Training opportunity

24- 27
Jul

Oxford University’s Saïd Business School

Monday, July 24, 2023 to Thursday, July 27, 2023

Supporting financial regulators to develop policies that close the gender gap in financial inclusion; Building the women’s leadership pipeline in regulatory organizations. This multi-week global blended learning program, taught by Women’s World Banking and Faculty from Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, brings together senior officials (male/female/nonbinary) from central banks and other regulatory agencies and high-potential […]

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26- 30
Jun

London, UK

Monday, June 26, 2023 to Friday, June 30, 2023

The Program is an executive education program aimed at providing high-level management and leadership training to those shaping the microfinance industry, including CEOs of leading microfinance institutions and executives of mainstream banks entering the microfinance market. This course will combine lectures, case studies, and the use of practical tools to allow participants to appreciate the […]

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26
Apr
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30
Sep

Wednesday, April 26, 2023 to Saturday, September 30, 2023

Supporting financial regulators to develop policies that close the gender gap in financial inclusion; Building the women’s leadership pipeline in regulatory organizations. This multi-week global blended learning program, taught by Women’s World Banking and Faculty from Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, brings together senior officials (male/female/nonbinary) from central banks and other regulatory agencies and high-potential […]

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16- 26
Jan

Monday, January 16, 2023 to Thursday, January 26, 2023

The curriculum was developed by the ADA Chair in Financial Law (Inclusive Finance) in cooperation with ADA to meet the continuous need for talented and well-trained specialists in the growing field of inclusive finance. The programme combines traditional financial law with inclusive finance and development policy subjects.

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05- 16
Dec

Monday, December 5, 2022 to Friday, December 16, 2022

A course for policy makers, practitioners and trainers Introduction to the course The ILO Social finance programme and the International Training Center of the ILO offer participants the possibility to become certified trainers in the ILO Financial education training package. This Online Training of Trainers (O-TOT) combines intense training of trainers on both content and […]

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15- 26
Nov

Online

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 to Saturday, November 26, 2022

APPLICATION DEADLINE 12 November 2021 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 […]

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14- 25
Nov

Online

Monday, November 14, 2022 to Friday, November 25, 2022

*APPLICATION DEADLINE 27 October 2022 Introduction to the course ApexFinCoop is a training and strategic planning programme that aims to empower financial cooperative apex organizations and support institutions to advance the scale and effectiveness of financial cooperatives in a specific country or region. ApexFinCoop is designed to support financial cooperative apex organizations in developing and […]

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14- 18
Nov

George Washington University

Monday, November 14, 2022 to Friday, November 18, 2022

Financial Inclusion in its simplest form is the ability to access appropriate financial services in the formal financial system. However, it is not just about a bank branch or correspondent on the corner. It is about clients using sustainable, responsible financial products that add value to their daily lives. In other words, there is the […]

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05
Oct
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21
Dec

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 to Wednesday, December 21, 2022

This program addresses the digital innovations that are being applied to the provision of financial services to rural farming families and the broader commercial ecosystem in which they operate, with a special emphasis on the role of women-headed households. The program will take a client–centric approach to building an inclusive financial eco-system that supports farmer’s […]

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26
Sep
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14
Nov

Monday, September 26, 2022 to Monday, November 14, 2022

APPLICATION DEADLINE 16 September 2022 Introduction to the course My.COOP is a training package and programme on the management of agricultural cooperatives. It was designed for existing and potential managers of agricultural cooperatives and members involved in managerial tasks, to improve the management of their cooperatives and to provide guidance to them to better cater […]

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12
Sep
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14
Oct

Monday, September 12, 2022 to Friday, October 14, 2022

A majority of insurers and distributors in traditionally underserved markets still struggle to offer insurance products that are viable for them and valuable for consumers. Capacity gaps among insurers’ staff are one of the factors inhibiting this progress. The Impact Insurance Facility of the ILO seeks to develop a sustainable flow of high-quality capacity building […]

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28- 29
Jun

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 to Wednesday, June 29, 2022

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) invite you to the 2nd West and Central Africa SME Banking and Microfinance Academy for executives and middle managers from both SME banks and microfinance institutions from the region. Taking place on 28th – 29th June, the virtual forum is intended to discuss […]

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01- 01
Jun

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 to Thursday, June 1, 2023

The course explains the 9 overarching principles, which serves as a practical guide for governments, companies and international organizations embracing responsible digital payments in their journey to build trust, mitigating risks, and driving inclusive economies. At the end of the self-paced learning course, participants will be able to: Describe and explain the significance of the […]

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17- 19
May

Lagos, Nigeria

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 to Thursday, May 19, 2022

This course on Agriculture Value Chain Financing provides an understanding of the gaps and challenges of agriculture finance. The programme would enable participants to sharpen their awareness of the fundamental issues of financing agriculture and agribusiness. The programme considers different business models, and the available instruments for accessing financial services. Furthermore, it examines the risk […]

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17- 18
May

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 to Wednesday, May 18, 2022

*The registration deadline is 15 May. The ILO’s Impact Insurance Facility and the Financial Services Institute (linked to the Financial Regulatory Authority of Egypt) will organize the training “Make change happen: Getting insurers ready to serve low income and emerging markets” on 17 and 18 May via Zoom. The language of instruction is English. The […]

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17- 18
May

Zoom

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 to Wednesday, May 18, 2022

*The registration deadline is 15 May Insurers and insurance providers need to make many changes in order to serve emerging consumers effectively. This training is designed to equip participants with a detailed framework for change management while presenting the specific changes that are needed to serve new markets and the lessons and insights from institutions […]

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09
May
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24
Jun

Monday, May 9, 2022 to Friday, June 24, 2022

*APPLICATION DEADLINE 22 April 2022 Introduction to the course Proper management enables cooperatives to offer high quality, efficient and effective services to their members. Moreover, well managed agricultural cooperatives can also contribute to wider development issues such as food security, sustainable use of natural resources and inclusive employment creation. My.COOP is a training package and […]

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02
May
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01
Aug

Monday, May 2, 2022 to Monday, August 1, 2022

Supporting financial regulators to develop policies that close the gender gap in financial inclusion; Building the women’s leadership pipeline in regulatory organizations. This virtual, 12-week global program, taught by Women’s World Banking and Faculty from Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, implemented together with the Alliance for Financial Inclusion, brings together senior officials (male/female/nonbinary) from central […]

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02
May
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01
Jul

Monday, May 2, 2022 to Friday, July 1, 2022

The first Training of Trainers is tentatively scheduled to take place from 2-6 May 2022 (Part 1) and 16-20 May (Part 2). The second ToT is scheduled from 20 June until 1 July. The trainings will be conducted online through Zoom during the afternoon Philippine time. Background: The ILO Country Office for the Philippines (CO-Manila), […]

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04- 29
Apr

Monday, April 4, 2022 to Friday, April 29, 2022

*The deadline for application is February 18th The Agricultural and Rural Finance (FAR) training programme is designed for managers of financial institutions and other inclusive finance actors in Africa who wish to develop financial products and services for the agricultural sector. It is organised by ADA (Appui au développement autonome), the Ministry of Foreign and […]

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28
Mar
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01
Apr

Monday, March 28, 2022 to Friday, April 1, 2022

Registration Please send the form below to tisiana.baguet@houseoftraining.lu by 28th February 2022. This online training will be free of charge for the 22 selected candidates. By taking part in this training, you will:  Learn with experts based in the Luxembourgish financial centre Gain insights into the experience of other MFI representatives Learn how to us a Risk Management […]

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01
Mar
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31
Aug

Online

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 to Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Agriculture matters a lot for everyone on this planet: it provides affordable and healthy food, jobs and incomes for millions of people; its development is essential for environmental protection, poverty alleviation and in the context of climate change. Therefore, agriculture finance is a significant part of the finance sector. Farmers and agro-enterprises need loans, insurance, […]

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01
Mar
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31
Aug

Online

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 to Wednesday, August 31, 2022

The microfinance sector is dynamic and rapidly changing. Microfinance practitioners must be equipped with up-to-date knowledge and tools to strengthen their MFIs to be able to cope with the challenges of growth, complexity and competition. The Certified Expert in Microfinance(CEMF) course is an excellent and comprehensive qualification for microfinance practitioners. It prepares you for the […]

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14- 17
Feb

Egypt (Online)

Monday, February 14, 2022 to Thursday, February 17, 2022

*Deadline for registration: February 9, 2022 The ILO’s Impact Insurance Facility and the Financial Services Institute (linked to the Financial Regulatory Authority of Egypt) will organize the training Financial key performance indicators for inclusive insurance from 14 to 17 February via Zoom. The language of instruction is English. The course is offered with support from […]

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25
Jan
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16
Apr

Online

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 to Saturday, April 16, 2022

Learn how to develop an efficient, inclusive and stable financial sector that is essential for a thriving economy. What you’ll learn -Identify a framework for financialmarket development and financial inclusion, and why they matter for economic growth and development. -Measure the degree of financial development and inclusion for a country or countries using a wide […]

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17- 27
Jan

Monday, January 17, 2022 to Thursday, January 27, 2022

Launched in January 2017, the Certificate in Law and Regulation of Inclusive Finance is a joint project of the ADA Chair in Financial Law (Inclusive Finance) at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg, with ADA and the European Investment Bank Institute. Dedicated to regulators, intermediaries and other inclusive financial […]

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06- 10
Dec

London, UK

Monday, December 6, 2021 to Friday, December 10, 2021

This one-week inter-active executive training is designed to deepen the understanding of concepts and practices of financial inclusion with a focus on Advanced Credit Risk, Financial Analysis, Regulations and Supervision, social Performance Management, Digital Finance, SME Banking, offering a holistic perspective to participants about how these models can support women’s empowerment, agriculture, livelihoods, value-chain and […]

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15- 26
Nov

Online

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 […]

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10- 12
Nov

Uganda (online)

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 to Friday, November 12, 2021

Overview: Small businesses are vital to economic development. Yet, they are exposed to high risks and often struggle more than larger businesses to cope with them. Insurance represents an important tool to help businesses better manage risks, but small businesses worldwide are generally underinsured or have no insurance at all. For insurers, small businesses represent […]

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09
Nov

Online

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

The Green Products training is the third part of the Green Inclusive Finance series. It will provide an introduction to the methodology, processes, and key milestones related to green product development. The session will also cover how to disburse, monitor, and report on green products. Practical case studies will be presented to show how various MFIs […]

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01
Nov
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03
Dec

Monday, November 1, 2021 to Friday, December 3, 2021

APPLICATION DEADLINE 27 September 2021 Introduction to the course A majority of insurers and distributors in traditionally underserved markets still struggle to offer insurance products that are viable for them and valuable for consumers. Capacity gaps among insurers’ staff are one of the factors inhibiting this progress. The Impact Insurance Facility of the ILO seeks […]

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07
Oct

Virtual Event

Thursday, October 7, 2021

For the past six years, FSD Kenya has been hosting its annual lecture that continues to contribute to Kenya’s inclusive financial system and support its long-term development goals. Working closely with the Government, financial service industry, donors, and other partners, the lecturers share groundbreaking research, innovations, and debate platforms through which notable speakers share candid […]

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05- 06
Oct

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 to Wednesday, October 6, 2021

As part of the EIB Financial Sector Technical Assistance Program for West and Central Africa, EIB in partnership with MFW4A is organizing the EIB Academy – a two-day forum taking place on 5 – 6 October 2021. Debates and interactive presentations will lead to reflection on various essential themes such as; how financial institutions (FIs) […]

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30
Aug
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01
Sep

Egypt (online)

Monday, August 30, 2021 to Wednesday, September 1, 2021

This online training is to learn all about: the various types of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and how to reach them the different insurance types and how these are offered to SMEs designing products and distribution strategies to meet the needs of SMEs Agenda: Below is an overview of the different sessions of this […]

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26
Aug
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05
Nov

Online

Thursday, August 26, 2021 to Friday, November 5, 2021

Program objective: Participants in this DT Certificate will obtain a thorough understanding of the key ingredients in any pathway toward digital transformation. After this program participants will be able to help guide their organizations through the process of redesigning their relationship with clients and field staff, putting together a digital ecosystem, creating usable data, and […]

