Training opportunities

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Professional Certificate in Microfinance

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 a wider understanding of the sector. The program is flexible and will allow participants to fit their studies around their work and social commitments. Students can enrol for the course at any time in the year and can be completed within three months. Topics to be covered for the event include:

Course fee: £500 (GBP)

  • Module 1: Introductory microfinance;
  • Module 2: Product and services in modern microfinance;
  • Module 3: Main features of microcredit;
  • Module 4: Regulation, supervision, and microfinance sustainability and outreach;
  • Module 5: Risk management in microfinance;
  • Module 6: Monitoring the microfinance processes;
  • Module 7: Microfinance performance;
  • Module 8: Role of regulation;
  • Module 9: Case study on microfinance;
  • Module 10: Microfinance project.