Microfinance

28- 29
Mar

Kigali, Rwanda

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 to Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Microfinance is considered as a tool to alleviate poverty in Africa, as it contributes a big percentage on access to finance for many African lives. This is the only way to reach low income people and those who live in rural area. A digital approach will serve to reduce cost and will provide an effective […]

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16- 17
Mar

Prague, Czech Republic

Thursday, March 16, 2023 to Friday, March 17, 2023

The current post-pandemic economic environment has significantly changed  the microfinance sector: MFIs’ operations, portfolio, and liquidity, as well as ways of cooperation and information exchange with the other microfinance stakeholders. Many financial markets see the changing value of the local currencies, prices for goods and services, and costs of hedging, and decreasing opportunities of attracting the new investments. In addition, a slowdown […]

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08- 09
Dec

Villa Rosa Kempinski, Nairobi, Kenya

Thursday, December 8, 2022 to Friday, December 9, 2022

The 5th East African Banking & Microfinance Forum hosted by Trade and Development Bank (TDB), in collaboration with the European Investment Bank (EIB) will take place from 8-9 December 2022 at Villa Rosa Kempinski, Nairobi, Kenya as well as on-line. This two-day hybrid in-person and virtual forum will seek to discuss how the region, the continent and the global […]

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16- 18
Nov

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 to Friday, November 18, 2022

A call for session proposals has been sent to all e-MFP members to help shape the EMW2022 programme. Further information will be available in the coming months. Mark your calendar now & join top professionals from the financial inclusion sector.

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29- 30
Jun

Istanbul, Turkey

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 to Thursday, June 30, 2022

June 29–30, 2022 Istanbul, Turkey As we emerge from the pandemic, we’re eager to reconnect, discuss our concerns and share new perspectives—which is why this event will focus on microfinance investment landscape and opportunities, important sector updates, and the latest approaches to gender, green finance, technological challenges and financial inclusion of refugees and migrants. Over […]

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20
Apr

Banque de Luxembourg

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Since 2006, ADA, with the support of its partners, has been organising the Midi de la microfinance (Microfinance Lunch Break), a one-hour conference-debate on a current topic in microfinance and sustainable finance. Online or in person, the event is open free of charge to anyone who wishes to participate. All you need to do is register online. […]

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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

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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25- 28
Jan

Bahirdar, Ethiopia

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 to Friday, January 28, 2022

The Association of Ethiopian Microfinance Institutions organizes a conference of this kind every two years. Major stakeholders in the microfinance sector, MFIs, Banks and Insurance companies, Fintechs, practitioners, academicians, federal and regional cooperative authorities and MFI partner organizations are expected to attend the conference. Participants from different organizations will present papers related to the theme. […]

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07
Dec

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

07 December 2021 9:00 am – 10:30 am EST Is a solvency crisis looming for the microfinance sector – particularly for small and medium-sized providers of microfinance?  If so, where will it most likely take hold, and what will happen to the customers now being served?  What can be done by stakeholders in the microfinance sector to […]

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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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06- 10
Dec

London - UK

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

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 […]

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30
Nov
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02
Dec

Lagos

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 to Thursday, December 2, 2021

Excellent credit management and administration skills are fundamental for a sustainable and profitable microfinance organization. Yet many staff of MFBs and MFIs do not possess these core competencies. No wonder their organizations record highly unsustainable levels of non-performing loans. Some of the failures emerge at the product development and delivery stages, as products’ designs do […]

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17- 19
Nov

Online

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 to Friday, November 19, 2021

European Microfinance Week (EMW), organized by the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP), is one of the leading global events on financial inclusion and a unique meeting point for microfinance and financial inclusion professionals around the world. EMW brings together all sectors of the inclusive finance industry, including consultants and support service providers, investors, multilateral and national […]

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15- 19
Nov
ADA

Monday, November 15, 2021 to Friday, November 19, 2021

The general objective of the 13th edition of the Excellence in Risk Management in Microfinance training course is to enable CEOs and senior executives of large MFIs to understand the crucial importance of risk management by understanding its mechanisms. in order to establish, as a finality, a real culture of risk management in their institutions. The different […]

