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, November 19, 2018 to Saturday, November 24, 2018
South Sudan

Access to financial services has a clear and direct impact on livelihoods, economic growth, and inclusive social and economic development. When refugees and women, in particular, are financially included, they are more empowered, more resilient, and better prepared to respond to economic shocks.

Monday, November 26, 2018 to Thursday, November 29, 2018
Nairobi, Kenya

Strengthen credit risk and delinquent portfolio management capacity within your microfinance institutions (MFIs) or small and medium enterprise (SME) bank. Enhance credit risk assessment and management practices and improve processes for early risk identification, loan portfolio monitoring and delinquent portfolio management. Learning is achieved both by knowledge delivery and, equally, through the exchange of experience and best practices.

Monday, November 26, 2018 to Friday, November 30, 2018
South Sudan

Course Description

Monday, December 3, 2018 to Thursday, December 6, 2018
Mika Hotel, Kabulonga – Lusaka/Zambia

Course Description

Savings Groups (SGs) are community-based, self-managed groups, in which members mobilize and manage their own savings, investing this money in a loan fund from which they can borrow in amounts as small as $1. This approach is proving to be low cost, highly sustainable, and extremely profitable for the member-owners and achieving significant massive scale.  It is estimated that SGs are now established in more than 75 countries worldwide, reaching more than 12 million members in over 600,000 groups.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 to Thursday, December 6, 2018
Nairobi, Kenya

This course on Agriculture Value chain for microfinance and SME practitioners provides an understanding of the gaps and challenges of agriculture finance. The programme would enable participants to sharpen their awareness of the fundamental issues of financing agriculture and agribusiness.
The programme considers different business models, and the available instruments for accessing financial services. Furthermore, it examines the risk mitigation tools with innovative methodologies and systems that have worked.

Monday, March 25, 2019 to Friday, March 29, 2019
Nairobi, Kenya

This training is designed for senior and middle management (credit supervisors, credit officers, senior credit officers, micro credit managers responsible to managers) of microfinance institutions (MFIs) and other financial institutions for the purpose of strengthening their knowledge and build their capacities in the field of loan portfolio management.

Monday, April 15, 2019 to Friday, April 19, 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The challenge is to design financial products that meet the needs of low-income populations while ensuring the sustainability of financial providers. Government loans for the poor often meet with high default rates, while insurance products encounter very low take-up. An estimated 2 billion working-age adults globally have no access to the types of formal financial services delivered by regulated financial institutions.

Training Menu

19/11/2018 to 24/11/2018
South Sudan
03/12/2018 to 06/12/2018
Mika Hotel, Kabulonga – Lusaka/Zambia
04/12/2018 to 06/12/2018
Nairobi, Kenya