From July 9 to 13, 2018, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management hosted its 19th edition of the Micro, SME & Housing Finance Summer Academy. More than 60 employees working for financial institutions in 25 different countries participated in this year´s event. The Summer Academy is organised by the business schools´ International Advisory Services. It aims to provide the participants, who focus on small and medium enterprises (SME) as well as agricultural firms in developing and emerging countries, with profound technical know-how in financial management, rural finance and housing finance. Also, the programme teaches leadership and negotiating skills. Furthermore, the Summer Academy broadens the international networks of the participants.
This year´s Summer Academy was formally concluded with a barbeque and a dance contest. Many participants wore traditional clothes from their home countries.