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18- 22
Oct
ADA

the Kigali Convention Center in Kigali, Rwanda

Monday, October 18, 2021 to Friday, October 22, 2021

The African Microfinance Week (SAM -Semaine africaine de la microfinance in French) is a conference dedicated to the development of financial inclusion in Africa that takes place every two years. After the launch of the 1st SAM in 2013 in Arusha (Tanzania), a 2nd edition in 2015 in Dakar (Senegal), a 3rd in 2017 in […]

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14- 15
Oct

Brussels, Belgium

Thursday, October 14, 2021 to Friday, October 15, 2021

The European Microfinance Network (EMN), in collaboration with Inpulse and microStart, is delighted to announce that its 18th EMN Annual Conference will take place in Brussels, Belgium on 14-15 October 2021. The first physical event of this dimension for the microfinance sector since the pandemic began, this next edition will focus on the essential: networking and bringing people […]

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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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08
Apr

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Date & Time:  8 April (12.00 noon Bangkok, GMT +7) and (8.00 am Kenya, EAT) Organized under Global Network for capacity building to increase access of small-scale fisheries to financial services (CAFI SSF Network) Press coverage The Global Network for capacity building to increase access of small-scale fisheries to financial services (CAFI-SSF Network) organized the […]

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01
Mar
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14
Apr

Monday, March 1, 2021 to Wednesday, April 14, 2021

The 2021 European Microfinance Award “Inclusive Finance and Health Care” intends to highlight initiatives that facilitate access to quality and affordable health care for low-income communities. The European Microfinance Award is a prestigious annual award with €100,000 for the winner and €10,000 for the 2 runners-up, to promote financial inclusion initiatives and highlight their innovating […]

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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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30
Nov

Monday, November 30, 2020

Microfinance institutions reach over 140 million low-income people worldwide and play a crucial role in sustaining livelihoods. With extreme poverty forecast to rise by at least 88 million this year, its first increase in decades, the role of MFIs becomes ever more critical. Learn from leaders in the MFI sector on how they are working […]

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18- 20
Nov

Luxembourg

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 to Friday, November 20, 2020

European Microfinance Week (EMW), hosted by e-MFP, is one of the top events in the financial inclusion calendar and a unique meeting point for microfinance and financial inclusion professionals working worldwide. EMW brings together all sectors of the inclusive finance industry including consultants & support service providers, investors, multilateral & national development agencies, NGOs and researchers. With […]

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29
Oct

Online

Thursday, October 29, 2020

The European Microfinance Day was launched in 2015 as a tool to highlight the impact of the microfinance sector in Europe from a social and an economic perspective. The main objectives of the European Microfinance Day are: To raise awareness among European citizens on the existence of microfinance and on its value to fight unemployment […]

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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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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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10
Apr

Friday, April 10, 2020

This webinar brings together expert practitioners and researchers to discuss how we should be thinking about the impact of COVID-19 and pandemic control policies on poor households in developing countries, what policy interventions are plausible and possible, what role does microfinance have to play, and what needs to happen to enable the global microfinance industry […]

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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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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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12- 13
Mar

Lisbon Portugal

Thursday, March 12, 2020 to Friday, March 13, 2020

Microfinance is constantly facing significant changes: microfinance products are being developed and modified by microfinance institutions (MFIs); more and more financial institutions, banks, fintech and other organizations, such as credit unions, guarantee funds and mobile operators are getting involved in microfinance; national authorities are developing and tightening up regulations in order to facilitate and speed […]

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10- 11
Mar

Steigenberger Aldau Beach Hotel in Hurghada Egypt

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 to Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Over the years, the microfinance industry in the Arab region has experienced significant developments aiming to contribute to poverty alleviation, achieve broad-based economic development and improve access to finance which ultimately advance financial inclusion and help in achieving several goals of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The continuation of success of these developments highly dependent on understanding […]

