The London Institute of Banking & Finance Partners with ADGM Academy and LendIt Fintech to Launch Ground-Breaking new Certified Fintech Practitioner MENA Course

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  • 13.07.2021 12:30 pm

Certified FinTech Practitioner MENA is a new programme developed jointly by The London Institute of Banking & Finance and LendIt Fintech, and delivered in partnership with ADGM Academy in MENA, which aims to help bank and fintech executives get to grips with this new world of fintech. It’s open for registrations now, with the course starting this September.

The fintech world moves at such a pace that is difficult for even the most seasoned executive to keep up. The London Institute for Banking & Financea 140-year old professional institution dedicated to serving the banking world with top-flight education, and LendIt Fintech, a founder-led media business dedicated to advancing fintech on a global scale came together to develop a six-week immersion course, and are working with ADGM Academy to deliver the programme in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Kareem Refaay, Managing Director of The London Institute of Banking & Finance MENA said: “We are delighted to launch CFP MENA, a digital practitioner programme equipping participants with required skills to excel in fintech. The programme is regionally relevant with global insights for a well-rounded learning journey experience. LIBF MENA, as a leader in the fintech education arena, aims to provide programmes from awareness to practitioner to executive level in digital, fintech, digital transformation AI, BI, blockchain and many more in the MENA banking and finance sector.”

Mansoor Jaffar, Managing Director of Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy said: “ADGM Academy believes that this new era of learning will raise a generation powered with the right knowledge, as we create the digital landscape for a new generation with the skills they need today for a brighter tomorrow. The FinTech role in society is becoming more vital than ever, particularly due to Covid-19. Today we can all witness how FinTech has reflected on the economic growth and established new successful careers in the industry.”

The programme will provide participants with expert knowledge of the evolution and impact of fintech and is designed for forward-thinking early to mid-career professionals who are looking to expand and formalise their understanding of fintech business models and the environment in which they operate. Participants will be able to develop their ability to understand and to critically analyse the factors behind the success, and failure, of fintech ventures, models and initiatives.

The Certified Fintech Practitioner MENA course is a six-week immersion in fintech for current and aspiring professionals in financial services. It is a virtual online studied online, including:

·       14 sessions with esteemed instructor Helene Panzarino

·       6 self-study sessions providing an opportunity to reflect on learnings

·       Study guide, reading materials, and a broad array of information and resources from the leaders in financial services

·       Access to the course site for the duration of the programme, and then for six months afterwards, enabling participants to refresh and renew your learning

·       On completion, a digital Certified Fintech Practitioner credential is awarded to participants

To learn more and apply, please visit the course website.

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