Operationalizing Mobile Money

Certified by DFI

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


29th April 2019


5 weeks to complete


22nd April 2019


Online in our digital classroom


US$250 per Person (Financial Aid Available)


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

We provide practical insights and draw from experiences across the globe to gain an understanding of what a best-in-class mobile money business may look like. This course also provides important tools to help build a more resilient mobile money organization.

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The course has been developed for professionals who wish to gain an end-to-end understanding of a mobile money operation, the practicalities of rolling out a mobile money service and what it means to go from good to great in this space.

This course will be ideal for those who are currently in a mobile money organization, who intend to join or establish a mobile money business. Organizations who provide advisory, consulting, regulatory or oversight support to mobile money business are also strongly encouraged to attend.


Following the completion of this course you will have a clear understanding of how to apply important decision frameworks to various components of a mobile money business. The course will also empower you to become familiar with numerous operational mobile money terms.

Upon completion of the course, you will be able to confidently participate in conversations, exchange ideas and apply those learnings to your work. This will ultimately lead to your professional growth as a peer in the mobile money industry.

What you will learn

  • WEEK 1

    Getting to a go, no-go decision for a mobile money business

  • WEEK 2

    Organization and infrastructure considerations

  • WEEK 3

    Operational considerations and establishing operations

  • WEEK 4

    Preparing and executing a Go-To-Market plan

  • WEEK 5

    Improving your mobile money business


World-Class Academics and Practitioners

Gavin Krugel

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

Foundational 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 foundational 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 instalments. Please see below criteria for scholarships.

  •         I am an active member of the digital financial services industry
  •         I am from sub-Saharan Africa

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.