Drive the development of instant and inclusive payment systems and help change your country’s financial landscape

Are you ready to ignite the change?

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Why

Get the state of art on how instant and inclusive payment systems implementation impacts lives and livelihoods.
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What

Take certified courses in IIPS, designed by leading experts and offered online through an agile learning platform.
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How

Pass the IIPS Foundations Exam and receive the Foundations Certificate and a 100% scholarship for specialized online courses in IIPS implementation.

Courses

When you pass the IIPS Foundations Exam, you receive a 100% scholarship to further develop your knowledge of integrated payments by following the IIPS Regulatory Specialization, the IIPS Business Specialization or the IIPS Technology Specialization.

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Complete Introduction to IIPS, which fully prepares you to sit the Foundations Exam (professionals who already have foundational knowledge in interoperable payments may choose to skip this step).

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Sit the IIPS Foundations Exam, a proctored, 50-question multiple choice exam leading to the Foundations Certificate.

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Develop your knowledge with the specialization(s) of your choice: Regulatory, Business, and Technology.

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Gain global perspective through an advanced IIPS Seminar alongside other IIPS graduates.

Introduction to Instant and Inclusive Payments

Certify a solid base in IIPS implementation, including broader knowledge of business, technological, and regulatory practices.

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IIPS Foundations Exam

The IIPS Foundations exam covers basic knowledge of how Instant and Inclusive Payments Systems are developed and deployed, including regulatory, business, and technical considerations.

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Regulating and Governing IIP Systems

A 6-week, 3-module online course. This is a paced course, which is offered twice a year, starting in January 2021. It is one of three specialized streams leading to IIPS Certification.

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Launching and Operating IIP Systems

A 6-week, 3-module online course. This is a paced course, which is offered twice a year, starting in May 2021. It is one of three specialized streams leading to IIPS Certification.

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Designing and Deploying Technology for IIP Systems

A 6-week, 9-module online course. This is a paced course, which is offered twice a year, starting in May 2021. It is one of three specialized streams leading to IIPS Certification.

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Certification

The IIPS Foundations Certificate is awarded to students who pass the Foundations Exam, which covers basic concepts and terminology used in IIPS implementation.

Students must have earned the IIPS Foundations Certificate in order to continue to specialisation courses.

Certified students receive a 100% scholarship for advanced IIPS courses.

Who we are

The IIPS program was created through a collaboration between The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Digital Frontiers Institute to expand the base of professionals trained in IIPS implementation.

Denise Dias

Regulatory SME

Nolwazi Hlophe

IIPS Content Coordinator

Paul Hobden

IIPS Director

Dylan Lennox

Business SME

Xavier Martin

IIPS Programme Manager

Owen Meredith

Technology SME

Stephen Mwaura

Regulatory SME

David Porteous

IIPS Regulatory Lead

Souraya Sbeih

Business SME

Cici Northup

IIPS Foundations SME

Zachary Kazzaz

IIPS Foundations SME