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.
New Online Master Program is designed for emerging leaders who are passionate about finance and the role finance plays as a catalyst for economic development and growth in emerging economies worldwide.
The regional training programme is designed to help participants from insurance supervisors to understand the importance of taking a proportionate approach to regulation and supervision to improve access to insurance services and ensure low-income consumers are adequately protected. The programme also covers recent practices and ideas from selected countries that have advanced the field of microinsurance.
Financial institutions, such as microfinance institutions and banks at the forefront of delivering financial services to millions of unbanked are required to maintain and improve operational efficiency, portfolio quality and capital reserves. MFIs and banks must mitigate against possible significant withdrawals of savings and deposits, declining flow of remittances and rising inflation.
This training programme builds on the highly acclaimed Making Microfinance Work: Managing for Improved Performance. It includes chapters on various product options and how to combine different product menus to serve specific market segments, and concludes with discussions about managing partnerships and devising strategies to achieve a diverse product portfolio.
The Intro Rural Finance Training Course focuses on how the development finance toolbox can be structured to support rural communities and help them with strategies to invest in infrastructure, redevelopment, and job creation. This course differs from other curriculums in that it focuses on designing programs targeted to serve rural communities.