2 November 2017

Registration for Certified Expert in Financial Inclusion Policy (CEFI) starts on 1 December 2017 for Spring 2018 intake

Developed by Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) in collaboration with the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, registration for the Certified Expert in Financial Inclusion Policy (CEFI) online course starts on 1 December, 2017 for the Spring intake of 2018.

The first online course, focused on the policy aspects of financial inclusion, provides exclusive knowledge on key financial inclusion policy areas including proportionate application of global standards, consumer education and empowerment, national financial inclusion strategies and measurement of financial inclusion impact.

With financial inclusion a key area in the global development agenda and a priority for financial regulators, as well as government initiatives, private sector, mobile money operators, and international development organizations, this online course is relevant to everyone. Capacity building is a core strategic goal — specifically for AFI members — in the next five years.

“We are very happy that with AFI — a member-driven organization of central banks and financial regulatory institutions from more than 90 developing countries — we are accompanied by a strong partner with the vision of making financial services more accessible to the world’s unbanked,” says Fatma Dirkes, Board Member and Head of Frankfurt School’s International Advisory Services. 

Registration for the upcoming March intake starts on 1 December 2017. The six-month course is open to all.

The course is priced at Euro 1300. Registrations received before 15 January, 2018 are eligible for an early bird discount. With an early bird discount, the pricing of the course is Euro 1100. However, paid up AFI member institutions enjoy a further discount of Euro 300.

Course fees AFI member institutions Non-member institutions
Pricing before January 15, 2018 EUR 1,100 EUR 1,100
Pricing after January 15, 2018 EUR 1,300 EUR 1,300

Additional discount for paid up AFI member institutions only

EUR 800 Not applicable
Exam fee EUR 50 EUR 50


The assignments at the end of each module are to be taken online. The final examination is a sit-down exam. Please view the exam locations here to find an examination center most convenient to you. You would have to arrange to go for the examination on your own and pay the Euro 50 exam fee to the host of the examination center.

For more information on the Certified Expert in Financial Inclusion Policy (CEFI) online course, please visit www.frankfurt-school.de/CEFI


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