Tag Archives: Microfinance practicioners education

EaSI Technical Assistance Investment Readiness Training for Microfinance Institutions in Portugal

The investment training session is tailored to microfinance institutions and other stakeholders in the Portuguese microfinance sector. The European Union is offering an investment readiness training under the EaSI Technical Assistance programme tailored to microfinance institutions and other stakeholders in the Portuguese microfinance sector. The training will take place at the SANA Metropolitan Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal on 11 March 2020. This ...

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The European Microfinance Programme – Recruitment Has Started!

The European Microfinance Programme (EMP) is pleased to inform you that its recruitment campaign for academic year 2020-2021 has started. The full programme and the application file are downloadable from the EMP website: www.europeanmicrofinanceprogram.org. Launched in 2005, the EMP is co-organized by three universities: Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Université de Mons (UMONS) and Université Paris-Dauphine and four NGO partners: ...

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#DigLitBootcamp: Innovations in EU Policy and Legislation: Opportunities for Microfinance

Innovations in EU Policy and Legislation: Opportunities for Microfinance  24th October, 10:00 – 11:00 (Warsaw/Amsterdam/Sarajevo) This webinar aims at informing MFC members of the implications of recent EU legislation and policies in financial services, and to assist them in identifying potential market opportunities. It will delve into the EU’s Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2), the EU Commission’s Fintech Action Plan and its ...

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#DigLitBootcamp: Basic Skills and Knowledge for Digital Transformation

  MFC has launched a new initiative –  Digital Literacy Bootcamp, a series of webinars with experts and high profile practitioners. Check out more HERE. Why #DigLitBootcamp?  The Bootcamp aims at building strong foundation for digital transformation processes in MFIs by targeting basic skills, knowledge and capabilities related to digitalisation among MFI staff and management. The topics covered include choosing ...

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International Peer-to-Peer Visits: Funds Available – Use This Opportunity!

We have started collecting information on your needs for subsidized international peer-to-peer visits to MFIs outside of your country (countries covered by the EaSI Programme only). This a great opportunity to exchange with other practitioners as well as have your different Team’s exposed to international good practices, establish new partnerships and/or just have a team building exercise. Please let us ...

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MFI Marketing and HR Professionals Join Virtual Learning Events to Share Experience with Each Other

In the second week of September, the MFC will kick off the second round of our Coaching and Peer-mentoring Programme for MFI Leaders, a two-track initiative with dedicated sessions for both HR and marketing staff. Each monthly two-hour session (one for HR, one for marketing) provides a platform for professionals from different countries to explore best practices, share challenges, brainstorm ...

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Our Latest EaSI Technical Assistance Workshop in Poland Was Well Received by Participants

Date: 11 June 2019 Location: Warsaw, Poland Topic: Current regulatory challenges The European Commission sponsored a day-long microfinance workshop under the EaSI Technical Assistance Programme, which took place in Warsaw (Poland) on 11 June 2019. This event, co-hosted by the Polish Union of Loan Funds, helped better understand Polish microfinance regulations and identify solutions to current challenges they face. Discussion topics included the practical aspects of ...

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Calling Marketing Staff in MFIs: Join Our First Series of Virtual Coaching and Peer-Mentoring Sessions

WHAT IS IT? You are invited to join a series of several monthly two-hour online sessions with an exclusive group of your peers, moderated by MFC staff, for the period between September and December 2019 (maximum 6 sessions). Additionally, you’ll receive one-on-one mentoring from a volunteer peer or coaching sessions by MFC staff. Throughout this series we’ll discuss key marketing issues ...

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Calling HR Staff in MFIs: Join Our Second Series of Virtual Coaching and Peer-Mentoring Sessions

“[The programme] really helps put things in perspective, gives you a chance to exchange ideas and different challenges in the work place with peers from different countries.” –Previous series participant WHAT IS IT? You are invited to join a series of six monthly two-hour online sessions with an exclusive group of your peers, moderated by MFC staff, starting in July ...

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Join CEO FORUM Webinar: Managing Change in Microfinance Institutions

Topic: Managing Change in Microfinance Institutions Date: June 19, 2019 Time: 13:00 – 14:00 CET Presenter: Nejira Nalic McCarrick, former CEO, MiBospo Host: Piotr Korynski, CEO FORUM Leader, Microfinance Centre The webinar is open to CEO FORUM Members Microfinance institutions undergo major changes. Some are connected with the technological innovations and digitalization of operational processes and customer relations. Other changes are more ...

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