Financial Inclusion Advocacy Centre

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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