The Microfinance Association

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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27- 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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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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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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