DIPLOMA IN MICRO FINANCE MANAGEMENT


Module 1: Introductory Microfinance

 

o             Introduction

 

o             The nature of Microfinance

 

o             The demand for microfinance

 

o             The supply of microfinance

 

o             Products and services in microfinance

 

o             A new Taxonomy in Microfinance

 

o             Microfinance and ethical finance

 

o             Course work

 

Module 2 – Product and Services in Modern Microfinance

 

•             Introduction

 

•             Financial Services

 

•             Product Development process

 

•             Non Financial Services

 

•             New frontiers in microfinance Services

 

•             Course work

 

Module 3 – The main Features of MicroCredit

 

•             Introduction

 

•             The screening of Beneficiaries

 

•             The nature of finance Assets

 

•             Distinguishing features of microcredit

 

•             Collateral Policies

 

•             Interest rates in Microcredit

 

•             Course Work

 

Module 4 – Sustainability and Outreach

 

•             Introduction

 

•             Sustainability and Outreach

 

•             Sustainability –how to reach it

 

•             Outreach – How to select the beneficiaries

 

•             The microfinance Dilemma

 

•             The policies for improving sustainability

 

•             Course work

 

Module 5 – Risk Management in Microfinance

 

•             Introduction

 

•             Risks in Microfinance

 

•             The Business Risk

 

•             Financial Risks

 

•             Process Risks

 

•             Course work

 

Module 6 – Monitoring the Microfinance Processes

 

•             Introduction

 

•             Reasons for a process approach

 

•             Microfinance Processes

 

•             The process of microcredit

 

•             Process related risks

 

•             Control Typologies

 

•             The incentive system

 

•             Course Work

 

Module 7 Microfinance Performance

 

•             Introduction

 

•             Performance Analysis

 

•             Performance Evaluation Model for a Microfinance Project

 

•             Performance Evaluation models for MFI

 

•             Course Work

 

Module 8 – The Role of Regulation

 

•             Introduction

 

•             Regulation, supervision and Microfinance

 

•             Determinants for regulating microfinance

 

•             Key variables for microfinance regulation

 

•             Which instrument to adopt

 

•             Course work

 

Module 9 – Final Proje5. International Initiatives to Support C

 

In order to demonstrate their understanding of the course content, students will be required to submit assignments at the end of every month.

Duration of course – 6 months

REGIONS TARGETED: Global

Courses Fees € 800

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The Hague, Netherlands

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