Training opportunities

13- 19
Financial Analysis and Risk Management for Microfinance Practitioners

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 course is designed to help MFIs to develop and improve the quality of their own risk management processes. The focus is on problem prevention, early detection, and control. The participants will get the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills, and tools they require not only to support their respective areas or functions in implementing effective operational risk management but also for integrating risk management with disciplines including monitoring and compliance. It also positions them to become vital agents in improving risk-based thinking, supporting a positive risk culture and enabling their organizations to view risk as an opportunity.

The course does this by combining practical knowledge and application of risk management tools with a variety of techniques to identify its vulnerabilities, design and implement controls and monitor the effectiveness of controls with special focus on operational risks to avert financial risks as well. On completion of this course, the participants will have a solid understanding of how advanced risk management can benefit the MFIs to ensure sustainable growth in the years to come.

Benefits of attending:

  • Identify and prepare for threats vis-à-vis learn how to make contingency plans, explore strategies for developing and maintaining robust alternative plan for plausible risk management.
  • Design practical risk management tool kit for immediate use in the microfinance organizations.
  • An opportunity to learn the means of benchmarking the participants’ organization in line with the KPI (Key Performance Indicators).
  • Models of digital financial inclusion practices.
  • Best practice sharing and networking with largest microfinance development organizations like PKSF, and Grameen Bank.

Target Audience: This program is mainly targeted to senior microfinance practitioners, such as: 

  • CEOs.
  • Directors
  • Senior Managers.
  • Banks dealing with Microfinance.
  • Supervisory & Regulatory bodies, and.
  • Academicians involved in microfinance, etc.

Course Fee:

  • $1,800 (inclusive of all). Partial scholarships are available for the candidates of developing countries.
  • Travel and health insurance: Air ticket cost and the health insurance should be borne by the delegates/participants.