Leadership Academy Nepal (LAN) in association with Rice University Jones School of Business, Texas, USA recently conducted a two days training on “Digital Disruption in Finance and the Future of Banking” for Class ‘A’ Banks Chairpersons, Directors, Chief Executive Officers, and senior management from the corporate sector including Fintech companies from Nepal, India, Myanmar and Singapore. This highly relevant virtual training introduced how fintech (financial technology) disruptors are using unconventional and non-traditional methods in the following fields: payments, consumer & small business lending, wealth management & advisory services. It also looked at the next wave of technologies which area likely to further accelerate the disruption through blockchain, crypto currencies and robotics. The course was facilitated by Professor Manolo Sanchez from Rice University. Participants found the course relevant and timely.

Leadership Academy Nepal (LAN) is an initiative that aspires to play a role in addressing human resource challenges in Nepal and the South Asia region. LAN helps in capacity development and learning constraints faced by both private and public sector institutions operating in priority economic sectors that are critical for driving growth and development.