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10
Aug

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

AFI in collaboration with VISA is organizing a Public Private Dialogue (PPD) Training, followed by a Member Training on Contactless Payment Innovations on 10 August 2021 at 09:00 am to 12:00 pm (UTC). The trainings which will be held before the 9th Annual AfPI Virtual Leaders’ Roundtable on 12 August 2021 will deep dive into expanding digital payments […]

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09- 13
Aug

Abuja, Nigeria

Monday, August 9, 2021 to Friday, August 13, 2021

This course aims at broadening and pushing the boundary of fundraising to a new level in which directors and managers of microfinance institutions/banks, financial cooperatives, financial non-governmental organizations and other similar financial entities can identify funding from a series of available sources, use both traditional and modern funding vehicles, including bank linkages, national apex funds, […]

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28- 29
Jul

Online (via Zoom)

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 to Thursday, July 29, 2021

this online training is to learn all about: making changes to your current inclusive insurance offering models, products and processes that have enabled MFIs around the world identifying ways to make your inclusive insurance offering more value to your target market Agenda Below is an overview of the different sessions of this two-day workshop: List of […]

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07- 09
Jul

Uganda (online)

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 to Friday, July 9, 2021

Overview: Distribution is a particularly important question for those looking to deliver insurance to low-income people. With low margins, insurers need to find low-cost channels that can reach clients in large numbers. These challenges mean that insurers need to think differently about microinsurance distribution. This training will help equip insurers with a good understanding of […]

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18- 21
May

Online

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 to Friday, May 21, 2021

Overview: Inclusive insurance providers see the need for increased understanding and expertise in pricing their products. This training will help pricing specialists responsible for calculating different projections to better understand the specificities of the inclusive insurance sector in order to better place and monitor insurance products.   Training Objectives: By the end of this course, […]

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11
May
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31
Oct

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 to Sunday, October 31, 2021

AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL FINANCE TRAINING PROGRAMME (FAR 2021) ***Blended learning (online + in-person)*** NEW: English edition Online session – 17 May to 11 June 2021 – 30 places available > In-person session – October 2021 – 15 places available Registration/admission: please visit the website linked below to access the eligibility criteria and the registration form which must be completed by […]

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21- 22
Apr

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 to Thursday, April 22, 2021

This online training to learn all about: the various types of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and how to reach them the different insurance types and how these are offered to SMEs designing products and distribution strategies to meet the needs of SMEs Trainer background: Camyla Fonseca leads the knowledge and capacity building initiative, as […]

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01
Mar
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31
Aug

Monday, March 1, 2021 to Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Reflecting sustainability criteria, especially climate change, in financial markets is increasingly gaining attention as opportunities and risks arising in this context are changing business practices. The course will prepare participants to understand major drivers and constraints of transforming the financial system to a more sustainable one. Furthermore, it will familiarize participants with the business, regulatory […]

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01
Mar
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31
Aug

Online

Monday, March 1, 2021 to Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Starting on March 2021, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management will offer the following six-month online certification courses on: Climate & Renewable Energy Finance. Climate Adaptation Finance. Sustainable Finance (in English or German). Financing NDCs (in English or French).

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01
Mar
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31
Aug

Online

Monday, March 1, 2021 to Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Starting on March 2021, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management will offer the following six- month online certification courses on: Microfinance (in English or French). Islamic Microfinance. Microinsurance. Agricultural Finance (in English or French). Digital Finance (in English or French). SME Finance (in English or French). Financial Inclusion Policy. NEW: ESG and Impact Investing.

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22- 26
Feb

Online

Monday, February 22, 2021 to Friday, February 26, 2021

Inclusive insurance is an important risk management tool for emerging consumers. Before entering the market, it is crucial that potential and new players have an understanding of the concept of inclusive insurance and the emerging market in order to offer quality insurance products. Training Objectives: By the end of this course, participants will be able […]

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19- 26
Jan

Online

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 to Tuesday, January 26, 2021

The online program will take place on January, 19, 21, and 26, 2021 in English. The Boulder Institute of Microfinance, in partnership with the Capacity Building in Rural Finance (CABFIN) Partnership, is pleased to announce its first Online Masterclass series “Digital Transformation on of Rural and Agricultural Finance,” featuring sector leaders who will present their […]

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18- 28
Jan

Mix with 15 participants physically present in Luxembourg and 50 remotely

Monday, January 18, 2021 to Thursday, January 28, 2021

Launched in January 2017, the Certificate in Law and Regulation of Inclusive Finance is a joint project of the ADA Chair in Financial Law (Inclusive Finance) at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg, with ADA and the European Investment Bank Institute. Aimed at regulators, intermediaries and other inclusive financial […]

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08- 10
Dec

United Arab Emirates

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 to Thursday, December 10, 2020

Digital finance is quickly changing the nature of financial service provision – with promising opportunities to reach more customers and offering a more complete suite of relevant products. However, providers face multiple obstacles leveraging this opportunity – platforms are not always accessible, customers are difficult to serve on digital-only channels, and ad-hoc partnerships pose obstacles […]

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07- 11
Dec

London, United Kingdom

Monday, December 7, 2020 to Friday, December 11, 2020

Many microfinance institutions are facing increasing competition, tougher regulations or are branching out to embrace new market segments with innovative products. This 2020 Winter Academy seeks to equip participants with profound technical know‐how in principles of microfinance & financial inclusion, advanced credit risk, digital finance, SME banking, financial analysis & KPIs, innovative product development & pricing […]

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16- 20
Nov

Monday, November 16, 2020 to Friday, November 20, 2020

Boulder Institute of Microfinance and International Finance Corporation (IFC) invite CEOs, Board Members, and other senior financial inclusion professionals to explore the role of leaders in times of exponential challenges, generated by disruptive technologies and market forces. The field of financial inclusion currently faces a contradiction in many markets: clients remain unbanked while certain market pockets have […]

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09
Nov
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04
Dec

Monday, November 9, 2020 to Friday, December 4, 2020

This eWorkshop is funded by the Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND), a regional organization based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. AGFUND works mainly in the field of development and growth at the international level through an effective partnership with the United Nations Organization, with regional and national development organizations, with public institutions, with the private […]

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02- 27
Nov

Monday, November 2, 2020 to Friday, November 27, 2020

Recently, inclusive economic growth and sustainable development have gained traction as a development policy paradigm in the developing countries. In parallel to this development has been the wider and growing recognition of the key role of inclusive finance in the development process and the need to address the strong existence of financial exclusion in the […]

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28- 29
Sep

Dubai

Monday, September 28, 2020 to Tuesday, September 29, 2020

The two-day program will bring together practitioners and leading financial inclusion experts . Summit Themes: Financial inclusion, the changing landscape. Financial inclusion: The next generation. Harnessing change to accelerate financial inclusion. Digital financial services in the fintech era. The future of financing for micro, small and medium enterprises. Using the block chain to drive financial […]

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23- 25
Sep

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 to Friday, September 25, 2020

Until a few years ago, green and sustainable investment was considered idealistic – but unrealistic. Today, there are many impressive cases that showcase how impact finance can achieve the holy grail: a positive social and environmental impact, as well as a solid financial return. The Frankfurt School (FS) Impact Finance program will equip you with […]

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14- 18
Sep

Monday, September 14, 2020 to Friday, September 18, 2020

The ILO’s Impact Insurance Academy is a unique opportunity to learn from twelve years of experience and innovations in inclusive insurance facilitated by the ILO’s Impact Insurance Facility. By combining plenary sessions with specific electives by the choice of participants, participative activities, case studies and intensive discussions, the Academy offers a dynamic learning environment for […]

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07- 18
Sep

Monday, September 7, 2020 to Friday, September 18, 2020

The School of African Microfinance (SAM) annual training program is a chance for executives to convene, connect and collaborate on top issues facing the financial inclusion industry. Designed for middle to senior managers from microfinance institutions, microfinance banks, SACCOs, regulatory organizations and donor programs, SAM is known for gathering financial inclusion visionaries in a close setting […]

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24- 28
Aug

Monday, August 24, 2020 to Friday, August 28, 2020

Inclusive financial services providers are undergoing rapid change. Many face increasing competition, tougher regulation or are branching out to embrace new market segments. The Inclusive Finance Summer Academy seeks to equip participants with deep technical know-how across six major themes:  Risk Management, Housing Finance, Digital Finance, SME Banking, Rural Finance and Human Resources. You will […]

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27
Jul
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31
Aug

Monday, July 27, 2020 to Monday, August 31, 2020

This one-week training is designed to enhance the skills of professionals within the microfinance sector. The program will allow microfinance managers, consultants and trainers to develop the theoretical and practical skills necessary to improve the performance of their organizations. Course Outline: Introduction of microfinance. Product development for microfinance institutions (MFIs). Social performance management. Delinquency measurement […]

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27- 31
Jul

Monday, July 27, 2020 to Friday, July 31, 2020

This one-week training is designed to enhance the skills of professionals within the microfinance sector. The program will allow microfinance managers, consultants and trainers to develop the theoretical and practical skills necessary to improve the performance of their organizations. Course Outline: Introduction of microfinance. Product development for microfinance institutions (MFIs). Social performance management. Delinquency measurement […]

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29
Jun
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03
Jul

Monday, June 29, 2020 to Friday, July 3, 2020

Uninsured risk has devastating consequences on future generations and constrains their entrepreneurial capacities. In many developing countries, however, the insurance industry is not yet fulfilling its potential. The ILO’s Impact Insurance Facility works to enable the insurance sector, governments and their partners to embrace impact insurance as a way of reducing households’ vulnerability, promoting stronger […]

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16- 19
Jun

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 to Friday, June 19, 2020

Many people see digital credit as a lever that can improve the financial inclusion of people who are unbanked or underbanked thanks to technology that reduces subscription and infrastructure costs. Digital credit also constitutes an opportunity for additional growth for the players. How do financial institutions manage to respond to new customer demands in terms […]

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06- 11
Jun

Saturday, June 6, 2020 to Thursday, June 11, 2020

The Pakistan Microfinance Network (PMN) – an association of the Microfinance Providers in Pakistan, since its inception has been laser-focused on building capacity of the Microfinance sector through various local and international training programs.  PMN is gearing towards leading the ‘2nd Regional Microfinance Bootcamp’ in Dubai that will take place from 06-11 June 2020 at Metropolitan Hotel, Dubai. The 6-day […]

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25- 29
May

Monday, May 25, 2020 to Friday, May 29, 2020

Financial Inclusion in its simplest form is the ability to access appropriate financial services in the formal financial system. However, it is not just about a bank branch or correspondent on the corner. It is about clients using sustainable, responsible financial products that add value to their daily lives. In other words, there is the […]

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11- 15
May

Monday, May 11, 2020 to Friday, May 15, 2020

Many microfinance institutions (MFIs) are facing increasing  competition, tougher regulations and/or branching out to embrace new market segments with innovative products. This Master Class seeks to equip participants with state of the art technical know how  in various topics and a good understanding in newer trends in the microfinance & financial inclusion space. Course Content Responsible […]

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04- 15
May

Monday, May 4, 2020 to Friday, May 15, 2020

The Boulder Institute of Microfinance, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO),  Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and Capacity Building for Rural Finance (CABFIN) partnership, which also includes UNCDF, IFAD, WFP, GIZ and World Bank, has developed an in-depth and comprehensive agricultural finance training program.  By participating in the RAFP, you will gain and consolidate critical skills, […]

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20- 24
Apr

Monday, April 20, 2020 to Friday, April 24, 2020

Financial Inclusion (FI) is a global development agenda to promote and extend affordable financial services for each segment of population within and across the geographical boarders to speed up the journey of enhanced economic activities, alleviation of poverty, minimization of gender and earning gaps and to ensure achievement of other sustainable development goals. The success […]

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08
Apr

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

he frequency and intensity of extreme weather events such as droughts, floods, hurricanes and storms tend to increase due to climate change. There is little smallholders can do to cope with the financial impact of an extreme weather event, forcing them to resort to often negative coping strategies such as selling livestock, reducing food consumption […]

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29
Mar
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03
Apr

