Digital Financial Inclusion Supervision 1.0

DFIS Program
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Digital Financial Inclusion Supervision 1.0

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Digital Financial Inclusion Supervision 1.0 (DFIS 1.0) is a paced four-module online course for financial regulatory and supervisory authorities and is offered twice a year. There are 75 seats available for each DFIS 1.0 cohort. Once all of the seats have been filled, interested students are encouraged to apply for the next cohort.

*Students who have applied and met the prerequisites are eligible to enroll in this course.

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Course Details

Start Date

Start Date

Sep 9, 2022
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Application Deadline

Sep 4, 2022
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Duration

4 Weeks
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Delivery

Online, In Our Digital Classroom
Digital Financial Inclusion Supervision 1.0

Course Information

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This course aims to equip regulators and supervisors with the skills to answer these questions:

  • How can DFS supervisory functions effectively, in a proportionate manner, based on size, scope and risk profile of the financial services provider (FSP) be carried out in an inclusive manner?
  • How are financial stability and soundness issues, but also authorizations (licensing), financial inclusion, distribution, innovation (product and delivery), integrity, consumer protection considered for inclusive DFS supervision?
  • How can the gender and financial inclusion lense be considered for inclusive DFS supervision?

Curriculum Outline

Module 1: Introduction to supervision of inclusive digital finance


Digital Financial Services for Financial Inclusion
Proportionate Regulatory and Supervisory Framework for Inclusive DFS
Advancing women’s digital financial inclusion: how can regulators and supervisors contribute?
Stakeholder landscape
Effective StakeholderCommunication and Persuasion
Intra- and Inter-institutional coordination What are supervisory tools?

Module 2:
Risk-based approach to supervision of inclusive digital finance


What is the best recipe for risk-based supervision?
Prudential, soundness and safety risks and financial inclusion
Balancing financial Integrity and financial exclusion risks
Consumer protection risks in an inclusive DFS environment
Consumer protection risks in an inclusive DFS environment by gender
Competition

Module 3:
Setting up a framework for inclusive supervision of digital finance


A framework for risk-based supervision for inclusive DFS
DFS supervisory approach and tools
What is the best supervisory approach to data?
Data collection for supervision of inclusive DFS
Inclusive and gender considerations in data collections for DFS
Licensing in DFS
Licensing and stakeholder cooperation

Module 4:
Applying supervisory tools to inclusive digital finance


What is your supervisory action plan?
Prudential supervision of EMIs
AML/CFT supervision
Supervision of Banks and Non-Banks operating through Agents Banks and Non-Banks Operating through Agents
Consumer protection supervision