Event

2024 Blockchain for Corporate Treasury Training - The Virtual Classroom

  • Tuesday 9 April 2024
  • 09:00-17:00 GMT
  • Location: Virtual

An in-depth introduction to blockchain in corporate treasury

Zanders is partnering with the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT) to deliver the Blockchain for Corporate Treasury training.

The launch of Bitcoin in 2009 marked a major milestone in the development of blockchain technology and digital assets. Since then, the awareness of these emerging technologies has gradually spread across various industries, and they are now part of most strategy discussions. As blockchain technology and digital assets conquer the mainstream, treasurers will need to adapt to new technologies, investment opportunities, and regulatory frameworks.

Blockchain for Corporate Treasury Training FAQ

Is the Blockchain for Corporate Treasury training right for you?

  • A treasury or banking professional looking to learn about Blockchain fundamentals as well as the latest trends in payments, digital assets, Decentralized Finance
  • Someone who wants to understand how the metaverse will impact corporate treasury departments
  • A treasury professional keen to learn about potential live use cases of blockchain for corporate treasury activities
  • A treasury person professional who needs to adapt to elements of Blockchain systems (e.g. Defi, metaverse, bitcoin/stablecoin)

What will you gain from the course?

As blockchain technology and digital assets conquer the mainstream, treasurers will need to adapt to new technologies, investment opportunities, and regulatory frameworks. This course will equip treasurers with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate these changes and take advantage of new opportunities presented by blockchain technology, DeFi, NFTs, and the metaverse.

The aim of this course is to give you a solid understanding of how blockchain technology works, outline the most recent developments in DeFi and the metaverse and, most importantly, discuss how these technological developments will impact treasurers.

A recording of the course and presentation material which you can access online for 60 days or download and a digital badge to share with your network to showcase your achievement.

Agenda

The course will be covered over two highly interactive half day sessions with breaks over two consecutive days. Each day lasts 3.5 hours.

Typical structure

Day 1:

  • Session 1: 13:00 – 14:45 UK-time
  • Session 2: 15:00 – 16:30 UK-time

Day 2:

  • Session 1: 13:00 – 14:30 UK-time
  • Session 2: 14:45 – 16:15 UK-time

A Virtual Classroom will be used as the online delivery tool. All sessions are designed to optimize your learning experience with ample opportunity for you to engage with the trainers and other course participants throughout.

In this environment, the trainers will cover the course content and learning outcomes using different perspectives to reinforce understanding and practical application of knowledge. We have designed the course to ensure you get the best learning experience possible. Throughout the course you will use a range of tools and techniques including group exercises and live chat, to ensure that you are able to engage and interact with your trainer and share knowledge and best practice with your peers.

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Fees

Total fees for the Blockchain for Corporate Treasury Training – Virtual Classroom 2024 are € 990 ex. VAT.
The early bird price (€ 840 ex. VAT) is valid till February 9, 2024. The discount is not available in conjunction with any other offer and places are subject to availability.

Group discounts (not compatible with any other discount) – if three or more people from the same organization book, they qualify for 25% off the course fee.

Dates

  • April 9-10
  • June 4-5
  • October 22-23

Location

This event will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams.

Your hosts

Director
Tobias Westermaier

Tobias is a Director at Zanders Switzerland with diverse Corporate Finance and Treasury experiences in consulting, banking and corporates. He worked in Front Office Treasury roles at Daimler and BMW and as a Corporate Banker at BNP Paribas in Switzerland.

At Zanders, Tobias delivered various types of projects from Treasury Strategy, Financial Risk Management to Cash Management optimization. He holds a BSc in International Business Economics, an MSc in Global Finance and is a CFA and CAIA charterholder.

Director
Robert Richter

Robert is a Director at Zanders in the German Financial Institutions team focussing on Financial Risk as well as the Blockchain team. Robert holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Warwick, is currently a PhD candidate at the Technical University Munich in Decentralized Finance and is a CFA Charter holder.

Robert’s career began over a decade ago specializing in Credit Risk Modelling. Since 2020 he added Blockchain to his core competencies, when he worked for a think tank at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. Robert regularly teaches Blockchain courses at the executive and master level.

Manager
Justus Schleicher

Justus is a Manager at Zanders focusing on blockchain solutions. Also, Justus regularly holds lectures on blockchain at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management (FSFM). He previously worked as an IT Consultant for SyroCon and KPMG in the area of Software Development and Data Analytics. After focusing on blockchain technology, crypto assets like Bitcoin and Ethereum, Decentralized Finance (DeFi), Smart Contracts and NFTs, Justus joined the blockchain center think tank at Frankfurt School.

He holds a B.Sc. in Business Information Systems and a M.Sc. in Management with a concentration on Digital Business from FSFM.


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