Sunday, March 29, 2020 to Friday, April 3, 2020

The HBS-Accion Program on Strategic Leadership in Inclusive Finance is the first executive education program of its kind to provide high-level management and leadership training to those shaping the microfinance industry, including CEOs of leading microfinance institutions and executives of mainstream banks entering the microfinance market. Fees The program costs $8,850 USD including tuition, fees, housing and meals. Attendees […]

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23- 27
Mar

Monday, March 23, 2020 to Friday, March 27, 2020

This course seeks to equip participants with state-of-the-art technical knowhow in the below subjects: Course Content: Session 1: Responsible Microfinance &Financial Inclusion: Towards A New Paradigm, Salient Issues & Tracking Accountable Progress. Session  2: Advanced Credit Risk: Principles and Techniques. Session 3: Financial Analysis, Principles and Techniques and Key Performance Indicators. Session 4: FinTech, Digitization and Digital Divide: […]

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23- 25
Mar

Monday, March 23, 2020 to Wednesday, March 25, 2020

In Sub-Saharan Africa, the African Development Bank estimates that without concerted action, nearly 50 percent of youth will be unemployed or economically inactive by 2025. An estimated 18 million new jobs will be needed each year until 2035 to absorb the growing labor force in the region. However, the problem is not only unemployment, but […]

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18- 20
Mar

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 to Friday, March 20, 2020

Inclusive insurance providers see the need for increased understanding and expertise in pricing their products. This training will help pricing specialists responsible for calculating different projections to better understand the specificities of the inclusive insurance sector in order to better place and monitor inclusive insurance products. Registration Fee: $100

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16- 20
Mar

Monday, March 16, 2020 to Friday, March 20, 2020

The digital transformation (DT) initiative entails a shift to a branch-lite operating model and the delivery of services through digital instruments and channels; the offering of new digitally-enabled products; a data-driven approach to all aspects of decision-making, including credit decisions and product development; and expands its capabilities through linkages with partners such as technology providers, […]

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13- 19
Mar

Friday, March 13, 2020 to Thursday, March 19, 2020

Managing risk is an inherent part of delivering financial services today. This course covers the critical issues of financial analysis and risk management in a dynamic and interactive learning environment. The course will use the theory and practice of financial analysis and risk management in-line with standards and sector specific global best practices. This seven-day […]

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09- 13
Mar

Monday, March 9, 2020 to Friday, March 13, 2020

This training course invites financial and non-financial actors to adopt a customer-centric approach to addressing issues of financial inclusion. It will examine the business case for customer-centricity as well as the process through which organizations can become more customer-centric, generating value for themselves as well as the customers they aim to serve. During the course, […]

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09- 13
Mar

Monday, March 9, 2020 to Friday, March 13, 2020

Every day many opportunities to leverage financial services for economic growth and poverty reduction are missed. Nearly a third of all adults in the world still don’t have a bank or mobile money account and there is a persistent gap in access between men and women. Many of the accounts that have been opened are inactive. Insurance […]

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04- 05
Mar

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 to Thursday, March 5, 2020

Distribution is a particularly important question for those looking to deliver insurance to low-income people. With low margins, insurers need to find low-cost channels that can reach clients in large numbers. These challenges mean that insurers need to think differently about microinsurance distribution. This training will help equip insurers with a good understanding of the […]

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02
Mar
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31
Aug

Monday, March 2, 2020 to Monday, August 31, 2020

The “Certified Expert in Agricultural Finance” (CEAF) is an on-line course that covers a wide range of agriculture finance topics. Participants will gain a broad perspective on the concept of agricultural finance and acquire the necessary skills to design feasible operations, products and delivery channels. One focus of the course will be on lending to […]

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02
Mar
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31
Aug

Monday, March 2, 2020 to Monday, August 31, 2020

Digital finance offers a transformational solution for financial inclusion. Powered by the mobile phone, new data and technological innovations, it has become affordable and convenient for unbanked customers to access and use formal banking services. While new technological developments and financial players bring tremendous opportunities, the emerging landscape is also becoming more complex and is […]

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02
Mar
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31
Aug

Monday, March 2, 2020 to Monday, August 31, 2020

In the growing area of Islamic microfinance, a diverse skillset is required. Professionals have to be knowledgeable in traditional retail banking, in the ethics of Islamic finance and in the relevant compliance and regulation issues. Frankfurt School of Finance & Management has designed this certification course to provide participants with the necessary skills and know-how to become […]

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02
Mar
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31
Aug

Monday, March 2, 2020 to Monday, August 31, 2020

The Certified Expert in Microinsurance provides you with an understanding of the target market, marketing strategies and distribution channels to be successful with this product proposition. This training tailored to insurance, microfinance and bank practitioners world-wide. This course takes approx. six months assuming five to eight hours of self-study per week. It consists of eight mandatory units, […]

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02
Mar
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31
Aug

Monday, March 2, 2020 to Monday, August 31, 2020

Risk is inherent in the delivery of financial services. It is therefore important for financial institutions to implement a systematic risk management approach. The objective of this course is to deepen your understanding of modern risk analysis including credit, market, liquidity and operational risk and to implement this understanding in your institution. The course teaches […]

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02- 13
Mar

Monday, March 2, 2020 to Friday, March 13, 2020

Microinsurance Master is the sector’s first accelerator program. It starts with a two-week immersion at Hollard Insurance in South Africa, followed by eight weeks tailored coaching by industry leaders to boost your microinsurance activities. You will join a growing network of champions who continue to share and learn how to provide more and better risk […]

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02- 13
Mar

Monday, March 2, 2020 to Friday, March 13, 2020

Microinsurance Master is the sector’s first accelerator program. It starts with a two-week immersion at Hollard Insurance in South Africa, followed by eight weeks tailored coaching by industry leaders to boost your microinsurance activities. You will join a growing network of champions who continue to share and learn how to provide more and better risk […]

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24- 28
Feb

Monday, February 24, 2020 to Friday, February 28, 2020

This course combines delegates’ actual budgeting experiences, both successes and challenges, with a customized case study which draws upon the trainer’s 25 years of experience in the Microfinance Industry. Microfin is not just a simple budgeting spreadsheet for Microfinance Institutions, but a holistic enterprise planning tool, designed to help budgeting managers, CFOs, and operations officers […]

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24- 28
Feb

Monday, February 24, 2020 to Friday, February 28, 2020

This program aims to challenge regulators, policy makers and practitioners on the importance of developing a regulatory framework on financial technology. Participants that attend the program will go through twelve fundamental modules that would equip them for future challenges as they address the increased role of financial technology.  Participants will need to be prepared to be challenged […]

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22- 25
Feb

Saturday, February 22, 2020 to Tuesday, February 25, 2020

The Board Leadership for Impact Program (BLI) is dedicated to empowering corporate leaders in the social enterprise sector to achieve business growth and social impact. By focusing exclusively on executive leadership and reframing board effectiveness as a strategic imperative, BLI strengthens leadership and management to ensure these companies sustain business growth and drive social impact. […]

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27- 31
Jan

Monday, January 27, 2020 to Friday, January 31, 2020

The Social Performance Management program is an executive education program aimed at providing high-level management and leadership training to those shaping the microfinance industry, including CEOs, SPM Managers of microfinance institutions and executives of mainstream banks entering the microfinance market. This course focuses on overcoming major challenges to inculcate and strengthen a system of social performance management in […]

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20- 30
Jan

Monday, January 20, 2020 to Thursday, January 30, 2020

The ADA Chair in Financial Law (Inclusive Finance) at the  University of Luxembourg’s Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, together with Appui au Développement Autonome (ADA), a non-governmental organization in inclusive finance, and the European Investment Bank Institute, the educational arm of the European Investment Bank Group, launched in 2017 the Certificate in Law and Regulation of Inclusive Finance. […]

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20- 24
Jan

Monday, January 20, 2020 to Friday, January 24, 2020

This one-week training course for microfinance institutions (MFIs) will provide participants with an understanding of the different tools used by MFIs, what they mean, and how they can be used to keep track of an institution’s financial performance over time. Participants would also learn how to format financial statements for decision making, adjust for inflation […]

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09- 11
Dec

Monday, December 9, 2019 to Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Digital finance is quickly changing the nature of financial service provision – with promising opportunities to reach more customers and offering a more complete suite of relevant products. However, providers face multiple obstacles leveraging this opportunity – platforms are not always accessible, customers are difficult to serve on digital-only channels, and ad-hoc partnerships pose obstacles […]

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05
Dec
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30
Apr

Thursday, December 5, 2019 to Thursday, April 30, 2020

Designed specifically for microfinance institutions (MFIs) this course aims to develop participants’ competencies for managing MFIs. In addition to a broad-based understanding of business management, the course provides the learners with an understanding of the theories and practices of entrepreneurship and innovation in a variety of organizational contexts. These range from new business ventures and small businesses to not-for-profit organizations. You will have […]

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05
Dec
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28
Feb

Thursday, December 5, 2019 to Friday, February 28, 2020

Learning Objectives: Expose participants to the historical background and methodological approaches employed by the major implementing organizations in expanding financial inclusion at the last-mile through savings groups. Guiding financial inclusion practitioners through a focused roadmap of financial capability, addressing customer needs, technology-enabled business models and client protection to effectively manage financial linkages with Savings Groups. […]

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02- 06
Dec

Monday, December 2, 2019 to Friday, December 6, 2019

The Strategic Management program is an executive education program aimed at providing high-level management and leadership training to those shaping the microfinance industry, including CEOs of leading microfinance institutions and executives of mainstream banks entering the microfinance market. This course will combine lectures, case studies, and use of practical tools to allow participants to appreciate the […]

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02- 06
Dec

Monday, December 2, 2019 to Friday, December 6, 2019

The field of financial inclusion currently faces a contradiction in many markets: clients remain unbanked while certain market pockets have become oversaturated and highly challenging. Our new Back to Boulder:  Enhancing Strategic Relevance in Microfinance program brings together leaders from within and outside of the microfinance community, as well as international experts in leadership and change management, […]

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26- 27
Nov

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 to Wednesday, November 27, 2019

This training will provide microinsurance practitioners with the tools, knowledge and confidence to improve the claims management functions for their microinsurance programs, in terms of efficiency, cost-effectiveness and client value.

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26- 27
Nov

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 to Wednesday, November 27, 2019

This program aim is to challenge senior executives using the critical thinking concept. Participants that attend the program will go through 10 fundamental modules. Participants will need to be prepared to be challenged in a stimulating and thought-provoking environment. This transformation program is also used as a diagnostic tool. It allows for analyzing a microfinance institution by identifying the specific […]

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21- 22
Nov

Thursday, November 21, 2019 to Friday, November 22, 2019

Claims represent the tangible benefit of insurance to policyholders as positive experiences are key to developing trust. This training will provide microinsurance practitioners with the tools, knowledge and confidence to improve the claims management functions for their microinsurance programs, in terms of efficiency, cost-effectiveness and client value. Training Objectives: By the end of this course, […]

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18- 20
Nov

Monday, November 18, 2019 to Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Join a fast-track Microfin course combining delegates’ self-study in the evenings with a streamlined case study while maximizing classroom time to provide the delegates with the same experience as the standard five-day course at a discounted price. Microfin is not just a simple budgeting spreadsheet for Microfinance Institutions, but a holistic enterprise planning tool, designed […]

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11- 23
Nov

Monday, November 11, 2019 to Saturday, November 23, 2019

The broad objective of the two-week International Program on Inclusive Banking and Finance is to provide a forum to senior executives of different financial institutions of different countries to learn the emerging opportunities and innovations in business models in lending to rural, agribusiness and MSME markets. In addition, the program will provide necessary skills and perspectives to meet […]

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11- 15
Nov

Monday, November 11, 2019 to Friday, November 15, 2019

This 2019 school seeks to equip participants with state-of-the-art technical know-how in the principles of responsible microfinance, sustained financial inclusion, advanced credit risk, financial analysis & key performance indicators (KPIs), group vs agent led banking, corporate governance, governance of risk management, governance of compensation, governance of audits, management information system (MIS), social performance management, digital […]

