industry processes and its future using this technology) Industry cases (including ICO, STO as new financing modes) Comparison of decentralized finance to traditional finance Part II: Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Investing New European regulation SFDR and its consequences ESG investment strategies (Best in class, impact…) and risks factors assessment Categorization of mutual funds, labels Links between Fintech (including Blockchain) and sustainable finance

No prerequisite has been provided

Knowledge in / Key concepts to master

Basics on finance and asset management with all the payers (Asset manager, Custodian, Depositary, fund accountant) Minimum general culture in social and sustainable economy

Teaching material

Mandatory tools for the course

- Computer
- Other : No Chat GPT

Documents in all formats


- Case studies/texts

Moodle platform

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Software

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

Additional electronic platforms

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Recommended reading


Main reading material GBBC Digital finance : cryptoassets and sanctions compliance Euroblockchain : report 2022 https://www.oecd.org/finance/Blockchain-technologies-as-a-digital-enabler-for-sustainable-infrastructure-key-findings.pdf Reports from Chainalysis -2023


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EM Research: Be sure to mobilize at least one resource

Textbooks, case studies, translated material, etc. can be entered
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Assessment

List of assessment methods

Final evaluationExam week
Written / Individual / English / Weight : 50 %
Details : Quizz
This evaluation is used to measure ILO1.1-PGE, ILO1.2-PGE, ILO1.3-PGE, ILO2.2-PGE, ILO2.4-PGE, ILO3.1-PGE, ILO3.2-PGE, ILO4.1-PGE, ILO4.2-PGE
Final evaluationLast class
Oral / Group / English / Weight : 50 %
Details : At the beginning of the class the teacher introduces the subject the students will have to present grouping by 4-5 during the last course
This evaluation is used to measure ILO1.1-PGE, ILO1.2-PGE, ILO1.3-PGE, ILO2.2-PGE, ILO2.4-PGE, ILO3.1-PGE, ILO3.2-PGE, ILO4.1-PGE, ILO4.2-PGE
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