Training opportunities

18- 22
Widening Microfinance & Financial Inclusion for the Missing Middle: Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

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 paradigm shift and the evolution to sustainable entities and social enterprises.

This course is designed to enable participants to be effectively equipped with knowledge and skills to be able to deal with SME financing.

Target Audience:

  • Microfinance managers;
  • Regulatory bodies;
  • Investors;
  • Supporters;
  • Donors;
  • Legal advisors;
  • Board members and commentators on financial inclusion and the institutions which provide these services.

USD 3000.00 per delegate (includes: accommodation with satellite, internet connectivity, meals, course material, airport pick-up, certificate of participation and networking opportunities).