Break into fintech product management
The VFA Fintech Product Management Bootcamp is a 12-week program designed to upskill aspiring and existing product managers in Africa's fintech space.
Through carefully curated and contextual content, engaging online workshops with PMs at some of the continent’s fastest-growing companies, case studies, and deliverables faced by VFA’s startup partners, you’ll gain experience building exceptional products for the African market using globally recognised best practices.
(Applications to the third cohort will open later this year!)
Africa's Fintech Industry & Major Players
Explore key growth drivers in fintech, analyze funding trends, and delve into noteworthy categories of fintech products
Fintech Regulation in Major African Markets
Examine the challenges Fintech poses to regulators, the objectives of FinTech regulation, and priority areas requiring regulatory attention
Core Fintech Business Models
Understand the significance of Product Managers considering business models, explore key elements of a business model, and discover innovative fintech business models currently in the market.
Fintech Product Strategies
Discover insights on evaluating product strategies and avoiding pitfalls in the decision-making process.
Customer Needs and Market Assessments
Delve into understanding customer needs with relevant and contextual frameworks for the African market, including exploring methods for market assessments.
Explore key factors in setting product priorities, find a balance between feedback and genuine product needs, and identify pitfalls to avoid in prioritization with essential questions to answer
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Who is this for?
This bootcamp is designed for those trying to accelerate their career in product or looking to break into product management, specifically within the fintech industry.
You'll be an excellent fit if you fall into any of the following categories.
Mid-level product managers looking to dive into the fintech space and upskill in strategic product management
Business Unit Leaders
Mid to senior-level business unit leaders with experience working at a bank (retail/commercial) looking to switch to working in product management in a fintech startup
Consultants with experience working on businesses in the financial services industry
Mid to senior-level project managers who have built capacity in more traditional organisations