AI と仮想通貨の登場で、大勢の金融業界の幹部職・専門職がネットの講座に殺到

はじめに


・AI や仮想通貨の登場で、金融業界の専門職の大量解雇が確実視されている。

・そのため、大勢の金融業界で長年の経験を積んだ幹部職や専門職が業界で生き延びるために、ネットの講座で関連分野の知識を身に着けようとしている…という話。著名企業の幹部職までがそれに備えているという点で本気度がわかる。

一部引用



Fintech Revolution - Finance Professionals Rushing To Take Courses As Career Hedge



Fintech, blockchain and A.I. are revolutionising the banking industry and have the potential to replace a significant percentage of the human capital, eliminating a chunk of their cost bases. Last month, former Citi CEO, Vikram Pandit, was particularly pessimistic, claiming that 30% of jobs could be lost in the next five years.

As CNBC reports, finance professionals, especially “more experienced” ones, are acutely aware of the risk and are rushing to educate themselves via online learning.



Oxford University’s new course is attracting seasoned pros and executives from the world’s biggest banks.

GetSmarter has capitalized on the uptrend and is the software and online campus provider for the Said Business School at Oxford University's new online fintech course. At the time of the program's mid-October start date, nearly 1,000 people from across 71 countries had enrolled, with the U.K. accounting for a third of sign-ups. Here's where the numbers get interesting. About three-quarters of participants are currently working in financial services, with half having more than 15 years' experience in the industry. Over half the students are company leaders, with many listing job titles such as managing director. And a large proportion are employed by the world's biggest banks, including Bank of America, Barclays, CitiBank, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Standard Chartered and UBS. Peter Tufano, dean at Oxford's Said Business School, told CNBC:

Ref: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-10-30/fintech-revolution-finance-professionals-rushing-take-courses-career-hedge


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・深層学習が流行りなので、関連の本が売れているようだ。

・深層学習の突破口を開いたカナダの大学研究室には著名企業から求人が殺到している…という話も当事者の講演動画で聴いたことがある。

(2017-11-01)
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