Training opportunities

28- 22
Digital Identity

Monday, May 28, 2018 to Friday, June 22, 2018

This course looks at the broad landscape of digital identification (ID), covering the main reference schemes such as Aadhaar, eEstonia, BankID & Mobile Connect. It will explore the importance and different forms of ID, what they are and what they mean for financial services. The course will focus on how it is affected by global developments, understanding SDGs and financial inclusion issues and explore the impact of digital evolution gaining insight into trust frameworks. The course will provide an understanding of ID approaches zooming in on how the roles of authority and use cases varies. It will unpack categories of digital ID schemes and extract insights from ID examples from the developing world. The course will expose you to the rapidly emerging category of private ID providers and new models and business cases. And finally, it will provide an understanding on the development of a digital identity strategy and the different environments affecting it.

This course is designed to meet the knowledge and competency needs of digital finance professionals who are not (yet) experts in the field of digital ID, but who wish to get a comprehensive grounding in the field. It is preferred that students attending this course have an undergraduate degree and/or two years’ relevant work experience; it is preferred that students have passed CIDM & Bitcoin Back to the Future. This course integrates well with AML-CFT course in regulatory stream and extreme inclusion courses under customers and products.

Following the completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the core language and concepts of this emerging field so that you can participate in discussions;
  • Describe and compare leading models of digital ID provision, both public and private;
  • Assess a scheme against the principle and emerging standards for digital ID;
  • Interrogate an ID provider to understand their proposition better.