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04- 08
Nov

Monday, November 4, 2019 to Friday, November 8, 2019

This one-week inter-active executive training is designed to improve the participants basic knowledge to advanced practical knowledge on provision of financial services with particular emphasis on expansion of products range, SME, regulations & supervision, risks, impact assessment, case study and the way forward. Target Audience: Microfinance and microcredit practitioners. Regulatory officers. Potential social investors. Senior managers […]

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22- 24
Oct

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 to Thursday, October 24, 2019

Digital finance is quickly changing the nature of financial service provision – with promising opportunities to reach more customers and offering a more complete suite of relevant products. However, providers face multiple obstacles leveraging this opportunity – platforms are not always accessible, customers are difficult to serve on digital-only channels, and ad-hoc partnerships pose obstacles […]

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15- 17
Oct

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 to Thursday, October 17, 2019

This course on Agriculture Value chain for microfinance and SME practitioners provides an understanding of the gaps and challenges of agriculture finance. The programme would enable participants to sharpen their awareness of the fundamental issues of financing agriculture and agribusiness. The programme considers different business models, and the available instruments for accessing financial services. Furthermore, […]

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14- 18
Oct

Monday, October 14, 2019 to Friday, October 18, 2019

This one-week course aims to introduce the implications and lessons learnt from financial inclusion for regulators and policymakers. Participants will get a chance to understand what mechanisms across the globe have been used historically, as well as what are emerging processes to boost financial inclusion via financially affordable and socially acceptable processes to serves the […]

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07
Oct
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28
Nov

Monday, October 7, 2019 to Thursday, November 28, 2019

Savings Groups (SGs) are community-based financial institutions where members mobilize and manage their own savings, pooling this money in a loan fund from which they can borrow in amounts as small as $5. This approach has proved to be low-cost, highly sustainable, and extremely profitable for the member-owners while achieving significant scale, especially in remote […]

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07- 11
Oct

Monday, October 7, 2019 to Friday, October 11, 2019

This course focuses on designing and implementing a financial education strategy (national, institutional or local). Participants will discuss the 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. As an outcome […]

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05- 07
Oct

Saturday, October 5, 2019 to Monday, October 7, 2019

The inclusive insurance sector has experienced persistent growth in client outreach and premium volumes over the past ten years. Today, nearly 300 million low-income citizens in developing countries are covered by an insurance policy. New technologies are boosting market coverage. In Asia alone, the number of people insured through mobile phones exceeds 40 million. Furthermore, […]

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24- 26
Sep

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 to Thursday, September 26, 2019

Financial Inclusion in its simplest form is the ability to access appropriate financial services in the formal financial system. However, it is not just about a bank branch or correspondent on the corner. It is about clients using sustainable, responsible financial products that add value to their daily lives. In other words, there is the […]

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19- 20
Sep

Thursday, September 19, 2019 to Friday, September 20, 2019

Distribution is a particularly important question for those looking to deliver insurance to new markets. With low margins, insurers need to find low-cost channels that can reach clients in large numbers. These challenges mean that insurers need to think differently about inclusive insurance distribution. This training will help equip insurers with a good understanding of […]

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18- 19
Sep

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 to Thursday, September 19, 2019

Microfinance institutions (MFIs) can be one of the most effective distribution channels for delivering microinsurance, given their trust-based relationship with low-income communities and infrastructure to provide financial services. Unfortunately, many MFIs do not offer insurance products and of those that do, nearly half offer standard credit-life products only. This training seeks to guide financial institutions […]

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17- 19
Sep

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 to Thursday, September 19, 2019

Digital is the new normal. It has already transformed industries such as media, transportation, and retail and is now sweeping through financial institutions. But when it comes to a financial institution’s risk function, unique challenges and opportunities accompany digitization.  Global CEOs and CROs tend to be cautious when considering the very idea of a digital […]

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16- 20
Sep

Monday, September 16, 2019 to Friday, September 20, 2019

This training is designed for senior and middle management (credit supervisors, credit officers, senior credit officers, micro credit managers responsible to managers) of microfinance institutions (MFIs) and other financial institutions for the purpose of strengthening their knowledge and build their capacities in the field of loan portfolio management. This training exposes participants to various portfolio […]

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10- 12
Sep

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 to Thursday, September 12, 2019

MAIN (Microfinance African Institutions Network) in collaboration with GHAMFI (Ghana Microfinance Institutions Network) is pleased to invite you to its training workshop on Financial and Social Performance Indicators for MFIs. The general objective of the workshop is to give MFIs a better insight into the actual financial and social situation of their own organizations and […]

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02- 13
Sep

Monday, September 2, 2019 to Friday, September 13, 2019

The School of African Microfinance (SAM) is an annual two-week training designed to build capabilities of institutions by developing individual knowledge and skills in order to achieve growth, impact and profitability. Drawing from its experience working with institutions in Africa, SAM courses and forums are tailored to impart knowledge, skills, insights and ideas to make […]

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01
Sep
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31
Aug

Sunday, September 1, 2019 to Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The Master of Leadership in Development Finance online program is designed for emerging leaders who are passionate about finance and the role finance plays as a catalyst for economic development and growth in emerging economies worldwide Highlights: 18-24 months / part-time program. Online program that gives you an internationally recognized academic degree. Networking possibilities through forum […]

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26
Aug
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06
Sep

Monday, August 26, 2019 to Friday, September 6, 2019

This is it, the final workshop of the Sustainable Microfinance and Development Program (SMDP) is coming to Pietermaritzburg, South Africa offered by the University of New Hampshire, hosted by SaveAct and delivered by VSL Associates and SaveAct. The Sustainable Microfinance and Development Program comes to South Africa for the final two-week workshop of the SMDP entirely devoted […]

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26- 30
Aug

Monday, August 26, 2019 to Friday, August 30, 2019

The program will provide managers the tools and processes needed to meet their organization’s leadership challenges. Over five days, participants will explore both ‘macro’ and ‘micro’ issues – from organizational structures, incentives and informal networks to managing performance and using feedback to enhance personal professional growth. Participants will leave the program equipped with strategic insights, leadership skills, […]

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19- 23
Aug

Monday, August 19, 2019 to Friday, August 23, 2019

Many microfinance institutions are facing increasing competition, tougher regulation and/or are branching out to embrace new market segments with innovative products. Financial Inclusion Advocacy Centre proudly presents the 2019 Executive Applied Microfinance & Financial Inclusion Leadership Program. This 2019 program seeks to equip participants with state-of-the-art technical know‐how in the Principles of Responsible Microfinance, Sustained […]

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19- 21
Aug

Monday, August 19, 2019 to Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Product development plays an embryonic role in continues improvement and development of Islamic banking institutions. This training provides a hands-on experience and take-to-office guidelines for designing and implementing Islamic financial innovation wit overall objectives of improving the banking efficiency and outreach. The participants will be introduced with banking product expansion and reconfiguration strategies, to decide […]

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12- 16
Aug

Monday, August 12, 2019 to Friday, August 16, 2019

This one-week interactive executive training is the first of its kind. It is designed to enhance the participants basic knowledge to advanced practical knowledge with regard to the provision of a wide range of customer-centric financial services with specific emphasis on responsible microfinance, sustained financial inclusion, advanced credit risk, financial analysis, group and agent banking, […]

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05- 08
Aug

Monday, August 5, 2019 to Thursday, August 8, 2019

To improve their institution’s value proposition and outreach, organizations should understand and use market research effectively. This training is designed to increase an organization’s ability to gather consumer insights that can be translated into a product offering suitable to its target audience, thereby increasing the probability of a profitable and sustainable insurance business model. In […]

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01- 02
Aug

Thursday, August 1, 2019 to Friday, August 2, 2019

The Minimum Economic Recovery Standards (MERS) articulate the minimum level of assistance required to support the economic recovery of vulnerable populations in the wake of crises. The MERS handbook offers tools and approaches that support practitioners, multi-lateral stakeholders, local market actors, governments and donors to support economic recovery through market-based response. The standards draw from the accumulated experience of […]

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29
Jul
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02
Aug

Monday, July 29, 2019 to Friday, August 2, 2019

This one-week training is designed to enhance the professional skills of professionals within the microfinance sector. The program would allow microfinance managers, consultants and trainers to develop the theoretical and practical skills necessary to improve the performance of their organizations. Cost: The course fee for the programme is $1500 per delegate

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22
Jul
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02
Aug

Monday, July 22, 2019 to Friday, August 2, 2019

This new program offers 16 elective courses to choose from that will lead participants from considering how to define a digital transformation strategy, to best practices in product design and development, as well as change management required to undergo such a strategically important venture. These courses are taught by renowned expert faculty who are practitioners […]

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22
Jul
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02
Aug

Monday, July 22, 2019 to Friday, August 2, 2019

The 5th Edition of the  Boulder RAFP in English will be held from July 22 to August 2, 2019 in Turin, Italy and will bring together rural and agricultural finance specialists from around the world representing MFIs, Rural Banks, Central Banks, Ministries of Finance and Agriculture, Donor Agencies, Investors, Development Agencies, and more. The Boulder RAFP will be held alongside […]

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22
Jul
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02
Aug

Monday, July 22, 2019 to Friday, August 2, 2019

The “25th Anniversary Boulder MFT” will feature three different concentrations to choose from: Management & Leadership. Policy & Funding. Development. Participants will design their own tailored experience by selecting four elective courses among Boulder’s 16 elective course offerings which are delivered by diverse and world-renowned faculty and cover a broad range of topics and viewpoints.  The […]

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08- 12
Jul

Monday, July 8, 2019 to Friday, July 12, 2019

The ILO’s Impact Insurance Academy is a unique opportunity to learn from more than ten years of experience and innovations in inclusive insurance facilitated by the ILO’s Impact Insurance Facility. By combining plenary sessions with specific electives by the choice of participants, participative activities, case studies and intensive discussions, the Academy offers a dynamic learning […]

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01- 05
Jul

Monday, July 1, 2019 to Friday, July 5, 2019

The role of financial markets in driving the transformation towards a low-carbon climate resilient economy is fundamental to the efficient implementation of global ambitions in the post-Paris Agreement phase. Realizing a successful transformation requires thought leaders to understand and critically analyses the key aspects of private capital engagement at various levels and from different sources. The […]

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24- 28
Jun

Monday, June 24, 2019 to Friday, June 28, 2019

Business Planning with Microfin will again be taught using Internet distance learning.  This course has a reduced time commitment, no travel costs, and allows participants to interact with each other and the instructor as the basics of Microfin are taught through the live input of a specially designed case study, reflecting real life solutions to […]

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24- 28
Jun

Monday, June 24, 2019 to Friday, June 28, 2019

This week-long course will enable participants to share experiences and engage in discussions with other experts of the financial sector. The 2019 Overview Course of Financial Sector Issues aims at providing a solid knowledge of the fundamentals of the financial sector and an opportunity to learn about the latest thinking in key areas. The theme […]

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24- 28
Jun

Monday, June 24, 2019 to Friday, June 28, 2019

This one-week executive training is designed to enhance the collective capabilities of institutions by building individual knowledge and skills to achieve strategic goals. The program will allow microfinance managers, consultants and trainers to develop the theoretical and practical skills necessary to improve the performance of their organization. Program Topics: Changing face of microfinance and road to […]

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17- 21
Jun

Monday, June 17, 2019 to Friday, June 21, 2019

This one‐week interactive executive training is designed to enhance the participants’ basic knowledge to advanced practical knowledge with regard to building world-class responsible financial institutions that provide a wide range of need-based customer centric responsible financial services. The course will provide participants with specific knowledge and skills that can help them create world class institutions—with […]

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03- 07
Jun

Monday, June 3, 2019 to Friday, June 7, 2019

Many microfinance institutions are facing increasing competition, tougher regulations or are branching out to embrace new market segments with innovative products. This masterclass seeks to equip participants with profound technical know‐how in principles of microfinance & financial inclusion, advanced credit risk, digital finance, SME banking, financial analysis & KPIs, innovative product development & pricing strategies, […]

