Certified Expert in Microfinance
Are you familiar with tools and techniques for improving the operations of an MFI? Are you looking for chances to improve your skills and knowledge in the area of microfinance in a flexible study pace?
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management has designed an exclusive international e-learning programme tailored to Microfinance practitioners world-wide.
The 6-month certification course is adapted to part-time studies on side of a full-time work with flexibility to follow your own schedule. We deliver contents that help you to immediately improve your daily job performance as well as the performance of your institution.
- An interactive e-learning course including video lectures, PDF scripts for each module, examples, practical exercises, self-assessment online tests and case studies.
- A discussion forum for course related issues as well as for exchange of opinions and experiences with your classmates, tutors or the LinkEd Tram.
- Personalized support from your LinkEd team.
- Possibility to achieve a Frankfurt School certificate after passing the final exam or a confirmation of course completion after completing the course.
- International network of institutions hosting our final exam all over the world (click here to see the list of partner institutions).
The target audiences for this e-learning course are MFI management and employees, bankers, central bankers, staff members of apex institutions and students (preferably with banking and finance background) who wish to gain insights into successful MFI management.
Proficiency in English both verbal and in writing are mandatory.
Module 1: Microfinance – International Trends and Best Practice
Module 2: Managing Micro Credits
Module 3: Managing Micro Savings and Micro Insurance
Module 4: Risk Management
Module 5: Marketing and Sales
Module 6: Financial and Social Performance Management
Module 7: Management of Human Resources
Module 8: Elective session. Choose between:
Module 8a: Financial Services for Youth
Module 8b: Agricultural Lending
Module 8c: Mobile Money & E-Banking
Module 8d: Islamic Microfinance
Register between December 2014 and January 15, 2015 and benefit from our
Early Bird tuition fee of 500,- EUR.
Regular tuition fee: 600,- EUR.
Final exam fee: 50 EUR (Final Exam Fees have to be paid directly to the final exam host).
10% group discount is available for institutions sending 5 or more staff to LinkEd e-learning courses.
10% discount for former LinkEd participants.
Registration is possible between December 2014 and March 2015 on the right side of this page.
Payments can be made either through international bank transfer or by credit card.
Please be aware that all bank fees have to be covered by the participant.
Payment in instalments is unfortunately not possible.
All travel related costs for taking the final exam have to be covered by the participants individually.
International Certified Expert in Micro finance” programme offered by Frankfurt School of Finance & Management through their E-learning platform is superb. It has allowed me to expand my knowledge in the field of microfinance whilst at the same time pursuing full time employment. Equally outstanding is the LinkEd Team, who are highly professional, interactive and always ready to assist. I strongly recommend anyone wishing to understand or expand their knowledge of microfinance to consider this programme."
Joseph ubonderi Head of Credit, Ithala Development Finance Corporation South Africa. Certified Expert in Microfinance since March 2012