Training opportunities

The objective of this section is to list training courses and workshops that are being offered at international and national level in the field of development banking, rural or micro finance, enterprise development and other related topics.

Courses may include university and training institute programmes that lead to qualifications, as well as ad hoc short courses for awareness raising or in-service training. Exchange visit and distance learning opportunities will also be listed when available.

Monday, October 1, 2018 to Friday, October 12, 2018
Mombasa, Kenya

This two-week course focuses on building skills and knowledge in community-based approaches to sustainable development initiatives. The course emphasis is on economic strengthening models such as the Social enterprise, Market systems approach and Community Microfinance and Financial Graduation. Participants will learn about latest developments and innovations in the fields through in-depth case-studies, field visits, and with experienced guest faculty / practitioners. The course brings together the right mix of practice and theory and shares practical tools and material.

Monday, October 1, 2018 to Friday, October 5, 2018
London, United Kingdom

This one-week course aims to introduce the width and breadth of financial inclusion in context of microfinance institutions (MFIs). Participants will get a chance to comprehend and understand what mechanism across the globe have been used historically, as well as what are emerging processes to boost financial inclusion via financially affordable and socially acceptable processes to serves the ultimate purpose of inclusive growth and shared prosperity.

Course Content

Monday, October 1, 2018 to Friday, October 5, 2018
Turin

The course will focus on designing a financial education strategy (national strategy, institutional intervention or a local project) and its implementation. Participants will discuss the accumulated experiences, lessons learned and international practical knowledge. They will be provided with relevant tools, frameworks, instruments and will discuss lessons learned and current best practices applied by various institutions and actors globally.

Sunday, October 14, 2018 to Friday, October 19, 2018
Cambridge, MA - United States

Rethinking Financial Inclusion is a Harvard Kennedy School executive education program exploring frontier issues in finance for the underserved. Led by Harvard professors with years of experience designing and evaluating financial innovations, this one-week program combines an evidence-based approach with theoretical insights to expose leaders like you to the changing landscape of finance, enhance your understanding of client needs and equip you with the tools you need to design financial products that will satisfy them.

Rethinking Financial Inclusion will enable you to:

Monday, October 15, 2018 to Friday, October 19, 2018
London, United Kingdom

Most microfinance and financial inclusion providers aim to fulfill a dual mission: the provision of financial services to poor people and financial sustainability. Though there are increasing numbers of large financial service providers (FSP) who claim to be robust and successful, they as well as the majority of programs recognize that they often operate without proper systems to reduce the growing number of risks in the financial sector.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 to Wednesday, October 17, 2018
New Delhi, India

This course intends to acquaint participants with the indicators and benchmarks used for the purpose of analyzing performance of Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs). The training will be organized in the form of a workshop spread over two days. Role-plays, case-studies, exercises and presentations will be used extensively for effective assimilation of the concepts by the participants. The training methodology is highly participatory. The participants will be encouraged to learn from each other. Training materials and delivery of lectures will be in English. 

Thursday, October 18, 2018 to Friday, October 19, 2018
Canada

AlHuda CIBE is a well-established name in Islamic financial and Education Market focusing on Awareness, Education, Training, Promotion, Advisory and Publications on Islamic Banking and Finance around the globe from the last twelve years.

In context of continuing our efforts for the development of professional excellence, we are pleased to offer "Two Days Specialized Training Workshop on Islamic Banking and Finance" to be held on October 18 -19, 2018 at Canada. The aim of this Training is to strengthen your knowledge-base of Islamic Banking and Finance.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

The intensive six-day Harvard Business School-Accion Program on Strategic Leadership in Inclusive Finance 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.

Monday, October 22, 2018 to Friday, October 26, 2018
Kigali, Rwanda

This one‐week course aims to introduce the implications and lessons learnt from financial inclusion for regulators and policy makers. Participants will get a chance to comprehend and understand what mechanisms across the globe have been used historically, as well as what are emerging processes to boost financial inclusion via financially affordable and socially acceptable processes to serves the ultimate purpose of inclusive growth and shared prosperity.

Course Content

Monday, November 5, 2018 to Friday, November 9, 2018
Luxembourg, Luxembourg

The Luxembourg House of Financial Technology Foundation (LHoFT) strongly believes that financial technology is crucial to advancing financial inclusion, empowering groups that have been left behind by the traditional financial system. Whether it’s financing for rural farmers, point of sale technology for underbanked merchants, or specialized insurance products, the positive impact being driven by entrepreneurship is improving lives around the world.

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