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Adaptation of Cambridge Fintech Regulatory and Innovation Online Programme for Africa (CFTRI Africa)

Overview

Abstract

CCAF in collaboration with Cambridge Judge Business School Executive Education delivers the Cambridge Fintech and Regulatory Innovation (CFTRI) global executive online programme. The CFTRI programme is designed to enable global executives, financial regulators, supervisors and policymakers to understand the mechanics and applications of key innovative technologies employed in fintech firms, evaluate fintech business models and respective regulatory and policy implications and responses, utilise analytical tools to assess fintech business models aligned with national objectives and capabilities and assess the viability and suitability of an array of regulatory innovation initiatives and responses.

FSD Africa partnered with CCAF to contextualise the CFTRI programme to Africa and help them launch it in February 2022, as well as to provide scholarships for participants in the first cohort.

Results

  • CFTRI contextualised for Africa
  • Delivery of the first cohort in Africa
  • 30 participants completing course as a result of FSD Africa scholarship

Project Details

Project Title

Adaptation of Cambridge Fintech Regulatory and Innovation Online Programme for Africa (CFTRI Africa)

Implementing Partner

Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF)

Donor(s)

FCDO

Value (in £)

74,300

Implementation Period

2021-2022

Countries Covered

SSA

Project Description

CCAF in collaboration with Cambridge Judge Business School Executive Education delivers the Cambridge Fintech and Regulatory Innovation (CFTRI) global executive online programme. The CFTRI programme is designed to enable global executives, financial regulators, supervisors and policymakers to understand the mechanics and applications of key innovative technologies employed in fintech firms, evaluate fintech business models and respective regulatory and policy implications and responses, utilise analytical tools to assess fintech business models aligned with national objectives and capabilities and assess the viability and suitability of an array of regulatory innovation initiatives and responses.

FSD Africa partnered with CCAF to contextualise the CFTRI programme to Africa and help them launch it in February 2022, as well as to provide scholarships for participants in the first cohort.

Target results

  • CFTRI contextualised for Africa
  • Delivery of the first cohort in Africa
  • 30 participants completing course as a result of FSD Africa scholarship

Progress

CFTRI contextualized for Africa
Delivery of the first cohort in Africa
30 participants received scholarship

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Updated: October, 2022