HBS-Accion Program on Strategic Leadership in Inclusive Finance

Short Course

Sunday, March 31, 2019 to Friday, April 5, 2019
Boston, Massachusetts - United States

The Harvard Business School (HBS)-Accion Program on Strategic Leadership in Inclusive Finance is the first executive education program of its kind to provide 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.

The intensive six-day program offers leaders from around the world an exceptional opportunity to connect with peers and engage with some of the HBS faculty’s foremost thinkers in business strategy and management. The HBS Executive Education learning model immerses the world’s most promising leaders in a transformational experience that marries the best of strategic thinking with the most important advances in financial inclusion and impact investing.

Course Focus: 

The program addresses key strategic issues arising out of the dual goals of economic and social value creation that define the industry, which include:

  • How new business models in this space— especially technology-enhanced models—succeed or flounder.
  • How to successfully competing in highly competitive markets.
  • How to balance one’s social mission with financial considerations.
  • How to stay abreast of rapidly evolving products and delivery channels.


Organizer Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion
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