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09- 10
Mar

Lagos Nigeria

Monday, March 9, 2020 to Tuesday, March 10, 2020

The world over, it has been observed that as microfinance institutions grow and begin to achieve huge scale in terms of outreach of loans to low income segments of the society, challenges related to how to secure financing in the amounts needed and under acceptable terms become more & more apparent. Needed are also ancillary […]

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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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06- 07
Feb

Rome Italy

Thursday, February 6, 2020 to Friday, February 7, 2020

Following the success stories of the microfinance summit throughout the years, Euro Events is inviting you to its brand new edition which brings together experts, decision-makers, knowledge bearers and microfinance masterminds from all over the globe to present their stories, share their knowledge and discover to you the paths forward towards success, prosperity and ultimate […]

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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- 13
Dec

Monday, December 9, 2019 to Friday, December 13, 2019

This Business Planning With Microfin course will be taught through an online training platform. The training differs from the in-person training in several important elements. There is no way to consolidate 30+ hours of training over five days into just 10 hours with internet-based training. Much of the rich discussion and interaction among participants cannot take […]

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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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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 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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20- 22
Nov

Luxembourg Luxembourg

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 to Friday, November 22, 2019

European Microfinance Week, organized by the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP), is a key industry event hosting high level and in-depth discussions by all sectors of the financial inclusion community working worldwide. Welcoming 500 professionals each year, it’s a unique meeting point and an excellent forum for networking. The unparalleled three-day event attracts leading experts, opinion […]

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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- 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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22- 23
Oct

Singapore

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 to Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Some of the biggest challenges microfinance institutions (MFIs) struggle to overcome today are high operating costs, scalability and low earnings. And it is widely understood that the provision of fintech innovations is expected to help MFIs reduce their costs, increase operational efficiency and remain competitive in the rapidly changing financial landscape.  Additionally, new players like […]

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27
Sep

Friday, September 27, 2019

This Business Planning With Microfin course will be taught through an online training platform. The training differs from the in-person training in several important elements. There is no way to consolidate 30+ hours of training over five days into just 10 hours with internet-based training. Much of the rich discussion and interaction among participants cannot take […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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25- 26
Nov

United Arab Emirates

Sunday, November 25, 2018 to Monday, November 26, 2018

AlHuda Center of Islamic Banking and Economics (AlHuda CIBE) has planned to conduct “8th Global Islamic Microfinance Forum” with a two-day post-event training workshop on “Islamic Microfinance –Operations, Practices and Outreach” on 27 -28 November 2018. Global Islamic Microfinance Forum (GIMF) is an annual apex gathering of Islamic Microfinance, Rural Finance, funder/ donor agencies, multilateral […]

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14- 16
Nov

Luxembourg

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 to Friday, November 16, 2018

European Microfinance Week is a key industry event hosting high level and in-depth discussions by all sectors of the financial inclusion community working worldwide. Welcoming 500 professionals from dozens of countries each year, it’s a unique meeting point and an excellent forum for networking. The unparalleled three-day event attracts leading experts, opinion-leaders and policy-makers to its […]

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06- 07
Nov

Amman Jordan

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 to Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Sanabel’s members represent some of the pioneers of microfinance in the Arab region who have been successfully capable of transforming from microcredit programs to microfinance institutions, companies and banks, developing various financial and non-financial products and services, adopting innovative delivery channels and reaching out to new market segments which enabled them to achieve sustainability. Their […]

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03- 05
Oct

Bilbao Spain

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 to Friday, October 5, 2018

Microfinance Centre (MFC) and European Microfinance Network (EMN) are pleased to announce that their joint annual conference will take place from 3-5 October 2018 in Bilbao, Spain. The event will be a meeting of minds and ideas and will be the perfect opportunity for members and other industry experts to network, exchange experiences, learn from an impressive line-up of guests and […]

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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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06- 07
Sep

Thursday, September 6, 2018 to Friday, September 7, 2018

For the 8th consecutive year, Uniglobal is committed to continue with the tradition of bringing on board a unique network of experts and senior level speakers who will share their experiences and perspectives on current and future trends and challenges in microfinance despite the difficult economic climate and ongoing changes in regulation. The event will equip development […]

