The advanced thematic blocks follow the foundational course of the EU Supervisory Digital Finance Academy (“the Academy”), which provides participants with fundamental knowledge of the main areas of digital finance, as well as the essential practical skills to enable effective supervision of the application of digital technologies in finance by credit and financial institutions and supervisors’ use of technology (Suptech).
The advanced blocks presented in this academy delve deeper into the topics covered in the foundational course, using a holistic and cross-sectoral approach, covering credit, insurance, and securities to ensure the learning journey is in line with the objectives of the Academy. These courses reflect the current supervisory needs of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) and the European Commission (DG REFORM) and participants’ feedback from the Academy’s foundational courses. The advanced courses are categorised as residential and online:
Residential Advanced Courses: Cyber Risk, Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) in the Financial Sector and two editions of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) for SupTech.
Online Advanced Courses: Two editions of Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation (MiCA), Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) and New Frontier: Digital Finance and Global regulatory overview.