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Korea to Transition (K2T) Lessons: Digital Transformation of Financial Market Infrastructure

EBRD Policy Academy

Korea to Transition (K2T) Lessons

About the Module

This Module is designed for policymakers, government officials, the private sector, the public, and international economic stakeholders. It represents direct knowledge transfer and equips learners with lessons from the impressive Republic of Korea development experience; these lessons can then be potentially applied specific local development needs and issues. Efficiencies enabled by the digital transformation of public services and infrastructure are critical in ensuring continued structural change and economic growth in the 21st century.

This online training Module is web-based. Therefore, it is not required to download any software. Please be aware that the "EBRD Policy Academy" does not provide tutor support.


Length: approximately 2 weeks

Effort: 2 hours per week

Module duration: approximately 4 hours

Language: U.S. English



Note: The personal expert views of the featured lecturers - that are shared within these learning materials - do not necessarily represent the official position of the EBRD or the position of other institutions and organizations with which non-EBRD lecturers are associated.


List of Lecturers 


Mattia Romani
Head of Sustainability, Autonomy Capital
2017 — Managing Director Economics, Policy, and Governance; EBRD


Session One: Payment Systems

Haesul Kim
Senior Researcher, Research Center, KFTC


Session Two: Fintech Innovation Policy in Korea

Sungkyun Son 
Deputy Manager
Fintech Center Korea


Session Three: Global Trends in Central Bank Digital Currency

Hee-won Shim
Senior Researcher, KFTC


Session Four: Open Banking and Open Finance in Korea

Heejin Lee 
Analyst, KFTC

Yongbin Kwon
Assistant Manager, KFTC

Chul Park
Senior Analyst, KFTC


Session Five: Korea's Online Name Verification

Youngjee Kim
Manager, Hana Bank

Eun-jin Chang
Senior Assosiate, KFTC


Session Six: Introduction to KFTC's Digital Certificate Services

Kisoo Hong
Senior Manager, KFTC Financial Authentication Center


The EBRD Policy Academy is supported by the "TaiwanBusiness-EBRD Technical Cooperation Fund". 


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