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Financial Innovations and Emerging Issues Course


Finance has of late experienced a great deal of innovations that have drastically changed the way the function is managed. This is mainly due to the innovations experienced in ICT as well as the trend of globalization linking previously distant parts of the world together.  These changes and innovations present a number of opportunities and challenges both at national and firm level. They have led to creation of new products as well as new and more efficient approaches of managing the finance function both at macro and micro level. New risks and vulnerabilities have also emerged as a result of the ICT innovations, the new products as well as the trend of the globalization world. In addition to ICT innovation and globalization, the finance manager is faced with a more informed, demanding and militant stakeholder. Matters of the environment and climate change are also factors putting pressure on the scarce financial resources. This therefore calls for an upgrade of the systems and approaches employed to carry out the finance function. How we invest, finance and control cash-flows for operations and projects in the new and emerging dispensation need re-looking in the light the ongoing innovations. It requires capacity building to empower the finance manager and expose him/her to the new and changing financial landscape. This is the focus of this programme.


5 Days


  • Finance managers and accountants


At the end of this IRES training seminar, you will learn to:

  • Identify, analyze and interpret changes and trends taking place in the financial sector;
  • Integrate environmental and climate issues in budgeting and finance management;
  • Use emerging technology and new financial instruments to create economic value and wealth for the organization;
  • Address emerging risks such as cybercrime and related challenges.


  • Emerging changes in the global finance landscape;
  • Public sector financial reforms;
  • Green economy and climate finance;
  • Using block chain technology;
  • Cybercrime and money laundering;
  • Innovations in financing infrastructure and new financial instruments.


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.


The training is residential and will be held at IRES training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our training centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254715077817, +254(020) 211 3814 or mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B. 28th October 2019.

Send proof of payment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Payment for all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

1.    Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.

2.    No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met.

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Event Duration 5 Days
Event Date 04-11-2019
Event End Date 08-11-2019
Cut off date 28-10-2019
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 69,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 790
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 920
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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