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01- 05
Jun

Saturday, June 1, 2019 to Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Developing finance institutions are undergoing rapid change. Many of them face increasing competition, tougher regulation or are branching out to embrace new market segments. The Inclusive Finance Summer Academy seeks to equip participants with profound technical know-how in one of five subjects areas (operational risk management, SME banking, rural finance, housing finance and digital finance), […]

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27- 31
May

Monday, May 27, 2019 to Friday, May 31, 2019

This course is designed to enable participants to be effectively equipped with knowledge and skills to be able to deal with SME financing. This one-week training course is for microfinance managers and operators, regulatory bodies, investors, supporters, donors, legal advisors, board members and commentators on, financial inclusion and the institutions, which provide these services.  Course […]

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20- 24
May

Monday, May 20, 2019 to Friday, May 24, 2019

In a microfinance institution, the board originates the business strategic direction, creates a framework for execution, guides on critical decisions that not only relate to provision of its products and services, but also in achieving sustainable growth, impact and profitability.  To effectively respond to the available opportunities and prevailing challenges in providing financial services, such […]

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13- 17
May

Monday, May 13, 2019 to Friday, May 17, 2019

Many microfinance institutions are facing increasing competition, tougher regulations or are branching out to embrace new market segments with innovative products. This 2019 School seeks to equip participants with profound technical know‐how in the below subject areas and a good understanding of current trends in the financial inclusion space. The course will be interactive and […]

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06
May
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28
Jun

Monday, May 6, 2019 to Friday, June 28, 2019

Savings Groups (SGs) are community-based financial institutions where members mobilize and manage their own savings, pooling this money in a loan fund from which they can borrow in amounts as small as $5. This approach has proved to be low-cost, highly sustainable, and extremely profitable for the member-owners while achieving significant scale, especially in remote […]

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22
Apr
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05
Jul

Monday, April 22, 2019 to Friday, July 5, 2019

Reduce your need for external consultants: Action research and systems thinking for emerging leaders working with savings groups and SACCOs. Informal and semi-formal savings groups, producer groups and SACCOs are important mechanisms to support households and small businesses to effectively save, borrow, build assets and cope with emergencies. These models reach vulnerable populations and regions […]

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21- 25
Apr

Sunday, April 21, 2019 to Thursday, April 25, 2019

This five-day course is designed to help MFIs develop and improve the quality of their own risk management processes. The focus is on problem prevention, early detection, and control. The participants get the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills, and tools they require not only to support their respective areas or functions in implementing effective […]

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15- 19
Apr

Monday, April 15, 2019 to Friday, April 19, 2019

This one-week executive training is designed to enhance the collective capabilities of institutions by building individual knowledge and skills to achieve strategic goals. The program will allow microfinance managers, consultants and trainers to develop the theoretical and practical skills necessary to improve the performance of their organization. Program Topics: Changing face of microfinance and road to […]

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08- 12
Apr

Monday, April 8, 2019 to Friday, April 12, 2019

This one‐week course aims to introduce the implications and lessons learnt from financial inclusion for regulators and policy makers. Participants will get a chance to comprehend and understand what mechanisms across the globe have been used historically, as well as what are emerging processes to boost financial inclusion via financially affordable and socially acceptable processes to […]

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31
Mar
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05
Apr

Sunday, March 31, 2019 to Friday, April 5, 2019

The Harvard Business School (HBS)-Accion Program on Strategic Leadership in Inclusive Finance is the first executive education program of its kind to provide high-level management and leadership training to those shaping the microfinance industry, including CEOs of leading microfinance institutions and executives of mainstream banks entering the microfinance market. The intensive six-day program offers leaders […]

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25- 29
Mar

Monday, March 25, 2019 to Friday, March 29, 2019

This training is designed for senior and middle management (credit supervisors, credit officers, senior credit officers, micro credit managers responsible to managers) of microfinance institutions (MFIs) and other financial institutions for the purpose of strengthening their knowledge and build their capacities in the field of loan portfolio management. This training exposes participants to various portfolio […]

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18- 29
Mar

Monday, March 18, 2019 to Friday, March 29, 2019

The Boulder Institute of Microfinance, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the Autonomous University of Yucatan (UADY) and the Capacity Building for Rural Finance (CABFIN) partnership, which also includes UNCDF, IFAD, WFP, GIZ and World Bank, has developed an in-depth and comprehensive agricultural finance training program.  By participating in the RAFP, you will gain and consolidate critical skills, […]

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18- 19
Mar

Monday, March 18, 2019 to Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Index-based insurance is a different kind of insurance that has the potential to create opportunities for farmers to access finance and better farm inputs that can help protect their livelihoods after sub-optimal growing seasons. This type of insurance operates in a system that includes government and the private sector, local insurance companies and international reinsurers, […]

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06- 08
Mar

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 to Friday, March 8, 2019

Inclusive insurance is an important risk management tool for emerging consumers. Before entering the market, it is crucial that potential and new players have an understanding of the concept of inclusive insurance and emerging consumers in order to offer quality products to the market.  This course is interesting for insurance practitioners exploring and setting up inclusive […]

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06- 07
Mar

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 to Thursday, March 7, 2019

This course will use a unique mix of expert plenary presentations, interactive discussions and small group exercises (with plenary presentations by small groups) where serious learning is expected to occur through deep REFLECTIVE and FOCUSSED analysis of real life cases. The cases to be used for the course have been specially prepared using public domain […]

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19- 21
Feb

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 to Thursday, February 21, 2019

Mobile Money is quickly changing the nature of financial service provision – with promising opportunities to reach more customers and offering a more complete suite of relevant products. However, providers face multiple obstacles leveraging this opportunity – platforms are not always accessible, customers are difficult to serve on digital-only channels, and ad-hoc partnerships pose obstacles […]

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18
Feb
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29
May

Monday, February 18, 2019 to Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Microinsurance Master seeks to inspire and strengthen emerging and established leaders so that their organizations thrive in providing more and better risk alleviation solutions to the low-income communities they serve.  It starts in the Philippines with two weeks of immersion training at Pioneer Microinsurance, an inspiring champion that grew from 250,000 to 18 million microinsurance enrolments in just five years.   Participants will learn […]

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18- 22
Feb

Monday, February 18, 2019 to Friday, February 22, 2019

This is an executive education program aimed at providing high-level management and leadership training to those shaping the microfinance industry, including CEOs of leading microfinance institutions and executives of mainstream banks entering the microfinance market. This course will combine lectures, case studies, and use of practical tools to allow participants to explore inclusive financial services […]

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18- 21
Feb

Monday, February 18, 2019 to Thursday, February 21, 2019

The “philosophy and practice” of access to financial services by the poor and financially marginalized communities is generally believed to be an effective instrument against poverty and important policy intervention to promote gender mainstreaming. Conceptualization of poverty as restricted access to financial capital intensifies the importance of microfinance. Assessment of microfinance industry is imperative in many […]

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07
Feb

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Funding Africa’s Growing Green Financing Needs Through Islamic Finance Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) is pleased to present a webinar titled ”Funding Africa’s Growing Green Financing Needs Through Islamic Finance” on Thursday, 7th of February 2019 at 11:00 am GMT (06:00 am | Washington; 02:00 pm | Nairobi). In recent years, a number of […]

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01
Feb

Friday, February 1, 2019

Savings Groups (SGs) are community-based, self-managed groups, in which members mobilize and manage their own savings, investing this money in a loan fund from which they can borrow in amounts as small as $5. This approach is proving to be low cost, highly sustainable, and extremely profitable for the member-owners and achieving significant scale, especially […]

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01
Jan

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Understanding risk and its management play a central role in boosting the agricultural sector, food security, and the broader economy of developing countries. Stakeholders, including farming households, value-chain actors and policymakers, need participate in the holistic assessment of agricultural risk, and the development and implementation of management strategies.

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03- 06
Dec

Monday, December 3, 2018 to Thursday, December 6, 2018

Course Description Savings Groups (SGs) are community-based, self-managed groups, in which members mobilize and manage their own savings, investing this money in a loan fund from which they can borrow in amounts as small as $1. This approach is proving to be low cost, highly sustainable, and extremely profitable for the member-owners and achieving significant […]

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26- 30
Nov

Monday, November 26, 2018 to Friday, November 30, 2018

Course Description The majority of the world’s poor earn their living in small-scale businesses and farms. By helping these businesses increase profits, sales and assets; we can reach the poor and help them lift themselves out of poverty. To do this on a large scale, we need to think big, and act strategically. Some programs […]

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26- 30
Nov

Monday, November 26, 2018 to Friday, November 30, 2018

Boulder Institute, in partnership with the International Finance Corporation, successfully launched the inaugural Back to Boulder:  Strategic Response to Risk in Microfinance Markets in 2016. It is with extreme pleasure that we announce the 3rd edition of this program designed for C-Suite level executives and board members of financial service providers which will be held […]

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26- 29
Nov

Monday, November 26, 2018 to Thursday, November 29, 2018

Strengthen credit risk and delinquent portfolio management capacity within your microfinance institutions (MFIs) or small and medium enterprise (SME) bank. Enhance credit risk assessment and management practices and improve processes for early risk identification, loan portfolio monitoring and delinquent portfolio management. Learning is achieved both by knowledge delivery and, equally, through the exchange of experience and best practices. In this […]

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19- 24
Nov

Monday, November 19, 2018 to Saturday, November 24, 2018

Access to financial services has a clear and direct impact on livelihoods, economic growth, and inclusive social and economic development. When refugees and women, in particular, are financially included, they are more empowered, more resilient, and better prepared to respond to economic shocks. There are a number of international and local organizations currently implementing livelihood […]

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12- 15
Nov

Monday, November 12, 2018 to Thursday, November 15, 2018

This course is designed to enable participants to be effectively equipped with knowledge and skills of microfinance and financial inclusion. The four-day training course is for microfinance managers and operators, regulatory bodies, investors, supporters, donors, legal advisors, board members and commentators on, financial inclusion and the institutions, which provide these services. Fees & Expenses: $1,000.00 […]

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05- 09
Nov

Monday, November 5, 2018 to Friday, November 9, 2018

The Luxembourg House of Financial Technology Foundation (LHoFT) strongly believes that financial technology is crucial to advancing financial inclusion, empowering groups that have been left behind by the traditional financial system. Whether it’s financing for rural farmers, point of sale technology for underbanked merchants, or specialized insurance products, the positive impact being driven by entrepreneurship […]

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22- 26
Oct

Monday, October 22, 2018 to Friday, October 26, 2018

This one‐week course aims to introduce the implications and lessons learnt from financial inclusion for regulators and policy makers. Participants will get a chance to comprehend and understand what mechanisms across the globe have been used historically, as well as what are emerging processes to boost financial inclusion via financially affordable and socially acceptable processes to […]

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18- 19
Oct

Thursday, October 18, 2018 to Friday, October 19, 2018

AlHuda CIBE is a well-established name in Islamic financial and Education Market focusing on Awareness, Education, Training, Promotion, Advisory and Publications on Islamic Banking and Finance around the globe from the last twelve years. In context of continuing our efforts for the development of professional excellence, we are pleased to offer “Two Days Specialized Training […]

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18
Oct

Thursday, October 18, 2018

The intensive six-day Harvard Business School-Accion Program on Strategic Leadership in Inclusive Finance offers leaders from around the world an exceptional opportunity to connect with peers and engage with some of the HBS faculty’s foremost thinkers in business strategy and management. The HBS Executive Education learning model immerses the world’s most promising leaders in a […]

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16- 17
Oct

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 to Wednesday, October 17, 2018

This course intends to acquaint participants with the indicators and benchmarks used for the purpose of analyzing performance of Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs). The training will be organized in the form of a workshop spread over two days. Role-plays, case-studies, exercises and presentations will be used extensively for effective assimilation of the concepts by the participants. The […]

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15- 19
Oct

Monday, October 15, 2018 to Friday, October 19, 2018

Most microfinance and financial inclusion providers aim to fulfill a dual mission: the provision of financial services to poor people and financial sustainability. Though there are increasing numbers of large financial service providers (FSP) who claim to be robust and successful, they as well as the majority of programs recognize that they often operate without […]

