Courses

Your professional journey begins by acquiring the foundational knowledge and understanding of digital financial services.

Digital Frontiers Institute (DFI) prepares tomorrow’s fintech leaders for the challenges and opportunities they will encounter in a fast-changing and disruptive industry. Through online executive education courses, targeted research into the fintech industry, and its growing league of industry professionals, DFI builds capabilities with the view to bridge human capacity gaps that exist, especially in developing markets.

Certified Digital Finance Practitioner

Certified by DFI and The Fletcher School at Tufts University

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A 3-year program of carefully selected courses, providing professionals
with a solid foundation in Digital Financial Services.

FOUNDATIONS

Certificate in Digital Money

Certified by DFI and The Fletcher School at Tufts University

Available in English / Français

A 12-week foundation course on digital money, covering all aspects of digital payments and digital financial service.

Duration12 weeks
Final Registration30 August 2020

Leading Digital Money Markets

Certified by DFI and The Fletcher School at Tufts University

A 12-week course providing a global tour of noteworthy experiences on digital money systems currently in use.

Duration12 weeks
Final Registration30 August 2020

TECHNOLOGY & OPERATIONAL ENABLERS (TECH)

Mobile Money Operations

Certified by DFI

Available in English / Français

The 5-week Mobile Money Operations course takes a closer look at all the aspects one needs to consider to build your mobile money business.

Duration5 weeks
Final Registration18 October 2020

Consumer Protection

Certified by DFI

An introduction into consumer protection in digital financial services and its key implementation challenges.

Duration4 weeks
Final RegistrationNext intake 2020 – dates to be confirmed

Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Certified by DFI

This 5-week course is a generational introduction to the emerging world of distributed ledgers and internet-based value exchange systems.

Duration5 weeks
Final Registration27 September 2020

Digital Identity

Certified by DFI

An introduction to digital ID, covering reference schemes such as Aadhaar, eEstonia, BankID & Mobile Connect.

Duration4 weeks
Final Registration13 September 2020

AI in Finance

Certified by DFI

This 9-week course provides an overview of and introduction to the use of artificial intelligence in a business context and its potential applications and pitfalls.

Duration9 weeks
Final Registration13 September 2020

Understanding Tech in Business

Certified by DFI

Learn foundational knowledge and understand the ever-evolving role of technology in business. Industry experts share their knowledge through interviews and case studies.

DurationSelf-Paced
Start dateImmediately 

Understanding and Managing Risk

Certified by DFI

A 6-week course taking a broad look at the risks a business may face. Aspects covered include the types and nature of risk.

Duration6 weeks
Final Registration18 October 2020

CUSTOMERS & USES OF DIGITAL PAYMENTS (CU)

Money Transfers

Certified by DFI

A comprehensive perspective on how the remittance industry has developed and evolved and how it operates today.

Duration4 weeks
Final Registration14 June 2020

Digital Humanitarian Payments

Certified by DFI

A general introduction to the use of digital payments in humanitarian aid, focusing on the mechanics of digital aid.

Duration6 weeks
Final Registration04 October 2020

Digitizing Agriculture

Certified by DFI

This 4-week course will explore the growing variety of digital tools being deployed both directly to smallholder farmers and to others in the agricultural value chain.

Duration4 weeks
Final Registration23 August 2020

Gender BlindSpots

Certified by DFI

This 4-week course explores what the barriers to the adoption and impact of DFS by certain populations, particularly women, are and what can be done to correct them.

Duration4 weeks
Final Registration 06 September 2020

Product Management

Certified by DFI

This expert-led 5-week online course will empower individuals with a solid understanding and practical application of product management in fintech businesses within emerging markets.

 

Duration5 weeks
Final Registration20 September 2020

Digital Finance for All

Certified by DFI

This 4-week course on digital finance provides an introductory perspective on how credit, insurance, and savings products for the informal majority have evolved and how they operate in today’s increasingly digital world.

 

Duration4 weeks
Final Registration12 July 2020

Marketing In Emerging Markets

Certified by DFI

This expert-led 4-week online course exploring the marketing process through the lens of low-to-middle income markets to better understand how to design and/or evaluate a marketing strategy aimed at marketing products in one of these countries

 

Duration4 weeks
Final Registration25 October 2020

MSME Finance

Certified by DFI

This 4-week online course on understanding the gap that exists in MSME financing, and how the various barriers to MSME financing may potentially be overcome or solved.

 

Duration4 weeks
Final Registration25 October 2020

REGULATION OF DIGITAL FINANCIAL SERVICES (REG)

Regulation in Digital Finance

Certified by DFI

An introduction to the regulatory frameworks and regtech innovations that affect digital financial services.

Duration4 weeks
Final Registration01 November 2020

Anti-Money Laundering & Compliance

Certified by DFI

An introduction to money laundering, terror financing, and proliferation financing and the tools to combat them.

Duration4 weeks
Final Registration06 September 2020

Cybersecurity

Certified by DFI

Learn why cybersecurity is important and Identify the areas within an organisation that may be vulnerable to cyber attacks.

Duration4 weeks
Final Registration05 July 2020

Financial Inclusion

Certified by DFI

Understand how digital financial services contribute to improving the lives of lower-income or otherwise disadvantaged groups of people.

Duration4 weeks
Final Registration10 May 2020