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.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 to Thursday, September 26, 2019
Johannesburg, South Africa

Financial Inclusion in its simplest form is the ability to access appropriate financial services in the formal financial system. However, it is not just about a bank branch or correspondent on the corner. It is about clients using sustainable, responsible financial products that add value to their daily lives. In other words, there is the need to develop the right product, at the right place, at the right price. The successful implementation of the national financial inclusion strategy is not only in the interests of the consumers of financial services.

Friday, October 4, 2019 to Tuesday, October 8, 2019
London, United Kingdom

This one-week inter-active executive training is designed to improve the participants basic knowledge to advanced practical knowledge on provision of financial services with particular emphasis on expansion of products range, SME, regulations & supervision, risks, impact assessment, case study and the way forward.

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Saturday, October 5, 2019 to Monday, October 7, 2019
Dhaka, Bangladesh

The inclusive insurance sector has experienced persistent growth in client outreach and premium volumes over the past ten years. Today, nearly 300 million low-income citizens in developing countries are covered by an insurance policy. New technologies are boosting market coverage. In Asia alone, the number of people insured through mobile phones exceeds 40 million. Furthermore, the G7 has decided to insure 400 million people against climate risks by 2020. Nonetheless, many people are still without cover or alternative risk management options.

Monday, November 11, 2019 to Saturday, November 23, 2019
Pune, India

The broad objective of the two-week International Program on Inclusive Banking and Finance is to provide a forum to senior executives of different financial institutions of different countries to learn the emerging opportunities and innovations in business models in lending to rural, agribusiness and MSME markets. In addition, the program will provide necessary skills and perspectives to meet the challenges posed in these emerging areas of concern.

Monday, November 18, 2019 to Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Bangkok, Thailand

Join a fast-track Microfin course combining delegates’ self-study in the evenings with a streamlined case study while maximizing classroom time to provide the delegates with the same experience as the standard five-day course at a discounted price.

Monday, December 2, 2019 to Friday, December 6, 2019
Washington DC

The field of financial inclusion currently faces a contradiction in many markets: clients remain unbanked while certain market pockets have become oversaturated and highly challenging. Our new Back to Boulder:  Enhancing Strategic Relevance in Microfinance program brings together leaders from within and outside of the microfinance community, as well as international experts in leadership and change management, to provide participants with practical tools, cases and experiences in the areas of:

Training Menu

24/09/2019 to 26/09/2019
Johannesburg, South Africa
05/10/2019 to 07/10/2019
Dhaka, Bangladesh
11/11/2019 to 23/11/2019
Pune, India
18/11/2019 to 20/11/2019
Bangkok, Thailand