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.

Thursday, November 21, 2019 to Friday, November 22, 2019
Kampala

Claims represent the tangible benefit of insurance to policyholders as positive experiences are key to developing trust. This training will provide microinsurance practitioners with the tools, knowledge and confidence to improve the claims management functions for their microinsurance programs, in terms of efficiency, cost-effectiveness and client value.

Training Objectives:

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 to Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Kigali, Rwanda

This training will provide microinsurance practitioners with the tools, knowledge and confidence to improve the claims management functions for their microinsurance programs, in terms of efficiency, cost-effectiveness and client value.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 to Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

This program aim is to challenge senior executives using the critical thinking concept. Participants that attend the program will go through 10 fundamental modules. Participants will need to be prepared to be challenged in a stimulating and thought-provoking environment.

This transformation program is also used as a diagnostic tool. It allows for analyzing a microfinance institution by identifying the specific constraints to growth and follows by developing a plan that addresses these specific areas.

Modules:

Monday, December 2, 2019 to Friday, December 6, 2019
London, United Kingdom

The Strategic Management program is an executive education program aimed at providing 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. This course will combine lectures, case studies, and use of practical tools to allow participants to appreciate the dynamics of strategy selection, implementation, and evaluation.

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:

Thursday, December 5, 2019 to Friday, February 28, 2020
Online

Learning Objectives:

Thursday, December 5, 2019 to Thursday, April 30, 2020
Online

Designed specifically for microfinance institutions (MFIs) this course aims to develop participants’ competencies for managing MFIs. In addition to a broad-based understanding of business management, the course provides the learners with an understanding of the theories and practices of entrepreneurship and innovation in a variety of organizational contexts. These range from new business ventures and small businesses to not-for-profit organizations. You will have the opportunity to explore entrepreneurial behaviors and acquire entrepreneurial and business management skills.

Monday, December 9, 2019 to Wednesday, December 11, 2019
London, United Kingdom

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.  

Program Topics:

Monday, January 20, 2020 to Thursday, January 30, 2020
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

The ADA Chair in Financial Law (Inclusive Finance) at the  University of Luxembourg’s Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, together with Appui au Développement Autonome (ADA), a non-governmental organization in inclusive finance, and the European Investment Bank Institute, the educational arm of the European Investment Bank Group, launched in 2017 the Certificate in Law and Regulation of Inclusive Finance.

Entering its fourth year in 2020, the program is aimed at regulators, intermediaries and other inclusive finance organizations. 

Course Modules: 

Monday, January 20, 2020 to Friday, January 24, 2020
Dubai, UAE

This one-week training course for microfinance institutions (MFIs) will provide participants with an understanding of the different tools used by MFIs, what they mean, and how they can be used to keep track of an institution’s financial performance over time. Participants would also learn how to format financial statements for decision making, adjust for inflation and subsidies, measure portfolio quality, asset/liability management, efficiency, and productivity.

Key Topics:

26/11/2019 to 27/11/2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
26/11/2019 to 27/11/2019
Kigali, Rwanda
02/12/2019 to 06/12/2019
London, United Kingdom