Education

Below are SWIFTSmart training modules and links to third party educational courses.

Knowledge Brief

05 Oct 2022

Climate Change Litigation Risk and the new Due Diligence Risk

by Brian Scott-Quinn

In this short video, Professor Brian Scott-Quinn OBE, Chairman, ICMA Centre for Financial Markets at University of Reading talks to us about findings from his latest research on risk management of climate change risk for banks. There are lessons to be learned, so don’t miss his important message.

Knowledge Brief

27 Sep 2022

Federated Machine Learning and Privacy Robustness

by Emiliano De Cristofaro

Learn from Professor Emiliano De Cristofaro, University College London in this Introduction to Federated Learning.  Professor De Cristofaro shows us how federated learning works and how it helps to protect data privacy whilst the improving the outcomes of machine learning.

Knowledge Brief

15 Sep 2022

What is the Metaverse?

by Jean-Philippe Vergne

In this video, Jean-Philippe Vergne, Associate Professor, UCL School of Management, Research Associate, UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies explains how the Metaverse came about, the centralized and decentralized models as well as what role banks can potentially look to play in this virtual world.

 

 

Knowledge Brief

15 Sep 2022

DeFi: Decentralised Lending

by Sean Foley

In this video, Associate Professor Sean Foley, Macquarie University, takes a closer look at how lending and borrowing takes place in a decentralised model. Will explore Dai and MakerDao

 

Knowledge Brief

13 Sep 2022

Delving into DeFi

by Sean Foley

In this video, Associate Professor Sean Foley, Macquarie University, looks at the role that decentralised finance or DeFi has played in disintermediating traditional financial services. A look at what decentralized finance is, the technology it is based on, and potential gains from DeFi. He ends on the key question of is it promise or peril?

 

Knowledge Brief

24 Jun 2022

What is Shadow Banking?

by Barbara Casu

What is shadow banking? And how do their services differ from those that traditional banks offer? Professor Barbara Casu, Director at the Centre for Banking Research Bayes Business School City College London explains everything you need to know.

Knowledge Brief

06 Jun 2022

What you should know about Central bank digital currencies and international payments

by Chusu He

In this Knowledge brief we hear from Prof Chusu He of the University of Bath, on “Central bank digital currencies and international payments” which is the focus of a SWIFT Institute research paper of the same name. This video will describe key points on central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) in international payments.

Knowledge Brief

16 May 2022

How to build a net zero, nature positive and sustainable economy by 2050

by Nina Seega

In this Knowledge Brief, hear from Dr. Nina Seega of Cambridge Institute of Sustainable Leadership on how to build a net zero, nature positive and sustainable economy by 2050.

 

Knowledge Brief

13 Apr 2022

What are Digital Assets?

by Alistair Milne

In this episode, we unpack what digital assets are, where they came from and where they might go.

We think that understanding finance should be easy, which is why we’ve produced this series. Once a month, we’ll break down key topics like DeFi, artificial intelligence or financial inclusion and others, so that you can grow your knowledge and understanding in these areas.

e-Learning

07 Dec 2021

Introduction to Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs)

by SWIFTSmart

Follow this course to learn what are Central Bank Digital Currencies

e-Learning

15 May 2019

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

by SWIFTSmart

Learn the fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Know how AI can be used in the financial industry

Understand how SWIFT adopts AI techniques to provide better services

e-Learning

31 Oct 2017

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)

by SWIFTSmart

Follow this introductory course to discover what Distributed Ledger Technology is and the problems it aims to solve. See how blockchains and cryptocurrencies fit into the picture. Get an idea of the opportunities DLT offers, as well as the challenges to be resolved.

e-Learning

23 Sep 2016

Cyber Security: Customer Incidents

by SWIFTSmart

Follow this introductory course to understand how cyber criminals can penetrate your local infrastructures. You will also learn how important it is to prevent, detect, and report any breaches in security.

e-Learning

21 Jul 2016

Financial Messaging Standards

by SWIFTSmart

Follow this introductory course to review the value of standardisation for the financial markets and lays out the various standards made available by SWIFT.

e-Learning

21 Jul 2016

About SWIFT

by SWIFTSmart

Follow this introductory course to understand why SWIFT was created, to know how the governance of SWIFT is organised, and to recognise which values guide SWIFT.

e-Learning

19 Jul 2016

SWIFT Software Solutions

by SWIFTSmart

Follow this introductory course to understand which SWIFT connectivity, messaging and integration software solutions best meet your needs.

e-Learning

19 Jul 2016

SWIFT Shared Services

by SWIFTSmart

Follow this introductory course to understand SWIFT’s Shared Services and financial crime compliance, and how these can help you to reduce cost, complexity and risk.

e-Learning

19 Jul 2016

SWIFT Messaging services

by SWIFTSmart

Follow this introductory course to understand which SWIFT messaging services best meet the business needs of your institution and community.

The following messaging services are covered: FIN, InterAct, FileAct, Web Access and MI Channel.

e-Learning

19 Jul 2016

SWIFT Institute

by SWIFTSmart

Follow this introductory course to understand what the SWIFT Institute is, how it works, and what it does.

e-Learning

19 Jul 2016

SWIFT Connectivity and Security

by SWIFTSmart

Follow this introductory course to understand how SWIFT delivers confidentiality, integrity and availability on its secure platform.

e-Learning

19 Jul 2016

SWIFT in 5 minutes

by SWIFTSmart

Follow this introductory course to understand SWIFT’s offering within the financial markets.

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