B2B: Strategic Response to RiskB2B: Strategic Response to Risk

2016 Course Schedule Grid

The 2nd annual Back to Boulder: Strategic Response to Risk in Microfinance Markets will provide participants the opportunity to customize their learning experiences by selecting from two concentrations:

  • Risk Governance
  • Enhanced Competitiveness

The program will be offered in English only. You can see a summary of the classes and faculty bios from 2016 by clicking on the grid below. The 2017 course grid will be posted soon.

Classes will run from 9:00am to 5:30pm most days, with two coffee breaks and lunch in between. A formal cocktail will be scheduled for early on in the week. 

Please consider staying an additional night after the program ends as the graduation reception is scheduled for the evening of Friday, December 1, 2017.

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  MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY Concentration
PLENARY
SESSION
9:00 - 10:00
Welcome and Introduction to Strategic Risk Response with an Overview of Recent Crises
(Momina Aijazuddin, Robert Christen)
Current and Emerging Payment Systems
(Carol Coye Benson)
Innovative Client Centric Marketing
(Carlos Fonseca)
Customer Centricity as Business Model to Enhance Competitiveness
(Gerhard Coetzee)
Critical Issues Going Forward
(Martin Holtmann)
ALL
PARTICIPANTS
  BREAK OUT SESSIONS
MORNING SESSION
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
with COFFEE BREAK
Strategic Response to Risk in Microfinance Markets
(Robert Christen, Natasa Goronja, Daniel Rozas)
Current and Emerging Payment Systems
(Carol Coye Benson)
Client Segmentation and Big Data in Microfinance
(Mikkel Krenchel)
Design for Use and Organize for Delivery
(Yanina Seltzer, Gayatri Murthy)
Developing a Win-Win-Win Business Model
(Michael J McCord)
ENHANCED COMPETITIVENESS
Strategic Response to Risk in Microfinance Markets
(Robert Christen, Natasa Goronja, Daniel Rozas)
Current and Emerging Payment Systems
(Carol Coye Benson)
Risk and Governance in Microfinance Institutions
(Robert Christen, Natasa Goronja)
Risk and Governance in Microfinance Institutions
(Robert Christen, Natasa Goronja)
Risk and Governance in Microfinance Institutions (Morning Section)
(Robert Christen, Natasa Goronja)
RISK GOVERNANCE
Strategic Response to Risk in Microfinance Markets
(Robert Christen, Natasa Goronja, Daniel Rozas)
Current and Emerging Payment Systems
(Carol Coye Benson)
Challenging Conversations (Morning Section)
(Angelique Skoulas)
RISK GOVERNANCE
  LUNCH: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
AFTERNOON SESSION
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Strategic Response to Risk in Microfinance Markets
(Robert Christen, Natasa Goronja)
Customer Centricity as a Business Model and Diagnostic
(Gerhard Coetzee)
Client Segmentation and Big Data in Microfinance
(Mikkel Krenchel)
Design for Use and Organize for Delivery
(Yanina Seltzer, Gayatri Murthy)
Developing a Win-Win-Win Business Model
(Michael J McCord)
ENHANCED COMPETITIVENESS
Strategic Response to Risk in Microfinance Markets
(Robert Christen, Natasa Goronja)
Risk and Governance in Microfinance Institutions
(Robert Christen, Natasa Goronja)
Risk and Governance in Microfinance Institutions
(Robert Christen, Natasa Goronja)
Risk and Governance in Microfinance Institutions
(Robert Christen, Natasa Goronja)
Risk and Governance in Microfinance Institutions (Afternoon Section)
(Robert Christen, Natasa Goronja)
RISK GOVERNANCE
Strategic Response to Risk in Microfinance Markets
(Robert Christen, Natasa Goronja)
Challenging Conversations (Afternoon Section)
(Angelique Skoulas)
RISK GOVERNANCE
  COFFEE BREAK: 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
PLENARY
SESSION
4:30 - 5:30
Strategic Response to Risk in Microfinance Markets
(Robert Christen, Natasa Goronja)
IFC Perspective on Risk Management
(Momina Aijazuddin, Greta Bull)
Finance Without Borders
(Samuel Munzele Maimbo)
Regional Perspective on Risk Management with IFC Clients
(Momina Aijazuddin)
Synthesis and Final Conclusions
(Natasa Goronja, Robert Christen)
ALL
PARTICIPANTS

Boulder Institute of Microfinance

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Syracuse, New York 13202, USA
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