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.
The second edition of the agricultural and rural finance training programme (FAR 2020) will be held in Luxembourg from 9th to 20th November 2020, in parallel with the European Microfinance Week (EMW), one of the leading events on financial inclusion in Europe. This programme is organised by ADA (Appui au développement autonome), the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (MAEE) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) through the CABFIN project, which is designed to improve capacity building in rural finance.
Boulder Institute of Microfinance and International Finance Corporation (IFC) invite CEOs, Board Members, and other senior financial inclusion professionals to explore the role of leaders in times of exponential challenges, generated by disruptive technologies and market forces.
COVID-19 Update: Boulder is closely monitoring the global situation with the Coronavirus COVID-19. At present, the program in Washington, D.C. is expected to take place, however, given the evolving situation and the severity of the outbreak worldwide, Boulder will reassess the situation as more information becomes available.
Digital finance is quickly changing the nature of financial service provision – with promising opportunities to reach more customers and offering a more complete suite of relevant products. However, providers face multiple obstacles leveraging this opportunity – platforms are not always accessible, customers are difficult to serve on digital-only channels, and ad-hoc partnerships pose obstacles many providers find difficult to surmount.
Aimed at regulators, intermediaries and other inclusive financial bodies, this two-week program aims to raise awareness of the subject of law and regulation in the inclusive financial sector, enabling an exchange with regulators and financial intermediaries and facilitating further academic and non-academic cooperation. The curriculum combines traditional financial law with inclusive finance and development policy subjects such as fintech for inclusive finance, sustainable inclusive finance, regtech and financial inclusion, microfinance, risk management and COVID-19.