Certificate in Microfinance Management
MAIN is pleased to announce the launch of the Certificate in Microfinance Management. It is a certificate programme that provides a broad based, practical exploration of the key ideas, techniques and skills needed to be a microfinance manager in 21st century.
The certificate is ideally suited to the needs and aspirations of both those already holding management positions within MFIs, as well as those staff who are being prepared to take up management positions.
It is a self-study programme that consists of six modular courses, (see below for details). It is flexible and allows students to fit their studies around their work and social commitments. Students can enroll for the programme at any time of the year. The programme can be completed within three months.
The Certificate in Microfinance Management is open to anyone who is interested in advancing their career within the microfinance sector. However, the content of the programme requires students to possess:
- Sound educational background
- Strong familiarity with microfinance operations
- Good written English skills.
The total fee for the certificate programme in Microfinance Management is 200 USD
- Registration fee
- Detailed study guides and workbooks, to accompany each of the six modular courses
- e-copy of The New Handbook of Microfinance by Joanna Ledgerwood (World Bank)
- Online support
- Assessment of course work
The Certificate in Microfinance Management covers the following areas and topics:
MODULE 1: MANAGEMENT & MFIS
MODULE 2: OPERATIONAL CHALLENGES AND MFIS
MODULE 3: MARKETING AND MICROFINANCE
MODULE 4: CLIENT SERVICES MANAGEMENT
MODULE 5: HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT & MFIs
MODULE 6: STRENGTHENING MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS
Prof. Martin O’Reilly, PhD. will lead this programme.
For more information about this online programme, please contact the secretariat of MAIN.