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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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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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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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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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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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25- 26
Jan

Vienna Austria

Thursday, January 25, 2018 to Friday, January 26, 2018

The second edition of Microfinance summit will indicate different perspectives between the West and the East Europe while identifying future challenges and overcome bottom lines. As the important segment is also comprised inclusion of the very rural and nun-developed areas among developing countries and helping them to find out new ways distributing the finances. Alongside […]

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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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29
Nov
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01
Dec

Abbaye de Nemunster Luxembourg

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 to Friday, December 1, 2017

European Microfinance Week (EMW), hosted by e-MFP, is one of the top events in the microfinance calendar and a unique meeting point for microfinance professionals working worldwide. EMW brings together all sectors of the inclusive finance sector including consultants & support service providers, investors, multilateral & national development agencies, NGOs and researchers. With an unparalleled program and […]

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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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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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26- 27
Oct

Tbilisi Georgia

Thursday, October 26, 2017 to Friday, October 27, 2017

This year’s  Central Asian & Caucasus Microfinance Forum theme is: “Microfinance Goes Digital: Opportunities & Challenges in the Caucasus & Central Asia.” The microfinance market in Central Asia & Caucasus is young and dynamic. The regional microfinance market is acute and recently gaining popularity. Microfinance investment opportunities have significantly grown and diversified in recent years as […]

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09- 13
Oct

Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Monday, October 9, 2017 to Friday, October 13, 2017

The African Microfinance Week  is a conference organised by the African networks AMT (African Microfinance Transparency), MAIN (Microfinance African Institutions Network) and AFRACA (African Rural & Agricultural Credit Association) and by ADA with the support of the Luxembourg Cooperation. During the conference, the participants will: meet the decision makers, public and private lenders, MFI directors and microfinance investors; build new […]

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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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24- 26
May

Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 to Friday, May 26, 2017

This event will be titled “Horizon 2037: Fair Finance for All”, and will take place in Bosnia & Herzegovina, which boasts the most dynamic European microfinance sector and which will celebrate its own 20th anniversary — of the founding of the first microfinance institutions in Bosnia. In the past two decades, MFC has cemented its position as […]

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22- 23
May

Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Monday, May 22, 2017 to Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The Global Symposium on Microfinance, with the theme “Revolutionizing Microfinance: Insight, Innovation, Inclusion,” is an opportunity to bring together regulators, financial services providers, mobile network operators and community-based institutions to develop a shared vision of how to harness emerging innovations to meet the needs and expectation of the micro and small enterprises, and provide a […]

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03- 05
May

London United Kingdom

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 to Friday, May 5, 2017

AFSIC is the leading investment event focused on Africa’s financial services sector. The annual AFSIC, now in its 5th year, attracts financial services companies, predominantly leading Banks, Insurance Companies, Microfinance, Leasing and other regulated financial services companies from almost all parts of the African continent. The wide spread of companies from across Africa attracts a […]

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16- 17
Mar

Prague Czech Republic

Thursday, March 16, 2017 to Friday, March 17, 2017

At present, microfinance is facing significant changes: new products are being developed and launched by MFIs; more and more traditional financial institutions, such as banks and credit unions are getting involved in microfinance; national authorities are developing and tightening up regulations in order to facilitate and speed up further financial sector development. Uniglobal’s two-day forum […]

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27
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Mar

Cairo Egypt

Monday, February 27, 2017 to Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The Microfinance Forum, taking place from 27 February to 1 March in Cairo, Egypt, will gather heads of microfinance, executive directors, regulators, SME professionals and government officials from the microfinance industry to address their challenges in growing profitability of the sector and becoming an integral part of Egypt’s economic development. The program will equip microfinance lenders with […]

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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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28
Nov
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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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16- 18
Nov

Luxembourg Luxembourg

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 to Friday, November 18, 2016

European Microfinance Week (EMW) is the major annual event of the microfinance industry hosting high level and in-depth discussions by all sectors of the European microfinance community (banks and financial institutions, government agencies, NGOs, consulting firms, researchers and universities) working in developing countries. Organized by the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP), one of the industry’s premier networks […]

