Mobile Money Operations

Certified by DFI

This 5-week course provides practical insights for professionals who wish to develop a mobile money service, supported with real-world examples of mobile money businesses.

START DATE

13 February 2020

DURATION

5 weeks

APPLICATIONS CLOSE

09 February 2020

DELIVERY

Online, in our digital classroom

COST

US$250 per person
(Financial Aid Available)

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MOBILE MONEY OPERATIONS COURSE OVERVIEW

Starting a mobile money business can be difficult. This 5-week course is designed to help professionals start or build businesses providing financial services on mobile devices.

Drawing on practical, real-world examples, students will gain an understanding of what a successful mobile money business looks like and what specific support and tools they need to become self-sufficient and resilient.

WHY DO I NEED A DIGITAL MONEY COURSE?

Our Mobile Money Operations course has been developed with professionals in mind. Providing a complete cross-section of mobile money operations, it walks students through the practical steps needed to start a mobile money service and make it successful.

If you already work in a mobile money organisation or you want to start or join one, this course is for you. It is also extremely useful for skills development training within any organisations that provide advisory, consulting, regulatory or oversight support to mobile money businesses.

Students will leave the course armed with the tools, terminology and knowledge they will need to guarantee success in the mobile money industry, participate in key discussions and to establish a strong professional network.

MOBILE MONEY COURSE SCHEDULE

  • WEEK 1

    Starting a mobile money business

  • WEEK 2

    Organisation and infrastructure

  • WEEK 3

    Establishing operations

  • WEEK 4

    Preparing and executing a Go-To-Market plan

  • WEEK 5

    Improving your mobile money business

WHAT IS MOBILE MONEY?

Mobile money refers to a broad category of financial services that allow uses to store, send and receive money on their mobile phone, generally through an app.

WHAT IS A MOBILE MONEY BUSINESS?

A mobile money business is an organisation, usually a financial services provider, that provides mobile money tools to consumers.

WHAT IS DFS?

DFS, or digital financial services, are any financial services that are available through digital channels, and includes payments, credit, savings, transfers and insurance.

WHAT IS FINTECH?

Fintech, or financial technology, refers to any digital technological tools or business models used to support the delivery of financial services.

WHAT IS FINANCIAL INCLUSION?

Financial inclusion is a key part of DFI’s agenda and refers to the goal of ensuring that all people, especially marginalised groups, have access to the financial tools they need.

WHAT IS A VIRTUAL CLASSROOM?

A virtual classroom is a learning environment that only exists through a digital platform and that allows students to participate regardless of their geographic location. All DFI’s courses are delivered in a virtual classroom.

WHAT IS DIGITAL FRONTIERS INSTITUTE?

Digital Frontiers Institute (DFI) is a digital education provider designed to prepare professionals for the challenges and opportunities they will encounter in a rapidly changing economy.

DFI FACULTY

World-Class Academics and Practitioners

Gavin Krugel

CEO
Digital Frontiers Institute

Barney De Jongh

Money Mobile Practitioner

Kickstart your DFS career

Financial Aid

DFI’s mission is to equip a new generation of professionals with the information, skills, and vision they need to guide society towards inclusive digital financial solutions. DFI understand that affordability may stand in the way of your progress as a Digital Finance Professional. We strive to source, manage and administer various student funding opportunities to make tuition more affordable for you.  for deserving students according to sponsor specific requirements. Our goal is to ensure that no student is left behind and have designed affordable payment terms as well as scholarship funds for eligible students.

Use this information to find the best financial aid that supports your objectives. At any stage please contact us at info@digitalfrontiersinstitute.org

Option 1: Payment Plans that make your tuition more affordable

Course fees can be made over payments at an agreed date.

Multi-year Programs

Certified Digital Finance Practitioner

  • Year 1: $1335/$445 in 3 installments (works out to $112 p.m.)
  • Year 2: $1335/$445 in 3 installments
  • Year 3: $1335/$445 in 3 installments
Foundation Courses

Foundation courses include the Certificate in Digital Money, and Leading Digital Money Markets.

  • Payment 1: $500
  • Payment 2: $500
  • Payment 3: $500
Specialization Courses

Specialization courses included short courses such as Digital Agriculture and Digital Identity.

  • Payment 1: $125
  • Payment 2: $125

Option 2: Can we help in getting your company to pay or at least contribute to your tuition?

DFI can assist in opening a conversation with your employer to support your tuition. We can cultivate further interest with them to participate on our programs – bringing multiple employees on will result in corporate discounts and thus lower tuition for you.

Request your corporate proposal by contacting us at info@digitalfrontiersinstitute.org

Option 3: Referral Program

If your colleagues, friends or family join the course we can open a referral seat for you, which is 100% subsidized by Digital Frontiers Institute. This includes assisting us to create impactful corporate alliances.

Foundation Courses

Eight successful referrals will result in your foundation course being fully subsidized.

Specialization Courses

Four successful referrals will result in your specialization course being fully subsidized.

Option 4: Scholarships

DFI offers partial scholarships to qualifying candidates. Our scholarship funders favor scholarship candidates that contribute to tuition themselves. Ideally, Students should contribute at least half of the tuition fee, the higher your contribution the more likely you are to be considered. Tuition can also be paid in manageable installments. Please see below criteria for scholarships.

  •         I am an active member of the digital financial services industry

Scholarships are adjudicated quarterly and are weighted based on the strength of your application. You will be asked to answer the following questions in your application:

  • Please provide a brief overview of experience.
  • To what extent does your organization contribute to financial inclusion.
  • How will your attendance on this course benefit your organization, your initiative, your country?
  • Describe your current role and responsibilities.
  • Why do you think you should receive financial aid?
  • I can contribute $ to my course.

You can apply for a scholarship on the course registration page, where applicable. Not all courses have scholarship programs.