IIPS is a capacity building program to establish a league of digital finance professionals

Courses

Courses that offer professionals up-to-the-moment knowledge of how IIPS work today, as well as a deeper understanding of the roots of payment systems and how they operate.

The IIPS Certificate Programme includes the IIPS Foundations Course and three specializations: Regulation, Business, and Technology .

IIPS Foundations

A general course for any DFS professional looking for a solid background in building an IIPS, including technological, business, and regulatory basics. This course may be taken in preparation for the IIPS Foundations Certificate examination. IIPS courses are free, but examination fees apply for those who seek Certification

IIPS Regulatory Specialization

Any DFS professional who obtains the IIPS Foundations Certificate can go on to seek a specialization in Regulation.

IIPS courses are free, but examination fees apply for those who seek Certification

IIPS Business Specialization

Any DFS professional who obtains the IIPS Foundations Certificate can go on to seek a specialization in Business.

IIPS courses are free, but examination fees apply for those who seek Certification

IIPS Technology Specialization

Any DFS professional who obtains the IIPS Foundations Certificate can go on to seek a specialization in Technology.

IIPS courses are free, but examination fees apply for those who seek Certification

Certification

The IIPS Foundations Certificate will be awarded to those who pass a formal, proctored and standardised digital examination on the foundational material of the IIPS programme. The purpose of this examination is to test knowledge of the concepts, language and terms used in instant and inclusive systems. The Foundations Certificate is required to proceed to take one or more of the IIPS specializations.

To help prepare for the exam, students will have the option of first taking the IIPS Foundations course. This online course provides the foundational knowledge needed around instant and inclusive payment systems. However, completing the IIPS Foundations course will not be a prerequisite for sitting the examination.

Costs: IIPS courses are free, but examination fees apply for those who seek certification. A 100% scholarship for the exam fee is available to passing students. Those that pass the Foundations course may continue, if they wish, to the specializations.

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Who we are

DFI supports development in DFS / Fintech by providing training and by facilitating professional networks. Our focus is on building capacity and bridging capacity gaps to accelerate financial inclusion in developing markets.”