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16- 17
Sep

Rome Italy

Friday, September 16, 2016 to Saturday, September 17, 2016

The Fourth International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) 2016, themed “Creating a unified foundation for the Sustainable Development: research, practice and education”, will provide a forum for the sharing of ideas, presentation of research findings, and discussion of professional issues relevant to Sustainability Science. This ambition will proceed in a multidisciplinary way across the various […]

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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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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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05- 06
Jul

Aberystwyth United Kingdom

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 to Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Access to suitable and affordable finance is a precondition for meeting basic human needs and a key ingredient in small entrepreneur, job, and wealth creations. Inclusive financing and its innovation are a useful instrument that helps those excluded from society to access financial services. Moreover, emerging economies, including China, India, Brazil, Russia, South Africa and […]

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22- 24
Jun

Tirana Albania

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 to Friday, June 24, 2016

The Microfinance Centre is pleased to announce that it will hold its 19th annual conference called “Microfinance in the Cloud” in Tirana, Albania.  The conference will be held in partnership with the Albanian Microfinance Association (AMA). The over-arching conference theme considers the space that microfinance could occupy, if it fully embraces new technology, and the detachment it will suffer if it […]

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16- 17
Jun

Warsaw Poland

Thursday, June 16, 2016 to Friday, June 17, 2016

The European Microfinance Network (EMN) will hold its 13th Annual Conference in Warsaw (Poland) on the 16th and 17th June 2016. The purpose of the event is to be a meeting of minds, ideas and experiences. About 300 delegates are expected to attend, including EMN member organisations, speakers, and representatives from other institutions active in the microfinance sector.  […]

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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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17- 18
Mar

Berlin Germany

Thursday, March 17, 2016 to Friday, March 18, 2016

At present, the Microfinance is facing significant changes: new products are being developed and launched by MFIs ; more and more traditional financial institutions, such as banks and credit unions are getting involved in microfinance; local authorities are developing and tuning up regulations in order to facilitate and speed up further financial sector development. Moreover, […]

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15- 17
Mar

Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 to Thursday, March 17, 2016

The Microcredit Summit Campaign, in partnership with the Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND), invite you to the 18th Microcredit Summit in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., on March 15-17, 2016. The Summit agenda will engage delegates in a thoughtful discussion around effective ways to reach the most vulnerable and marginalized and the microfinance services and financial […]

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18- 20
Nov

Abbaye de Neumunster, Luxembourg Luxembourg

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 to Friday, November 20, 2015

European Microfinance Week is the major annual event of the microfinance industry hosting high level and in-depth discussions by all sectors of the European microfinance community (banks and financial institutions, government agencies, NGO’s, consulting firms, researchers and universities) working in developing countries. It is organized by the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP) and supported by the […]

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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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05- 06
Nov

Prague Czech Republic

Thursday, November 5, 2015 to Friday, November 6, 2015

The 18th MFC annual conference titled: “Employment, Youth and Investment: What can Microfinance do?” will take place in Prague, Czech Republic on 5-6 November, 2015.   Economic crisis and uncertainty in Europe (and beyond) have major and direct ramifications for the microfinance industry and the people we serve. Therefore, now more than ever, it is important that we […]

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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
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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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18- 19
Jun

Dublin Ireland

Thursday, June 18, 2015 to Friday, June 19, 2015

The purpose of the event is to be a meeting of minds, ideas and experiences. Over 300 participants are expected to attend, including EMN member organisations, speakers, and representatives from other institutions active in the microfinance sector. Microfinance practitioners from both Europe and developing countries have been invited to share, exchange and challenge best practices […]

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03
Jun

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

The European Microfinance Platform is pleased to announce that the 6th European Microfinance Award recognises microfinance in post-disaster, post-conflict areas and fragile states, and welcomes applications from institutions that have demonstrated an integrated response to support and build resilience for vulnerable households and communities living in exceptionally difficult environments or circumstances. The closing date for applications […]

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