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14- 19
Oct

Sunday, October 14, 2018 to Friday, October 19, 2018

Rethinking Financial Inclusion is a Harvard Kennedy School executive education program exploring frontier issues in finance for the underserved. Led by Harvard professors with years of experience designing and evaluating financial innovations, this one-week program combines an evidence-based approach with theoretical insights to expose leaders like you to the changing landscape of finance, enhance your understanding […]

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01- 12
Oct

Monday, October 1, 2018 to Friday, October 12, 2018

This two-week course focuses on building skills and knowledge in community-based approaches to sustainable development initiatives. The course emphasis is on economic strengthening models such as the Social enterprise, Market systems approach and Community Microfinance and Financial Graduation. Participants will learn about latest developments and innovations in the fields through in-depth case-studies, field visits, and […]

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01- 05
Oct

Monday, October 1, 2018 to Friday, October 5, 2018

The course will focus on designing a financial education strategy (national strategy, institutional intervention or a local project) and its implementation. Participants will discuss the accumulated experiences, lessons learned and international practical knowledge. They will be provided with relevant tools, frameworks, instruments and will discuss lessons learned and current best practices applied by various institutions […]

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01- 05
Oct

Monday, October 1, 2018 to Friday, October 5, 2018

This one-week course aims to introduce the width and breadth of financial inclusion in context of microfinance institutions (MFIs). Participants will get a chance to comprehend and understand what mechanism across the globe have been used historically, as well as what are emerging processes to boost financial inclusion via financially affordable and socially acceptable processes […]

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18- 20
Sep

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 to Thursday, September 20, 2018

Innovative approaches are needed to address the needs of the 1.3 billion people lacking electricity, while simultaneously transitioning to a decarbonized energy system. For example, Bangladesh and Kenya have developed thriving self-sustaining markets for off grid lighting products. Learning from their experience and adjusting their approaches to local circumstances can help other countries to join […]

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10- 14
Sep

Monday, September 10, 2018 to Friday, September 14, 2018

The ILO’s Impact Insurance Academy is a unique opportunity to learn from the ten years of experience and innovations in inclusive insurance facilitated by the ILO’s Impact Insurance Facility. By combining plenary sessions with specific electives by the choice of participants, participative activities, case studies and intensive discussions, the Academy offers a dynamic learning environment for participants […]

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04- 06
Sep

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 to Thursday, September 6, 2018

The Microfinance Association Acceleration program will teach you the fundamental concepts specific to your country on how your institution can accelerate, improve its performance and at the same time deliver innovative products and services to those that at the bottom of the economic pyramid. The Microfinance Acceleration program is shaped around strategic management consulting; it […]

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03- 07
Sep

Monday, September 3, 2018 to Friday, September 7, 2018

This international practical training has been convened by Affluence Training Company Limited having over three years hands on experience in international level trainings. Affluence Training Company Limited a bonafide member of the Tanzania Association of Microfinance Institutions (TAMFI) as service provider for training and consultancy. This internationally-flavored practical training brings together microfinance stakeholders (participants and […]

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01
Sep
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28
Feb

Saturday, September 1, 2018 to Thursday, February 28, 2019

Digital finance offers a transformational solution for financial inclusion. Powered by the mobile phone, new data and technological innovations, it has become affordable and convenient for unbanked customers to access and use formal banking services. While new technological developments and financial players bring tremendous opportunities, the emerging landscape is also becoming more complex and is […]

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28- 29
Aug

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 to Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Inclusive insurance is the provision of insurance products to new client segments. A vast majority of the population in Nigeria work in the informal or agricultural sectors and do not have access to insurance. They represent a new business opportunity to the insurance industry. Research has shown that, though there is a very low level […]

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27- 31
Aug

Monday, August 27, 2018 to Friday, August 31, 2018

The Microfinance Association High Impact Leadership Program on Inclusive Finance will prepare you for the highest levels of global leadership. The High Impact Leadership Program provides managers with the tools and processes needed to meet their organization’s leadership challenges. Over five days, participants explore both ‘macro’ and ‘micro’ issues – from organizational structures, incentives and informal […]

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13- 16
Aug

Monday, August 13, 2018 to Thursday, August 16, 2018

This course is designed to enable participants to be effectively equipped with knowledge and skills of microfinance and financial inclusion. This 4 ‐day training course is for microfinance managers and operators, regulatory bodies, investors, supporters, donors, legal advisors, board members and commentators on, financial inclusion and institutions which provide these services. Target Audience: Microfinance and microcredit […]

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30
Jul
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04
Aug

Monday, July 30, 2018 to Saturday, August 4, 2018

This one-week training is designed to enhance the professional skills of professionals within the microfinance sector. The program will allow microfinance managers, consultants and trainers to develop the theoretical and practical skills necessary to improve the performance of their organizations. Course Outline: Introduction of microfinance; Changing face of microfinance; Risk management; Product developments; Basic financial analysis; […]

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25- 29
Jul

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 to Sunday, July 29, 2018

The financial system plays a vital role in supporting sustainable economic growth and meeting financial needs. It does this by facilitating funding, liquidity and price discovery, while also providing effective risk management, payment and some monitoring services. Any financial system designed to support and enhance financial inclusion most operate in an efficient and resilient manner […]

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23
Jul
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03
Aug

Monday, July 23, 2018 to Friday, August 3, 2018

The 24th Edition of the Boulder Microfinance Training (MFT) in English will be held in Turin, Italy. The 2018 program – for the first time available in a two-week format – will feature three different concentrations for participants to choose from: Management; Digital Financial Services; Policy and Funding. Participants can then select from over 20 […]

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16- 27
Jul

Monday, July 16, 2018 to Friday, July 27, 2018

The 4th Edition of the Boulder RAFP in English will be held in Utrecht, Netherlands in July, 2018. These program will bring together rural and agricultural finance specialists from around the world representing MFIs, Rural Banks, Central Banks, Ministries of Finance and Agriculture, Donor Agencies, Investors, Development Agencies, and more. The 2018 Boulder RAFP will offer 12 elective courses to choose from […]

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09- 20
Jul

Monday, July 9, 2018 to Friday, July 20, 2018

This two-week program caters to the knowledge requirement of the uninitiated, entrants up till middle level managers’ of microfinance institutions (MFIs), CBOs / NGOs, Banks who are considering setting up microfinance desks. Program Topics: Participants will learn a wide spectrum of financial inclusion and microfinance concepts and activities that include: Real time experience sharing through […]

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02- 06
Jul

Monday, July 2, 2018 to Friday, July 6, 2018

Savings and Credit Cooperatives have a key role to play in inclusive finance by providing financial services to those that are at the bottom of the economic pyramid. This program will enhance the role of Sacco’s in carrying out their activities. The five-day program is designed to enhance the collective capabilities of these institutions by building […]

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26- 28
Jun

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 to Thursday, June 28, 2018

This course on Agriculture Value chain for microfinance and SME practitioners provides an understanding of the gaps and challenges of agriculture finance. The program would enable participants to sharpen their awareness of the fundamental issues of financing agriculture and agribusiness.  The program considers different business models, and the available instruments for accessing financial services. Furthermore, […]

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25
Jun
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07
Jul

Monday, June 25, 2018 to Saturday, July 7, 2018

This program offers aspiring researchers, policymakers, and development practitioners an opportunity to equip themselves with multidisciplinary approaches, skills and tools to address the rising challenges of development through the lens of finance. It provides participants with an introduction to rigorous quantitative and qualitative research methods and analysis using latest tools and approaches in the field of […]

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18- 22
Jun

Monday, June 18, 2018 to Friday, June 22, 2018

The 2018 Frankfurt Climate and Sustainable Energy Finance Summer Academy & Executive Trainings will offer you the chance to take a leading role in the climate finance story. Three different courses will take you on a journey to think outside the box and demystify climate and renewable energy finance, delving into case studies and learning […]

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18- 22
Jun

Monday, June 18, 2018 to Friday, June 22, 2018

Prior to the advent of Microfinance Initiatives, well over half the Global Population was excluded from access to Formal Financial Services. This session takes a historical perspective and examines the various approaches taken by commercial banks, non-governmental organizations, credit unions, governments and microfinance institutions. It will define the concept of microfinance and financial inclusion, the […]

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11
Jun
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06
Jul

Monday, June 11, 2018 to Friday, July 6, 2018

This course offers a comprehensive perspective on how the remittance industry has developed and evolved and how it operates today. It will look at the history of these cross-border payments, established and emerging actors and mechanisms, the needs and interests of clients, and how technological and business innovations continue to open new frontiers for the […]

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11- 12
Jun

Monday, June 11, 2018 to Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Claims represent the tangible benefit of insurance to policyholders as positive experiences are key to developing trust. This training will provide microinsurance practitioners with the tools, knowledge and confidence to improve the claims management functions for their microinsurance programs, in terms of efficiency, cost-effectiveness and client value. This training is designed for practitioners making recommendations […]

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28
May
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22
Jun

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 […]

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25- 30
May

Friday, May 25, 2018 to Wednesday, May 30, 2018

The intensive six-day Harvard Business School-Accion Program on Strategic Leadership in Inclusive Finance offers leaders from around the world an exceptional opportunity to connect with peers and engage with some of the HBS faculty’s foremost thinkers in business strategy and management. The HBS Executive Education learning model immerses the world’s most promising leaders in a […]

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14- 15
May

Monday, May 14, 2018 to Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The course is a comprehensive training to develop key knowledge and skills needed for insurance companies to enter the low-income market in a manner that is both valuable for clients and viable for roviders. The content of the course will be sourced from the ILO’s wealth of knowledge in microinsurance practice which has been translated […]

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07- 11
May

Monday, May 7, 2018 to Friday, May 11, 2018

This one-week training course for MFIs will provide participants with an understanding of the different tools used by microfinance institutions (MFIs), what they mean, and how they can be used to keep track of an institution’s financial performance over time. Participants would also learn how to format financial statements for decision-making, adjust for inflation and […]

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07- 11
May

Monday, May 7, 2018 to Friday, May 11, 2018

This training program helps microfinance institutions (MFIs) to diversify their product portfolio in a strategic and cost-effective manner. It covers different types of products, such as savings, micro-insurance, leasing, money transfers and non-financial services, analyzing examples from MFIs around the world to illustrate variations in the way these products can be delivered. The course helps microfinance managers to explore the characteristics of new market […]

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03
May

Thursday, May 3, 2018

The existing financial system is very complex at the moment, and that complexity creates risk. A new decentralized financial system made possible with cryptocurrencies could be much simpler by removing layers of intermediation. It could help insure against risk, and by moving money in different ways could open up the possibility for different types of […]

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11
Apr

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The course on “Housing Finance in a Changing Global Environment” will be taught from June 18th, 2018 to June 28, 2018, at the Wharton School of Business in Philadelphia, PA, USA. Objectives Both policymakers and private practitioners need cutting-edge information on the housing finance sector. This course addresses that need by providing an intensive period […]

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12- 23
Mar

Monday, March 12, 2018 to Friday, March 23, 2018

The Boulder Institute of Microfinance, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Capacity Building for Rural Finance (CABFIN) partnership, which also includes UNCDF, IFAD, GIZ and World Bank, has developed an in-depth and comprehensive agricultural finance training program.  By participating in the RAFP, you will gain and consolidate critical skills, and be able to: Distinguish the financial […]

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12- 16
Mar

Monday, March 12, 2018 to Friday, March 16, 2018

Many microfinance institutions are facing increasing competition, tougher regulations or are branching out to embrace new market segments with innovative products. Financial Inclusion Advocacy Centre proudly presents the 2018 Executive Microfinance & Financial Inclusion School. This 2018 School seeks to equip participants with profound technical know‐how in Principles of Microfinance & Financial Inclusion, Advanced Credit […]

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26
Feb
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09
Mar

Monday, February 26, 2018 to Friday, March 9, 2018

Microinsurance Master is a comprehensive ten-week program for microinsurance leaders. The program starts with a two-week immersion training at Pioneer Microinsurance in the Philippines, mostly out of the classroom. Next, participants will receive eight weeks of tailored coaching by industry leaders to get the training takeaways kick started back home. Microinsurance Master wants to inspire and strengthen microinsurance […]

