Training opportunities

15- 26
Financial education programme design and implementation: a course for policy-makers and practitioners

Monday, November 15, 2021 to Friday, November 26, 2021

APPLICATION DEADLINE : 14 October 2021                                                          Tuition €850

Introduction to the course
This course focuses on designing and implementing a financial education strategy (national, institutional or local). Participants will discuss experiences, lessons learned and international practical knowledge gained in this field. They will be provided with relevant tools, frameworks and instruments, and will consider the best practices applied by various institutions and actors globally. The course will be grounded in the experience of financial education acquired over the past decade by the ILO, the ITCILO and other leading global agencies and practitioners. As an outcome of the course, participants will design financial-education outreach strategies for various target groups, produce specific action plans, and prepare for their next steps on returning to work.
Who attends this course?
This training course targets a wide range of stakeholders, including policy-makers, development practitioners, financial education strategy designers and implementers, and project managers in national and international organizations interested in financial education programmes.

What will I learn?
By the end of this course, you will learn about current practices in provision of financial education to various groups of populations and become equipped with tools for designing your own strategies and practices.

The course covers the following topics:

  • Growing complexity of financial sectors and implications on financial literacy and education programmes
  • Financial education program: the design process
  • Review of the frameworks in place and global experiences
  • Establishing institutional and governing arrangements
  • Understanding various segments and profiling them
  • Role of partnerships in design and delivery
  • Examples and case studies of national programmes and projects and shared lessons learned
  • Designing the outreach strategy for various segments