Content of this digital course

    1. Sep 3rd - 13.00 - 17.00 CET / Live online session - Introduction to the DeFi concept and overview of the 7 digital asset classes

    1. Sept 10th - 13.00 - 17.00 CET / Live online session - Principles of DAOs

    1. Sep 17th - 13.00 - 17.00 CET / Live online session - Principles of tokenized assets

    1. Examination: Final test (45 Min)

About this course

  • $1,890.00
  • 4 weeks (Live sessions on Wednesday afternoon CET 1300 - 1600)
  • Live online lectures and case studies in English
  • Obtain a Swiss Certificate of Excellence

Experts and Lecturer of this course

Ante Plazibat

Senior Lecturer

Head Emerging Business & Product Manager Blockchain at finnova AG Bankware

Martin Meyer

FFI Lecturer in Wealth Management, WealthTech, CX and Corporate Innovation

UBS Head Innovation Global Wealth Management and CX * Entrepreneur * Speaker * Lecturer

Frequently asked questions about this course

  • To whom is this course addressed?

    This course is designed for all employees in the financial industry. New digital asset classes are already generating new financial products and solutions. This course teaches the basic knowledge of these new asset classes.

  • How much time do I have to plan to complete this course?

    This course has three elements: we provide detailed study material before each lecture. The study of this material is done independently and is voluntary. Live lectures take place online on three afternoons. On the fourth afternoon, students have the opportunity to acquire a certificate through an online-assessment (voluntary).

  • Which new asset classes are covered in this course?

    A strong focus is on CBDC (Central Bank Digital Currency) - where we expect to see rapid progress and solutions for the financial industry. Another focus is on tokenised assets. In particular, we will look at tokenised equities and tokenised art. Then this course covers a whole range of CDC (Complementary Digital Currencies and Assets, i.e. Bitcoin.) And on the side, we cover the topics of fractional investments, NFTs and DAOs.

  • Where do you get the expertise from?

    Our lecturers and experts are all top experts from Switzerland on this topic. With the Crypto Valley Zug and the Swiss financial centre, Switzerland has the best conditions to be at the forefront of the global digital asset developments. The course is based on the latest and most up-to-date insights: we always curate and update the advance information for each lecture a few days before the start of the course.

  • Where can I use my certificate?

    Future Finance Institute Switzerland issues the course certificate which is accredited by SAQ (Swiss Association for Quality). This agency administers and monitors all certifications in the Swiss financial centre. The high standard also guarantees global recognition. For employees of Swiss financial institutions, this course counts as recertification.

This Course of Excellence is part of the following diplomas

It can be taken individually or as part of a diploma. To earn an FFI diploma designation and the associated job title, you must attend four FFI courses within 12 months.

  • Certified Digital Wealth Management Expert

  • Certified Digital Asset Expert (starting 2023)

Swiss Certificate of Excellence

You are entitled to a Swiss Certificate of Excellence for each of your completed courses.

You will be provided with a traditional as well as a digital blockchain certificate signed in Zurich, Switzerland and accredited by SAQ, the Swiss Association for Quality.

Swiss Expertise & Knowledge Transfer

FFI courses are taught by industry thought leaders from Switzerland, who share their expertise with you.

All FFI courses are taught in three dimensions: They are live, interactive & in-class teaching sessions from Switzerland. You can deepen your understanding through interactive learning content on our e-learning platform. And with our case studies, you can expand your knowledge through group work. ​


Engaging with your peers is a big part of what makes FFI unique.

Every FFI course has its own online social network group within the FFI online community. As part of the FFI Community, you exchange ideas, offer input, and seek out viewpoints from a community of learners gathered from around the globe. In the process, you learn from each other’s experiences & perspectives. All FFI students are furthermore exclusively invited to attend the annual SWISS FINTECH Fair in Switzerland and meet with the local ecosystem & their FFI peers in person.

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