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19- 23
Feb

Bolivia

Monday, February 19, 2018 to Friday, February 23, 2018

The Helix Institute’s introduction to digital credit, is a foundational course that explores the increasingly growing facet of the digital credit product. It provides knowledge for those considering to either deepen their knowledge or those who seek to offer a responsible digital credit product. It will further provide key factors that influence the suitability and […]

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22- 26
Jan

Monday, January 22, 2018 to Friday, January 26, 2018

This five-day course offers leaders from around the world engaged in successfully achieving their organizational mission of integrating financial returns with social value via creating a culture and system of social performance management using a systematic approach. The Social Performance Management program is an executive education program aimed at providing high-level management and leadership training to those […]

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11- 13
Dec

Monday, December 11, 2017 to Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Digital finance is quickly changing the nature of financial service provision – with promising opportunities to reach more customers and offering a more complete suite of relevant products. However, providers face multiple obstacles leveraging this opportunity – platforms are not always accessible, customers are difficult to serve on digital-only channels, and ad-hoc partnerships pose obstacles […]

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04- 16
Dec

Monday, December 4, 2017 to Saturday, December 16, 2017

Community-based microfinance approaches are critical for achieving sustainable development goals that promise inclusion of the poor and marginalised sections of society. These approaches are not only providing access to financial services, but also provide local support services to community members to manage their livelihoods, social networks, and lives. This course focuses on savings-led and member-owned […]

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27
Nov
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01
Dec

Monday, November 27, 2017 to Friday, December 1, 2017

Back to Boulder: Strategic Response to Risk in Microfinance Markets program brings together leaders from within and outside of the microfinance community, as well as international experts in leadership and change management, to provide participants with practical tools, cases and experiences in the areas of: Risk Governance: Developing strategic responses to risk and crisis in order to protect […]

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15
Nov

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The Intro Rural Finance Training Course focuses on how the development finance toolbox can be structured to support rural communities and help them with strategies to invest in infrastructure, redevelopment, and job creation. This course differs from other curriculums in that it focuses on designing programs targeted to serve rural communities. Leaders in rural and […]

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11- 13
Nov

Saturday, November 11, 2017 to Monday, November 13, 2017

Digital finance is quickly changing the nature of financial service provision – with promising opportunities to reach more customers and offering a more complete suite of relevant products. However, providers face multiple obstacles leveraging this opportunity – platforms are not always accessible, customers are difficult to serve on digital-only channels, and ad-hoc partnerships pose obstacles […]

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06- 10
Nov

Monday, November 6, 2017 to Friday, November 10, 2017

The one week interactive executive training is designed to improve the participants Basic Knowledge to Advanced Practical Knowledge on Provision of Financial Services with particular emphasis on Expansion of Products Range, SME, Regulations & Supervision, Risks, Impact Assessment, Case Study and the Way Forward.   This Course is for: those who have some experience and […]

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18- 22
Sep

Monday, September 18, 2017 to Friday, September 22, 2017

This training programme builds on the highly acclaimed Making Microfinance Work: Managing for Improved Performance. It includes chapters on various product options and how to combine different product menus to serve specific market segments, and concludes with discussions about managing partnerships and devising strategies to achieve a diverse product portfolio. This training is designed for middle […]

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04- 15
Sep

Monday, September 4, 2017 to Friday, September 15, 2017

Financial institutions, such as microfinance institutions and banks at the forefront of delivering financial services to millions of unbanked are required to maintain and improve operational efficiency, portfolio quality and capital reserves. MFIs and banks must mitigate against possible significant withdrawals of savings and deposits, declining flow of remittances and rising inflation. To meet these […]

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04- 08
Sep

Monday, September 4, 2017 to Friday, September 8, 2017

The regional training programme is designed to help participants from insurance supervisors to understand the importance of taking a proportionate approach to regulation and supervision to improve access to insurance services and ensure low-income consumers are adequately protected. The programme also covers recent practices and ideas from selected countries that have advanced the field of […]

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01
Sep

Friday, September 1, 2017

New Online Master Program is designed for emerging leaders who are passionate about finance and the role finance plays as a catalyst for economic development and growth in emerging economies worldwide. Highlights: 18-24 months / part-time program; Online program that gives you an internationally recognized academic degree; Networking possibilities through forum and social media closed […]

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17
Jul
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04
Aug

Monday, July 17, 2017 to Friday, August 4, 2017

The 23rd Edition of the Boulder MFT in English will be held alongside the French language Boulder MFT program  and the 3rd Annual Rural and Agricultural Finance Program (RAFP).  The 2017 Boulder MFT Program will offer four different concentrations for participants to choose from:  Management, Policy, Development, and for the first time, Digital Financial Services. Then, participants select […]

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17
Jul
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04
Aug

Monday, July 17, 2017 to Friday, August 4, 2017

The 3rd Edition of the Boulder RAFP in English will be held alongside the English and French language Boulder MFT program in Turin, Italy from July 17th to August 4th, 2017.   The 2017 Boulder RAFP will offer 12 elective courses to choose from delivered by our Boulder Faculty, a diverse group of world-renowned experts, covering a broad range of topics and […]

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03- 07
Jul

Monday, July 3, 2017 to Friday, July 7, 2017

The Micro, SME & Housing Finance Summer Academy seeks to equip participants with profound technical know-how in one of four subjects areas (operational risk management, SME banking, rural, or housing finance), build leadership and negotiation skills, and develop a better understanding of current trends in developing communities.   Micro-, SME & Housing banks in transition and developing […]

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26
Jun
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14
Jul

Monday, June 26, 2017 to Friday, July 14, 2017

The scale and pace of the economic growth of modern China is unprecedented. So too is the scale and pace of digital financial services in China. In 2000, four large state owned banks dominated the Chinese banking system. They were all heading towards commercialization and listing, and are among world’s largest banks today. These and […]

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12- 16
Jun

Monday, June 12, 2017 to Friday, June 16, 2017

This course is designed to enable participants to be effectively equipped with knowledge and skills of microfinance and financial inclusion. This one week training course is for microfinance managers and operators, regulatory bodies, investors, supporters, donors, legal advisors, board members and commentators on, financial inclusion and the institutions, which provide these services. Course outline: Building […]

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29
May
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16
Jun

Monday, May 29, 2017 to Friday, June 16, 2017

The Helix Institute have launched an online course on Core Principles of Digital Finance. The course will run for three weeks from 29th May – 16th June 2017 and will comprise of weekly modules as below: The modules can be taken independently or all together. Dates Topic: 29th May – 2nd June, 2017 Agent Network Management 5th June […]

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26- 30
May

Friday, May 26, 2017 to Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Financial inclusion or inclusive financing is the delivery of financial services at affordable costs to sections of disadvantaged and low-income segments of society, in contrast to financial exclusion where those services are not available or affordable. An estimated 2 billion working-age adults globally have no access to the types of formal financial services delivered by […]

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22
May
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18
Aug

Monday, May 22, 2017 to Friday, August 18, 2017

The SEEP Network is partnering with the Fletcher School at Tufts University and Digital Frontiers Institute to offer an online course in Digital Money. Participants that complete the course requirements will receive a Certificate from Fletcher School at Tufts University.  The duration of the training is 12 weeks and will require 6 – 8 hours of work […]

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09
May
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31
Dec

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 to Sunday, December 31, 2017

Towards the pursuance of the goal to promote Islamic banking and finance all over the globe, AlHuda Centre of Islamic Banking and Economics is working diligently since its existence 10 years ago. AlHuda CIBE has been acknowledged as a distinguished service provider due to its notable services, team of dedicated professionals and one stop solutions of Islamic […]

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29- 30
Mar

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 to Thursday, March 30, 2017

At the Agricultural Value Chain Finance Training, participants will learn about developing commercially attractive financial services that meet the needs of the various actors in the value chain and how a value chain focus can result in market growth and reduced credit risk. Course Objectives are: Understand value chain concepts and competitiveness and be able […]

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27
Mar
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19
Jun

Monday, March 27, 2017 to Monday, June 19, 2017

The Government of India has embarked on a remarkable path to connect all its citizens onto a digital platform through which they can confirm their identity and consent to present relevant documentation to and financially transact with anyone else in the country, for whatever purpose, online and in real-time. This “Digital Money Grid” presents an […]

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20- 24
Feb

Monday, February 20, 2017 to Friday, February 24, 2017

Microfinance is an influential and fast-growing field in economic development. It has a record of success in promoting financial resilience, reaching the excluded, empowering women and developing the capacity of small groups of people to take control of their own lives. This one-week executive training is designed to enhance the collective capabilities of institutions by building […]

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16- 27
Jan

Monday, January 16, 2017 to Friday, January 27, 2017

The University of Luxembourg and its Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance has partnered with ADA to advance the emerging field of law and regulation of inclusive finance with a focus on knowledge transfer from European jurisdictions to developing countries and the further development of financial law and regulation in developing countries.   As a […]

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28
Nov
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02
Dec

Monday, November 28, 2016 to Friday, December 2, 2016

The field of financial inclusion currently faces a contradiction true for many markets – many clients remain unbanked while many of the market pockets have become oversaturated and highly challenging. Boulder new Back to Boulder: Strategic Response to Risk in Microfinance Markets program brings leaders from within and outside of the microfinance community, as well as […]

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14- 25
Nov

Monday, November 14, 2016 to Friday, November 25, 2016

The fifth Edition of the International Professional Development Program on “Community Based Financial Inclusion and Microfinance” is designed to provide concepts and practice of financial inclusion and microfinance as well as to provide a holistic perspective to practitioners. The program would be ideal for entry level/middle management staff members, and is designed to meet the […]

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13- 18
Nov

Sunday, November 13, 2016 to Friday, November 18, 2016

This course is designed to equip participants with knowledge and skills of microfinance and financial inclusion. This one week training course is for microfinance managers and operators, regulatory bodies, investors, supporters, donors, legal advisors, board members and commentators on, financial inclusion and the institutions, which provide these services. Course Content: Understanding Microfinance and Financial Inclusion Importance […]

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01
Nov
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01
Jun

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 to Thursday, June 1, 2017

The University of Luxembourg and its Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance (FDEF) endeavour to take a leading role in the study and teaching of inclusive finance, which seeks to further access of poor populations to financial services. Together with Appui au Développement Autonome (ADA), a non-governmental organisation supported by the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign Affairs, they founded the ADA Chair in […]

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13- 14
Oct

Thursday, October 13, 2016 to Friday, October 14, 2016

The Microinsurance Acceleration Workshop 2016 looks beyond the frontiers of a conventional business plan for a profitable microinsurance market. It was created to inform the participants on all the latest developments of microinsurance in Africa and beyond. During this two-day program participants will be able to learn about: The microinsurance client; The most profitable microinsurance products for this market; […]

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10- 14
Oct

Monday, October 10, 2016 to Friday, October 14, 2016

This course is designed to enable participants to be effectively equipped with knowledge and skills for dealing with SME financing, specifically for the growing Micro-Small Enterprise clients of Microfinance Institutions. This one-week training course is aimed at microfinance managers and operators, regulatory bodies, investors, supporters, donors, legal advisors, board members and stakeholders involved in financial […]

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01
Sep
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28
Feb

Thursday, September 1, 2016 to Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Education is central to development – both in the sense of personal advancement and in the wider context, defined as the development of countries. The Frankfurt School of Finance & Management e-learning programmes help you to systematically and successfully develop your qualifications and to build your career while recognizing the social function of education. Frankfurt […]

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18
Jul
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05
Aug

Monday, July 18, 2016 to Friday, August 5, 2016

The Rural and Agricultural Finance Program has been launched in 2015 with the technical support of FAO and CABFIN. It is a highly specialized program offered for experienced rural and agricultural finance practitioners and institutions. The objective of RAFP is to enable inclusive and efficient food and agricultural systems, as well as promote financial inclusion […]

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17- 22
Jul

Sunday, July 17, 2016 to Friday, July 22, 2016

The Frankfurt School of Finance & Management proudly presents the 17th edition of the Summer Academy. The Micro, SME & Housing Finance Summer Academy seeks to equip participants with profound technical know-how in one of four possible elective subjects (operational risk management; SME banking or rural finance), leadership and negotiation skills and a good understanding of […]

