Creating Competitive Advantage With Data in Africa's Digital Economy

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Creating Competitive Advantage With Data in Africa's Digital Economy

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Who is The Course For

Course Content

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About this Course

In Africa today, digital disruption continues to reshape financial industries, and businesses are waking up to the immense value and potential risk that data and other external factors brings to their digital business. In addition, competitive forces driving Digital Transformation strategies hamper companies from realizing the full value from their digital initiatives.

This program provides the floor to discuss collectively, strategize, and gain actionable frameworks to not only drive organizational digital strategy, but also to envision next-generation innovation strategies for sustainable growth in your organization and in Africa as a whole.

Who is the Course for

  • Thought leaders for business leaders, senior managers or entrepreneurs in charge of developing or implementing a digital business transformation strategy.
  • Mid-to senior-level executives, including senior leaders, business owners, managing directors, regional directors, and those in the fields of business development, innovation, digital, R&D, and operations.
  • Group Heads leading digital business and transformation in the Digital Business Team, Data Team, Card Business, Operations Team, Internal Control, Merchant System Operations, Engineering, Issuer/Processor Operations, Engineering
  • Fraud Analysis personnel, Internal Control, Risk Management Personnel
  • System Architects and Developers
  • Product Development and Product Marketing
  • FinTech and Corporate organisations undergoing Digital Transformation

Course Content

Module 1: The Role of Leaders in Executing and Sustaining Digital Transformation

  • Dynamics of Digital Disruption and Transformation
  • Challenges facing the Digital Business Transformation Journey In Africa - The workforce and the environment
  • Competitive Forces Driving and shaping the Digital Landscape in Africa
  • How digital technologies impact every industry ecosystem (Financial Institutions, Government)

Module 2: Technology Innovations And Trends Fuelling Innovation

  • The most interesting and promising Fintech ideas shaping Banking & Financial Services
  • Optimising AI in Retail Banking, Lending and the Payments Landscape
  • Optimising consumer expenses, credit decisioning and delivering to customer aspirations: Customer-centric Relationship Management

Module 3: Leveraging Data as a Competitive Asset in Digital Transformation

  • Digital Strategy: Building the Data Journey
  • Creating Competitive Advantage With Data In Our Digital Economy
  • Digital Strategy: Data Platforms and Ecosystems
  • Leveraging analytics for greater market intelligence and scalable decision making (Artificial Intelligence and New Analytical methods)

Module 4: Leveraging Digital Capabilities for Competitive Advantage

  • Customer needs at the heart of digital services - Adopting the Design Thinking Methodology
  • Digital Skills required for the Future - Evaluating The Gartner Digital Execution Scorecard

Module 5: Enabling business opportunities by leveraging Innovation, Digital platforms, and Big data

  • Defining a Data Governance framework to improve data initiatives on Payment Products
  • Developing a Data Strategy - Monetization of Data across Payment Products
  • Data, Digital Strategy Execution and the Future: In Service, Channel, and Experience delivery

Module 6: The Digital Leader - Adopting a Digital Mindset

  • Strategic Initiatives worth driving in 2023

Case Studies & Capstone Project

Course Details

  • FEES: NGN1,750,000 per participant.
  • LOCATION: Nairobi, Kenya
  • DURATION: 5 days

Course Perks

  • Attendee workbook
  • Hands-on experience with examples and case studies

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Technology, Sterling Bank

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Ohiozoje Augustine Ohio

Remedial Officer, Parallex Bank

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Compliance Officer, Eco Bank

The programme was very interesting with lots of ideas to look into back at work. While the presenters were excellent, engaging and experienced

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Head Fintech Partnership and Eco System, Parallex Bank

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