+++The Micro, SME & Housing Finance Summer Academy 2017 Registration opens February 1st+++
Micro, SME & Housing banks in transition and developing countries are undergoing rapid change. Many institutions face increasing competition, tougher regulation or are branching out to embrace new market segments.
The Frankfurt School of Finance & Management proudly presents the 18th edition of the Summer Academy.
The Frankfurt School of Finance and Management proudly presents the 18 th edition of the Summer Academy from 3rd to 7th July 2017
The Micro, SME & Housing Finance Summer Academy seeks to equip participants with profound technical know-how in one of four possible elective subjects (operational risk management; SME banking or rural finance), leadership and negotiation skills and a good understanding of current trends in the community.
The Housing Finance elective aims to help participants develop necessary skills to implement or enhance housing finance operations in their financial institution. Practitioners will obtain deeper insights from various strategies aiming to address the needs of their target market with housing finance solutions.
The Micro, SME & Housing Finance Summer Academy is:
- Individual: Participants choose from a wide range of technical, soft-skill and trend electives
- Profound: Sufficient time is allotted to complex technical subjects
- Interactive: The teaching methodology is based on lectures, group work, case-studies, discussions and presentations
- Real-world: Hand-selected faculty with many years of exposure in the field share their experience
Target Group: This programme is aimed at managers of microfinance & housing finance institutions focusing on (M) SME or agricultural clients, commercial banks active in microfinance, transformed MFIs and/ or microinvestment funds.
As in past years the MasterCard Foundation Microfinance Scholars Program will award 31 scholarships to participants of the “Micro, SME & Housing Finance Summer Academy“. The scholarships will be granted to companies and institutions in developing and transition markets.