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01- 02
Jun

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 to Thursday, June 2, 2016

AlHuda Center of Islamic Banking & Economics (CIBE),  is pleased to invite you to a 2-day Training Workshop on Islamic Micro & Rural Finance. The training is designed for learning the theory, practice and operational mechanism of Islamic financial system on the basis of dexterous knowledge. Some of the key discussion topics are: Fundamentals of […]

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09- 27
May

Monday, May 9, 2016 to Friday, May 27, 2016

This course charts the journey from microcredit and microfinance to a more holistic financial inclusion agenda; with the focus on community owned and based microfinance models. Participants will go through in-depth study of members owned models such as Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLAs), Self-Help-Groups (SHGs), Financial Cooperatives and Credit Unions, and the latest developments […]

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17- 22
Apr

Sunday, April 17, 2016 to Friday, April 22, 2016

Over the course of the week, groups will work together – in close collaboration with faculty – to develop solutions to real-world problems by applying the Smart Design framework and principles. Groups will be formed of diverse participants representing key market players – practitioners, donors, investors, and regulators. Led by Harvard professors with years of experience in evaluating […]

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14- 15
Apr

Thursday, April 14, 2016 to Friday, April 15, 2016

The course aims at providing participants with an in-depth understanding of macroeconomics, asset classes as well as risks related to investments in emerging markets. Contents include: Macroeconomics in emerging markets (fiscal institutions and public finance, monetary institutions   and monetary policy, financial sector and macroeconomic performance), Risks in emerging markets (country risk, political risk, emerging markets […]

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11- 15
Apr

Monday, April 11, 2016 to Friday, April 15, 2016

This course is designed to enable participants to be effectively equipped with knowledge and skills of microfinance and financial inclusion. This one week training course is for microfinance managers and operators, regulatory bodies, investors, supporters, donors, legal advisors, board members and commentators on, financial inclusion and the institutions, which provide these services. Fees & Expenses: […]

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04- 08
Apr

Monday, April 4, 2016 to Friday, April 8, 2016

The threat of risk and fraud plays a significant role throughout the digital financial services industry. This course will examine risk and fraud management at three levels: Customer; Agent network; Digital financial services provider.  This course is targeted for Mobile network operators, banks, other financial institutions and third party providers looking to buttress safety controls […]

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28
Mar
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02
Apr

Monday, March 28, 2016 to Saturday, April 2, 2016

Expand your strategic thinking about serving clients at the base of the pyramid through sharing with peers and exploring real-life cases; Consider your role and the role of your organization in financial inclusion; Deepen your knowledge of business strategy and management with the foremost thinkers in the field; Raise the caliber of your leadership skills […]

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21
Mar
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16
Dec

Monday, March 21, 2016 to Friday, December 16, 2016

This course charts the journey from microcredit and microfinance to a more holistic financial inclusion agenda; with the focus on community owned and based microfinance models. Participants will go through in-depth study of members owned models such as Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLAs), Self-Help-Groups (SHGs), Financial Cooperatives and Credit Unions, and the latest developments […]

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21
Mar
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16
Dec

Monday, March 21, 2016 to Friday, December 16, 2016

This course charts the journey from microredit and microfinance to a more holistic financial inclusion agenda; with the focus on community owned and based microfinance models. Participants will go through in-depth study of members owned models such as Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLAs), Self-Help-Groups (SHGs), Financial Cooperatives and Credit Unions, and the latest developments […]

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06- 11
Mar

Sunday, March 6, 2016 to Friday, March 11, 2016

This course is an introduction to digital financial services for those considering either making a deployment or leveraging existing deployments. The course will provide an introduction to the basic foundational details of digital financial services, necessary for people to take subsequent courses. The course is targeting Banks, microfinance institutions, mobile operators, and other providers who […]

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03- 04
Mar

Thursday, March 3, 2016 to Friday, March 4, 2016

About the training At the Agricultural Value Chain Finance training, participants will learn value chain concepts and how to assess risks and to identify strategic opportunities to strengthen value chains. Participants will recognize how cohesive value chains can be used to reduce risks and facilitate access to finance. They will also learn how to apply […]

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01
Mar
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01
Sep

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 to Thursday, September 1, 2016

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management has designed an exclusive international e-learning programmes tailored to insurance, microfinance, bank practitioners, mid-level managers and loan officers world-wide. The 6-month certification part time online courses on Microfinance and Microinsurance, SME Finance, Risk Management and Climate and Renewable Energy Finance deliver contents that help participants to immediately improve their […]

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07- 19
Dec

Monday, December 7, 2015 to Saturday, December 19, 2015

Community-based approaches are critical for achieving sustainable development goals that promise inclusion of the poor and marginalized sections of the society. These approaches are not only providing access to financial services, but also provide local support services to manage their livelihoods and lives. The 2 week’s certificate course “Community Based Microfinance (CBMF) for Livelihoods Enhancement” […]

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12- 14
Nov

Thursday, November 12, 2015 to Saturday, November 14, 2015

The Sustainable Microfinance and Development Program comes to Lusaka, Zambia in a special two-day workshop entirely devoted to Savings Groups. The SMDP Zambia will take place immediately prior to the next global gathering of Savings Groups practitioners the SG2015 conference which will be also be held in Lusaka November 12-14 at the Intercontinental Hotel Zambia. Courses Offered: […]

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26- 31
Oct

Monday, October 26, 2015 to Saturday, October 31, 2015

The African  Rural and Agricultural Association is happy to announce its upcoming Training Program on Financial Inclusion to be held in India from 26th – 31st October 2015 (exclusive of travel time). This exciting programme will feature a blend of presentations by leading financial and other industry stakeholders on the feat achieved by India in […]

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01
Oct
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31
Mar

Thursday, October 1, 2015 to Thursday, March 31, 2016

This professional certificate course in microfinance (offered in association with Gugliermo Marconi University, Rome) will provide a broad based, practical introduction to the key ideas, techniques, and skills needed to be a microfinance practitioner. It is ideally suited to the needs and aspirations of both those who are new to microfinance, and those who need […]

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01
Sep
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01
Mar

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 to Tuesday, March 1, 2016

LinkEd, the development finance e-learning platform of Frankfurt School of Finance & Management has opened the registration for the following e-learning courses: Certified Expert in Microfinance; Certified Expert in Microisurance (English or French) Certified Expert in SME Finance Certified Expert in Risk Management (English or French) Certified Expert in Climate & Renewable Energy Finance Frankfurt […]

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01
Sep
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29
Feb

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 to Monday, February 29, 2016

Connaissez-vous les outils et les techniques pour optimiser les opérations d’une IMF? Souhaitez-vous affiner vos compétences et connaissances dans le domaine de la microfinance selon  un rythme d’étude flexible? Frankfurt School of Finance & Management a conçu un programme international de formation en ligne adapté aux praticiens de la microfinance issus du monde entier. La […]

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01
Sep

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

The International Master in Microfinance for Entrepreneurship – IMME (7th edition) offers specialized up-to-date and high quality training. It targets students and professionals who desire to work in microfinance institutions, banks, NGOs or international agencies. 80% of our students are currently performing middle management and leadership positions in the sector worldwide. Taught by prominent experts […]

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24- 31
Aug

Monday, August 24, 2015 to Monday, August 31, 2015

The program is aimed at exposing the participants on the overview and information sharing on the experiences of Indonesia on policies, roles, regulations, strategies and best practices in promoting smallholder farmers and MSMEs. Further, the program is also aimed to share with the participants the innovative thinking, strategic perspectives and related experiences of selected financial institutions, […]

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24- 26
Aug

Monday, August 24, 2015 to Wednesday, August 26, 2015

INTRODUCTION As all practitioners of rural and agricultural lending know, agricultural lending is expensive and the risks high. Furthermore, collecting the right information to make sound loan decisions in agricultural lending is equally daunting. The Agri-loan analysis workshop focuses on practical tools and theories for agricultural loan appraisal. The training sessions include interactive discussions and […]

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20
Jul
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07
Aug

Monday, July 20, 2015 to Friday, August 7, 2015

The Boulder Institute of Microfinance, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Capacity Building for Rural Finance (CABFIN) partnership, which also includes UNCDF, IFAD, GIZ and World Bank, has developed an in-depth and comprehensive agricultural finance training program.  By participating in the RAFP, you will gain and consolidate critical skills, and be able to: Distinguish the financial […]

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20- 24
Jul

Monday, July 20, 2015 to Friday, July 24, 2015

The World Bank’s Agricultural Finance Support Facility (AgriFin) in cooperation with Amret, a leading microfinance institution in Cambodia, is inviting senior MFI professionals and bankers from around the world to participate in a study tour to learn about innovative agricultural lending practices in Cambodia. Approximately 25 participants will have the opportunity to: learn about the agricultural lending […]

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05- 10
Jul

Sunday, July 5, 2015 to Friday, July 10, 2015

The 2015 Micro, SME & Housing Finance Summer Academy seeks to equip participants with profound technical know-how in one of four possible elective subjects (Risk and financial management, SME banking, rural finance and housing finance), leadership and negotiation skills and a good understanding of current trends in the community. The application deadline for the course […]

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03- 19
Jul

Friday, July 3, 2015 to Sunday, July 19, 2015

Only 22 seats available – apply early!Facilitators: Anuj Jain and C.S. Reddy This course shifts the discourse from ‘microfinance’ to ‘financial inclusion’, and the role of community based approaches in deepening inclusion in unbanked communities. Participants will understand the importance and different aspects of financial inclusion, and study models such as Village Savings and Loans, Self-Help-Groups, financial Cooperatives […]

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02- 03
Jul

Thursday, July 2, 2015 to Friday, July 3, 2015

This course explores concepts and actions to develop insurance services and the relationships between coverage, customer acceptance, and financial outcomes for the insurance provider by means of a review of the theory and practice of microinsurance, and a practical simulation tool. The course is designed for organizations that support the development of microinsurance. The target audience includes people […]

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25- 27
Jun

Thursday, June 25, 2015 to Saturday, June 27, 2015

This three-day executive training is designed to enhance the collective capabilities of institutions by building individual knowledge and skills to achieve strategic goals. The program would allow microfinance managers, consultants and trainers to develop the theoretical and practical skills necessary to improve the performance of their organisation. The course will be delivered in Accra, Ghana by experts […]

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10- 15
May

Sunday, May 10, 2015 to Friday, May 15, 2015

This one week executive education program at Harvard Kennedy School will explore frontier issues in finance for the poor through a ‘smart design’ framework for financial inclusion products and policies. It will combine a data-centered approach to understand the market for finance and client needs with theoretical insights from economics and the behavioral sciences on […]

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04- 05
Mar

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 to Thursday, March 5, 2015

At the Agricultural Value Chain Finance Training, participants will learn value chain concepts and how to assess risks and to identify strategic opportunities to strengthen value chains. The participants will recognize how cohesive value chains can be used to reduce risks and facilitate access to finance. They will also learn how to apply value chain […]

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15
Dec

Monday, December 15, 2014

This course shifts the focus from microfinance to learning about community based approaches for delivering financial services that are inclusive. Participants will study models such as Village Savings and Loans, Self-Help-Groups, financial Cooperatives and Credit Unions and learn about innovations such as mobile banking, value-chain finance, and bank linkages. Personal benefits Understand the role of […]

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08- 20
Dec

Monday, December 8, 2014 to Saturday, December 20, 2014

The 2-week Certificate Course on Community Based Microfinance (CBMF) for Financial Inclusion India Certificate course will be offered in the city if Hyderabad during Dec 8 – 20, 2014.  This is the third time that Coady & APMAS offering this course in India. Earlier this course was only offered at Coady International Institute, St Francis […]

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02
Mar
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31
Aug

Sunday, March 2, 2014 to Monday, August 31, 2015

LinkEd, the development finance e-learning platform of Frankfurt School of Finance & Management has opened the registration for the following e-learning courses: Certified Expert in Microfinance;   Certified Expert in SME Finance Certified Expert in Risk Management Certificat d’Expert en Gestion des Risques (French) Certified Expert in Climate & Renewable Energy Finance Frankfurt School delivers applicable […]

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