Watch SIFTA Webinar: Financial planning, modelling and stress test

30 May 2023

11:00 - 13:00


This is another opportunity to advance knowledge of risk management for microfinance providers. In this webinar you will learn about financial planning, modelling, and different stress test instruments in risk management.  Find out about inputs and outputs of key stress test instruments and multifactor stress testing.

The webinar has been designed for the microcredit providers to:

  • diagnose the current status of financial planning and stress testing process;
  • elaborate from zero or improve financial plans and stress tests;
  • take faster and better informed decisions;
  • understand the team and skills you need for financial planning and stress testing; present multifactor stress test results;
  • set priorities in the development of financial plans and stress test.


During the webinar you will find out answers to following questions:

  • How much stress can you absorb as an institution?
  • What is the impact of energy prices on your business models?
  • What is the impact of interest rate growth or inflation on microcredit providers owners’ equity? If is not measured is not done! In digitalization era you must use efficiently data to take faster and informed decision about the risk you take and risk you can manage.
  • A good financial plan and model – is it a cost or an investment? What skills and team members do you need for an ideal financial planning and stress test process?

Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Commission. Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them. 

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Finance Executive and Enterprise Development Consultant

Artur Munteanu, is an entrepreneur, finance executive and enterprise development consultant with more than 25 years of experience in the financial and MSMEs-development sectors. Currently Advisor, Artur has developed his expertise through his role as a CEO and Board Member of Microinvest, a leading non-bank financial institution in Moldova. He was and is a Board Member and Advisor in several important companies from the agro-food, finance and ICT sectors. Artur holds an MBA from University of Hull, the UK. Artur organised trainings for more than 4000 participants in several subjects, amount others: strategy and business planning, active sales, risk management, human resource management.

Mr. Munteanu has experience in Central and Eastern Europe as well as Central Asia. He structured and fundraised more than 100 million Euro in different transaction.He managed institutions via economic growth and economic recession cycles. He is an active promoter of new financing instruments like micro equity and revenue participation loans for job creation and climate actions.

Artur Munteanu graduated from Academy of Economic Studies, Moldova, in 1998 – economist by education. He holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Hull, the UK.

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