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The Microfinance Acceleration Programme Myanmar

2 June to 4 June, 2020

Cost: $500 per delegate



Who should attend?
  • Donors
  • Microfinance practitioners
  • Development Finance specialists
  • Financial Inclusion specialists
  • Officials from the Ministry of Finance
  • Staff of developmental agencies
  • Rural finance specialists
  • Women development organisations


Background

Microfinance Institutions have a key role to play in inclusive finance by providing financial services to those that are at the bottom of the economic pyramid. This structured and intensive programme will enhance the role of microfinance institutions in Africa. The Acceleration programme has been restructured to focus on institutional strengthening.

Benefits of the programme

  • Improve the combined performance of your institution
  • Equipped with the key skills within the industry
  • Insight and understanding of the logic behind policies and procedures
  • Delivery of high-grade service to your customers
  • Adopt international standards on client protection, portfolio management
  • Adopt international best practices in product and process design
  • Align your institutions performances to the needs of your communities

Cost

The participation fee for this programme is $500 per delegate. Institutions that send two or more delegates will get 10% discount.

Topics
Module 1 - Inclusive Finance
Microfinance Institutions have a key role to play in inclusive finance by providing financial services to those that are at the bottom of the economic pyramid. This structured and intensive programme will enhance the role of microfinance institutions in Africa. The Acceleration programme has been restructured to focus on institutional strengthening.
This module will cover the availability of financial services to meet the specific needs of customers. This is an introductory model that would highlight the key building blocks on inclusive finance.

Module 2 - Organizational Design and Structure
This module will cover the structure that microfinance institutions need to adopt to make them more efficient and effective, while at the same time being able to deliver their services to those that are at the bottom of the economic pyramid. Specific case studies on organizational design will be considered.

Module 3 – Products and Services
This module will look into how innovative products and services could be developed to meet the needs of the specific customer segments of the market. Best practices would be shared amongst delegates.

Module 4 – Basic Financial Management
This module will look into efficient and effective management of funds in order to accomplish the objectives of microfinance institutions. The module will also consider important ratios relating to the performance of microfinance institutions.

Module 5 – Risk Management
This module will consider the risks that institutions have to be bear in mind and how best they could reduce their exposure to these risks. The module will use a case-study approach.

Module 6 - Delinquency Management
This module will cover concepts that microfinance institutions can use to improve their portfolio quality so that they become much more effective in the way that they structure their loans and the credit management process.

Module 7 – Performance Management
This module will look into the financial metrics that institutions can use to manage their institutions and how the “SMART” principles could be applied.

Module 8 – Digital Finance
This is now becoming very important, the key questions is on whether microfinance institutions should adopt a digital strategy.

Module 9 – Linkage to Inclusive Finance
What’s the road path to a proper Inclusive Finance Strategy for Microfinance institutions?

Module 10 – Strategic Planning
This will pull together all what has been learnt and assist participants in developing an Action plan that they can take part to their institutions.

Details

Start:
June 2
End:
June 4
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