Live course – Understanding fintech for financial inclusion

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  • Duration 6h
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  • Last Update November 1, 2021


Would you like to advance your knowledge about the future of financial services? Are you looking to build or invest in inclusive financial services?

By taking this course, you will understand the phenomena of financial exclusion around the world and the foundations of financial inclusion in light of the advancement in financial technology. In addition, you will be learning about the role of technology in addressing the financial needs of varying groups of the population, who are often excluded from the traditional financial services and you will become familiar with the leading market players in fintech solutions for different social groups both in developing and developed countries.

By participating in all 4 sessions of the course, you will be provided with a certificate of participation (view sample certificate). The live course is based on 4 sessions of 1.5 hrs each (including 5 minutes break and 15 minutes Q&A) and a bonus session.

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Topics for this course


Session 1 – Exploring the phenomena of financial exclusion around the world

Session 2 – Understanding the foundations of inclusive financial services: Accessibility, affordability, usability and distribution.

Session 3- The role of technology in addressing the needs of different groups with varying financial needs by age, gender, race, religion and more.

Session 4 – Market leaders in the inclusive fintech ecosystem both in developing and developed countries and future trends.

Bonus session – Q & A and brainstorming

About the instructor

Dr Ira Sobel

Founder and CEO

Dr Ira Sobel is the founder and CEO of Fintech For Longevity and an expert in the economics of aging and with a particular focus on the role of fintech to improve the financial well-being of mid-life and older adults. In 2020, Dr Sobel joined a working group at the World Economic Forum on “Redefining Retirement” and she is the head of the financial inclusion committee in the Fintech Community of Israel. Her PhD from Tel-Aviv University investigated the effect of retirement and changing health on the economic outcomes of households within different pension and healthcare systems. From 2008 to 2019, she served as a non-executive director to numerous public companies including the Bank of Jerusalem and worked previously as an accountant at KPMG.



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3 Courses

3 students

295 $

Target Audience

  • Founders
  • Investors
  • CXOs in financial institutions
  • Innovation directors
  • Financial advisors
  • Business leaders
  • Regulators

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